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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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Latest Buyers' Guides

Buyers' guide - tractors

Buyers' guide - tractors

02 July 2014

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

 
 
Buyers' guide - Chainsaws

Buyers' guide - Chainsaws

22 May 2014

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

16 May 2014

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

 
 
Buyers' guide - Brushcutters

Buyers' guide - Brushcutters

21 March 2014

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

 
 
Buyers' guide - Woodchippers

Buyers' guide - Woodchippers

25 October 2013

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

 
 
Buyers' guide - Polytunnels

Buyers' guide - Polytunnels

05 September 2013

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

 
 
Buyers' Guide - Horticultural fabrics

Buyers' Guide - Horticultural fabrics

30 August 2013

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

16 August 2013

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

 
 
How to buy - Tractors

How to buy - Tractors

27 June 2013

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

13 June 2013

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

 
 
How to buy - Chainsaws

How to buy - Chainsaws

07 June 2013

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

10 May 2013

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

 
 

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In This Issue

Horticulture Week - 25 July 2014

NEWS: Gardeners’ wages likely to be raised by RHS in benchmark exercise

GARDEN RETAIL TOP 100 PROFILE: How Coolings in Kent has built up its reputation

KIT TEST: Echo, Makita and Stihl submit their latest chainsaw models for testing at Derby College

PLANT FOCUS: Ligularia

PEST & DISEASE FACTSHEET: Spider mites

UK GROWER AWARDS 2015: Entries now open