Whip Your Paddock into Shape

Treating your grass as a crop will help you to get the most out of your paddock. There is no quick fix for paddock care, but if you focus on the farming basics of:-

You will be providing the best possible grazing conditions.

PADDOCK SOIL ANALYSIS

A nutritionally well balanced soil produces a healthy grass sward which competes against moss & invading weeds such as ragwort, docks, thistles & nettles. A simple soil analysis will identify key nutrients that may be limiting grass growth & help us devise a programme to optimise paddock performance.

soil analysis - grazing horses

Soil analysis – grazing horses

This test focuses on optimising the grazing needs of your horse or pony
Test includes – sample bag & pre-paid postage
Post back & get results within 7-10 days

 

 

soil analysis for re-seedingSoil analysis for re-seeding
A broad spectrum soil test will tell us how you need to prepare your soil for re-seeding
Progreen will give bespoke advice based on your individual results
Results available in 7-10 days.

Soil analysis results are interpreted free of charge by our experts and each result will receive a tailored treatment programme

PADDOCK FERTILISERS & GRASS IMPROVERS

Paddock Royale FertiliserPaddock Royale Fertiliser 25kg
Specifically devised for horse & pony paddocks
Apply from early March for season long grass
Best applied using a granular spreader

 

 

grasstrac 20kg

Grasstrac 20kg
Supplies vital trace elements to grassland
Increase the health & vigour of grazing livestock
One application per year
Apply any time of the year

 

 

PADDOCK GRASS SEED

soil analysis for re-seedingClassic Horse & Paddock Grass Seed
Ideal for renovation or newly sown paddocks
Produces a dense, hard-wearing sward
Gives quality grazing & a hay cut if required.

grass seedOther grass seeds available including:
Lawns
Sports & Amenity
Landscape

WEEDKILLERS FOR PADDOCKS

Ragwort control

March & April is the prime time to control Ragwort, plants should be at the rosette stage & actively growing (see below for the ideal size to treat).

ragwort control

If your spray timing has been missed Ragwort plants must be dug up rather than cut or sprayed, as cutting or mowing Ragwort results in strong re-growth & chemical control of this re-growth is not effective.

barrier h5lBarrier H 5l
Use at rosette stage for best results
Environmentally friendly citronella oil
Ready to use pack – simple, safe & accurate
Provides all year round control

ragtime 5 lRagtime 5l
Ideal for spring & autumn treatment
Also effective on docks, thistles & buttercups
No need for protective clothing
Comes in a ready to use pack

thrust 5 lThrust 5l
Controls ragwort, thistles, nettles, docks, buttercups & clover
Use in a knapsack or boom sprayer
Highly effective professional use product
Boost weed control by adding Solar Plus

headland poloHeadland Polo 10l
Selectively controls docks, thistles, nettles, ragwort & buttercups
Apply with a boom sprayer only
For complete ragwort control apply in spring & autumn
Boost weed control by adding Solar Plus

Unsure which product is best for you?
Call our technical team on freephone 0800 032 6262 or email us – we’re here to help!

Dock, thistle, nettle & buttercup control

grazon proGrazon Pro
Proven control of thistles, nettles & docks
Approved for spot treatment only with a knapsack sprayer
Rainfast in 2 hours, kills down to the root

kaskaraKaskara
Controls a wide range of broad leaved weeds including thistles, nettles & woody weeds
Approved on amenity, permanent grassland, forestry & non-cropped areas
Apply using a knapsack or boom sprayer

pastorPastor
Proven choice for professionals wanting to control a broad spectrum of weeds
Broad acre control of docks, thistles & nettles
Approved for boom sprayer application

headland relayHeadland Relay-P
Selectively controls a vast range of perennial, biennial & annual weeds
Use for both spring & autumn weed control
Boost weed control by adding Solar Plus
Apply with knapsack or boom sprayer

Please note livestock exclusion may be necessary with some products. Always read the label

APPLICATION & PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT (PPE)

microwipeMicrowipe weedwipe applicator
Spot treats weeds, simply & economically
Use to apply glyphosate weedkiller such as Roundup Pro Biactive
Control weeds where spray drift is unwanted
Available as an angled head or tee design

Value knapsnackKS16 Value knapsack 16L

Suitable for a wide range of agricultural & horticultural uses
Robust, easy to use offering excellent value
Comes with flat fan & cone nozzle suitable for most spraying situations

cooper peglerCooper Pegler CP3 knapsack 20L
The professionals choice of knapsack
Fully serviceable & wide range of accessories
Ergonomical and easy to use

safety clothingIncludes face shield, lung mask (x3), disposable coverall & heavy duty nitrile gloves
Save 15% when you buy a safety clothing bundle
Complies with pesticide code of practice

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