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In the ongoing battle to find ways of funding and running parks in straitened times, several councils are investigating the foundation model to drive charitable giving and philanthropy for the benefit of green space.
Monsanto is warning growers, gardeners, grounds staff and grounds maintenance and amenity contractors to take action now to prevent herbicide resistance in the UK, after two plant families and six species were declared resistant in France.
Three presentations in Parliament from the horticulture industry this spring and summer have summed up how the Government could help - by giving incentives to grow, creating a new seasonal workers scheme and supporting biosecurity and apprenticeships.
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New technology can record, trace and predict maintenance activities for all types of artificial surfaces, Sally Drury reports.
The right seeding and inputs are essential for keeping grass in top condition and ensuring that pitches look and perform at their best, says Sally Drury.
Are cylinder or rotary mowers the best bet to maximise efficiency, performance and productivity? Sally Drury reports.
Manufacturers are offering grounds professionals better models to tackle the most challenging mowing conditions, writes Sally Drury.
Topography and the environment are key factors for mowing awkward areas but the latest machines are making the job easier, says Sally Drury.
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.
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.
Newly acquired grounds maintenance firm Tivoli says the secret of success is to engage and incentivise staff. It aims to steal a march on competitors by becoming the grounds maintenance firm for which everybody wants to work.
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