June 24, 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

0% finance* offer extended for TS Industrie chipper-shredders

TS Industrie

In March it was announced that TS Industrie was to offer retail customers the following 3 finance schemes across all new TS Industrie machines+ until 31 May 2016. Due to the popularity of the offer TS Industrie has announced that it has extended the finance offers for a further 2 months until 31 July 2016. Now really is the time to take advantage of this opportunity: Option 1) – 4 months deposit + 20 monthly payments 0% Finance Option 2) – 3 months deposit + 33 monthly payments 2% Finance Option 3) – 4 months deposit + 44 monthly payments 3% Finance Stuart Mercer,…

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Save up to 20% with Toro’s essential MVP filter packs

Toro

Toro distributor Lely Turfcare is reminding customers that there is one easy way to save money and be prepared when it comes to machinery maintenance and repairs this summer. Toro’s MVP Filter packs conveniently provide all the oil and air filters recommended for replacement during the first 400 to 500 hours of operation and are designed for specific Toro models providing the right filters come each maintenance interval. Plus, buying MVP packs can save up to 20 percent compared to buying the individual parts. Michael Hampton, Lely’s turfcare parts manager, commented: “Toro MVP Filter packs are a prudent investment that…

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Say hello to the Polaris General

Polaris

Choosing the Royal Highland Show for the UK public launch, Polaris has introduced the Polaris General which it describes as ‘the most versatile side-by-side ever built’. Starting with a 100 horsepower ProStar® 1000 engine delivering the most power and torque in its class, you can accelerate from 0-40 mph in 3.6 seconds, thanks to its power-to-weight ratio. When it’s time for work, the Polaris General offers you the biggest payload of 1100 lbs (498 kg) and a class-best 600 lb. (272 kg) dump box to get the job done. Factory-installed half doors with armrests offer extra protection from debris, and easy…

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Give your trailer an overhaul with Cub Cadet

Cub Cadet

When it comes to trailers, if you’re looking for big versatility with a small footprint then look no further than Cub Cadet. The brand’s newly launched Hauler is an innovative and versatile two wheeled trailer designed to attach to any lawn or garden tractor. Thanks to its four collapsible sides, it can be packed down significantly and stored vertically, taking up 70% less space in your garage or shed than a traditionally designed trailer. In the storage position, the Cub Cadet Hauler is only a mere 18 inches deep, taking up notably less room than a standard trailer. With the sides…

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Wetlands Centre settles for sustainability by seeing weeds off with just hot water!

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre has become the first reserve in the country to buy and use an environmentally friendly and sustainable method of weed control – using nothing but hot water! The innovative Cardley Wave system uses no chemicals but instead sprays hot water on to weeds and mosses to kill them organically. Reserve manager, Tom Clare, said: “I am absolutely delighted that WWT are leading the way in controlling invasive species through this method. The hot water system can be applied accurately and the heat penetrates the root of the weed, killing it in a way that has…

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Introducing the Cub Cadet 900 Series

Cub Cadet

Exceptional mowing performance, versatility and strong construction combine in the new 900 Series range from Cub Cadet. With incredibly responsive handling, an advanced cutting system and the comfort and durability that Cub Cadet is known for, the 900 Series delivers across the range. This is a versatile range of tractors suitable for all applications that can be adapted as and when required to meet those tasks. The machines have the ability to cover large areas quickly and comfortably thanks to the luxurious high back seat and rubber mounted foot pedals. The advanced cutting system has a wide discharge chute and…

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Complete Weed Control London invests in new equipment

Complete Weed Control

As business continues to rapidly increase, Simon Akerman, Complete Weed Control area manager for London South East, London Central and London North East has invested in a range of new equipment to keep operations at the highest possible standard. Simon, who has been with Complete Weed Control for over eight years, was internally promoted to the position of area manager in 2014. He started his new role with two members of staff and now has six employees working alongside him – which is testament to how far the business has come in just a couple of years. Simon also revealed…

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Award winning volunteer groundsman puts his trust in Etesia

Etesia

Robin Taylor, a volunteer groundsman for Grendon Rangers, a FA Charter Standard Club, has sworn by his Etesia Hydro 100 for the last twenty-one years. In that time he has picked up five awards and believes it is down to his trusty ride-on mower. His pitch has played a large part in ensuring that the club meets the FA pyramid step 7 criteria. Grendon Rangers FC boasts two senior teams and six youth teams from Under 7’s upwards. It’s a good, successful footballing organisation for all ages, but arguably the club’s star performer is Robin, who dedicates up to 12…

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Spring into summer with Classen

Classen

The combination of three Classen machines, the Aerator, Turf Rake and Overseeder is precisely what turf professionals need as the late spring grass growth puts on a spurt towards summer. Aeration is needed to improve the air exchange between the soil and the atmosphere, to help relieve compaction, reduce water run-off and puddling. The Classen RA 21 Aerator offers a choice of solid or hollow tines so the groundsman can choose according to the work to be done. The core tines reciprocate at 450 revolutions per minute allowing the operator to cover 26,000 square feet in an hour. Self-propelled and quality…

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New Doosan DX300SLR-5 excavator helps save castle

Doosan

In the UK, a new Doosan DX300SLR-5 crawler excavator that was part of a fleet of machines hired from Fraserburgh-based David Smith Contractors Ltd has played a vital role in helping to save the historic Abergeldie Castle following huge storms in Scotland. Set right beside the River Dee, Abergeldie Castle, an A-listed 16th-century tower house, teetered on the brink of collapse when unprecedented heavy rainfall caused the river to burst its banks, sweeping away around 20 m of the banking and leaving the historic building in a precarious position. Supplied by Balgownie Ltd, based at Inverurie in Aberdeenshire, the local…

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