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GMA secures investment to boost grassroots sport

The Grounds Management Association (GMA) has announced a £3.9M investment from the Premier League, The FA, and Government’s Football Foundation with Sport England to deliver the association’s third phase of the pitch improvement programme for grassroots sports.

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Free training courses at SAGE 2021

With summer fast approaching, the first ever Sports and Grounds Expo (SAGE) is drawing ever closer, and excitement is building for the newest event in the industry.

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Plant donations bring cheer to Yorkshire charities

Plant nursery Johnsons of Whixley brings joy to Yorkshire charities by offering plant donations to these worthy causes as part of its 100th birthday celebrations.

RHS show garden builds – the challenge for their creators
RHS show garden builds – the challenge for their creators

As the RHS garden shows and festivals reopen in 2021, Greg Rhodes discovers the challenges an RHS show garden build creates for their designers and constructors.  Here he speaks with an award-winning contractor and an RHS show first-timer, both bidding for the ultimate accolade Dan Riddleston, award winning contractor of Bowles & Wyer, is already …

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Rewilding projects championed at awards
Rewilding projects championed at awards

Landscape designs that answer the world’s most pressing issues of climate change and the biodiversity crisis with rewilding projects are among the winners of the Landscape Institute Awards. The successful projects include the Beijing Forestry University, which was awarded Excellence in Landscape Design, and the Guangzhou Ecological Belt, which has protected eight waterfalls, dismantled 10 …

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Q&A with Kris Nellist, new MD at Green-Tech

Q&A with Kris Nellist, new MD at Green-Tech

Maggie Walsh sits for a Q & A with Kris Nellist,  the new MD of

Renault Kangoo storage solution

Renault Kangoo storage solution

Renault rewrites the rule book with its latest Renault Kangoo model suggests George Barrows On

SALTEX 2021 Innovation Awards

SALTEX 2021 Innovation Awards

The final shortlist for the SALTEX 2021 Innovation Awards have been announced with a record breaking 33 entries

Q&A with Kris Nellist, new MD at Green-Tech

Q&A with Kris Nellist, new MD at Green-Tech

Maggie Walsh sits for a Q & A with Kris Nellist,  the new MD of

Renault Kangoo storage solution

Renault Kangoo storage solution

Renault rewrites the rule book with its latest Renault Kangoo model suggests George Barrows On

Rewilding projects championed at awards

Rewilding projects championed at awards

Landscape designs that answer the world’s most pressing issues of climate change and the biodiversity

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Two-wire controller from Rain Bird

Two-wire controller from Rain Bird

No barriers to investment in ESP-LXIVM real time proactive irrigation controller from Rain Bird A

SALTEX 2021 visitor registration open

SALTEX 2021 visitor registration open

The Grounds Management Association has announced that visitor registration for SALTEX 2021 is now officially

STHIL launches new long reach hedge trimmer

STHIL launches new long reach hedge trimmer

STIHL launches a new HLA 135 long reach hedge trimmer - a robust and powerful

Glyphosate Hub launched by Bayer

Glyphosate Hub launched by Bayer

Glyphosate Hub to inform the amenity sector about this active ingredient To support the use

Natural or artificial turf?

Natural or artificial turf?

Whether you’re laying natural or artificial turf, guide clients on how best to maintain their

Ground Control wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise 

Ground Control wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise 

The UK’s largest landscape and maintenance contractor has won a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

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SALTEX 2021 Innovation Awards

SALTEX 2021 Innovation Awards

The final shortlist for the SALTEX 2021 Innovation Awards have been announced with a record breaking 33 entries

Vintage SALTEX

Vintage SALTEX

A touch of vintage comes SALTEX this year as the leading turf and groundscare event celebrates 75 years at the NEC, Birmingham on November 3 and 4. The new show

BTME 2022 registration launches

BTME 2022 registration launches

BTME 2022 registration launches as The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) is set to bring its annual exhibition back to the Harrogate Convention Centre, Yorkshire in January 2022.

Who’s exhibiting at SALTEX 2021?

Who’s exhibiting at SALTEX 2021?

