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Introducing ProWashing

Over the past few years, softwashing has become a growing area for ProGreen. The number of customers for our softwashing products and equipment is ever increasing and we thought it was time to make their lives easier. After a lot of planning and weeks of hard work we have launched ProWashing, a softwashing hub for you to find all of...
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Understanding N:P:K Ratios

WHAT ARE N:P:K RATIOS? If you are new to fertilisers, they can be tricky to understand until you know what certain numbers mean. No matter what type of fertiliser you buy, it will come with information about the nutrients that it contains. The most noticeable will be the N:P:K ratio. This is the percentage of nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and...
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ProGreen Director Elected On To Amenity Forum Committee

At ProGreen, we are delighted to announce that Louise, one of our directors, has been voted onto the Amenity Forum committee. This is extremely exciting news and we know that Louise will be a great addition to their committee. After the election Louise said “I am really pleased to have been given the honour of joining the Amenity Forum Committee...
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Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU)

The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) is the code of good practice for the responsible use of rodenticides in rural areas. Anyone who is using rodenticides must apply best practice to limit the amount of exposure to non-target wildlife. Failure to follow these guidelines would eventually result in greater restrictions on who can use rodenticides and where they are...
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An Introduction To Softwashing

What is softwashing? Softwashing is a technique that helps to clean areas that are covered in moss, algae or lichen (which can also be referred to as biofilm). As this method doesn’t use high pressure sprayers, cleaning solutions are used to break down the grime and dirt on the hard surfaces. Why is softwashing preferred to normal pressure washing? Opting...
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Deciding Between a Broadcast or Drop Spreader

When it comes to choosing a spreader, there are many different options. Some are handheld, some can be pushed along and some are even able to be towed. Alongside this comes the trickier decision, whether to go for a broadcast or drop spreader. There are a few different factors to consider before choosing which type of spreader you go for...
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The 2021 Glyphosate Price Increase

Over the past year we have seen significant increases in the prices of many products, glyphosate based herbicides being one of the most affected. ProGreen has absorbed these increases for as long as possible, unfortunately it has now reached the point where we must pass on some of this increase to the end user. The price increases have been as...
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Autumn Lawn Fertilisers

Can you fertilise lawns in winter? The short answer is yes, you can use fertilisers on your lawn during the autumn / winter months. The perfect time to do this is around late September to early October. Fertilising your lawn during the winter months will improve the grass’ health ensuring that it is fed all of the correct nutrients that...
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How to Calibrate a Broadcast Spreader

What You Will Need: Broadcast Spreader Large jug or bowl Scales Either fertiliser or grass seed Flags or marker sticks Pen or pencil Tape measure (ideally 20-50m tape) Our Calibration Guide For a Broadcast Spreader: Measure out a 20m length and mark each end with a flag or marker stick Pour your fertiliser into a jug and weigh on a...
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Our Best Total Weed Killers

At ProGreen we offer a plethora of total weed killers all with different features perfect for a variety of weeds and grasses. They may contain glyphosate (such as the well-known Roundup range) or newer non-glyphosate options. Total weed killers are very versatile and will attack any green leaved plant they touch, so they are ideal for controlling all types of...
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Japanese Knotweed - What you need to know

What is Japanese Knotweed? Japanese Knotweed was originally introduced to the UK in 1825 and was intended to be used as an ornamental garden plant. Unfortunately it was not realised until later the invasive nature of this non-native species. The plant is now recognised as one of the most invasive plants in Britain. The plant itself begins to appear with...
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Giant Hogweed - What are the problems and how do I control it?

What is giant hogweed and where is it found? Giant hogweed was introduced into the UK in the nineteenth century being traced back to the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Seed List. The plants were brought over from the Caucasus Mountains as an impressive ornamental plant, little did they know then how invasive the plant can become. Due to their large...
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