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WOLF-Garten Launch New POWER Cut Vario Lopper

WOLF-Garten Launch New POWER Cut Vario Lopper: The task of cutting all types of tree branches has now been made easier thanks to the new WOLF-Garten POWER Cut Vario Lopper. This innovative anvil lopper offers two cutting options; a small spread angle for quick cuts in tighter areas (Speed Cut), and a larger angle for thicker […]

Versatility Key At Sitwell Park

Versatility Key At Sitwell Park: Sitwell Park Golf Club in Rotherham has taken delivery of a Ventrac 4500 compact tractor and two attachments from Russell Group’s Groundcare Division. And versatility was a key reason for the purchase according to Course Manager Martin Hayward. “It’s an incredible machine,” he said, “so versatile and it can do what […]

Changing Weather No Challenge For Honda Miimo

Changing Weather No Challenge For Honda Miimo: The UK’s traditional unpredictable and changeable weather patterns place additional stress on lawns and garden machinery manufacturer, Honda (UK), believes that its Miimo robotic mower can help ease some of these difficulties. Firstly, continuous mowing at a height of cut suitable for the prevailing weather conditions will help reduce […]

Borough Council Choose Imants ShockWave

Borough Council Choose Imants ShockWave: Ribble Valley Borough Council has invested in their own Imants ShockWave to help alleviate compaction and get games on. Chris Shepard, Head Gardener at Ribble Council has 14 sports pitches and the fields at Clitheroe Castle, a medieval construction that has been in place for 800-years, to look after as well as other […]

Attila 98X A Hit At Glanusk

Attila 98X A Hit At Glanusk: Harry Legge-Bourke, custodian, managing partner and trustee of the Glanusk Estate, believes that the ride-on Attila 98X brushcutter from Etesia has exceeded all expectation at the truly prestigious venue. Situated in the beautiful countryside of the Usk Valley, Crickhowell, South Wales, Glanusk, which has been in the ownership of the […]

Sherriff’s Marathon Key For Trojans

Sherriff’s Marathon Key For Trojans: With sports pitches facing heavy usage at the Trojan Club in Eastleigh, Hampshire, head groundsman Dave Edwards needs to ensure the turf stands up to the rigours of winter sports. It is for this reason he chooses Sherriff Amenity’s Marathon Sport extended release fertilisers. The Trojan Sports Club is a community-based amateur […]

Makita Launch Job Site Radio

Makita Launch Job Site Radio: Makita’s first DAB Job Site Radio with Bluetooth, the Makita DMR112, is the latest addition to the audio range that will meet everyone’s taste in music and quality. With a dual power source by either AC adaptor or by Makita’s CXT or LXT Lithium-Ion batteries, that can be found in Makita’s […]

Praise For Orient Groundsman

Praise For Orient Groundsman: Leyton Orient assistant Ross Embleton hailed the work of Colin James and his staff after pitch struggles last season due to a lack of investment by the previous regime. The current condition of Leyton Orient’s home pitch will given the team the chance to impose themselves on their future opponents, according […]

Pitch Perfect At Swindon Town

Pitch Perfect At Swindon Town: Long summer hours, ensuring a pre-planned fertiliser programme is on target and achieving the right aeration balance – you could consider all of the above to be traits required by one of Wiltshire’s many farmers. But it also applies to Swindon Town’s chief groundsman Marcus Cassidy, who is midway through his […]

Otterbine Fountain At Ladbrook Park

Otterbine Fountain At Ladbrook Park: For the past 15 years, Otterbine’s Sunburst aerating fountain has created a stunning centrepiece to the heart of Ladbrook Park Golf Club in the midlands. Three impressive interconnecting lakes make up the centre of Ladbrook Park and with 12,000m² of water in total, it’s paramount a high-quality aerating system is in […]