Battery chainsaws offer many advantages while innovative technology shelps the latest petrol models meet emissions standards, writes Sally Drury.
How do the latest battery models shape up against new petrol chainsaws when tested at Bridgwater College? Sally Drury reports.
Recent statements from senior Government figures indicate that, free of the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), trees will become a priority in Britain's landscape.
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Horticruitment Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
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The revolution in battery powered equipment continues apace with more manufacturers offering ever-improving machines, Sally Drury reports.
Selecting the most appropriate equipment for the job is key to getting the best result and there are plenty of new options, Sally Drury finds
Battery power continues to drive the market for new machines but is there still a place for petrol models? Sally Drury finds out.
With staffing becoming increasingly problematic, Neville Stein looks at the alternatives to finding good recruits.
Mowers, turf care, battery equipment, seeds, arboriculture kit and weed control will all see a wide range of new releases at Saltex, Sally Drury reports.
This year's Saltex show at the NEC in Birmingham offers something for everyone, says Sally Drury.
Raised levels of investment in horticulture education and increased student take-up is welcome news for the industry, says Rachel Anderson.
Control strategies mainly focus on larval stages.
Import controls and nursery inspections are crucial tools for keeping stock healthy and enabling sales.
With action difficult and labour intensive, accurate identification of this root disease is key to tackling infection.
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