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Turf In Depth

Reviewed - Tractor-mounted mowers

Reviewed - Tractor-mounted mowers

30 July 2014

How will new models cope with time pressure and the demand for a quality finish? Sally Drury finds out.

 
 
Apprenticeships: Employers in charge

Apprenticeships: Employers in charge

25 July 2014

Major Government changes to apprenticeships put employers in the driving seat. Is horticulture ready? Jez Abbott finds out.

 
 
Kit for pitches

Kit for pitches

11 July 2014

Repairing pitches with precise machinery can sustain more play and increase revenue, says Sally Drury.

 
 
On the brink - UK-wide HLF study warns of impending threats to parks gains

On the brink - UK-wide HLF study warns of impending threats to parks gains

27 June 2014

Some 45 per cent of parks managers say local authorities are thinking of selling or transferring management of their parks.

 
 
 

How to Buy...

Buyers' guide - Tractors Vibration levels, implements and working conditions are key considerations, Sally Drury explains.

How to buy - Aerators The latest models offer faster speeds, wider working widths and root zone recycling, Sally Drury finds.

How to buy - Tractors Knowing precisely what tasks you need to do is crucial when selecting a new tractor, says Sally Drury.

How to buy - Tractor-mounted mowers A high-quality finish and attractive stripes have increased roller mowers' popularity, Sally Drury explains.

How to Buy - Aerators The latest models feature clever technology but knowing when to use them is still key, says Sally Drury.

How to buy - Amenity herbicides Sally Drury answers questions about the latest weed control products to appear on the market.

 

What's New

John Deere launches A Model mowers

John Deere launches A Model mowers

25 July 2014

A range of advanced-technology golf course mowers has been launched by John Deere, based on feedback from greenkeepers and other turf professionals.

 
 
Vredo Super Compact updated models

Vredo Super Compact updated models

11 July 2014

New wider models of the Vredo Super Compact Overseeders are available from Richard Campey Turf Care Systems of Macclesfield.

 
 

Makita PLM5113S mower launched

11 July 2014

For lawns up to 2,000sq m, this new 190cc mower offers a 51cm cutting width, centralised five-step height adjustment and a three-speed transmission.

 
 

Weibang warranty on offer

27 June 2014

A three-year warranty is offered by Rochford Garden Machinery on the new Weibang Legacy 56 PRO.

 
 
Wider INFiNiSystem

Wider INFiNiSystem

27 June 2014

Already making in-roads into the golf and fine-turf markets, the INFiNiSystem mower and cassette carrier is now available in a 26in model.

 
 

Duo Spreader a world's first

13 June 2014

Following positive comments from greenkeepers and groundsmen at the BTME turf show in Harrogate in January, Sherriff Amenity has launched the world's first dual-disc plate spreader.

 
 

What Kit?

Find and compare landscape & amenity equipment.

What kit? - Find and compare landscape & amenity equipment
 
 

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