These backpack and handheld machines can do more than just blow leaves but how do they perform in action at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens? Sally Drury reports.
Finding more jobs for these machines on top of autumn clearance will mean better value from maintenance spending, Sally Drury explains.
The Razorback offers a big step up in hedgerow management, Sally Drury explains.
The environment, public and operator all benefit from the increasing prevalence of battery trimmers, writes Sally Drury.
Taking time to choose the right machine can save money and exertion, Sally Drury advises.
Are cylinder or rotary mowers the best bet to maximise efficiency, performance and productivity? Sally Drury reports.
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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How do the latest battery models shape up against new petrol chainsaws when tested at Bridgwater College? Sally Drury reports.
With mowing one of the key tasks at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, the team are ideally placed to try out the latest machines. Sally Drury reports.
With rising demand driving development, Sally Drury reviews a selection of the latest models at Trengwainton Garden, Cornwall.
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.
These battery and petrol pole saws help arborists keep their feet on the ground but which will the students at Bridgwater College prefer? Sally Drury finds out.
Piles of material at Bridgwater College presented a perfect opportunity to test a selection of new and updated machines, writes Sally Drury.
The message that health, the environment and business all benefit from trees is finally getting through, but are nurseries seeing an upturn? Sally Drury reports.
Young trees face a tough challenge to get established. Sally Drury looks at some of the best products available to help ensure successful planting projects.
New products are still coming through despite challenging regulations. Gavin McEwan reports on what's new for growers of edible crops.
With labour increasingly difficult to source and getting ever more expensive, Sally Drury explores how the latest machines can help large and small nurseries.
Design, images, information and flexibility are all factors but the materials used to produce labels are increasingly important for customers, writes Sally Drury.
Cost factors, ventilation benefits and the ability to fit new advanced films are some of the reasons behind the popularity of these structures, says Sally Drury.
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