September 22, 2017

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Forestry grant widened in Scotland -

Friday, September 22, 2017

Less than a month to go until the focus on health at the CIH Annual Conference -

Friday, September 22, 2017

Media City win spurs growth for Hale-based I Want Plants -

Friday, September 22, 2017

London Stone launch DesignBoard -

Friday, September 22, 2017

British Hardwood Tree Nursery extends office and job roles to prepare for exciting growth period -

Friday, September 22, 2017

New global vegetable garden establishing well with HortLoam -

Friday, September 22, 2017

Wensleydale gets conservation push -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Arboriculture apprentices on course to branch out -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Get gardens looking their best for winter with Safeguard’s Roxil range -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Drone technology adds another dimension to SoilsCon 2017 -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Green-tech wins affiliate exceptional service at BALI National Landscape Awards 2017 -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Adelaide contemporary international design competition coming soon -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Ground Control scoops four BALI National Landscape Awards -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Kubota UK gearing up for SALTEX with exciting new machines -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Beaulieu proudly unveils new breathtaking piece of art -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

New research demonstrates visiting a park once a week contributes to increased health and well being -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Government pledges £500,000 for new action group to grow future of public parks -

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Mobilane® Green Screens used in London primary school to combat air pollution -

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

New online decking visualiser tool from Dura Composites helps customers picture the possibilities -

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

EGO Power+ goes Pro at SALTEX -

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

  • Forestry grant widened in Scotland

    Tree nursery owners and small scale secondary processors of timber in Scotland are set to benefit from new features of a forestry grant. An additional £500,000 has been made available to support both sectors through the purchase of specialised equipment, increasing the opportunities for business expansion. The funding is available within the Harvesting and Processing option of the Forestry Grant Scheme. Welcoming the new grant funding, Rural Affairs Secretary, Fergus Ewing, said: “The burgeoning success story of Scotland’s forestry sector is down to the passion, enthusiasm and commitment of the people who work in the forest and timber industry, many…

  • Less than a month to go until the focus on health at the CIH Annual Conference

    This year the Chartered Institute of Horticulture (CIH) Annual Conference will be held in the beautiful surrounds of Dublin within the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Northwood, across 13-14 October. This is the first time the conference has been held in Ireland and CIH president, Dr Owen Doyle CHort FCIHort, discussed why: “The Chartered Institute of Horticulture represents professional horticulturists in both Great Britain and Ireland, so it was high time the conference be held in Ireland. We will have the opportunity to listen to experts and visit industry sites demonstrating excellence in horticulture, in the era of Brexit it is essential…

  • Media City win spurs growth for Hale-based I Want Plants

    Plant design and display specialists, I Want Plants, is expanding its team following a raft of high profile contract wins – including The Alchemist in Media City and office letting giant Bruntwood. The Hale-based family business is adding two more members – an administration assistant and an exterior maintenance technician – to its 25-strong team, to assist with servicing contracts across the North West and the Midlands. The company provides inspirational green interiors and exteriors for offices, hotels and restaurants. Director Richard Rowlands, said: “We are seeing growth in all areas of our business – pun intended – from rental…

  • London Stone launch DesignBoard

    Nationwide natural stone supplier, London Stone have announced the launch of DesignBoard, a brand new range of Composite decking. DesignBoard is the perfect combination between nature and technology; it is easy to clean, highly scratch-and-fade-resistant, and algae-proof. Supplied in eight stylish off-the-shelf colours, chosen to complement traditional and contemporary settings, matching fascia boards are also available, to create that seamless finish. London Stone managing director Steven Walley said: “I’ve been closely involved with sourcing DesignBoard and I’m excited to say we’ve found a product that offers our clients something different and also comes with some unique selling points. It’s also…

  • British Hardwood Tree Nursery extends office and job roles to prepare for exciting growth period

    In the past 12 months, British Hardwood Tree Nursery Limited have invested over £130K in infrastructure and business development and continue to develop their professional services, supplying young plants to the forestry, farming and landscape sectors. Hot on the heels of their recent site investment into new warehousing and storage capacity at their location in the heart of rural England in the Lincolnshire countryside, BHT remain perfectly poised for the approaching bare root season.  This has been demonstrated this Summer with the creation of new office roles and expansion of space to accommodate this growth. Sam Kennedy joined the business…

