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April 22, 2018

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The Chelsea Fringe – One month to go -

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Ahead of ‘Hens & Garden’s, horticulturist advocates keeping rarer breeds  -

Friday, April 20, 2018

BALI CEO supports Scottish Horticulture Action Plan -

Friday, April 20, 2018

Green-tech launches new spring catalogue -

Friday, April 20, 2018

The numbers behind an award-winning Chelsea Flower Show garden -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Is the gender pay gap an issue within landscaping? -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Outdoor Creations continues growth -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The chainsaw of the future -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

University College Dublin’s Future Campus International Design Competition shortlist announced -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Celebrate Life without Walls at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Great Escape industry exhibit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Gillespies to put ‘the Garden’ into Ebbsfleet Garden City -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

First look at Macmillan’s RHS Chatsworth Legacy Garden -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Capel Manor College scoops Best in Show at Ascot Spring Garden Show -

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tim O’Hare Associates completes Soil Resource Survey RHS Wisley -

Monday, April 16, 2018

BALI to launch Professional Designer Webinar Series -

Sunday, April 15, 2018

The “live outdoors” Partnership -

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Nurseries unveil new environmentally friendly bags at Hall Place Plant Fair -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Countrywide Grounds teams up with Perfectly Green -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Alan Titchmarsh to open exhibition to mark Humphry Repton bicentenary -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Makita tools help finalists of APL WorldSkills UK

WorldSkills

The UK’s largest skills show held at the NEC Birmingham, 17 – 19 November, included the final of the APL WorldSkills UK competition in Landscaping, organised by the Association of Professional Landscapers, designed to select Britain’s entrants to the WorldSkills Competition in Russia in 2019. Makita, one of Britain’s leading professional power tool manufacturers, has supported this competition for a number of years and has provided a comprehensive inventory of drills, impact drivers, mitre saws and petrol disc cutters. This year the seven finalists used Makita tools during the two and a half day landscape garden build. The test piece…

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Iseki TG series of medium range tractors

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Iseki, renowned manufacturer of groundcare tractors and mowers, has introduced a new series of TG tractors, ideal for municipal and grounds maintenance applications as well as light agricultural use. The new range of tractors will be showcased at LAMMA 2017 at the East of England Showground in Peterborough. Iseki mowers and tractors are distributed in the U.K and Europe by Ransomes Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of turf maintenance equipment. The new TG6 series, which replaces the TG5, features a range of four compact tractors – the TG6370 IQ, TG6400 HST, TG6490 IQ, TG6490 HST, TG6620 HST and TG6670 HST. The…

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Husqvarna updates full range of Personal Protective clothing

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Husqvarna — one of the world’s leading producers of forest, park and garden products — makes updates to its entire range of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for professionals and demanding users, allowing them improved protection and comfort. Out of the range, Technical Extreme receives a major update that improves protection without sacrificing mobility. Husqvarna Technical Extreme gets a great new feature in this update: Tech-Knee. Technical Extreme is Husqvarna’s ultimate range of protective clothing, made especially for professionals who work in the toughest environments on a daily basis. With Tech-Knee technology, Technical Extreme now grants professionals enhanced saw protection, thanks…

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Pellenc launches smart Battery Park Management

Pellenc

Pellenc has announced the launch of an intelligent smart Battery Park Management (BMS) system, which will allow users to charge up to ten batteries simultaneously. With Pellenc tools having gained popularity over the past six years since they were launched, Etesia UK – the official UK and Ireland distributor – has found that users are now using multiple batteries that require recharging overnight, as Les Malin, operations director explains: “When operators previously used multiple batteries, it meant having a series of chargers all requiring individual 13amp sockets on a bench taking up valuable space but also using unsafe extension leads…

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Ego expands product offering with new multitool

Ego

The EGO Power+ range launched under two years ago and has already established itself as a specialist in battery powered garden machinery. In such a small amount of time, this new brand’s industry-leading cordless system has made a massive impact, and changed the sector forever. This success is largely attributed to the brand’s innovative and ground-breaking battery technology, as well as stylish and striking product design, and unrivalled capability that has all the power of petrol. Whilst other brands have introduced battery options, EGO Power+ remains the only brand to consist solely of battery products. As part of its new…

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Timberwolf launches new compact chipper

Timberwolf

The ‘entry level’ Timberwolf has always been a huge seller. For some it’s their first chipper; for some who only use them occasionally, or for lighter jobs, it’s a vital piece of their armoury. For others, it’s all they can tow on a normal license. Whatever the reason for buying, these entry level compact chippers have always been hugely popular, hugely capable machines. Small size, big appetite. It uses the largest commercial V-twin that Honda produces and has a cutaway funnel top so you can get more in. It will chew up almost anything that’s thrown at it. But the…

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Kubota introduces 0% finance offer across RTV range

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Kubota UK, a leading manufacturer of agricultural, groundcare and construction machinery solutions, has introduced a 0% finance offer across its full range of utility vehicles. Kubota’s RTV range – which includes the RTV-X900, RTV400, RTV500 and RTV1140 – delivers the perfect blend of power, versatility and functionality, whether you’re hauling heavy loads or negotiating steep hills. These robust machines are developed with industry-leading technology and built to take on any job or terrain, delivering excellent acceleration, optimum traction and unrivalled hill control, thanks to Kubota’s advanced transmission technology. The RTV-X900 and RTV1140 also boasts Kubota’s hydrostatic steering for responsive off-road…

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Husqvarna unveils global report on urban parks 2030

husqvarna

Husqvarna, a world leader in outdoor power products, unveils a global survey on urban parks and green spaces in 2030. The survey results from landscaping architecture students in 15 countries points to the growth of green spaces in urban areas in size and importance, maintained with the support of sensors, robotics, drones and citizens. To explore the report findings, Husqvarna is setting up a robotic pilot to calculate sustainability and productivity gains, and help in the quest to collect data for sustainability research. Given urbanization, sustainability and the rapid development of technology, what will the future urban park look like…

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Kubota and Lloyd Ltd team up to support local charity conservation group

Kubota

Kubota UK has teamed up with Lloyd Ltd, one of Kubota’s groundcare machinery dealers in the north of England, to support a local charity that is creating a sustainable conservation site in North Yorkshire. The Wakefield District Badger Group is a registered charity run by a small group of enthusiastic volunteers whose primary aim is the protection and conservation of badgers.  The group is currently undertaking a flagship project to create a wildlife conservation area and approached Kubota and Lloyds for support. Paul Hayward, group secretary for Wakefield District Badger Group, commented: “It’s the first time our charity has had…

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Makita supports innovative Lake District rural apprentice scheme

Makita

Makita is providing support for an innovative apprenticeship scheme that will provide a comprehensive grounding in rural maintenance techniques to six young people in the Lake District. Organised by the Rusland Valley and Fells Landscape Partnership, and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, the three year apprenticeship is designed to develop vital practical skills and the knowledge required for a career in the rural sector. With additional support from Makita UK, Electricity North West and local hardware distributor, Thomas Graham, the six new apprentices will be working throughout the south Lakeland landscape assisting with woodland restoration, wildlife conservation and heritage…

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