Exhibitors showcase their latest innovations and products at this year's 75th SALTEX event Who's exhibiting at SALTEX 2021? The Landscaper Magazine previews some of the latest innovations and products coming to

SALTEX 2021 returns this November

SALTEX 2021 returns this November

SALTEX 2021 (Sports Amenities Landscaping Trade Exhibition) returns in November to the NEC Birmingham.

RHS Chelsea 2021 Winners

RHS Chelsea 2021 Winners

First Time Design Duo Win Best in Show at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show plus other medal winners at this the first ever autumn event   This year saw

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Turf-care survey by the Grounds Management Association

Turf-care survey by the Grounds Management Association

The Grounds Management Association (GMA), one year after offering those working or volunteering in the industry a chance to shape its future membership offerings, is once again opening the door

Charterhouse Turf Machinery officially re-brands to Redexim

Charterhouse Turf Machinery officially re-brands to Redexim

Effective from the 1st July 2021, Charterhouse Turf Machinery will officially re-brand to become Redexim. While the product portfolio, premises and personnel will be unaffected, the change of name brings

GMA secures investment to boost grassroots sport

GMA secures investment to boost grassroots sport

The Grounds Management Association (GMA) has announced a £3.9M investment from the Premier League, The FA, and Government’s Football Foundation with Sport England to deliver the association’s third phase of

Glyphosate Hub launched by Bayer

Glyphosate Hub launched by Bayer

Glyphosate Hub to inform the amenity sector about this active ingredient To support the use of glyphosate in the amenity sector, Bayer has launched a new amenity specific Glyphosate Hub

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Razor Ultra Demain mower for Durham CCC

Razor Ultra Demain mower for Durham CCC

Vic Demain, Durham CCC head groundsman, says that the Dennis Razor Ultra 560 fine turf mower has made a significant improvement to the pitch at the Emirates Riverside stadium and

Half-cab promotion

Half-cab promotion

Purchase a new 2018 Polaris Ranger Diesel HD EPS EU or Ranger Diesel HD EPS Tractor from selected Polaris dealers between 1 October 2018 and 21 December 2018 and you

Spider away!

Spider away!

It’s not often that machines are sold at a show, but this happened on booth 7188 at the GIE+EXPO in Louisville, KY when a prospective customer saw the Spider ILD02.

More power, less weight

More power, less weight

The new ECHO CS-4510ES rear-handle chainsaw has a 45cc two-stroke stratified scavenging engine, and a power-to-weight ratio that makes it more powerful yet lighter than previous models, with output of

Milestones to prominence

Milestones to prominence

Sports contracting, groundsworks and landscaping group Cleveland Land Services dug into its past recently to unearth key milestones to celebrate 50 years serving the sector. Agricultural machinery salesman Frank Miller

Encouraging times

Encouraging times

Event organisers have reported a significant increase in pre-show visitor registration ahead of SALTEX 2018, which takes place at The NEC, Birmingham on 31 October – 01 November. It certainly

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ArborRaft system helps Salford’s green infrastructure

ArborRaft system helps Salford’s green infrastructure

Iconic 1960s apartment block given green facelift How the ArborRaft urban tree pit system is helping Salford’s green infrastructure   Background: Canon Green Court, a 1960s apartment block recognisable to

Get rid of algae on outdoor surfaces for good

Get rid of algae on outdoor surfaces for good

Enclean is a 100% plant derived biocide that successfully breaks down algae on hard surfaces such as wooden decking, fencing panels and greenhouses, leaving no harmful residue. Launched in February

LafargeHolcim commits to net zero pledge

LafargeHolcim commits to net zero pledge

A World First for Construction As Aggregate Industries’ Parent Company LafargeHolcim Commits To Net Zero Pledge LafargeHolcim, the parent company behind commercial and domestic landscape suppliers Aggregate Industries and Bradstone,

Clay paver solutions

Clay paver solutions

The Landscaper Magazine gets top tips from commercial suppliers Wienerberger on how to choose the right clay paver for a landscaping project Choosing the right clay pavers for a commercial

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Sir Tom memorial – a tribute from a landscaping firm and nursery suppliers

