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April 22, 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

Ransomes Jacobsen offering new Turfco widespin 1550 top dresser

Turfco

Ransomes Jacobsen, the distributor of Turfco products in the UK and Europe, is now offering the all-new WideSpin 1550 top dresser. The 1550 is the most advanced addition to Turfco’s WideSpin family, offering unprecedented control and precision. It features more capacity, easier hopper loading, programmable presets, rate calculation and a wider range of applications. The new hydraulic system and spinner design of the patented WideSpin technology provides more versatility, delivering a consistent, even spread. Operators can now switch between a new, superlight application to ultra-heavy, and everything in between. A new electronic controller also makes adjusting the application rates simple….

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Etesia PRO46 Pedestrian Mowers Remain Local Authorities First Choice

Etesia

Nottingham City Council has taken delivery of eight new Etesia PRO46 pedestrian mowers to maintain the large parks located throughout the area, which brings the fleet size to over 40 mixed Etesia machines in all. Selected following a thorough demonstration process by council supervisors and staff, the Etesia commercial walk-behind mowers were chosen to maintain a wide range of facilities including parks, gardens, traffic islands and other open green spaces. Nottingham City has a historic network of open and green spaces with over 20% of the City’s total land area made up of accessible, open and green spaces. These spaces…

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Trimax widest turf roller mower in Europe returns to TGA Turf Show

Trimax

The widest commercially available rotary roller mower in Europe will be put through its paces on the Trimax demonstration plot at the 2013 TGA Turf Show, being hosted by Fineturf, Carlton Scroop, Grantham, Lincolnshire, on Tuesday 9 July. Shown for the first time at the 2011 event, the Trimax X-WAM extra-wide area roller mower has achieved great success with North American turf growers over the past two years due to its exceptional cutting quality and the high workrates produced by the mower’s 10.4m cutting width. Maintaining an average forward speed of 6mph, typical output across large, unrestricted areas of regularly-maintained…

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Since it’s time to trim the hedges… The Eliet Cameleon M

Eliet

The Cameleon M is an ELIET innovation, combining a compact lawn vacuum with an optional shredder unit. This machine is ideal for the individual user and can be used in virtually any landscaping situation such as clearing away leaves, trimming hedges, pruning flowers, and other similar tasks. In addition, equestrian centres also use this machine for keeping stables tidy; and it has come in handy for hotels, resorts, schools, and large businesses needing quick, efficient removal of all types of debris. The handle attached to the suction hose is ergonomically designed for the user, with a front swivel caster for…

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Recycling lawnmowers – the facts

lawnmowers

Recycling (mulching) lawnmowers are the norm in America and many other parts of the world, but only just beginning to catch on in the UK. So what’s the deal? There are many advantages to using a recycling mower: it reduces garden waste, saves on mowing time, improves the quality of the grass and it’s better for the environment too. US company Toro – a leader in turf care worldwide – offers specialist recycling mowers incorporating the patented Toro Recycler® technology. These mowers repeatedly chop the grass clippings into tiny pieces and force them back into the turf where they decompose…

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Sherriff Amenity and Bowcom Create Formidable Partnership

Sherriff

Sherriff Amenity has entered into a unique partnership with Bowcom, to sell market and develop line marking products exclusively throughout the United Kingdom. The agreement will see the national Sherriff Amenity Sales team promoting and selling Bowcom products, while the two companies will work together to develop line marking solutions and line marking applicators for the amenity turf sector. With the Bowcom partnership in place Sherriff Amenity can now offer its customers the same knowledge and advice in line marking for which it has been renowned for in seed, fertilisers and chemicals, while the close nature of the partnership means…

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Gavin Jones Group take delivery of new John Deere machinery

Gavin Jones

Following the successful five year Grounds Maintenance contract with Aspire Defence Services Ltd, Gavin Jones Ltd recently renewed this to a Partnership status and a 29 year Evergreen Contract. Gavin Jones made an £1.8m investment into the contract through new John Deere machinery.  Chosen for its exceptional quality this fleet reflects the high quality nature of the Gavin Jones company. The Aspire contract maintains four Army garrisons across seven sites at Aldershot and Salisbury Plain, employing 70 men to cover the requirements. “For Gavin Jones to be able to provide the service across the Garrison towns we need exceptional and…

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LATEST CUSHMAN UTILITY VEHICLE STARS IN SUFFOLK POLICE ROADSHOW

Cushman

Rural crime prevention initiative uses new 1600XD-R utility vehicle Ipswich, Suffolk (May 29, 2013) A Cushman 1600XD-R utility vehicle in full police livery including blue flashing beacons, will be featured in Suffolk Constabulary’s rural crime prevention initiative across the county this summer. Distributed by local turf maintenance equipment manufacturer, Ransomes Jacobsen, the utility vehicle replaces a fully liveried tractor, used to promote crime reduction messages at county-wide events last year. Supplied by the local Ernest Doe branch at Marlesford, the 1600XD-R will act as a hook to attract the attention of members of the public at trade shows, county fairs,…

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Toro machinery selected for the Oaks Golf Centre

Toro

Here’s The Oaks Golf Centre greenkeeping team celebrating the arrival of their new Toro machinery with distributor Lely UK and dealer John Shaw Machinery. Phillip Benn, course manager at the Surrey golf venue, recently took delivery of a 15-strong Toro fleet after switching from a competitor machinery make to a five-year Toro exclusivity deal. The new mowers now tending to the 27-hole parkland course, which is known for its oak trees, include two Greensmaster TriFlex Hybrid 3420s, two Reelmaster 5510-Ds and 3100-Ds, and a Groundsmaster 4300-D, 4500-D and 360. Phillip also counts a Workman MDX-D utility vehicle, a ProCore 648…

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Kioti launches 8 new tractor models in 2013

Kioti

Tractor manufacturer Kioti are in the process of launching 8 new models and 19 new variants of tractors into the groundscare market. From May 2013, the range will be subject to some exciting changes. The first to be launched is the Kioti CK2810 compact tractor, brought in to replace the CK22 and CK27 products, which have been discontinued. John Walls, Managing Director of Reco, importer of the Kioti products into the UK told Joe Wilkinson, Equipment Editor of Pro Landscaper, ‘We needed these new models now because the CK22 and CK27’s aren’t being made anymore and we have run out…

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