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  • Steintec: tufftop Utility jointing mortar demonstrations - Oct
    tufftop Utility jointing mortar demonstrations - Oct
    Steintec
    Steintec will be demonstrating how to use their recently released tufftop Utility mortar at locations around Essex and Hertfordshire in October. This is being done in partnership with PGR Timber, Lower Barn Farm and Hertfordshire Timber & Building Supplies. Demonstrations will be presented from 8am until midday and all are welcome to attend: 7th...
    30 September 2019
  • Germinal Amenity: Autumn fertiliser maximises disease resistance
    Autumn fertiliser maximises disease resistance
    Germinal Amenity
    Greenkeepers, groundsmen and amenity space managers should apply more than just nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium to their green areas this autumn, with magnesium and iron essential to maintaining healthy, disease free grass swards throughout the winter. That is the latest advice from Richard Brown, Amenity Sales Manager for Germinal GB, who...
    17 September 2019
  • DLF Seeds: DLF Seeds return to SALTEX
    DLF Seeds return to SALTEX
    DLF Seeds
    Sports, lawn and wildflower seed will be under the spotlight as DLF Seeds return to SALTEX in October. The technical team will be on hand to provide mixture advice across the Johnsons Sports Seed and Masterline ranges, but also, visitors to stand J100 will have the chance to win innovative tools for effective on-the-spot overseeding, worth over...
    10 September 2019
  • Germinal Amenity: Germinal launches new Fighter Commando liquid fertiliser
    Germinal launches new Fighter Commando liquid fertiliser
    Germinal Amenity
    Germinal has added a high phosphorous foliar fertiliser which improves plant health and increases disease resistance to its expanding range of amenity specific fertilisers and sward conditioners. Fighter Commando is a 0-28-26 NPK* liquid fertiliser containing 28% phosphorous in the form of phosphite (P2O5) and 26% potassium as K2O. Its high P and...
    29 April 2019
  • Steintec: New brochure and product line
    New brochure and product line
    Steintec
    Steintec has now released a new product brochure. The new brochure includes an overview of all our current products along with technical specifications and application guides for them all. Including our new tufftop Utility, tuffbond Utility and tufffix products which will be released for purchase very soon. Printed versions can be requested by...
    31 March 2019
  • Germinal Amenity: Slow release fertiliser improves soil and sward health
    Slow release fertiliser improves soil and sward health
    Germinal Amenity
    Germinal has added a 100% organic slow release fertiliser, which promotes soil health and enables grass swards to withstand disease pressure, to its expanding range of specialist amenity grass care products. G7 Bio Builder is a granulated 5-3-8 NPK fertiliser which also contains 8% CaO and 0.5% Mg.* It can be used at any time during the growing...
    19 March 2019
  • Germinal Amenity: Affordable fertiliser provides nutrients for 5 months
    Affordable fertiliser provides nutrients for 5 months
    Germinal Amenity
    Germinal has launched an organic based phased-release fertiliser which provides up to five months’ worth of nutrients and trace elements from a single application at a budget-friendly price point. GSR Tri-Phase is an 18-3.5-8 NPK fertiliser which also supplies one unit of MgO plus trace elements including copper, zinc, boron, manganese and...
    25 February 2019
  • DLF Seeds: DLF Seeds acquires PGG Wrightson Seeds
    DLF Seeds acquires PGG Wrightson Seeds
    DLF Seeds
    DLF Seeds has announced that an agreement has been reached to acquire PGG Wrightson Seeds. With DLF recognised as a leading seed player in the Northern hemisphere, and PGG occupying a similar position in the south, the combined business is seen as a significant strategic leap towards a significant global presence. PGG Wrightson Seeds is an...
    20 August 2018
  • Germinal Amenity: New amenity website from Germinal
    New amenity website from Germinal
    Germinal Amenity
    Germinal has announced the launch of a brand new, amenity-specific website aimed at making it easier for landscape architects and sports turf professionals to get the very best results from their amenity spaces. The new website contains all the information needed to optimise the performance of their amenity facilities. It includes complete...
    31 July 2018
  • INTURF™: 25 stories champion 25 years for TerraCottem
    25 stories champion 25 years for TerraCottem
    INTURF™
    TerraCottem, a leading soil conditioning company, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the publication of 25 customer stories to mark the breadth and depth of the product's usage throughout the world over the past quarter of a century. Saving trees, shrubs, plants and turf, and helping them flourish in some of the most challenging conditions...
    15 March 2018
  • Germinal Amenity: New ‘seed and feed’ sports pitch renovation system
    New ‘seed and feed’ sports pitch renovation system
    Germinal Amenity
    Germinal Amenity has launched an all-in-one seed and fertiliser sports pitch renovation package. Containing two key elements – Germinal’s A20 Premier Ryesport seed mixture plus an appropriate selection of fertiliser products – A20 Seed & Feed gives groundsmen everything they need to renovate their pitches and to create a sustainable playing...
    26 February 2018
  • Steintec: Cold weather guidance for Steintec products
    Cold weather guidance for Steintec products
    Steintec
    The clocks have gone back and the countdown to Christmas has begun, so it's inevitable that winter weather will be with us soon. As temperatures are starting to drop it's worth starting to think about how you can keep your paving plans on track. Download the PDF below for a few simple winter working guidelines for those using Steintec's tuffbau...
    04 December 2017
  • Germinal Amenity: TWIN fertilisers deliver consistent N for up to 16 weeks
    TWIN fertilisers deliver consistent N for up to 16 weeks
    Germinal Amenity
    An all-new range of advanced granular fertilisers, which uses two slow release sources of nitrogen to provide a phased-release over a 16-week period from one application, has been launched by COMPO EXPERT....
    12 April 2017
  • Steintec: New Steintec website with a technical emphasis
    New Steintec website with a technical emphasis
    Steintec
    Steintec's new website went live today (April 12) - the emphasis is on technical information with simpler navigation and signposting to make it easier to find the things you need. We used feedback from our recent survey to inform our site redesign - retaining all of its popular features like case studies, but bringing technical information like...
    12 April 2017
  • Steintec: Steintec releases data underlining its green commitment
    Steintec releases data underlining its green commitment
    Steintec
    With a growing emphasis these days on environmental protection, Steintec has released new information to highlight its own commitment to delivering low energy mortars. Due to a triple, energy-saving combination of fewer binders, a reduced requirement for drying and significantly lower shipping costs than any other brand, using tuffbau mortars can...
    10 April 2017