Sir Tom memorial – a tribute from a landscaping firm and nursery suppliers

Harrogate Landscaping firm, Ray Skelton (Harrogate) Ltd and Yorkshire nursery Johnsons of Whixley have recently helped create a touching memorial for a national hero and fundraiser Captain Sir Tom Moore,

Garden tips to help save the bees in Britain

Garden tips to help save the bees in Britain

Horticulture specialists LazyFlora.com have compiled a bee-saving guide to encourage green-fingered homeowners to protect these important insects.   Brits are being urged to make their gardens more hospitable in a

Plant donations bring cheer to Yorkshire charities

Plant donations bring cheer to Yorkshire charities

Plant nursery Johnsons of Whixley brings joy to Yorkshire charities by offering plant donations to these worthy causes as part of its 100th birthday celebrations. Marking its centenary in June

Guide to dog-friendly plants for the garden

Guide to dog-friendly plants for the garden

Some plants contain toxins that can cause several problems for dogs, such as diarrhoea or vomiting. Here, experts at tails.com have created a guide to dog-friendly plants that won’t harm

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How to control horse chestnut leaf miner

How to control horse chestnut leaf miner

Nip horse chestnut leaf miner bugs in the bud as trees burst into life Our

GreenMech rationalises dealer network

GreenMech rationalises dealer network

GreenMech Ltd have announced a rationalisation of their dealer network in the South and South

Trees at risk – health warning

Trees at risk – health warning

The types and number of diseases attacking our tree population are rising amid concern over

Isuzu Grafter best for arboriculture

Isuzu Grafter best for arboriculture

Isuzu trucks are the standard ‘go to’ vehicle for arboriculture in the UK, according to

GreenMech seal deal for arb contractors

GreenMech seal deal for arb contractors

Arb contractors The Living Forest believe the quality of the machines they use is as

GreenMech’s Martin Lucas chats with Landscaper Magazine

GreenMech’s Martin Lucas chats with Landscaper Magazine

Q & A with GreenMech's Martin Lucas, Sales Director at the British manufacturer, which supplies

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Recruitment: Contracts Manager (Landscaping)

Recruitment: Contracts Manager (Landscaping)

Location: Wales  Tilhill has, over the last 70+ years, planted more than 1 billion trees and, as a private company, has the greatest number of professionally qualified managers. We specialise

Management ROLO courses for land-based workers

Management ROLO courses for land-based workers

The British Association of Landscape Industries has introduced two new training courses at supervisor and manager level.  These management ROLO courses add to the popular Register of Land-based Operations (ROLO)

Travel scholarship for horticultural students

Travel scholarship for horticultural students

Furthering professional development with the Ball Colegrave Travel Scholarship Ball Colegrave is encouraging the continuous professional development of young people in the horticultural sector with a travel scholarship. The £1,500

Maintaining winter pitches courses from the GMA

Maintaining winter pitches courses from the GMA

The Grounds Management Association (GMA) bolsters online training with new ‘Level 2 Winter Pitches’  Looking to achieve the best results maintaining winter pitches during colder, wetter months? If so look no

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Trade shows reopen for business. Here are some top tips to make the most of your visit

Trade shows reopen for business. Here are some top tips to make the most of your visit

Are you trade show ready? It’s the Festival of Turf and Sports grounds expo this July, SALTEX and Futurescape in November, the RHS Hampton Court, Tatton and Chelsea are also

Landscaper’s Circle supports The Horticultural Industry, One Planner At A Time

Landscaper’s Circle supports The Horticultural Industry, One Planner At A Time

For the community of landscapers and garden designers, planning their days and weeks is great not only for productivity, but also for mental health. 2020 has been a rollercoaster and

Reduce paperwork and save time

Reduce paperwork and save time

Are you looking at ways to reduce admin tasks for your business to get your evenings back with the family? This month, Paula Warman looks at ways to reduce paperwork and seeks alternative

Email marketing tips for landscapers and landscape designers

Email marketing tips for landscapers and landscape designers

Part of any company’s marketing strategy should include email marketing. But how many businesses, especially in the landscaping industry, do it? To make it easier for anyone looking to start

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Six steps to attract landscaping customers

Although we are still in the midst of Covid-19, and many of us remain in lockdown, restriction measures are slowly being lifted. So now is perfect time to think about

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