Independent tests & reviews of horticulture and gardening equipment and machinery used by horticultural businesses and professionals, including grass cutting, hedge cutting, tree care, turf care, grounds maintenance equipment.
New machines from Echo, Makita, Stihl, Tanaka and Canycom Samurai reflect the huge variety of models but how do our reviewers rate them? Sally Drury reports.
These battery and petrol pole saws help arborists keep their feet on the ground but which will the students at Bridgwater College prefer? Sally Drury finds out.
Piles of material at Bridgwater College presented a perfect opportunity to test a selection of new and updated machines, writes Sally Drury.
Testers from three different disciplines assess the merits of two models with contrasting specifications at Bridgwater College.
With such a wide choice on offer everyone should be able to find a model that meets their professional needs, says Sally Drury
These indispensable tools fall under the spotlight as our reviewers try out the latest handheld and wheeled units under the watchful eye of Sally Drury.
The wide variety of walk-behind rotary mowers ensured plenty for our review panel to test in difficult conditions at Derby College, Sally Drury reports.
Two of the latest battery models take on petrol-powered counterparts at Derby College, but which will our reviewers prefer? Sally Drury finds out.
Sally Drury tests the Timberwolf TW 230VTR and Forst 8 woodchippers.
Grounds staff at Bridgwater College try out a selection of the latest battery and petrol models on a cherry laurel hedge, but which will they like best? Sally Drury finds out
Taking the broader view is key when selecting a utility vehicle for tougher challenges, writes Sally Drury.
Sally Drury leads the testing of a wide range of the latest models aimed at different sectors.
How does the 3045R shape up on performance, productivity and comfort criteria? Sally Drury finds out.
Can these new improved models take the tedium out of line marking? Sally Drury investigates.
Both these lawn tractors collect grass clippings but which will prove more popular? Sally Drury reports.
Spye Farm Ltd Wiltshire
Private Estate - Maidstone Near Maidstone, Kent
Green Space and Bereavement Services Manager - Neighbourhood Services
Bridgend County Borough Council Bridgend, Bridgend (Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr)
Horticultural Marketing Officer
The Scottish Government Edinburgh & Glasgow
Parks & Open Spaces Improvement Officer
East Devon District Council Knowle, Sidmouth, Devon