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EGO expands Pro X Series with new battery mower

EGO expands Pro X Series with new battery mower

Battery-powered outdoor power equipment supplier, EGO Power Plus, is expanding its Pro X Series with a new battery mower. The LMX5300E-SP features EGO’s proven Peak Power™ technology, drawing on energy from two 56V ARC Lithium batteries at once. Group product director...

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Greenwood Plants receives Plant Healthy certification

Greenwood Plants receives Plant Healthy certification

UK wholesale nursery Greenwood Plants has been awarded Plant Healthy certification as part of its ongoing commitment to biosecurity. An audit was conducted of the company’s six nurseries, which span more than 50 hectares across the UK, back in February. Greenwood handles around six million plants each year across all of its nurseries, as well as...

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Makita introduces two new pruning products

Makita introduces two new pruning products

Power tools manufacturer Makita adds two new pruning products to its outdoor product range. The new DUP180 Brushless Pruning Shear offers an adjustable shear blade opening angle and the ability to accommodate four different cutting capacities up to ø30mm. Providing up to 8,800 cuts on a single charge, when used with a 6.0Ah battery. The tool’s...

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New Planter Enhancement Range

New Planter Enhancement Range

Amberol’s New Planter Enhancement range of contemporary parklets and planters were launched at FutureScape 2023, showcasing its versatile and stylish design to regenerate public spaces.  The New Planter Enhancement range has been designed to help transform outdoor environments, whether that’s creating dedicated urban well-being zones on the...

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Inturf partners with Palmer Nurseries to reach “a wider audience”

Inturf partners with Palmer Nurseries to reach “a wider audience”

Leeds based Palmer Nurseries has announced that it will be the West Yorkshire stockist for Inturf’s Classic turf. Director Ben Palmer says adding turf to its “horticultural hub” is a step forward in it becoming a “one stop shop for landscaping needs” at its site on Calverley Lane in Leeds. The Classic turf does not use plastic or netting, which...

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Husqvarna launches latest robotic mower for professional sector

Husqvarna launches latest robotic mower for professional sector

Husqvarna has released a new wire-free professional robotic mower for smaller commercial areas. The Automower® 520 EPOS uses Husqvarna’s virtual boundary technology to mow the lawn, covering 5,000sqm in 48 hours. It can also use systematic cutting to create patterns, something which Husqvarna says its customers have been requesting. Pre-set...

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Perennial launches Stihl equipment replacement fund in new partnership

Perennial launches Stihl equipment replacement fund in new partnership

A new equipment replacement fund will donate Stihl tools and PPE to those in need. The initiative is part of a new partnership between horticultural charity Perennial and kit brand Stihl GB. There’s been a 21% increase in individuals from the sector seeking Perennial’s support and a significant rise in those accessing its online tools, says...

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Majestic Trees plants official Coronation Tree at Hertford Castle

Majestic Trees plants official Coronation Tree at Hertford Castle

Hertfordshire based tree nursery Majestic Trees supplies and plants the official Coronation Tree to commemorate HM King Charles III succession to the throne. The Acer platanoides, also known as Crimson King, has been planted on the grounds of Hertford Castle, a Grade 1 listed building dating back to the 15th century. Managing director of Majestic...

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Lawsons appoints new managing director

Lawsons appoints new managing director

Jeremey Norris has been appointed managing director of Lawsons (Whetsone) Ltd, the Building, Timber, Fencing and Landscaping Suppliers group of companies. After joining the company in 1994, Norris has served in a number of roles including over fifteen years as commercial director. Chairman Simon Lawson says Norris’s appointment will lead the...

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Green-tech survey shows customers’ positive outlook for year ahead

Green-tech survey shows customers’ positive outlook for year ahead

A quarter of Green-tech customers feel buoyant and think business will be booming this year, found Green-tech’s annual customer survey. At the end of last year, the Yorkshire-based supplier asked all its customers questions on its service as well as on their order books and expectations going into a new year. Just 6% are concerned that business...

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Jacksons Fencing announces its installer of the year

Jacksons Fencing announces its installer of the year

Jacksons Fencing reveals the winner of the Approved Installer of the Year Award 2023 after a recent selection process. London based Leyton Fencing Decking and Landscaping took home the win after an evaluation process that Jackons says “exemplifies the values upheld by them [Jacksons].” After a year marked by economic uncertainties and rising...

