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BASIS Accreditations Reconfirmed

We are delighted to announce that the Progreen Technical Advice Team have once again all had their BASIS certifications re-confirmed for this year! Alongside this many members of the team are also accredited with their FACTS renewal. What are BASIS and FACTS Certifications? BASIS Being BASIS accredited is very important for our technical team. It shows that our team members...
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NEMASYS - BIOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS FOR CHAFER GRUBS AND LEATHERJACKET CONTROL

With increasing changes to legislation around the use of chemical control for tackling problems such as leatherjackets and chafer grubs, there has been an increased use of biological control agents as part of many pest control programmes. Nemasys G and Nemasys J both contain beneficial nematodes which are effective biological control agents that are safe to both users and the...
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The Importance of Knapsack Maintenance and Replacing Rarts

Why is it important? Regularly servicing your knapsack sprayer is an extremely important job. If parts of the sprayer are becoming old and worn this could result in less effective spraying and could also shorten the life of the knapsack sprayer itself. It is also important to check the knapsack sprayer before the spraying season as there can be nothing...
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How to Get Rid of Woody Weeds with SBK Brushwood Killer

SBK Brushwood Killer is a brilliant amateur use selective weed killer. This product allows you to tackle tough, woody weeds without causing damage to your grass, killing the weeds right down to the roots. Due to its amateur label it means that it is perfect for home garden use and can be applied using a pressure sprayer or a watering...
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Brambles- Problems & Questions- The bane of a gardeners life?

Brambles are a common occurrence across the country often spotted in woodlands, hedgerows and roadside verges. In time gone by this plant was highly valued for its different uses, the bramble roots were used as remedies for several intestinal problems and its leaves were used for treating varying mouth ailments. Alongside this, ancient Britons would use the bramble plants as...
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How to do a Soil Analysis - Step-By-Step Guide

Having a soil analysis is essential if you are wanting to know what fertiliser is best for your land whether that is a lawn/amenity turf, a paddock, flower bed or a garden vegetable patch. Here is our easy step-by-step guide on what the process entails for a soil tests Once you have purchased one of our soil analyses, you will...
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We need YOUR help to save the bees!

Bees are amazing insects that help to pollinate our fruit, vegetables and crops which puts the yummy food we eat everyday on our plates. Sadly, because there are fewer flowers and plants growing across the UK, bees and other insects are finding it hard to find their own food. For this reason, we all need to lend a helping hand...
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Fish, Blood and Bone Fertiliser

What is Fish, Blood and Bone Fertiliser? Fish, Blood and Bone fertiliser is an organic-based general purpose plant food which provides the major nutrients required for strong and healthy growth. Many plants benefit from this fertiliser for example most types of flowers, fruit and vegetables. Fish, Blood and Bone provides both a boost to plants and gives long-lasting results. A...
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How to Remove Ragwort Weeds - A Step-By-Step Guide

Ragwort is a perennial problem for owners of grazing paddocks and fields. Due to its “Injurious weed” classification under the (Injurious) Weeds Act 1959, it does mean that failure to control ragwort that spreads to neighbouring land could be an offence and result in control orders from DEFRA. The toxic alkaloids which the plant contains, makes it poisonous to both...
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Horsetail / Mare's tail FAQs

Here are some of your top frequently asked questions, on the weed horsetail, answered. What is horsetail/mare’s tail? Horsetail is an easily recognised weed which in its early stage of growth looks like small asparagus spears which then develop fir tree like fronds which appears throughout summer. It can reach between 20-60cm tall and can spread rapidly through its creeping...
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How to Get Rid of Moss in Lawns

Many people will experience having moss in their lawns with it often being a sign of poor growing conditions and possibly not as healthy as it should be. Moss tends to establish itself in lawns and paddocks for a number of reasons - when grass growth is slow due to lacking nutrients, wet or damp soil, high humidity and shading...
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How to Stop the Spread of Marestail / Horsetail Spores?

Introducing Amvista Spore Stop, ProGreen’s latest tool in the war against Horsetail. With warming soils and the recent significant increase in soil moisture due to heavy rainfall, many locations are seeing the emergence of the reproductive growth stage of the hated Mares Tail Weed. This growth is pale brown with a cone-like spore releasing structure at the tip. It emerges...
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