Latest

Forestry grant widened in Scotland

Sep 22, 2017

Tree nursery owners and small scale secondary processors of timber in Scotland are set to benefit from new features of a forestry grant. An additional £500,000 has been made available to support both sectors through the purchase of specialised equipment, increasing the opportunities for business expansion. The funding is available within the Harvesting and Processing option of the Forestry Grant Scheme. Welcoming the new grant funding, Rural Affairs Secretary, Fergus Ewing, said: “The burgeoning success story of Scotland’s forestry sector is down to the passion, enthusiasm and commitment of the people who work in the forest and timber industry, many…

Less than a month to go until the focus on health at the CIH Annual Conference

Sep 22, 2017

This year the Chartered Institute of Horticulture (CIH) Annual Conference will be held in the beautiful surrounds of Dublin within the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Northwood, across 13-14 October. This is the first time the conference has been held in Ireland and CIH president, Dr Owen Doyle CHort FCIHort, discussed why: “The Chartered Institute of Horticulture represents professional horticulturists in both Great Britain and Ireland, so it was high time the conference be held in Ireland. We will have the opportunity to listen to experts and visit industry sites demonstrating excellence in horticulture, in the era of Brexit it is essential…

Media City win spurs growth for Hale-based I Want Plants

Sep 22, 2017

Plant design and display specialists, I Want Plants, is expanding its team following a raft of high profile contract wins – including The Alchemist in Media City and office letting giant Bruntwood. The Hale-based family business is adding two more members – an administration assistant and an exterior maintenance technician – to its 25-strong team, to assist with servicing contracts across the North West and the Midlands. The company provides inspirational green interiors and exteriors for offices, hotels and restaurants. Director Richard Rowlands, said: “We are seeing growth in all areas of our business – pun intended – from rental…

London Stone launch DesignBoard

Sep 22, 2017

Nationwide natural stone supplier, London Stone have announced the launch of DesignBoard, a brand new range of Composite decking. DesignBoard is the perfect combination between nature and technology; it is easy to clean, highly scratch-and-fade-resistant, and algae-proof. Supplied in eight stylish off-the-shelf colours, chosen to complement traditional and contemporary settings, matching fascia boards are also available, to create that seamless finish. London Stone managing director Steven Walley said: “I’ve been closely involved with sourcing DesignBoard and I’m excited to say we’ve found a product that offers our clients something different and also comes with some unique selling points. It’s also…

British Hardwood Tree Nursery extends office and job roles to prepare for exciting growth period

Sep 22, 2017

In the past 12 months, British Hardwood Tree Nursery Limited have invested over £130K in infrastructure and business development and continue to develop their professional services, supplying young plants to the forestry, farming and landscape sectors. Hot on the heels of their recent site investment into new warehousing and storage capacity at their location in the heart of rural England in the Lincolnshire countryside, BHT remain perfectly poised for the approaching bare root season.  This has been demonstrated this Summer with the creation of new office roles and expansion of space to accommodate this growth. Sam Kennedy joined the business…

New global vegetable garden establishing well with HortLoam

Sep 22, 2017

Vegetable varieties from across the world are establishing well in RHS Garden Hyde Hall’s Global Growth Vegetable Garden, thanks in no small part to British Sugar TOPSOIL’s planting topsoil, HortLoam, which is the major component of the planting medium. The new garden, which was designed by Xa Tollemache to celebrate the huge range of crops from across the globe that can be grown in the UK, was officially opened in July. The unusual circular design is divided into quarters, each representing a different continent. The garden is finished in Italian porphyry stone and many of the crops are planted in…

Wensleydale gets conservation push

Sep 21, 2017

An ambitious set of projects to help improve the environment of Wensleydale and the wider Ure catchment – for the benefit of local people and nature – has been published in a 25-page strategy document. The strategy is the cornerstone of ‘The Wensleydale Project – Yore Past, Ure Future’, an initiative which is: improving soils and supporting sustainable farming; creating more space for nature; reducing pollution in the watercourses and improving natural flood management; increasing understanding of Wensleydale’s historic landscape and helping visitors enjoy its unique character. The Wensleydale Project covers an area of 506 km2, stretching 26 miles from…

