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How to buy - Blowers, vacs & sweepers

How to buy - Blowers, vacs & sweepers

Handheld, walk-behind, ride-on, mounted and trailed machines with different power options are available for all jobs across a range of sites, Sally Drury explains.

How to buy - hedge trimmers

How to buy - hedge trimmers

Most hedges need to be cut or trimmed several times a year and the choice of kit will depend on their size, species and setting, Sally Drury explains

How to buy - Tree guards and shelters

How to buy - Tree guards and shelters

Young and newly planted trees need protection against a range of threats to their successful establishment, says Sally Drury.


Parks & Gardens In Depth

How to buy - aerators and scarifiers

How to buy - aerators and scarifiers

Using the right equipment is essential to ensure that grass roots get the air, water and nutrients they need to thrive, Sally Drury explains.

Tractor-mounted mowers

Tractor-mounted mowers

Versatile and durable roller mowers continue to grow more popular and are proving their worth across a variety of sites and applications, Sally Drury finds.

Horticulture Week Custodian Award - Best Grounds Care Team

Horticulture Week Custodian Award - Best Grounds Care Team

Winner - Leighton-Linslade Town Council

Horticulture Week Custodian Award - Best Sports Grounds Initiative

Horticulture Week Custodian Award - Best Sports Grounds Initiative

Winner - Forest Sports Zone, Nottingham City Council

What Kit

Find and compare landscape & amenity equipment.

Sally Drury on professional gardening

Sally Drury

A monthly checklist of things to do and watch out for to keep your garden looking its best.

Sally DruryAsk Sally Drury

Horticulture week's equipment expert answers your questions
 

Parks & Gardens Comment

A great opportunity for parks

It is with considerable satisfaction that in this edition of Horticulture Week we celebrate two great moments for parks and gardens professionals in which we are proud to have played a significant part.

Analysis: Brexit and the implications for horticulture

A week after the vote to leave the EU, the consequences of the referendum decision are manifold.

Health research is having impact

For many years green space practitioners have expressed frustration at the seeming failure of a growing armoury of research proving the link between health and provision of quality green space, to make an impact in the public policy arena. Instead parks and other green spaces have continued to be on the receiving end of disproportionate funding cuts.

Machinery tests

See how the latest hedge trimmers performed

Make Parks A Priority

Campaign: Make Parks A Priority

Horticulture Week's campaign to protect urban parks from decline