Horticulture Week's technical editor Sally Drury talks to Etesia operations director Les Malin about their new Atilla ride-on brushcutter which is operable using an iPad.
Manufacturers are offering improved models to buy or hire for a wide range of landscaping works, Sally Drury explains.
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.
Regional Operation Manager
Greenbelt Group Ltd South Midlands
Gardening Team Leader
Garden Transformation North London
Guildford College Guildford, Surrey
Commercial Horticulture Supervisor
Reaseheath College Nantwich, Cheshire
Work Based Tutor in Sportsturf/Horticulture, Hampshire/South area
Myerscough College Hampshire, South West area
There are various different methods to provide support for trees depending on their size and location, Sally Drury explains.
Details of the latest machines currently being offered by the major suppliers in the market, collated by Sally Drury.
Foliar feeds are a fast and effective way to get nutrients into plants, Sally Drury explains
Protecting your crops with the most up-to-date structures can help you to secure the best prices, Sally Drury explains.
Efficiency and flexibility are the key features of suppliers' latest machinery to help growers' production processes, Sally Drury reports.
Research and development are crucial for the provision of turf products to meet exacting demands for the best possible playing surfaces, Sally Drury reports.
Advanced cladding, better ventilation and more durable frameworks are among the improvements offered by the latest polytunnels, says Sally Drury.
Finding uses for waste material is a great way for businesses to add more to their offer and there is a range of machines that can help, Sally Drury explains.
Brassicas, squashes, salads, roots and alliums were all on show as growers, advisers, agents and buyers visited the main seed breeders' sites, Gavin McEwan reports.
Superior propagation products can justify extra expenditure by providing precise cell fill, optimum root development and healthy plugs, writes Sally Drury.