August 19, 2017

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How to effectively treat leatherjackets -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Relax in style this summer with iVY and iRIS -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Permeable pathway for Bermondsey roof garden -

Friday, August 18, 2017

House of Fraser’s new department at Rushden Lakes features 48m2 Fytotextile living wall -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Ventrac dealer network grows apace across the UK -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Highlands business sows seeds for growth with UK-wide franchise -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Green-tech out in force to attend a record number of industry events -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Meeting increased demand in tree protection -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

RHS Master of Horticulture award goes global this autumn -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Call for local groups to join new Epping Forest Consultative Committee -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Lucy Edge of Avanti Communications joins Eden Project board -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Mitie’s Tim Howell discusses how technological advances benefit the industry -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Griffin Glasshouses complete one of their largest and most challenging domestic structures in 50-year history -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Gristwood and Toms Lands Acquisition of Foremost Treesurgeons, bolstering turnover by £3M -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

UK artists and practitioners invited to breathe new life into Waltham Forest’s unloved spaces -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched to help popular UK garden residents -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Simon Fraser appointed to HTA Board -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

10 days left for communities to nominate their local heroes -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Choosing the best lopper for the job -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Rolawn hit 160 million -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Bobcat excavators increase power/reliability at Southgold

Bobcat

From internal demolition work to groundworks projects, new Bobcat compact excavators supplied by Authorised Dealer, Bobcat of London, are providing increased power and reliability for Southgold, the South London-based family-run construction company, specialising in both new build and conversion projects throughout the South East of England. Damien Bradley, one of the Directors at Southgold alongside his father and three brothers, said: “All the new Bobcat excavators from 1-6 tonne we have bought from Bobcat of London over the last two years have provided us with greatly increased power and robustness compared to the machines they have replaced. Our operators are…

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GreenMech chippers help Mid Suffolk District Council save money

GreenMech

To meet its arboricultural requirements, Mid Suffolk District Council recently purchased a GreenMech CS100, adding to a QuadChip 160 already in its portfolio. Mid Suffolk is a local government district with the most parishes in Suffolk. In charge of the grounds maintenance and street council teams is operations officer John Buckingham, who in his 24 years has built some fruitful relationships, one of which is with Martin Lucas of GreenMech. Purchased 2 years ago, the QuadChip 160 is used for all tree maintenance works, pruning, felling etc. “It’s a great tool because it means we don’t have to take a lot…

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Ben Burgess to expand turf sales area

Ben Burgess

John Deere’s long serving eastern counties dealership Ben Burgess & Co Ltd will be taking over the trading area currently managed by A J & R Scambler & Sons Ltd of Bourn in Cambridgeshire, with effect from 1 November 2016. After nearly 25 years as a John Deere dealership, Scamblers will be looking to continue working with other manufacturers in the grounds care market. With its headquarters in Norwich and an additional five agricultural and turf outlets in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, Ben Burgess has held the John Deere franchise for 50 years and has been an established grounds care provider…

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Pellenc launches new generation hand-held blower

Pellenc

Five years after the release of the first generation battery-powered hand-held blower Airion 1, Pellenc has launched the Airion 2. The new generation hand-held blower is more powerful, more accurate and more comfortable, based on customer experience feedback. As with the older version, the Airion 2 can be used near noise-sensitive areas such as hospitals, hotels schools, camp sites, town centres, etc. It is also perfectly suitable as a cleaning tool for roads alongside sweepers at any time of the day and works just as effectively as a replacement for the traditional sweeper in towns as it does in parks…

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Mule Tipper Inserts launches ground-breaking new design

Mule Tipper Inserts

Mule Tipper Inserts launches a ground-breaking and innovative new concept which allows everyday pick-up trucks to transform into a Tipper without any bodywork changes. This unique design is the brainchild of three friends with specialist backgrounds in Formula One, metal structural construction and hydraulics. The trio decided to create Mule Tipper Inserts after seeing a similar design in the USA and wanted to bring a version to Europe. Working together, they created various prototypes and re-modelled the concept until reaching the final design we see today, taking just over one year to complete. The simple process works by taking the…

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Pellenc launches Cleanion battery-powered brush

Pellenc

Pellenc has launched the Cleanion, a pedestrian battery-powered brush suitable for removing debris from natural and artificial grass and other hard surfaces. The Pellenc Cleanion is a revolutionary, self-driven brush which is powered by the ULiB battery seen on the rest of the company’s range of tools. With a large working width and a long operating time of battery charge sufficient for demanding professional use, the Cleanion has a range of uses including: Remove debris from grass and hard surfaces. Effective snow broom for clearing streets and paths (with the attachment of a snow blade) Suitable for paths, drives, constructions…

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Cobra championed by Which?

Cobra

The Cobra range of gardening machinery continues to go from strength to strength. Its latest accolade is recognition from the UK’s largest consumer, Which?, who has awarded Cobra’s MX4140V cordless lawnmower the “Best Buy” status. The prestigious Which? Best Buy endorsement is awarded following a series of extensive field tests that identify the best machines based upon cutting prowess of a variety of grass types and lengths; power; ease of use and manoeuvrability. In the verdict Which? stated the MX4140V “does a great job” and scored it an impressive 71%, going on to say that it “cuts well, collects well and…

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Makita introduces new mowers and line trimmers

Makita

Makita’s share of the grounds maintenance market continues to grow, with recent launches including new cordless and mains powered lawn mowers, and cordless and petrol powered line trimmers. The twin 18v (36v) cordless mower now has a 43cm cutting width whilst the 240v mains powered mower with 33cm cutting width cuts closer to walls than previous models.  The latest 18v line trimmer has the motor in the cutting head and the new 24.5cc model is powered by the environmentally friendly MM4 4-stroke engine. The new Makita DLM431 36v push type lawn mower is powered by two 18v Lithium-Ion batteries and…

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A-Plant boosts groundcare fleet with Kubota additions

Kubota

One of the UK’s largest equipment hire companies A-Plant is future-proofing its groundcare hire fleet with the purchase of five new Kubota tractors. A-Plant has purchased Kubota’s mini-excavators for many years as part of its construction hire fleet, but for its latest order, which includes Kubota’s B2650, B3150 and L4240 models, the company welcomes its first fleet of Kubota tractors. The five new additions will complement the company’s existing groundcare fleet, which A-Plant currently supplies to a range of sectors including local authorities, schools, facilities management companies, market gardens, commercial growers as well as others. The decision to choose Kubota over…

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Ariens announces new sales manager for Stens

Ariens

Ariens Company Limited has announced the appointment of Mark Mitchell as the new Stens sales manager for Europe. Stens supplies quality replacement and original parts and accessories to customers worldwide through its international distribution network. Reintroducing the Stens replacement parts product range to UK dealers and establishing Stens as a ‘Parts Partner’ will be Mark’s primary undertaking. Stens carries thousands of outdoor power tool products including blades, belts, filters, saw chains and bars as well as mower parts, lubricants and tools. “Over the coming months I want to establish a range of parts that is suited to the UK and…

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