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June 19, 2018

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British bred and grown Veronica hoping for a win -

Friday, June 15, 2018

The Flower Bus via RHS Garden Harlow Carr Flower Show -

Friday, June 15, 2018

New Etesia fleet for Greenfingers -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show to showcase the best of grow your own -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

London’s Limmo Peninsula enhanced by Wildflower Meadow -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Bradstone features in medal winning garden at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Perennial launches online budgeting tool to help manage finances -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Battling skin cancer after a decade in landscaping -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Darlington’s Cocker Beck receives TLC from Husqvarna -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Makita launch two BL LXT Linetrimmers and Dual-Purpose Grass Shears -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Record numbers gaining the RHS’s most prestigious qualification -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Preview: National Plant Show and Nursery Supply Show -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Brian Herbert on the BALI Leadership in Action Development Course -

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

International call for ideas to re-imagine London’s Grosvenor Square -

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

HTA National Plant Show exhibitors all sign up to responsible sourcing statement -

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Vertical bar metal railings installed at Windy Arbor Primary in Solihull -

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trees on farms essential to improve environmental protection post Brexit -

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

TOPSOIL attracts prestigious customers for its task-specific products -

Monday, June 11, 2018

All new product line introduced by iGRASS -

Monday, June 11, 2018

INNSA guidance assisting buyers of Japanese knotweed remediation services -

Monday, June 11, 2018

Council partnership partners with Allett

Local authority partnership, Adur and Worthing Councils, has taken delivery of 14 new Allett pedestrian mowers to maintain sports surfaces and parks located throughout the area served by the two West Sussex councils. Selected following thorough examination by council supervisors and staff of the mower options available to them, the Allett mowers chosen consist of eight Tournament 24s and six Buffalo 24s, all supplied through tender-winning dealer, P Tuckwell Ltd, in association with Allett’s local area dealer, AMP Services of Hove. The requirement for a large number of new Allett mowers to be delivered ready for the 2013 season was…

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Dennis and SISIS choose Fusion Media to Handle PR Account

Dennis and SISIS, divisions of the Howardson Group, a leading British manufacturer of innovative world class turf maintenance equipment, has announced a new strategic partnership with Fusion Media (Europe) Limited that will include working together on a variety of PR and digital media projects for both brands. In order to intensify its communication and public relations message and as part of its overall strategy designed to reinforce its presence in the marketplace, Dennis and SISIS decided to call on the services of Fusion Media to handle all PR, media relations and social media activities. For the last 90 years Dennis…

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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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