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February 22, 2018

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RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018 highlights announced -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Mayor of London and L&Q to invest £500m in Barking Riverside -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Innovative new equipment from Sutcliffe Play -

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Andrew Wilson and Gavin McWilliam to focus on separate ventures -

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Masterplanners appointed for Stonedale regeneration plan -

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Collectors Garden at RHS Malvern Spring Festival -

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Kubota UK launches new B Series compact tractors -

Monday, February 19, 2018

Registration opens for The Chelsea Fringe 2018 -

Monday, February 19, 2018

New directors appointed as Glendale announces restructure -

Monday, February 19, 2018

Alan Titchmarsh teams up with Beth Chatto Educational Trust for charity fundraiser -

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Cheltenham High Street improvements begin this summer -

Saturday, February 17, 2018

LDA Design to deliver a Big Town Plan for Shrewsbury -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Mayor’s £6m fund to boost green spaces & reduce plastic waste -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Get your hands dirty with an RHS apprenticeship -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Kubota UK launches new zero turn ride-on mower -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Piet Oudolf at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2018 -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

RAF100 Centenary Garden seeks sponsors -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Show of resilience from invasives experts at industry conference -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Celebrating business success: The Pro Landscaper Business Awards 2017 -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Palmstead Nurseries launches new staff training academy -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

John Deere celebrating half a century of quality lawn equipment

John Deere

John Deere celebrates its 50th anniversary as a lawn equipment manufacturer at the 2013 RHS Chelsea Flower Show in London in May. John Deere entered this new market in 1963 in the US, with the production of its first lawn tractor at the Horicon Works factory in Wisconsin. The model 110’s four-stroke petrol engine produced 7hp. Since then, the product range has grown steadily and now includes a comprehensive choice of domestic lawn and professional turf equipment for homeowners, commercial customers, groundsmen and greenkeepers. An original 110 can be seen at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History in…

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Why the new Solo chainsaws are smooth operators

Solo

German manufacturer Solo specialises in producing professional-use chainsaws to the highest standards, with an emphasis on both performance and operator comfort. But its new and improved 651C and 656C medium-duty chainsaws benefit from an even smoother operation, thanks to the inclusion of new pistons and cylinders to further reduce vibration. Perfect for groundscare and forestry professionals working on local authority landscapes, private estates, the golf course or in wooded settings, the 651C and 656C models also benefit from a light weight of just 5.4kg and improved ergonomics. Users will particularly appreciate the new starter handle shape and comfortable front handle…

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Spaldings launch loading ramps for groundcare equipment

Spaldings

Spaldings yesterday announced the introduction of a wide selection of aluminium loading ramps to their groundcare product range. With options such as curved, straight and folding, a multitude of different machine loading applications are now accommodated for. All Spaldings aluminium loading ramps are fully TUV certified and therefore tested to the highest EU standards. Ramps are also tested in house by the manufacturer and supplied with 2 year warranty before dispatch to ensure that only the highest quality product is supplied. With the large range of sizes available it is possible to identify which ramps are best suited for each…

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New Expanded Backhoe Attachment Range from Bobcat

Bobcat

Bobcat has unveiled a new expanded family of backhoe attachments for the company’s compact loader range.  For the first time, the range now offers a choice of three different types of backhoe distinguished by the system used to mount them on the loaders, comprising a Bob-Tach mounted backhoe, a centre-mounted backhoe and several side-shift backhoe models. All the backhoes are designed to be operated from within the cab for increased comfort and safety for the operator. They also feature easy-to-use controls for precise, smooth movements and reduced operator fatigue. Bobcat backhoe attachments help to increase the versatility of compact loaders…

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Rugby Centre of Excellence Select Complete Weed Control for Total Weed Control

Complete Weed Control

The £4 million WRU National Centre of Excellence, which provides training facilities for the Welsh rugby team, Cardiff Blues, Cardiff City FC and the Welsh FA at the Vale Resort near Cardiff, South Wales has selected Complete Weed Control (South Wales) for its selective weed control maintenance programme ensuring the resort and two golf courses are always in pristine condition. The state-of-the-art resort provides the best available pitches and training facilities on both natural and artificial surfaces for specialist and personal training at the highest level. Simon Heal, Head of sportsturf and estates at the Vale Resort explained that working…

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Bavarian Bobcat Unleashed at bauma 2013 Exhibition

Bobcat

Bobcat and Doosan presented a true eye-catcher in Munich on their joint stand at the bauma 2013 Exhibition, the largest and perhaps the most impressive trade fair in the world. The companies unleashed a special version of the Bobcat T590 compact tracked loader finished in a white and blue lozenge colour scheme and a striking black lion that parallel the colours and objects in the Bavaria state flag and coat arms. Part of the new 500 platform of Bobcat compact loaders being premiered at the show, the ‘Bavarian’ machine reinforces Bobcat and Doosan’s ongoing commitment to bauma and the region….

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BTME to be even BIGGA for 2014

Following the success of last year’s show BIGGA are gearing up for a huge BTME 2014, as it returns to a four hall exhibition with the world’s major machinery manufacturers preparing to head to Harrogate. The Harrogate International Centre is sure to be bustling next January with the likes of John Deere, Toro and Ransomes Jacobsen joining Kubota, RECO and New Holland at BTME 2014. Many of last year’s happy exhibitors are also returning with many increasing their stand space. After a surge of early bookings over 85% of stands are already reserved with eager companies determined to showcase their…

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Spring finance for John Deere mowers

John Deere

John Deere Financial has announced two new spring finance programmes for UK customers, covering the John Deere 2500B triplex greens mower and the 2500E electric hybrid model, as well as the commercial 997 zero-turn mower. With the first, interest free scheme, golf clubs and other business customers may order a new 2500B or 2500E greens cylinder mower from John Deere dealers at any time from now until 31st May 2013, with no need to start payments until October 2013. The terms are for 0 + 6 quarterly payments at 0% finance. The second scheme also runs until the end of…

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Turf Equipment at IOG SALTEX

IOG Saltex

Ransomes Jacobsen, The Grass Group, D J Turfcare, Dennis & Sisis and BLEC Global are just some of the market-leading machinery and equipment suppliers that will be demonstrating a host of turf maintenance products – many of them new – to visitors at this year’s IOG SALTEX open space management show. IOG SALTEX event director Jon Gibson says the event (Windsor Racecourse, September 3-5) already has more than 120 exhibitors. According to Richard Comely, director of marketing and product management at Ransomes Jacobsen: “We are returning to IOG SALTEX with an impressive display of equipment, as well as dedicated demonstration…

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SISIS Autoslit Helps Golf Course Stay Open All-Year-Round

SISIS

Compacted and waterlogged golf and bowls greens in Norwich are now a thing of the past after local grounds maintenance provider, Waveney Norse (based in Lowestoft) recently invested in a SISIS Autoslit. Aeration is a key process to improve drainage, reduce turf compacting, thatch build up and boost the health of the grass. The SISIS Autoslit is a pedestrian powered deep slitter for use on fine or outfield turf and produces excellent underground cultivation due to the angle of the tines. Its simple design requires little maintenance for the operator – another key factor in Waveney Norse’s purchase decision. Richard…

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