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

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VIDEO - Sally Drury hears how Etesia's Atilla ride-on brushcutter can be operated with an iPad

VIDEO - Sally Drury hears how Etesia's Atilla ride-on brushcutter can be operated with an iPad

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.

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Amenity weed control - glyphosate and spraying update

Amenity weed control - glyphosate and spraying update

Professionals in the amenity sector should be taking an integrated approach and using the appropriate methods, Sally Drury advises.

Reviewed: Brushcutters

Reviewed: Brushcutters

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.

Blowers: the options

Blowers: the options

These machines offer busy grounds staff far more uses than just simply tidying up leaves, Sally Drury explains

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Buyers' guide - chainsaws

Buyers' guide - chainsaws

Chainsaw sales are buoyant at the moment; it's that time of year. Winter gale damage needs clearing and firewood preparing.

Buyers' guide - Woodchippers

Buyers' guide - Woodchippers

Details of the latest machines currently being offered by the major suppliers in the market, collated by Sally Drury.

Buyers' guide - Liquid fertilisers

Buyers' guide - Liquid fertilisers

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

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VIDEO - Sally Drury talks soils, seeds, sedum and more with Green-tech at Saltex 2016

VIDEO - Sally Drury talks soils, seeds, sedum and more with Green-tech at Saltex 2016

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Market reports

Hedge trimmers

Hedge trimmers

Battery power continues to drive the market for new machines but is there still a place for petrol models? Sally Drury finds out.

Nursery irrigation

Nursery irrigation

Modern systems are simple to operate, offer greater efficiency and can save a huge amount of time, Sally Drury reports

Pitch renovation and preparation

Pitch renovation and preparation

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.

Labels and labelling

Labels and labelling

Just-in-time labelling can help growers and retailers to take advantage at times of higher demand for plants, says Sally Drury

Waste management

Waste management

Right now is the ideal time to improve how you handle waste material and doing so could deliver benefits, Sally Drury explains

Tree guards and shelters

Tree guards and shelters

The right protection is essential to ensure successful establishment but which type should you choose? Sally Drury examines the options.