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May 26, 2018

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American Hardwood Export Council and Waugh Thistleton Architects collaborate with ARUP on landmark pavilion -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Summer celebration of art, creativity and imagination at Borde Hill Garden -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Special RHS Chelsea award winners revealed -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Stihl expands Viking range of petrol mowers -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Celebrating the benefits of plants with The Great Escape industry exhibit -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Plant of the Year and Product of the Year revealed at RHS Chelsea -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

HTA makes two big appointments -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Timotay Landscapes shortlisted for APL Avenue Show Garden competition -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Love Your Garden: NHS Special -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Alan Titchmarsh presents Griffin Glasshouses’ donation to the National Garden Scheme -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Capel Manor’s ’50 Shades of Gold’ garden wins Gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Bernhard’s Nurseries enjoy success at Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Countrywide Grounds landscapes new garden to provide respite for patients at Alderney Hospital -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Myeloma UK Garden by John Everiss wins Silver-Gilt at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Lemon Tree Trust Refugee Garden wins Silver-Gilt at Chelsea -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Hat trick of awards for Landform Consultants at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

10 design trends at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show from SGD members -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pro Landscaper Chelsea Blogs: Lisa’s first blog, but not her first Chelsea -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pro Landscaper Chelsea Blogs: Max’s outlook -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pro Landscaper Chelsea Blogs: Abbie’s first experience -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

TORO MVP PACKS – SUMMER LIFE-SAVERS FOR HARD-WORKING FLEETS

Toro

When money’s tight and time is at a premium, it’s tempting to run your turf equipment harder and longer without proper maintenance. But this can lead to poor performance or even threaten its life, with costly early replacement a real possibility.This is where Toro’s MVP Packs can be a real life-saver. From kits for rebuilding rollers and replacing hydraulic hoses to overhauling cutting units, MVP Packs with genuine Toro parts protect your equipment and keep you working all summer long. These handy packs provide all that’s needed to complete a routine servicing or special repair task – interval maintenance kits…

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Polaris Ranger 800 – smaller chassis, bigger heart

Polaris

The new Polaris Ranger 800 has a chassis that is smaller than full size Rangers, making it easier to manoeuvre, park and store. But that doesn’t mean this Ranger is any less capable of getting the toughest jobs done. At its heart is an 800 Twin Electronic Fuel Injection Engine with 50hp delivering big power in a midsize chassis. Big enough in fact to give you a 1,250 lb/566 kg of towing capacity to tow trailers and wheeled equipment with ease, and a top speeds of 55mph. Because you most probably need to get to the most inaccessible places the…

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BLEC machines at Plantworx with Stoneleigh demonstration team

Blec

BLEC Global, manufacturers and suppliers of specialised landscaping and Turfcare equipment offering a wide range of machinery for landscape maintenance contractors, have a full demonstration team and range of machines on show at Plantworx (May 14-16), Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.  Organised by the CEA (Construction Equipment Association) the show will be the UK’s largest ‘working’ construction event covering more than 100,000 square metres and the first show of its kind since the final SED in 2009. They have two stands  – a static site at G47B and demonstration site opposite at G32B. Among the machines being demonstrated will be Cultipack Seeders, Power…

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Pellenc Announce Extended Warranty for Helion Hedgecutter and Battery

Pellenc

To celebrate its 40th Birthday, Pellenc is offering to extend the warranty for an additional year on the Helion hedge trimmer and battery purchased at the same time. With over 10 years of experience in lithium-ion batteries, the company is seeking to strengthen their position and expertise in battery technology. Pellenc is the pioneer in environmentally-friendly battery-power tools for the landscaping, local authority and groundcare market. This extended warranty applies to Pellenc batteries as long as the battery is purchased simultaneously with the trimmer (Pellenc Battery: ULB 400, ULB 70P, ULB 1100 and POLY5) through the UK distributor Etesia UK….

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Makita MM4 Back-Pack Blowers selected by Countrywide from Ernest Doe & Sons

Makita

Makita 4-stroke back-pack blowers have been ordered by national grounds care contractor Countrywide Grounds Maintenance for a major new municipal authority contract in Essex. The performance and green credentials of the Makita BBX7600 have convinced Countrywide to equip their grounds maintenance teams with the latest Makita blower. Seven of the 76cc MM4 powered blowers have been supplied by Ernest Doe & Sons, the major grounds care machinery distributor with 19 branches across Southern England. The order has been secured by the Fulborn, Cambridge branch of Ernest Doe & Sons after a thorough performance trial by Countrywide. “The Makita back-pack blower…

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The ARB Show promises a great day out

arb show

More than 60 trade stands have already been filled at the ARB Show 2013 – offering a great choice of specialist products and services for arborists and anyone with an interest in professional tree care.  And with just weeks to go before this major trade show, a programme of competitions and demos is also lining up, giving visitors even more reason to come to the ARB Show. 14 and 15 June are key days in the tree care sector calendar – as literally hundreds of arborists gather at their major annual trade show.  The ARB Show in Cirencester, Gloucestershire is ‘the’ place…

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PSD Groundscare excited about launching NEW GZC range of combi-seeders by ELIET

Eilet

PSD Groundscare are excited about the prospects of launching another innovative product from ELIET of Belgium the NEW GZC range of combi-seeders.  ELIET are an innovation-driven company, and has built its expertise over 30 years for both the private and professional users. The introduction of these machines to the UK offers the UK landscaper a new lower cost solution to growing the perfect lawn. SOWING – The art of Lawn construction One of the recurring needs of every homeowner, landscaper or keeper of public spaces, is to develop a beautiful green lawn.  Traditionally in the UK this has been done…

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Ransomes Jacobsen now offering new Turfco Triwave 40 trailed overseeder

Ransomes Jacobsen

Ransomes Jacobsen, the distributor of Turfco products in the UK and Europe, is now offering the new TriWave™ 40 trailed overseeder. This new model, which can be towed behind a utility vehicle, quad bike, bunker rake or tractor, provides versatility and easiest operation of any overseeder on the market. Unlike other overseeders, Turfco’s TriWave 40 quickly attaches to most turf vehicles making it convenient and efficient to use. In minutes the seeder can be attached and ready to use, eliminating the typical hassle associated with setting up a seeder. Once ready, the TriWave 40 can overseed and spot seed a…

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Fuelling a safer environment

Fuelling

Vehicles, plant and machinery all need fuelling and on site fuel needs safe storage in bunded diesel and bio-diesel tanks. Then you need an integrated pump, hose and automatic cut-off nozzle, often with a flow meter and filter incorporated in the fuel management system to log and control the fuel being used. Dispensing the fuel also calls for equipment to be contained in an area of the tank that offers protection against accidental spillage and overall you’re looking for complete environmental compliance. Southern Tank Services offer a supply and installation facility backed by many years of experience. In fact, they…

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Landscape Contractor Chooses Etesia for all Grass Cutting operations

Etesia

Designed to meet the rigours of a wide variety of commercial grass cutting applications, The Etesia Pro 46 pedestrian rotary mower is specified by contractors who want to profit from grass cutting. Reliability of mowing equipment is essential for this work which is why one Sussex landscape contractor chooses Etesia for all grass cutting operations. Green Grass Services, set up by John Vincent five years ago, specialises in grass cutting and landscape maintenance in the south east of England. In over 30 years of working within the industry John says that there isn’t a pedestrian mower he hasn’t used. The…

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