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How to Buy...

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.

How to buy - Mini-excavators Weight, ease of control and adaptability are key factors when selecting these machines, says Sally Drury.


What's New

Redexim 1830 Overseeder

21 March 2014

Burying seed up to 20mm deep and with a working width of 1.83m, the new Double Disc 1830 Overseeder from Charterhouse Turf Machinery boasts disc spacing of 30mm. It is fully adjustable for any type of seed and has a 300-litre hopper. A 65hp tractor ...


Bomford Pro Drill Head

21 March 2014

Providing Bomford arm mower owners with alternative uses outside the hedge-cutting season, the Pro Drill Head can be used to power either a range of post-hole borers or a tree stump planer. A heavy-duty hydraulic motor can be used at oil flow rates ...

Duo Super Spreader

Duo Super Spreader

21 March 2014

Launched at the BTME turf show in Harrogate in January, the KSAB Duo Super Spreader features double plates to achieve uniform dispersal without the need for a second run. Available from Sherriff Amenity, it has a parking or support wheel to ensures ...


Countax C-Series

21 March 2014

With a powered cut-and-collect system, the new C-Series lawn tractor from Countax can mow quickly. The XRD cutter deck uses contra-rotating blades to cut the grass before throwing the clippings in front of the collector. Driven by the tractor's engi...

Redexim Speed-Brush

Redexim Speed-Brush

07 March 2014

Going down a storm at the Redexim demonstration event in Holland last year, the Speed-Brush is now available in the UK from Charterhouse Turf Machinery.


Toro GreensPro 1240

07 March 2014

With no fewer than 18 upgrades to the 1200 model, the new GreensPro 1240 claims to take greens rolling to "another level".


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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