Arboriculture apprentices on course to branch out

Sep 21, 2017

Four green services apprentices are reaping the benefits of a brand new course designed to kick-start their careers in the arboriculture industry. Lauren Worby, 36, Christer Danielsson, 37, Eben Carne, 25, and Jack Doyle, 19, have embarked upon a Level 2 Diploma in arboriculture, which has been developed by national services provider Glendale in partnership with Cornwall College. The 12-month apprenticeship is a base level qualification for people who want to start a career in tree management and maintenance. Julian Montague, general manager of Glendale’s contract with Western Power Distribution, was approached by Cornwall College to oversee delivery of the…

Get gardens looking their best for winter with Safeguard’s Roxil range

Sep 21, 2017

With the onset of winter coming later every year, and then extending longer into the spring, there’s more time than ever to ‘winterise’ the garden and its outdoor timber. Severe wet weather is hard on patios, because of the increase algal growth; and an even tougher test of timber – so the time is ideal to undertake timely maintenance to protect them, and keep them at their best until the better weather arrives. First task always is cleaning and Roxil Wood & Patio Cleaner – from Safeguard Europe, the UK’s leading specialist in damp-proofing and waterproofing technology – provides a…

Drone technology adds another dimension to SoilsCon 2017

Sep 21, 2017

Delegates at SoilsCon 2017, which takes place in Henley-on-Thames on Wednesday, 18 October, will learn about the application of drone technology in site assessment, thanks to an additional presentation and demonstration organised by soil and landscape consultant Tim O’Hare for his annual soils conference. An already packed SoilsCon programme, with speakers including Phil Askew, Carolyn Willitts, Tim and other leading industry experts, will now benefit from an additional presentation by Peter Wilder, who specialises in the integration of surface water management into urban and residential masterplans. Peter’s interest in terrain modelling and hydrology led him to establish his expertise in…

News

Forestry grant widened in Scotland

Tree nursery owners and small scale secondary processors of timber in Scotland are set to benefit from new features of a forestry grant. An additional £500,000 has been made available to support both sectors through the purchase of specialised equipment, increasing the opportunities for business expansion. The funding is available within the Harvesting and Processing option of the Forestry Grant Scheme. Welcoming the new grant funding, Rural Affairs Secretary, Fergus Ewing, said: “The burgeoning success story of Scotland’s forestry sector is down to the passion, enthusiasm and commitment of the people who work in the forest and timber industry, many…

Less than a month to go until the focus on health at the CIH Annual Conference

This year the Chartered Institute of Horticulture (CIH) Annual Conference will be held in the beautiful surrounds of Dublin within the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Northwood, across 13-14 October. This is the first time the conference has been held in Ireland and CIH president, Dr Owen Doyle CHort FCIHort, discussed why: “The Chartered Institute of Horticulture represents professional horticulturists in both Great Britain and Ireland, so it was high time the conference be held in Ireland. We will have the opportunity to listen to experts and visit industry sites demonstrating excellence in horticulture, in the era of Brexit it is essential…

Media City win spurs growth for Hale-based I Want Plants

Plant design and display specialists, I Want Plants, is expanding its team following a raft of high profile contract wins – including The Alchemist in Media City and office letting giant Bruntwood. The Hale-based family business is adding two more members – an administration assistant and an exterior maintenance technician – to its 25-strong team, to assist with servicing contracts across the North West and the Midlands. The company provides inspirational green interiors and exteriors for offices, hotels and restaurants. Director Richard Rowlands, said: “We are seeing growth in all areas of our business – pun intended – from rental…

London Stone launch DesignBoard

Nationwide natural stone supplier, London Stone have announced the launch of DesignBoard, a brand new range of Composite decking. DesignBoard is the perfect combination between nature and technology; it is easy to clean, highly scratch-and-fade-resistant, and algae-proof. Supplied in eight stylish off-the-shelf colours, chosen to complement traditional and contemporary settings, matching fascia boards are also available, to create that seamless finish. London Stone managing director Steven Walley said: “I’ve been closely involved with sourcing DesignBoard and I’m excited to say we’ve found a product that offers our clients something different and also comes with some unique selling points. It’s also…

British Hardwood Tree Nursery extends office and job roles to prepare for exciting growth period

In the past 12 months, British Hardwood Tree Nursery Limited have invested over £130K in infrastructure and business development and continue to develop their professional services, supplying young plants to the forestry, farming and landscape sectors. Hot on the heels of their recent site investment into new warehousing and storage capacity at their location in the heart of rural England in the Lincolnshire countryside, BHT remain perfectly poised for the approaching bare root season.  This has been demonstrated this Summer with the creation of new office roles and expansion of space to accommodate this growth. Sam Kennedy joined the business…

