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.
Professionals in the amenity sector should be taking an integrated approach and using the appropriate methods, Sally Drury advises.
New machines from Echo, Makita, Stihl, Tanaka and Canycom Samurai reflect the huge variety of models but how do our reviewers rate them? Sally Drury reports.
These machines offer busy grounds staff far more uses than just simply tidying up leaves, Sally Drury explains
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Green Space and Bereavement Services Manager - Neighbourhood Services
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The Scottish Government Edinburgh & Glasgow
Parks & Open Spaces Improvement Officer
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Chainsaw sales are buoyant at the moment; it's that time of year. Winter gale damage needs clearing and firewood preparing.
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
Battery power continues to drive the market for new machines but is there still a place for petrol models? Sally Drury finds out.
Modern systems are simple to operate, offer greater efficiency and can save a huge amount of time, Sally Drury reports
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.
Just-in-time labelling can help growers and retailers to take advantage at times of higher demand for plants, says Sally Drury
Right now is the ideal time to improve how you handle waste material and doing so could deliver benefits, Sally Drury explains
The right protection is essential to ensure successful establishment but which type should you choose? Sally Drury examines the options.