Parks and Gardens Maintenance Planner

Plan your work schedule for the year with Horticulture Week’s month-by-month guide to essential maintenance and management tasks for parks, gardens and grounds maintenance staff.

Jobs should only be undertaken when ground and weather conditions are suitable and will vary according to location and may vary significantly from year to year. While the year nicely divides into 12 months, activities often overlap.

Turf Maintenance tasks - month by month


Sargent's Solutions

Alan Sargent

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Kit and machinery

What's new in walk-behinds and ride-ons?

What's new in walk-behinds and ride-ons?

Can autonomous and robotic mowers handle commercial work?

Can autonomous and robotic mowers handle commercial work?

Mowers special report - Tractor-mounted units

Mowers special report - Tractor-mounted units

Mowers special report - Ever-improving ride-ons

Mowers special report - Ever-improving ride-ons

Mowers special report - Rise of the robots

Mowers special report - Rise of the robots

Mowers special report -  Remote-control and walk-behind mowers

Mowers special report - Remote-control and walk-behind mowers

VIDEO

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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Parks and gardens in depth

Brushcutters reviewed - What benefits do latest petrol units offer?

Brushcutters reviewed - What benefits do latest petrol units offer?

Power, comfort and low vibration levels are all factors for our testers of these petrol machines, Sally Drury reports.

How involving your staff in the production of a training programme can pay dividends - without breaking the budget
Horticulture careers - plugging the skills gap

Horticulture careers - plugging the skills gap

Bespoke apprenticeships and internal training are helping firms to get ahead in skills-shortage horticulture, says Rachel Anderson.

Sargent's solutions - how to turn the loss of a key member of staff into a positive

Sargent's solutions - how to turn the loss of a key member of staff into a positive

Losing a valued member of staff can be a positive opportunity for change rather than a disaster, Alan Sargent suggests.