New global vegetable garden establishing well with HortLoam

Vegetable varieties from across the world are establishing well in RHS Garden Hyde Hall’s Global Growth Vegetable Garden, thanks in no small part to British Sugar TOPSOIL’s planting topsoil, HortLoam, which is the major component of the planting medium. The new garden, which was designed by Xa Tollemache to celebrate the huge range of crops from across the globe that can be grown in the UK, was officially opened in July. The unusual circular design is divided into quarters, each representing a different continent. The garden is finished in Italian porphyry stone and many of the crops are planted in…

Wensleydale gets conservation push

An ambitious set of projects to help improve the environment of Wensleydale and the wider Ure catchment – for the benefit of local people and nature – has been published in a 25-page strategy document. The strategy is the cornerstone of ‘The Wensleydale Project – Yore Past, Ure Future’, an initiative which is: improving soils and supporting sustainable farming; creating more space for nature; reducing pollution in the watercourses and improving natural flood management; increasing understanding of Wensleydale’s historic landscape and helping visitors enjoy its unique character. The Wensleydale Project covers an area of 506 km2, stretching 26 miles from…

Arboriculture apprentices on course to branch out

Four green services apprentices are reaping the benefits of a brand new course designed to kick-start their careers in the arboriculture industry. Lauren Worby, 36, Christer Danielsson, 37, Eben Carne, 25, and Jack Doyle, 19, have embarked upon a Level 2 Diploma in arboriculture, which has been developed by national services provider Glendale in partnership with Cornwall College. The 12-month apprenticeship is a base level qualification for people who want to start a career in tree management and maintenance. Julian Montague, general manager of Glendale’s contract with Western Power Distribution, was approached by Cornwall College to oversee delivery of the…

Get gardens looking their best for winter with Safeguard’s Roxil range

With the onset of winter coming later every year, and then extending longer into the spring, there’s more time than ever to ‘winterise’ the garden and its outdoor timber. Severe wet weather is hard on patios, because of the increase algal growth; and an even tougher test of timber – so the time is ideal to undertake timely maintenance to protect them, and keep them at their best until the better weather arrives. First task always is cleaning and Roxil Wood & Patio Cleaner – from Safeguard Europe, the UK’s leading specialist in damp-proofing and waterproofing technology – provides a…

Drone technology adds another dimension to SoilsCon 2017

Delegates at SoilsCon 2017, which takes place in Henley-on-Thames on Wednesday, 18 October, will learn about the application of drone technology in site assessment, thanks to an additional presentation and demonstration organised by soil and landscape consultant Tim O’Hare for his annual soils conference. An already packed SoilsCon programme, with speakers including Phil Askew, Carolyn Willitts, Tim and other leading industry experts, will now benefit from an additional presentation by Peter Wilder, who specialises in the integration of surface water management into urban and residential masterplans. Peter’s interest in terrain modelling and hydrology led him to establish his expertise in…

Green-tech wins affiliate exceptional service at BALI National Landscape Awards 2017

Leading landscape supplier Green-tech has been announced as a winner in the BALI National Landscape awards ‘Affiliate Exceptional Service’ category. This category received a large number of entries so Green-tech has stiff competition. They will find out if they are the overall Principle Award Winner at the glittering BALI National Landscape Awards in London on Friday 1 December. Green-tech chairman, Richard Kay commented: “This is fantastic news! I am thoroughly delighted that Green-tech which delivers award winning customer service and delivery has been recognised as a winner in the Affiliate Exceptional Service’ category. The BALI National Landscape awards are held…

Adelaide contemporary international design competition coming soon

The Government of South Australia is commissioning an international search for a world-class team to design the much-anticipated Adelaide Contemporary – a second site for the acclaimed Art Gallery of South Australia. Adelaide Contemporary will be a new landmark on the city’s celebrated North Terrace boulevard adjacent to the historic Botanic Garden and close to the parent Gallery. A unique destination within Australia, Adelaide Contemporary will combine new public and cultural features, creating an accessible community meeting place; integrating art, education, nature and people. The initiative offers the opportunity to strengthen North Terrace’s identity as Adelaide’s creative precinct and expand…

