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February 21, 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

Motorcycles and mowers: Husqvarna’s pioneering spirit

From Steve McQueen’s prized Husqvarna 400 Cross motorcycle to Automowers that practically do the gardening for you, Husqvarna is still inventing innovative products. Peace and contemplation; for many people, these are the secret joys of lawnmowing. It is ironic, then, that Husqvarna, the world’s largest manufacturers of outdoor power products, started out in 1689 producing muskets for the Swedish army. The precision engineering skills needed for weapons production were gradually put to more peaceful use. The machinery that had produced the Swedish Army’s new rifle in the mid-1800s turned out to be ideal for producing treadle sewing machines. Pans, stoves,…

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ELIET: Aeration, Scarifiying, and Overseeing

PSD Groundscare the UK distributor for ELIET Europe of Belgium, are excited about the prospects of developing the ELIET brand in the UK.  ELIET, an innovation-driven company, has built its expertise over 30 years for both the private and professional user alike. THERE’S MONEY IN THE MOSS … HOW TO GET IT OUT? Our current climate allows moss to grow quickly in the spring, suffocating the lawn as a result. Dethatching or scarifying has become a common and natural way of caring for the lawn. Scarifying is a fast and efficient way to remove the majority of the moss and…

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TimeMaster (TM) – New 30″ Extra-Wide Walk-Behind Mower from Toro

The Toro TimeMaster™ is a new 76cm/30″ mower designed with the look and feel of a typical walk-behind mower, but with the cutting width of a small ride-on. Designed for homeowners with large lawns, the extra wide yet lightweight cutting deck features a twin-blade cutting system and allows lawns to be cut up to 40% faster than using a standard 53cm walk-behind. The TimeMaster™ is surprisingly manoeuvrable; its weight distribution making it easy to mow round trees and landscaping features. Other clever features include Toro’s innovative Automatic Drive System, which adapts to the user’s walking speed and takes all the…

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Gator gets a makeover

Following customer feedback, John Deere has introduced a number of additional new features on the XUV 855D Gator 4×4 utility vehicle for 2013. These include a digital instrument cluster, a bigger capacity 55A alternator and a much larger 27.6-litre fuel tank, to enable longer working days. The dash-mounted instrument cluster displays the odometer, ground speed, fuel level and coolant temperature, engine rpm, a clock and the four-wheel drive indicator. It can be adjusted for different tyre sizes to ensure that the ground speed is accurately shown, particularly when using sprayer or spreader attachments, or driving on the road. Engine braking…

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Come and Visit Tracmaster’s Showroom in Burgess Hill

Online, on the phone and now in person, Tracmaster continues to expand the options available to customers with the launch of its new showroom.  A convenient way for groundcare professionals to come and discuss machinery needs, the showroom will display the company’s complete range of landscaping and groundcare machines and equipment, while Tracmaster’s friendly and knowledgeable staff will be on hand to provide technical information and advice. One of the country’s foremost independent manufacturers and suppliers in this sector, Tracmaster’s flagship BCS and CAMON brands are the preferred choice for numerous landscapers, local authorities, hire companies, greenkeepers, conservationists, smallholders and…

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Polaris introducing flat-proof “airless” tires

For years, pneumatic tires – the kind you fill with air – have been a burr in the side of the ATV industry. Even on short excursions over rocky terrain a popped tire is not unexpected, and they often occur far from home. Now, off-road vehicle specialist Polaris plans to debut a consumer version of an “airless” Non-Pneumatic Tire (NPT) by early next year. Made from a proprietary plastic, the NPT replaces the conventional tire carcass with a flexible web. “The tire works very similar to a bicycle wheel, where the load is carried in tension across the top of…

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Mowers for all reasons

What do regularly mown areas, dense vegetation, a UTV, ATV or 4×4 most likely have in common? The answer if you’re an estate owner, contractor, small farm or stud is probably a versatile mower you can easily hitch behind your utility vehicle and cover the ground quickly. With fifty years of manufacturing behind them the chances are you will find a Wessex AR series rotary mower or an AF/AFC flail is the mower of choice as both have proved to be top sellers over the years. If your need is pasture topping or cutting fine turf the Wessex AR is…

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Hayter Mowers now have the greenest engines

Premium lawnmower manufacturer Hayter have been working together with engine specialists Briggs & Stratton to introduce a range of ‘greener’ engines onto many models in the Hayter mower range, including the Harrier 48 and 56 Pro machines which are so popular with landscapers and contractors. The new EcoPlus™ engines offer reduced exhaust emissions that are at least 25% lower than current European exhaust standards. As a result of changes to fuel tanks walls, fuel lines, gaskets and seals plus a new anti-venting petrol cap, the evaporative emissions performance is improved by up to 51%. Mowers with the new engines are…

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