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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 - 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.

 
 
How to buy - Paving, walling & fencing

How to buy - Paving, walling & fencing

18 April 2013

There are important factors to consider when selecting landscape materials, Sally Drury advises.

 
 
How to buy - Hedgetrimmers

How to buy - Hedgetrimmers

21 March 2013

Sally Drury looks at the options open to users of handheld and tractor-mounted trimmers.

 
 
How to buy - Aerators

How to buy - Aerators

21 February 2013

The latest models offer faster speeds, wider working widths and root zone recycling, Sally Drury finds.

 
 

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  • HEAD GARDENER Private Estate in Vale of Evesham Dependent on experience, Worcestershire
  • Horticulturalist Gardener, Borders Grosvenor Estate Competitive salary plus benefits , Chester, Cheshire / Eccleston, Cheshire
  • Pet and Aquatics Supervisor MorePeople £16000 - £18000 per annum, Norfolk
  • Sweeper Driver The Landscape Group Paying London Living Wage (£8.80 per hour) and upwards dependent on experience), London (Greater)
  • Tractor Driver The Landscape Group Paying London Living Wage (£8.80 per hour) and upwards dependent on experience, London (Greater)




 

In This Issue

Horticulture Week - 18 April 2014

NEWS: Garden centres look forward to late Easter sales bonanza

SARGENT'S SOLUTIONS: Why the Customer Rights Bill should be seen as an opportunity rather than a threat

MARKET REPORT: Glasshouses

LANDSCAPE ANALYSIS: Government prospectus offers potential boost across disciplines

EDIBLES: Helping cut food waste - latest packaging addresses concerns over waste issues

PLANT FOCUS: Polygonatum