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Independent reviews, market reports and buying guides covering the key machinery, equipment, products and consumables required by amenity and production horticulture professionals.

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BLEC Multi-Spray

BLEC Multi-Spray

Designed to apply liquid soil amendments such as gypsum, calcium and wetting agents down through the root mass of turf, the Multi-Spray is intended to produce better results than simply spraying products onto the surface.

Wessex hedge cutters

Suited to contractor, grounds care and public highways use, the new range of tractor-mounted hedge cutters from Wessex International includes side-arm flails and cutter bar unit.

J Rescue 100 and J 4Turf

Designed for winter/spring emergency overseeding and rapid repairs to sports surfaces, J Rescue 100 from Johnsons Seeds contains 100 per cent Axcella. This turf type annual ryegrass delivers fast establishment in temperatures under 4 degsC.

Turf fertilisers

Turf fertilisers

Measurement is essential when it comes to establishing a fertiliser programme, says Sally Drury.

Market report - Amenity weed control

Market report - Amenity weed control

There are still challenges to be overcome despite improvements in best practice, Sally Drury explains.

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Buyers' guide - Lending trees support

Buyers' guide - Lending trees support

Young, newly-planted trees need all the support and protection they can get, writes Sally Drury.

Buyers' guide - Polytunnels

Buyers' guide - Polytunnels

Investing in the right structure can improve growers' crops and prices, Sally Drury explains.

Buyers' guide - Horticultural fabrics

Buyers' guide - Horticultural fabrics

A wide range of benefits and cost savings can be secured by using appropriate fabrics, says Sally Drury.

Buyers' guide - Blowers, vacs & sweepers

Buyers' guide - Blowers, vacs & sweepers

Having the right machine to clear away debris can save you a lot of time and effort, Sally Drury explains.

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Find and compare landscape & amenity equipment.

Market reports

Nursery irrigation & drainage

Nursery irrigation & drainage

Regular reviews of water supply, management and application are key for any nursery, writes Sally Drury.

Market report - Pedestrian mowers

Market report - Pedestrian mowers

A wide variety of styles, sizes and power options ensures models suitable for all jobs, Sally Drury finds.

Market report - Woodchippers

Market report - Woodchippers

Last winter's gales saw tree teams busy clearing fallen timber from roads and railways. To help remove the debris, woodchippers were in big demand, with new machines flying out of the stores and hire companies struggling to cope with demand. This winter, with the jet stream pushing storms in from the Atlantic, activity in the woodchipper market is again brisk, additionally fuelled by new models.

Nursery transport

Nursery transport

Growers are increasingly taking advantage of the benefits afforded by automation, Sally Drury reports.

Market report - Chainsaws

Market report - Chainsaws

Changing demand has driven the development of electric, cordless and petrol models, Sally Drury finds.

Market report: A question of branding

Market report: A question of branding

Marketing plans have come to the fore as growers' optimism has increased, writes Sally Drury.


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