Buyers' Guides

Expert advice from Sally Drury on how to choose and buy horticultural equipment for landscaping, sports turf maintenance, parks, green spaces, amenity turf and botanic and historic gardens. How to choose tractors, mowers, chainsaws, hedgecutters and other machinery for fuel efficiency, fast work cycles, low maintenance overheads, green fuel options and operator comfort.
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Buyers' guide - Horticultural fabrics

Buyers' guide - Horticultural fabrics

A wide range of benefits and cost savings can be secured by using appropriate fabrics, says Sally Drury.

Buyers' guide - Blowers, vacs & sweepers

Buyers' guide - Blowers, vacs & sweepers

Having the right machine to clear away debris can save you a lot of time and effort, Sally Drury explains.

Buyers' guide - Tractors

Buyers' guide - Tractors

Vibration levels, implements and working conditions are key considerations, Sally Drury explains.

Buyers' guide - Chainsaws

Buyers' guide - Chainsaws

Your experience and training are key factors when it comes to choosing a chainsaw, Sally Drury explains.

How to buy - Pots and containers

How to buy - Pots and containers

Working through an enormous range of options is key to finding the right products, Sally Drury explains.

Buyers' guide - Brushcutters

Buyers' guide - Brushcutters

The terrain and nature of the job will dictate which machine you should be using, Sally Drury explains.

Buyers' guide - Woodchippers

Buyers' guide - Woodchippers

Arborists, landscapers and grounds-maintenance teams can put chippers to good use, says, Sally Drury.

Buyers' guide - Polytunnels

Buyers' guide - Polytunnels

Many factors must be considered to ensure optimum protection for your crops, Sally Drury explains.

Buyers' Guide - Horticultural fabrics

Buyers' Guide - Horticultural fabrics

From crop protection to insulation, there is a material to meet every horticultural need, says Sally Drury.

Buyers' Guide - Blowers and sweepers

Buyers' Guide - Blowers and sweepers

Sally Drury looks at blowers and sweepers that can be handheld, pushed, vehicle-mounted or towed.

How to buy - Tractors

How to buy - Tractors

Tasks, tools and power must all be considered before heading to a dealer, Sally Drury explains

How to buy - Street furniture

How to buy - Street furniture

Manufacturers are offering greater choice and more environmentally friendly products, Sally Drury finds.

How to buy - Chainsaws

How to buy - Chainsaws

The latest models will cover a wide variety of different professional tasks, Sally Drury finds.

How to buy - Pots and containers

How to buy - Pots and containers

Bright colours and bold printing are helping retailers to sell more plants, Sally Drury finds.

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