Parks and Gardens Maintenance Planner
Plan your work schedule for the year with Horticulture Week’s month-by-month guide to essential maintenance and management tasks for parks, gardens and grounds maintenance staff.
Jobs should only be undertaken when ground and weather conditions are suitable and will vary according to location and may vary significantly from year to year. While the year nicely divides into 12 months, activities often overlap.
Battery power continues to drive the market for new machines but is there still a place for petrol models? Sally Drury finds out.
Professionals in the amenity sector should be taking an integrated approach and using the appropriate methods, Sally Drury advises.
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.
After nine years in charge 4452 hectares of open space entrusted to the care of the City of London Corporation (CoL), Sue Ireland is leaving for pastures new. She shares her insights from 38 years in the parks sector with Sarah Cosgrove.