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

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

boningnale

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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Open day to launch new Reesink Turfcare branch in Scotland

Reesink

Reesink Turfcare’s first service branch in Scotland will receive its official launch at a special customer open day on 6 October. At the event, visitors will be able to see a wide range of the latest Toro turf equipment from greens, tees, fairway and roughs mowers to Workman utility vehicles, for golf, sport and other amenity fine turf; as well as examples of Toro groundscare models for councils, contractors and landscapers. Added to this will be compact tractors from TYM. The company says the open day provides the perfect opportunity for customers to look at the latest turfcare maintenance machinery…

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Timberwolf is on track with another market leading chipper

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Introducing the TW 280TFTR 8” There are times when the terrain is rough. Not just awkward or uneven, but seriously off-road. You need to get the chipper to the job, not bring the job to the chipper. If you’re looking for the ground-covering performance and the efficiency and work rate you’ve come to expect from Timberwolf, the TW 280TFTR 8” tracked chipper will get in and get the job done. A tough machine for tough jobs. Timberwolf has been setting new standards in wood chipper manufacture for 30 years. In that time they have amassed a huge amount of research…

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Ariens Company to host Sales Skills 2016

Ariens

Ariens Company is to host a new type of dealer meeting in selected venues around the country. Sales Skills 2016 will focus on selling and product demonstration techniques for Ariens brands, with a series of hands-on seminars based on similar, highly successful events in the US. Recognising that in recent years dealers have had to deal with an ever-changing competitive landscape, Sales Skills 2016 will provide them with proven methods to overcome this problem. This will help establish powerful customer experiences and forge long-term relationships. The proposition Sales Skills 2016 offers to dealers is well-voiced by John Horn, Ariens Senior…

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Etesia launches brush attachment for safe weed removal at SALTEX 2016

Etesia

Etesia will be launching a new weeding brush attachment on stand C050 at IOG SALTEX 2016, which is available for Etesia Hydro 124 models, for the safe removal of moss and weeds without the use of chemicals. If you have weeds, algae or moss on your surface then prevention is preferable and regular sweeping will help to achieve this. The ten-brush MBR 124 gives users an environmentally-friendly alternative to using harmful chemicals. Ideal for use on block paving and tarmac, the 500mm diameter brushes with a working width of 150mm can be simply adjusted to tackle the most stubborn infestation. The brush attachment is fully adjustable for…

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Ransomes to showcase new MP653 XC at SALTEX 2016

Ransomes

Ransomes, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of commercial mowing equipment, will be showcasing its latest addition to the MP Series of wide-area mowers: the MP653 XC. Ransomes will be exhibiting on stand H090 at SALTEX in November. The Ransomes MP 653 XC is the world’s first and only wide area rotary mower with a 4.27m- (14-foot) cutting width, increasing productivity by up to 25% (up to 1 hectare per hour more) over traditional 3.4m- (11-foot) 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…

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A-Plant add new GreenMech woodchippers to their collection

A-Plant

A-Plant is the UK’s largest equipment hire company with over 150 service centres nationwide. Their Garden and landscaping offering boasts some respected customers including The Environment Agency and Balfour Beatty who entrust A-Plant to deliver machinery that fulfils their varied and demanding contracts. For their Arboricultural machinery, A-Plant have recently added a number of new GreenMech woodchippers to their existing arsenal. “We have always carried GreenMech machines so when it was time to invest in some new kit we had no hesitations to go with GreenMech” explains Business Development Manager David Kendall. “We have recently added a number of SAFETrak’s…

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Olympia Tools add a new club hammer to their Roughneck collection

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Olympia Tools, distributor of the Roughneck brand of hand tools and workwear, has created a new addition to its range. The business has extended its striking tool offer with a new, professional club hammer. Just like all other products within the Roughneck range, the new Roughneck Gorilla Club Hammer has been developed with a firm focus on quality, performance and innovation. The new Gorilla Club Hammer has an intelligently designed, shaped steel head which is pointed at one end. This creates a domed face capable of issuing a much higher striking force than what you would achieve with a traditional…

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