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

Husqvarna updates full range of Personal Protective clothing

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Husqvarna — one of the world’s leading producers of forest, park and garden products — makes updates to its entire range of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for professionals and demanding users, allowing them improved protection and comfort. Out of the range, Technical Extreme receives a major update that improves protection without sacrificing mobility. Husqvarna Technical Extreme gets a great new feature in this update: Tech-Knee. Technical Extreme is Husqvarna’s ultimate range of protective clothing, made especially for professionals who work in the toughest environments on a daily basis. With Tech-Knee technology, Technical Extreme now grants professionals enhanced saw protection, thanks…

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Pellenc launches smart Battery Park Management

Pellenc

Pellenc has announced the launch of an intelligent smart Battery Park Management (BMS) system, which will allow users to charge up to ten batteries simultaneously. With Pellenc tools having gained popularity over the past six years since they were launched, Etesia UK – the official UK and Ireland distributor – has found that users are now using multiple batteries that require recharging overnight, as Les Malin, operations director explains: “When operators previously used multiple batteries, it meant having a series of chargers all requiring individual 13amp sockets on a bench taking up valuable space but also using unsafe extension leads…

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Ego expands product offering with new multitool

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The EGO Power+ range launched under two years ago and has already established itself as a specialist in battery powered garden machinery. In such a small amount of time, this new brand’s industry-leading cordless system has made a massive impact, and changed the sector forever. This success is largely attributed to the brand’s innovative and ground-breaking battery technology, as well as stylish and striking product design, and unrivalled capability that has all the power of petrol. Whilst other brands have introduced battery options, EGO Power+ remains the only brand to consist solely of battery products. As part of its new…

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Timberwolf launches new compact chipper

Timberwolf

The ‘entry level’ Timberwolf has always been a huge seller. For some it’s their first chipper; for some who only use them occasionally, or for lighter jobs, it’s a vital piece of their armoury. For others, it’s all they can tow on a normal license. Whatever the reason for buying, these entry level compact chippers have always been hugely popular, hugely capable machines. Small size, big appetite. It uses the largest commercial V-twin that Honda produces and has a cutaway funnel top so you can get more in. It will chew up almost anything that’s thrown at it. But the…

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Kubota introduces 0% finance offer across RTV range

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Kubota UK, a leading manufacturer of agricultural, groundcare and construction machinery solutions, has introduced a 0% finance offer across its full range of utility vehicles. Kubota’s RTV range – which includes the RTV-X900, RTV400, RTV500 and RTV1140 – delivers the perfect blend of power, versatility and functionality, whether you’re hauling heavy loads or negotiating steep hills. These robust machines are developed with industry-leading technology and built to take on any job or terrain, delivering excellent acceleration, optimum traction and unrivalled hill control, thanks to Kubota’s advanced transmission technology. The RTV-X900 and RTV1140 also boasts Kubota’s hydrostatic steering for responsive off-road…

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Husqvarna unveils global report on urban parks 2030

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Husqvarna, a world leader in outdoor power products, unveils a global survey on urban parks and green spaces in 2030. The survey results from landscaping architecture students in 15 countries points to the growth of green spaces in urban areas in size and importance, maintained with the support of sensors, robotics, drones and citizens. To explore the report findings, Husqvarna is setting up a robotic pilot to calculate sustainability and productivity gains, and help in the quest to collect data for sustainability research. Given urbanization, sustainability and the rapid development of technology, what will the future urban park look like…

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Kubota and Lloyd Ltd team up to support local charity conservation group

Kubota

Kubota UK has teamed up with Lloyd Ltd, one of Kubota’s groundcare machinery dealers in the north of England, to support a local charity that is creating a sustainable conservation site in North Yorkshire. The Wakefield District Badger Group is a registered charity run by a small group of enthusiastic volunteers whose primary aim is the protection and conservation of badgers.  The group is currently undertaking a flagship project to create a wildlife conservation area and approached Kubota and Lloyds for support. Paul Hayward, group secretary for Wakefield District Badger Group, commented: “It’s the first time our charity has had…

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Makita supports innovative Lake District rural apprentice scheme

Makita

Makita is providing support for an innovative apprenticeship scheme that will provide a comprehensive grounding in rural maintenance techniques to six young people in the Lake District. Organised by the Rusland Valley and Fells Landscape Partnership, and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the three year apprenticeship is designed to develop vital practical skills and the knowledge required for a career in the rural sector. With additional support from Makita UK, Electricity North West and local hardware distributor, Thomas Graham, the six new apprentices will be working throughout the south Lakeland landscape assisting with woodland restoration, wildlife conservation and heritage…

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Boningale expands vehicle fleet to facilitate growth plans

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Boningale has recently expanded its fleet of vehicles to facilitate growth plans for its expanding portfolio of commercial products and services. These include Boningale GreenSky, the company’s award winning green roof division, and Worfield Plants who specialise in growing quality alpines and herbaceous perennial plants.  The plans also involve VIRIDIS, a brand new business that has recently been created to offer landscape designers a bespoke and professional plant sourcing service. The three new vehicles include two 18 tonne delivery trucks, which will be used predominantly by Boningale Nurseries, GreenSky and Worfield Plants, and a smaller Ford Transit L3 350 for…

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SISIS Osca is pitch perfect for the ‘Accies’

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William Watson, head groundsman at Hamilton Academical FC, believes that his SISIS Osca has helped the synthetic pitch at the Superseal Stadium stand up to the rigours of an extensive amount of playing time. William, who started as an apprentice groundsman at the ‘Accies’ eight years ago, now finds himself in the top seat. Throughout his time he has witnessed the club promoted to the Scottish Premier League and seen the pitch transform from a synthetic surface into natural grass and then back to synthetic once more. Hamilton Academical along with Kilmarnock FC are the only two clubs in the…

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