June 25, 2017

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‘Customers put price first’, according to new tradespeople study -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Well-known BBC gardener Bob Flowerdew to present talk on scented plants at Bishampton and District Gardening Club -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Action needed on consistently poor planting rates -

Friday, June 23, 2017

ITV’S ‘Love your Garden’ features Addagrip’s Addaset resin bound surfacing for war veterans garden in Plymouth -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Fullers Mill Garden awarded Visit England Quality Rose Marque -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Large or small, Victorian or traditional, Griffin Glasshouses has it all -

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Land Trust acquires new sites to protect and enhance valuable community green space across the UK -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Peak’s quirky cows hit the heights -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Public urged to nominate community groups for national awards -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries scoops six awards at HTA Show -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

New Scape paves the way with porcelain exterior tiling -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rolawn hit the mark at Gardeners’ World Live -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Show Garden success for St Albans based company at BBC Gardeners’ World Live -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rare hazel dormice reintroduced into a Warwickshire woodland -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Experience the mystery and romance of Galica’s ‘Pazo’ Gardens at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Landscape Watering Systems looks at how effective irrigation systems, technology and practice provide a major contribution to water conservation -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

GoLandscape’s ‘Watch this Space’ build begins at Hampton Court -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bradstone supports MS Society Garden at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2017 -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries launch 2018 promotional catalogue -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Bernard Tickner awarded MBE in Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Honours -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Toro mowers see Bassetlaw district council tackle multitude of areas

Toro

As part of a full mowers replacement programme, Bassetlaw District Council in North Nottinghamshire has welcomed two Toro LT3340 high performance reel mowers in a bid to maintain the district’s multitude of diverse grassy areas. With North Nottinghamshire being a largely rural area, Keith Somers, operational services manager (hort), explains why Bassetlaw District Council chose to invest in the Toro LT3340s: “The two new mowers have replaced older machines as part of a replacement programme of existing machinery we have with Toro and UK distributor Lely Turfcare. They have joined another four Toros that we already operate here.” Since the…

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Pedal to the metal for Team Kubota

A team of volunteers from tractor, groundcare and construction machinery specialists Kubota UK are raising the bar in a bid to pick up the coveted Mix96 Tour de Vale trophy, as they prepare to cycle their way to victory in the charity event held on Sunday 26 June. Taking on the challenge for the third year in a row, the team will cycle 25km, 60km, and 100km courses, joining 2,000 riders pedaling their way across Buckinghamshire in the hope to raise money for a good cause and take home the trophy. The trophy will be awarded to the team that…

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GreenMech strengthens dealer coverage with re-alignment

GreenMech

GreenMech has begun a process of dealer re-alignment with the first appointments covering the Midlands, North of England and Scotland.   From the 1 of June Lloyd Ltd, The Burdens Group, Turner Groundscare Machinery and Hamilton Brothers will join their already comprehensive nationwide coverage. In Scotland Hamilton Brothers, and sister company Ross of Lanark, has been servicing the needs of the Agricultural, Groundcare and Construction industries across West and Central Scotland from 3 depots covering the areas of Bishopton, Tarbolton and Campbeltown – together they offer over 80 years of experience. Lloyd Ltd will cover the South of Scotland and North of…

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EGO lawnmower named Which? best buy

EGO

Which?, the largest consumer body in the UK, has found the EGO Power+ 56volt lithium ion lawnmower to be one of its Best Buys in a recent review. The EGO LM2001E 49cm polydeck lawnmower, which retails at £499.99 (including battery and charger), was awarded the Best Buy status in the “lawnmowers for a large lawn” category and was the only cordless mower to receive the title. The review described the mower as “extremely convenient” and continued to praise it saying it is “a pleasure to use, easy to store, with loads of great features”; scoring it an impressive 74%. EGO’s…

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ICL to supply Bayer Finale 150

ICL

ICL continues to develop its presence in the landscape and industrial market sector with the announcement that it has reached an agreement with Bayer Environmental to be its working partner and exclusive supplier of Finale 150. Finale 150 is a foliar contact herbicide manufactured by Bayer and contains 150g/L of glufosinate-ammonium. This powerful and popular herbicide, that gained hard surface approval in 2015, is designed to provide a high level of control over annual and perennial grasses and broad-leaved weeds and can be applied over a wide range of amenity and industrial situations. Finale 150 is approved for use on natural…

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Sherriff Amenity to sponsor open days celebrating ‘Capability’ Brown

Sherriff Amenity

Sherriff Amenity has announced that it will be sponsoring two open days to celebrate the tercentenary of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown at Madingley Hall in Cambridge. Situated in a stunning location just four miles from the centre of Cambridge, Madingley Hall boasts seven acres of spectacular gardens and grounds, which were designed in the 18th century by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown is considered one of the most influential landscape architects in English garden history. Brown moved earth, water and woodland to create idealised English landscape gardens, with expansive lawns, lakes and tree planting. Over a period of 41 years,…

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Stihl’s line-up of new arb armour

Stihl

Main sponsor of The Arb Show 2016 for the twelfth year running, Stihl will give visitors the chance to get hands-on with new and familiar chainsaws, display its latest PPE gear and have its impressive Treevolution team on site to demonstrate its top-of-the-range tools in action. Stihl has launched a range of new arb equipment for 2016 that will be presented at this year’s Arb Show 2016. From forestry chainsaws to PPE equipment there is something for all professional arborists. Visitors will also be in with a chance of winning the MS 201 TC-M 14-inch, top-handled chainsaw. Visitors can simply…

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Vanmac ‘blown away’ by success in building UK dealer network for Trilo brand

Vanmac

Since BTME 2016 Jon Proffitt, UK factory support manager of Vanmac BV, has been busy constructing a network of established dealers for its Trilo range of blowers, vacuum collectors and verticutters. After announcing it was to be selling direct in the UK, bringing the country in-line with their European strategy, Jon has been signing up sales outlets to cover the whole of England, Scotland and Wales. Vanmac commercial director, Peter van Mispelaar, said at the time that the move would allow it to better tailor its sales and service of Trilo machines to the UK market.  To that end well-known names in the industry,…

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Andy Walker celebrates 40 years at SISIS

SISIS

Andy Walker, field support manager for Dennis and SISIS, recently celebrated an impressive 40 years of working for the company. Having joined the company back in 1976 at the age of 16, Andy showed his potential during a month’s trial and was offered a permanent role working on the shop floor. He remained in that position for a few months but soon went on to development engineering, where five years later he was supervising that very same department. In 2009, he was promoted to the position of field support manager. He was in this role for two years before the Howardson Group…

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John Deere at RHS Chelsea 2016

John Deere

As well as new lawn tractors, walk-behind mowers and the latest Tango robotic mower, there’s an air of celebration on the stand as John Deere Limited marks its 50th anniversary in the UK & Ireland. Blacksmith John Deere founded the company that bears his name back in 1837 in Illinois, USA. More than a century later the UK and Ireland branch opened for business at Langar, Nottingham in 1966. X350R lawn tractor Launched this year, the X350R lawn tractor features a new 107cm (42in) rear discharge heavy duty Accel Deep mower deck, designed with a deep body to allow a…

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