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Plant Focus

Sarcococca

Sarcococca

There are plants thoroughly associated with winter: the Christmas tree, of course; the Poinsettia and Hippeastrum, given as presents at Christmas; and after Christmas the heralds of the coming of the spring, the snowdrop. One underrated evergreen, not the holly or the ivy, but the Sarcococca, needs to be more fully appreciated.

Parrotia

Parrotia

Frequently grown as a specimen tree, this genus is valued for its autumn leaf colour, attractive bark and winter flowers, Bethan Norris discovers.

Platanus

Platanus

This tough genus includes trees that can cope with pollution and poor soils but disease and leaf litter are challenges, says Miranda Kimberley.


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PRODUCTS & KIT

Turfcare Product of the Year 2015: The shortlist

Turfcare Product of the Year 2015: The shortlist

The long list of 30 contenders for the WhatKit? Turf Care Product of the Year has been whittled down to a shortlist of eight by the judges, Sally Drury reports.

Buyers' guide - Tree stakes and ties

Buyers' guide - Tree stakes and ties

The size of the planting stock will determine which support system to use, Sally Drury advises.

Market report - Excavators

Market report - Excavators

Having the right equipment is key to efficiency when carrying out ground works, Sally Drury explains.

Gomtaro 270-8/10

A lightweight double-edged saw, that should not easily get stuck in the cut, the Gomtaro 270-8/10 Nidangiri is the latest saw to join the Silky Fox Handsaws line-up.

Stihl MS661 C-M

Stihl MS661 C-M

An advance in forestry's heavy-duty chainsaw class, the MS661 C-M delivers more power and torque than its predecessor, the MS660, but fuel consumption is lower and maintenance is simpler.

Husqvarna 435 series

Husqvarna 435 series

A lightweight yet powerful saw, the 435 series from Husqvarna is an all-rounder for everything from occasional forestry work to pruning trees, cutting firewood and carpentry work.

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Partner Content

Weather forecasts and operational planning should go hand-in-hand for your garden retail business

The first in a series of articles sponsored by the Met Office looks at how garden retailers are affected by the weather and how they can use weather forecasts in their operational planning.

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