August 19, 2017

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How to effectively treat leatherjackets -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Relax in style this summer with iVY and iRIS -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Permeable pathway for Bermondsey roof garden -

Friday, August 18, 2017

House of Fraser’s new department at Rushden Lakes features 48m2 Fytotextile living wall -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Ventrac dealer network grows apace across the UK -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Highlands business sows seeds for growth with UK-wide franchise -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Green-tech out in force to attend a record number of industry events -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Meeting increased demand in tree protection -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

RHS Master of Horticulture award goes global this autumn -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Call for local groups to join new Epping Forest Consultative Committee -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Lucy Edge of Avanti Communications joins Eden Project board -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Mitie’s Tim Howell discusses how technological advances benefit the industry -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Griffin Glasshouses complete one of their largest and most challenging domestic structures in 50-year history -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Gristwood and Toms Lands Acquisition of Foremost Treesurgeons, bolstering turnover by £3M -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

UK artists and practitioners invited to breathe new life into Waltham Forest’s unloved spaces -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched to help popular UK garden residents -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Simon Fraser appointed to HTA Board -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

10 days left for communities to nominate their local heroes -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Choosing the best lopper for the job -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Rolawn hit 160 million -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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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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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