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What Kit?Professional sprayers for herbicides, pesticides, and fertilisers. Types of equipment include handheld, knapsack, quad-mounted, ride-on, tractor-mounted, trailed and pedestrian sprayers.

Sprayers - dealing with NSTS requirements

Sprayers - dealing with NSTS requirements

With statutory testing affecting amenity and production, Sally Drury looks at how manufacturers' latest products can reduce downtime and create savings.

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Amenity weed control - glyphosate and spraying update

Amenity weed control - glyphosate and spraying update

Professionals in the amenity sector should be taking an integrated approach and using the appropriate methods, Sally Drury advises.

Weed control - latest chemical and non-chemical options for the production sector

Weed control - latest chemical and non-chemical options for the production sector

We understand that weeds are just plants growing in the wrong place but they mean so much more to growers.

Kit for pitches - renewing turf after a damp spring

Kit for pitches - renewing turf after a damp spring

What are the options for groundsmen looking to bring facilities back to life? Rachel Anderson reports on latest developments in seeders, aerators, scarifiers, line-markers, spreaders and top dressers.


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All articles are written by the UK's leading horticultural machinery expert, Sally Drury.


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IoG Saltex 2016 - show preview

IoG Saltex 2016 - show preview

This year's Saltex will be looking to build on the success of last year by packing in a multitude of exhibitors and sessions over the two days, Sally Drury reports.

Amenity weed control - coping with chemical restrictions

Amenity weed control - coping with chemical restrictions

Using chemicals is becoming more of a challenge with tighter legislation, so what are the options for those in the amenity sector? Sally Drury investigates.

Turf fertilisers - replenishing nutrients after heavy rain

Turf fertilisers - replenishing nutrients after heavy rain

Nutrient levels will need to be restored to maintain a healthy sward following high levels of rainfall over the winter, Sally Drury explains.

Weed control - the James Hutton Institute aims to minimise demand for weed control

Weed control - the James Hutton Institute aims to minimise demand for weed control

Whether you are growing onions, raspberries or trees, quality counts. Weeds in the crop will compete for water and nutrients, will reduce light levels reaching seedlings and can harbour pests and diseases. Ultimately, weeds can lead to delayed maturity, lower yields, problems at harvest time and crops being downgraded or rejected outright by the customer.

Case studies: Sprayers

Case studies: Sprayers

Owning your own machine can deliver cost savings that will soon cover the initial outlay, says Sally Drury.

Amenity weed control - safety in spraying

Amenity weed control - safety in spraying

There are still challenges to be overcome despite improvements in best practice, Sally Drury explains.

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