APL Awards 2023

APL Annual Awards 2023

The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) annual awards 2023 ceremony, sponsored by Bradstone, took place on Friday 17 March at the Brewery in London. Hosted by garden designer and TV presenter Diarmuid Gavin, the event recognised and celebrated the outstanding landscaping carried out by members of the APL. JJH Landscapes & Construction Ltd took home …

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#Groundsweek 2023

#GroundsWeek 2023 receives backing

#GroundsWeek receives backing by key industry organisations #GroundsWeek, returning from 20 – 26 March 2023 for its third year, is buoyed by support from key industry organisations representing all corners of the grounds care sector, from products and services to industry media. The not-for-profit membership association launched #GroundsWeek two years ago amidst a challenging environment …

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Plants suffered suggest Extreme Heat Survey

Results from the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Extreme Heat Survey conducted in July after the record-breaking heatwave this summer (2022) show that plants across the country suffered damage. Over 8,000 responses paint a clear picture that even established, formerly healthy plants could not cope with temperatures well above 30 degrees Celsius. Techniques that would usually …

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Automower® NERA

Automower® NERA revolutionises lawn care

HUSQVARNA, the pioneer in robotic mowing and smart-mowing technology has revealed the Automower® NERA – its first Automower® robotic mower that supports boundary wire-free mowing in private gardens. Set to launch early next year, Automower® NERA supports the EPOS satellite navigation system and makes robotic lawn care even more effortless, as it lets the user create …

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Biodiversity reins at Tottenham Hotspur FC

Tottenham Hotspur FC is encouraging biodiversity on a scale unmatched in the Premier League, Greg Rhodes discovers Could sport be the great connector between the sweeping landscapes of our treasured estates and the humblest back garden? Viewing the landscaping enterprises at Tottenham Hotspur FC, the answer is a resounding ‘yes’. The club’s stadium and training …

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Backpack blowers

Best backpack blowers for professionals

Strain-free professional backpack blowers to get the job done quickly LBX6000 Professional-X 1014m3/H from EGO Power Plus Boosting the Professional-X range, the LBX6000 blower from outdoor battery-powered equipment specialist EGO Power Plus, is designed with power and user comfort in mind for full days of strain-free work. Lightweight and easy to handle, the LBX6000 comes …

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