Ground Control scoops four BALI National Landscape Awards

Ground Control, the UK’s fastest growing external maintenance and commercial landscaping company, has this year been announced as winners across three different categories, taking running total to thirty. Ground Control’s 4 prestigious awards from the British Association of Landscape Industries represent great success across Grounds Maintenance for the National Maritime Museum, HM Tower of London and Lingley Mere Business Park; with Landscape Construction project Inverness Campus picking up the company’s first BALI Award for Scotland. Each year the British Association of Landscape Industries award members’ sites and projects which display exemplary levels of professionalism, workmanship and client satisfaction, bringing credit…

Kubota UK gearing up for SALTEX with exciting new machines

Turf professionals looking for the most innovative and high quality groundcare equipment are being encouraged to go and see Kubota UK’s newest groundcare solutions at this year’s SALTEX. The market leading machinery manufacturer is launching a number of new products on Stand C070, as well as promoting its innovative Kubota Care warranty programme and its first class aftersales support including genuine parts offering. The new machines on the Kubota stand will include the company’s new line of B1 (12hp to 24hp standard spec) and B2 (20hp to 31hp premium spec) compact tractors. There will also be an improved BX231 on…

Beaulieu proudly unveils new breathtaking piece of art

On Thursday 7 September, the Mayor of Chelmsford, Cllr Duncan Lumley officially unveiled the latest significant piece of public art at Beaulieu in Chelmsford, by Countryside Zest, a joint venture between Countryside and L&Q. The Mayor of Chelmsford, Cllr Lumley commented: “I believe this incredible new piece of public artwork will contribute towards forming a distinct sense of place, as well as paying tribute to the historic nature of the site. “I am delighted to see the progress that is being made at Beaulieu; not just in the construction of new homes, shops, schools and community buildings, but also in…

New research demonstrates visiting a park once a week contributes to increased health and well being

New research from Fields in Trust demonstrates a direct and statistically significant link between publicly accessible parks and green spaces and health and well being. Based on new analysis of existing data from Defra and Natural England and a new primary data (sample size 4,033) Fields in Trust have established, for the first time at the national level, a link between an individual’s use of parks and greenspaces and an improvement in health and wellbeing (covering General Health and the four ONS wellbeing questions – life satisfaction, sense of worth, happiness and anxiety). On average, the more frequently park or…

Government pledges £500,000 for new action group to grow future of public parks

New Parks Action Group launched to help England’s public parks and green spaces meet the needs of communities now and in the future. Parks and Green Spaces Minister Marcus Jones today (19 September 2017) launched a new Parks Action Group to help England’s public parks and green spaces meet the needs of communities now and in the future. The new Parks Action Group will include experts from the world of horticulture, leisure, heritage and tourism, and will be tasked with bringing forward proposals to address some of the issues faced by public parks and other green spaces across England. To support…

Mobilane® Green Screens used in London primary school to combat air pollution

Mobilane were chosen by the London Borough of Lambeth to look at options to combat air pollution at a Lambeth school. With their Mobilane® Green Screen ready made option as the perfect solution, Paul Garlick, Mobilane UK National Business Manager put them in touch with one of their network of installers, The Plantman Limited, to talk them through their plans. Children and staff from the school celebrated the completion of the green screen in June 2017 as part of Lambeth’s Clean Air Week. Assessing the site, the school’s air quality aims and the best green solution for the client, the…

New online decking visualiser tool from Dura Composites helps customers picture the possibilities

A new free online decking visualiser tool from Dura Composites is helping customers and landscapers bring their ideas to life for the first time. Using the visualiser, customers can choose between different decking board colours, surface finishes and widths so they can assess the likely impact for their own garden or landscaping projects. The tool allows users to select different Dura Deck colours and surfaces with one simple click of the mouse, helping them to experiment with different looks before they buy. Manufactured from a unique combination of wood and plastic, Dura Deck is a popular alternative to traditional timber…

EGO Power+ goes Pro at SALTEX

After just three years, during which time it has helped pioneer the battery revolution in garden equipment, EGO Power+ is taking its industry leading 56volt cordless system, designed like no other, further in to the professional market with its new x-series range. EGO Power+, has securely established itself as the leader in battery technology and will unveil the new x-series at SALTEX 2017 which features a hedge trimmer, line trimmer and blower as well as a new high capacity backpack battery. The new products have been specifically designed to meet the robust and hard-wearing demands of the professional sector, and…

