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April 21, 2018

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The Chelsea Fringe – One month to go -

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Ahead of ‘Hens & Garden’s, horticulturist advocates keeping rarer breeds  -

Friday, April 20, 2018

BALI CEO supports Scottish Horticulture Action Plan -

Friday, April 20, 2018

Green-tech launches new spring catalogue -

Friday, April 20, 2018

The numbers behind an award-winning Chelsea Flower Show garden -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Is the gender pay gap an issue within landscaping? -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Outdoor Creations continues growth -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The chainsaw of the future -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

University College Dublin’s Future Campus International Design Competition shortlist announced -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Celebrate Life without Walls at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Great Escape industry exhibit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Gillespies to put ‘the Garden’ into Ebbsfleet Garden City -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

First look at Macmillan’s RHS Chatsworth Legacy Garden -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Capel Manor College scoops Best in Show at Ascot Spring Garden Show -

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tim O’Hare Associates completes Soil Resource Survey RHS Wisley -

Monday, April 16, 2018

BALI to launch Professional Designer Webinar Series -

Sunday, April 15, 2018

The “live outdoors” Partnership -

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Nurseries unveil new environmentally friendly bags at Hall Place Plant Fair -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Countrywide Grounds teams up with Perfectly Green -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Alan Titchmarsh to open exhibition to mark Humphry Repton bicentenary -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Introducing Husqvarna X-CUT saw chain, crafted for productivity

husqvarna

Today, X-CUT, the first Husqvarna-manufactured saw chain was revealed at the Husqvarna factory in Sweden. The optimised micro-structured steel and chrome composition of the pre-stretched chain offers extended sharpness and high durability to improve the performance of Husqvarna chainsaws. Chainsaw performance is highly dependent on the quality of the chain, which is why Husqvarna has decided to develop and manufacture its own saw chains. This gives users the opportunity to increase productivity with a chain designed to maximise the performance of Husqvarna chainsaws. The first chain (SP33G) to leave the factory in Husqvarna is optimised for professional use in the…

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Spaldings sign National Dealership Agreement with Husqvarna

husqvarna

Spaldings have expanded their outdoor power tool offering by signing a National Dealership Agreement with the Swedish outdoor power product manufacturer Husqvarna. The agreement will see Spaldings stock a wide range of Husqvarna equipment and spares to guarantee customers are well supported and benefit from the next day delivery service that Spaldings offer. “We are extremely proud to be entering into this agreement with Husqvarna, which will perfectly complement our offering to both the professional grounds maintenance and agricultural sectors alike.” Says Nigel Whelan, Head of Product Development at Spaldings. The range is expected to be available from mid August…

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Wilkinsons Sword’s Ultralight Range well received

Ultralight

Earlier in the year, Wilkinson Sword launched their Ultralight Range. The launch of the products were very well received and it continues to do exceptionally well. The Ultralight Range delivers tough, durable, expertly crafted and stylish garden tools in a comfortable, ultralight package that weighs roughly half the weight of traditional gardening tools. This is something gardeners have been craving for a very long time. The range features the Ultralight Bypass Loppers and also the Ultralight Hedge Shears, which were finalists in this year’s GIMA awards. Being part of the Ultralight Range, both of these tools have highlighted the low…

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Toro keeps London Stadium in top condition

Toro

London Stadium 185, the company in charge of managing the stadium at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, has acquired four new Toro machines to its arsenal, as the venue permanently reopens to play host to West Ham United FC. A subsidiary of VINCI Stadium, the operating company welcomed the new Toros in early June when they were delivered, at around the same time as the stadium was officially re-opened. London Stadium (formerly known as the Olympic Stadium), was temporarily open to the public during the summer of 2015, hosting many major sporting events, for example the Rugby World Cup and…

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Newest member of Ransomes MP Series adds new dimension to wide-area mowing

Ransomes Jacobsen, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, has launched the latest machine in its MP Series of wide-area mowers. The Ransomes MP653 XC is the world’s first and only wide area rotary mower with a 4.27m cutting width, increasing productivity by up to 25% (up to 1 hectare per hour more) over traditional 3.4m mowers. Designed and manufactured at Ransomes Jacobsen’s European headquarters in Ipswich, the MP Series is primarily targeted at the municipal sector, and provides multiple options from a single design platform. The Ransomes MP653 XC is the largest in the MP Series of wide area rotary mowers…

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Digital marketing team strengthened at Barrus

Barrus

E. P. Barrus has announced the appointment of Francesca Toman as social media and PR coordinator for the marketing services department. Francesca has recently graduated from the University of Manchester achieving a 2:1 in Management and Marketing of Fashion Textiles. Prior to joining Barrus, Francesca has been developing her social media and PR skills within the charity and promotional clothing sectors. Francesca is keen to progress a career in digital marketing and she is enthusiastic about her new position at Barrus commenting: “The position at Barrus offered a great opportunity to develop my experience in social marketing and PR, and…

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Farnham Tool Hire excavator fleet now exclusively Bobcat

Farnham

Since being acquired eight years ago by the current owner, Farnham Tool Hire has continued to expand, offering a hire service to trade and private customers alike, ranging from garden and landscaping equipment to plant and construction tools. During that time, the compact excavator fleet at the Farnham-based company has grown from three units to 18 machines and is now comprised exclusively of Bobcat micro- and mini-excavators, all supplied by Bobcat of London, based in West Thurrock in Essex, the Authorised Bobcat Dealer for London and the South East. Farnham Tool Hire bought its first Bobcat excavators six years ago and now…

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Toro’s new triple flail mower a hit with Cambridgeshire schools

The grounds maintenance division of Cambridgeshire’s Bradgate Fencing has reported fantastic client feedback since putting its new Toro LT-F3000 triple flail mower to the test. Maintaining the amenity and sports facilities of schools primarily in the Peterborough, Huntingdon, Cambridge and St Neots areas, the family-run business saw the new mower arrive on site in May. Highly productive and versatile, the recently released heavy-duty LT-F3000 is designed to endure the challenges of reduced frequency mowing cycles, delivering the perfect cut in a multitude of different conditions and environments. Joining two other competitor brand machines at Bradgate Fencing, company director Richard Bradley explained why…

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The long and short of it introduced to EGO’s hedgetrimmer range

EGO

Two lengths of hedge trimmer are now available in the range of 56 volt lithium-ion powered garden products from EGO Power+. The range, which previously consisted solely of a 61cm option, now features a shorter 51cm model. As well as the new length, the brand has also introduced an articulating hedge feature that rotates to 45 and 90 degrees, both left and right, to help gardeners trim hard to reach areas. The new model also features an extended 33mm blade gap, 11mm more than the 61cm model. As well as having an increased load speed of 3000 to 3600 rpm….

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SALTEX to address Brexit impact on industry

SALTEX

SALTEX 2016’s all-encompassing and free-to-attend LEARNING LIVE programme is set to explore what impact leaving the European Union will have on the industry, when the exhibition opens its doors at the NEC, Birmingham on the 2 and 3 November. Designed to cater to all visitors that maintain or manage pitches, estates, grounds, landscapes, play areas and parks, LEARNING LIVE will play a major role at SALTEX and will offer an extensive information-sharing experience, an incredible line-up of guest speakers and will focus on key issues that surround the industry – Brexit being one of them. In an organised panel debate,…

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