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


Horticulture Week Custodian Awards

Sargent's Solutions

Alan Sargent

Your professional gardening and landscaping problems solved.

Kit and machinery

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 -  Remote-control and walk-behind mowers

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

Battery tools on the up

Battery tools on the up

Kit for pitches

Kit for pitches

VIDEO: Review of Pellenc Rasion Basic and Smart pedestrian battery mower

VIDEO: Review of Pellenc Rasion Basic and Smart pedestrian battery mower

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

Winning designs

Winning designs

Student anniversary collaboration generates outstanding work.

Sargent's solutions - how to avoid the traps of 'professional non-payers'

Sargent's solutions - how to avoid the traps of 'professional non-payers'

Be wary of unscrupulous clients who may look for loopholes to avoid settling up at the end of a job, Alan Sargent warns.

Show Preview - BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME) 2018

Show Preview - BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME) 2018

Heading for BTME? Get straight to the hot spots of the greenkeepers' show with Sally Drury's pick of the products that will appeal to landscapers and councils too.

Chainsaws - Improving performance

Chainsaws - Improving performance

Battery chainsaws offer many advantages while innovative technology shelps the latest petrol models meet emissions standards, writes Sally Drury.