Dealers meet success at Ariens

Ariens Company invited Countax, Westwood, Ariens and ECHO dealers to their ‘Growth in Partnership’ dealer meetings held in September. Following the successful format of previous years, the events took place in two locations, the Oxford Belfry and Ripley Castle in North Yorkshire on the 6 and 12 September respectively. Both days were led by John Horn, senior vice president for international sales and marketing. “This year’s dealer meetings have been a great success, with strong attendance on both days,” said John Horn. “Our dealer network is the cornerstone of our business, so it is imperative that we provide them with…

Calling on Britain’s Budding Young Designers for this year’s RHS Young Designer Competition

The search is on for the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Young Designer of the Year 2018. Over the last 10 years the competition has provided a unique platform for emerging young talent by offering the chance to create their own Show Garden at a prestigious RHS Show. Held at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, supported by Bruntwood, which also celebrates its 20th anniversary next year, the popular competition will provide more opportunity than ever for new and experienced designers aged 28 and under by extending its shortlist of finalists from three to five as part of the competition’s 10th year…

Integrated vegetation management showcased at SALTEX

As the final herbicide treatments of the 2017 season are applied, it is time to start considering next year’s integrated vegetation management programmes, and SALTEX is an excellent opportunity to speak to the experts at Bayer for advice and guidance on this. The BASIS-qualified Bayer Turf and Amenity Solutions Team will be available on stand D037 at the event on 1 and 2 November, to give an insight into the future of plant protection products and show how Bayer products fit into programmes that consider weed control in a wider sense than just chemical intervention. Lewis Blois, Bayer national account…

Innovative Torbay ‘Tree Trail’ to launch across the bay

A new Torbay initiative that links personal health with the benefits of trees is bringing three brand new tree trails to Torbay. The project, which is thought to be one of the first of its kind in England, involved a number of partner organisations working together to develop the idea and will see a series of tree focused walks being promoted via a phone app, across Brixham, Torquay and Paignton. Torbay Council, the NHS clinical commissioning group, Hi-Line and social enterprise, Treeconomics, have worked on the plan, which is hoped will encourage more Torbay residents to get out in the…

Sarah Morgan announced as SGD Chair

The Society of Garden Designers has announced Sarah Morgan MSGD as its new Chair replacing Philippa O’Brien MSGD who has completed her term in office after 3 years in the role. During her time as Chair, Pip has led an energetic and determined Council where the emphasis has been on raising the profile of the SGD and encouraging more people to engage with the Registration process. Pip said: “Garden design is becoming more professional than ever before and the standard of students entering from the colleges is rising fast. I am very proud of the fact that all members both…

Writtle University College graduates celebrate their achievements

Writtle University College graduates celebrated their success at two ceremonies at Chelmsford Cathedral. Alongside them, Jonathan Jukes, the Curator of Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum in Coggeshall, Essex, and Chris Newenham, the joint managing director of the Tiptree jams company Wilkin & Sons Ltd, were given Honorary Awards. The ceremonies, on 8 September, were the first for new Vice Chancellor Professor Tim Middleton, who joined the University College in August. He said: “The last year has seen Writtle College become Writtle University College – the culmination of an immense amount of work to achieve University College status and Taught Degree…

Pellenc return to SALTEX with range of professional battery-powered tools

Pellenc will be exhibiting at this year’s IOG SALTEX on stand E055 which will showcase their professional range of environmentally friendly, lithium-ion battery powered tools. A forerunner when it comes to lithium-ion technology and high efficiency “Brushless” motors, Pellenc has established itself as the number one choice in the “Zero Emission” professional power tools market for the maintenance of urban and green-spaces. The combination of these two technologies makes it possible to eliminate direct emission of greenhouse gases and significantly reduce noise and vibration. It meets the users’ requirements for comfort and sustainability while offering excellent cost efficiency. The centrepiece…

Green-tech

Green-tech open day hailed a success

Green-tech opened the doors to its offices, production facilities, warehousing and distribution operation last week. More than 150 customers and suppliers attended the open day at Green-tech‘s purpose built business park in North Yorkshire. Guests were invited on a tour of the Green-tech operation where they could see the UK’s leading landscape supplier in action. A number of seminars that covered John Chambers Wildflower Seeds, the ArborRaft system and Green-tree topsoil’s took place hourly. Visitors were invited to demonstrate their skill at Beat the Green-tech Goalie and encouraged to enjoy the Yorkshire hospitality that Green-tech is famed for. Seventy people…