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Health & safety red flag issues for parks and gardens

Health & safety red flag issues for parks and gardens

As national group training manager of Ground Control, one of the UK's largest contractors with nearly 3,000 staff, as well as BALI technical director, Neil Huck knows the vital importance of developing and maintaining a top-notch health-and-safety policy. He shared the benefit of his experience at a Parks & Gardens Live workshop on 27 June.

How did the royal parks' horticulture teams plan for the royal wedding?

How did the royal parks' horticulture teams plan for the royal wedding?

For May's royal wedding, florist Philippa Craddock aimed for floral arrangements that were seasonal, local, sustainable and, as far as possible, sourced from land owned by the Queen.

How is Mitie Landscapes progressing with its transformation programme?

How is Mitie Landscapes progressing with its transformation programme?

Delivering value for customers, innovating and using new techniques and equipment are all key to taking advantage of the "considerable opportunities" in the landscape maintenance market, according to Mitie Landscapes managing director Tim Howell.


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Landscape Plant Focus

Euonymus

Euonymus

These evergreen and deciduous shrubs feature bright foliage, corky bark and coloured fruit, says Miranda Kimberley.

Sophora

Sophora

A graceful habit, attractive foliage and often fragrant flowers are all selling points, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Celtis

Celtis

This underused species could add to the diversity of our urban tree population, Miranda Kimberley discovers.


Market reports and Kit tests

Hedgecutters - Tractor-mounted cutting

Hedgecutters - Tractor-mounted cutting

The Razorback offers a big step up in hedgerow management, Sally Drury explains.

Hedgetrimmers - Battery power surge

Hedgetrimmers - Battery power surge

The environment, public and operator all benefit from the increasing prevalence of battery trimmers, writes Sally Drury.

Mowers special report - Tractor-mounted units

Mowers special report - Tractor-mounted units

Are cylinder or rotary mowers the best bet to maximise efficiency, performance and productivity? Sally Drury reports.


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