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Hedge trimmers - battery-powered models

Hedge trimmers - battery-powered models

Handheld battery powered machines are growing in popularity with users keen to demonstrate their green credentials, Sally Drury finds.

Liquid fertilisers

Liquid fertilisers

Foliar feeds are a fast and effective way to get nutrients into plants, Sally Drury explains

Sherriff Amenity biological turf pest control

Sherriff Amenity biological turf pest control

New treatments for chafer grubs and leatherjackets are available from Sherriff Amenity.

Winter maintenance - spreaders, mowers and vacuums to get through a freeze

Winter maintenance - spreaders, mowers and vacuums to get through a freeze

Those in charge of grounds, estates and sports facilities have a vast range of kit available to cope with the worst that winter can throw at them, Sally Drury reports.

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How to buy

Buyers' guide - Polytunnels

Buyers' guide - Polytunnels

Protecting your crops with the most up-to-date structures can help you to secure the best prices, Sally Drury explains.

How to buy - blowers, vacs and sweepers

How to buy - blowers, vacs and 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 - 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.

How to buy - tractors

How to buy - tractors

Tasks, implements and power requirement should all be considered when choosing the right model for your needs, says Sally Drury

Market reports

Trees and shrubs

Trees and shrubs

Bigger plants are in demand as housebuilding leads to swelling order books at nurseries that can deliver quality, Jez Abbott reports.

Horticultural fabrics

Horticultural fabrics

Specific fabrics are produced for each sector of horticulture but quality is the key factor across the board when it comes to choosing a product.

Glasshouse technology

Glasshouse technology

A plethora of new products and services were launched at GreenTech offering further innovation in protected horticulture, Gavin McEwan reports.

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.

Weed control - latest chemical and non-chemical options for the production sector

Weed control - latest chemical and non-chemical options for the production sector

We understand that weeds are just plants growing in the wrong place but they mean so much more to growers.

Tractors

Tractors

The latest introductions are increasing the choice of tractors even further across all sectors. Sally Drury looks at the new models.


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