Product Market Reports

Market reports offer an in-depth view of product types for specific industry sectors such as fertilisers, sprayers and polytunnels to identify trends and emerging opportunities as well as potential threats in the market.

Latest Market Reports

Chainsaws and pruning tools

Chainsaws and pruning tools

Selecting the most appropriate equipment for the job is key to getting the best result and there are plenty of new options, Sally Drury finds

Kit for pitches

Kit for pitches

What is available to help groundsmen keep playing surfaces in the best possible condition? Sally Drury asks the experts.

Pots and containers

Pots and containers

Taking advantage of the latest available sizes, shapes and formats could help you boost production as well as sales, Sally Drury suggests.

Growing media

Growing media

With a scheme promoting responsible sourcing nearing completion, growers need to take a fresh look at what they are using, says Sally Drury

Ornamentals fertilisers

Ornamentals fertilisers

Manufacturers are developing new ways for growers to manage crop inputs while reducing reliance on pesticides, Sally Drury reports.

Glasshouse structures

Glasshouse structures

Higher crop prices and increasing demand for food are driving the latest advances, but what does the future hold for growers? Sally Drury investigates.

Biocontrols - market growing rapidly as regulations tighten

Biocontrols - market growing rapidly as regulations tighten

Manufacturers are developing new biological pest controls for growers facing more stringent regulations and customer demands, Gavin McEwan reports.

LED grower lighting systems

LED grower lighting systems

The 'LED revolution' is seeing more updated lighting products come onto the market to help growers save energy and improve efficiency, says Sally Drury.

Hedge trimmers

Hedge trimmers

Battery power continues to drive the market for new machines but is there still a place for petrol models? Sally Drury finds out.

Amenity weed control - glyphosate and spraying update

Amenity weed control - glyphosate and spraying update

Professionals in the amenity sector should be taking an integrated approach and using the appropriate methods, Sally Drury advises.

Nursery irrigation

Nursery irrigation

Modern systems are simple to operate, offer greater efficiency and can save a huge amount of time, Sally Drury reports

Blowers: the options

Blowers: the options

These machines offer busy grounds staff far more uses than just simply tidying up leaves, Sally Drury explains

Pitch renovation and preparation

Pitch renovation and preparation

Repair work should be planned well in advance and a growing number of products are available to help get the job done, Sally Drury reports.

Labels and labelling

Labels and labelling

Just-in-time labelling can help growers and retailers to take advantage at times of higher demand for plants, says Sally Drury

Waste management

Waste management

Right now is the ideal time to improve how you handle waste material and doing so could deliver benefits, Sally Drury explains

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