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Stihl introduces new KombiEngine to AP System

Stihl introduces new KombiEngine to AP System

Stihl has introduced the KMA 120 R battery KombiEngine to its AP System, offering compatibility with all the main attachments, from blowers and hedge trimmers to pole pruners and sweepers. The KMA 120 R can be used with up to 12 different attachments and comes with a tool-free adjustable loop handle for simplistic adjustment.  Offering two speed...

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Origin Amenity makes sustainable driven acquisition

Origin Amenity makes sustainable driven acquisition

Origin Amenity has acquired Groundtrax Systems Ltd in a move the two attribute in part to their respective sustainability goals. The Group says the acquisition will support its future ‘strategic’ goals, as well as balancing its current portfolio. Origin Amenity managing director, Chris Clark comments: “Groundtrax products as part of Sustainable...

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London Stone opens new Manchester showroom

London Stone opens new Manchester showroom

Hard landscaping supplier London Stone opens its ninth showroom in Manchester. Located in Altrincham, the new 220m2 showroom features a variety of hard landscaping materials, including natural stone, porcelain and clay pavers, composite decking, cladding and garden planters. The showroom's opening is a “massive step forward” for the company, and...

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Palmer Nurseries secures investment from ex Green-tech founders

Palmer Nurseries secures investment from ex Green-tech founders

Palmer Nurseries has secured investment from ex Green-tech founders, Richard and Rachel Kay- owners and founders of Rabbit Holdings, a property development firm. After 30 years working together in their respective businesses, the Kays and Palmer group (Palmer Plants, Palmer Landscapes and Palmer Nurseries) are collaborating to create an...

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Celebrating 30 years of Green-tech

Celebrating 30 years of Green-tech

Green-tech is celebrating 30 years of recognised work within the landscaping industry. The UK landscaping supplier is celebrating this milestone with a calendar of events planned throughout the year, from sales promotions and competitions; to sponsored events, throwback memories and a celebratory open day at its head office planned for the...

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Tyler Grange opens its seventh UK office

Tyler Grange opens its seventh UK office

Environmental consultancy Tyler Grange has opened the doors to its seventh UK office in Cardiff. This latest investment looks to support the B Corp firm’s growing involvement with Welsh architects, housebuilders and developers to deliver their projects. Operating from Cathedral Road, north-west of the city centre, the office is led by associate...

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New partnership in place to recycle waste artificial grass

New partnership in place to recycle waste artificial grass

Kent based Artificial Lawn Company has partnered with Nottingham based Let’s Recycle Artificial Grass (LRAG) to ‘improve’ sustainability of its products. LRAG will collect and recycle all old and discarded artificial grass removed by the Lawn Company, as well as offcuts, roll ends and trimmings collected during installation. The waste artificial...

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Green-tech adds another team member to the BASIS Register

Green-tech adds another team member to the BASIS Register

Green-tech is reinforcing its commitment to investing in its team and the industry by sending another team member on the BASIS training course. Jamie Peacock of the sales team has successfully completed and passed the BASIS Certificate in prop protection (Amenity Horticulture), and has now joined the BASIS Professional Register. He is now able to...

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Mitie recognised as UK Top Employer six years running

Mitie recognised as UK Top Employer six years running

Mitie is being recognised as a UK Top Employer for the sixth runninning, a certification awarded by the Top Employers Institute. The facilities management company has earned this certification for its continued commitment to creating a better workplace environment for its colleagues through HR policies and people practices. Employers must...

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John Chambers Wildflower Seed gains new leadership

John Chambers Wildflower Seed gains new leadership

The Wildflower seed brand of Green-tech, John Chambers Wildflower Seed, will be entering its 11th year under new guidance. Roger McGivern has progressed from managing a sales team at Green-tech to head-up the Wildflower seed branch as business manager. McGivern will be responsible for the overall performance of the brand, managing a trade and key...

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Arbor Forest unveils virtual tour of its “sophisticated” site

Arbor Forest unveils virtual tour of its “sophisticated” site

Timber importer and processor, Arbor Forest unveils a new fly-through virtual tour. For the first time, Arbor Forest is inviting customers to see a birds eye view of its 90-acre site in New Holland, North Lincolnshire. Showcasing the size and scale of the site in a first-person view- the video covers all areas of the site and provides an inside...

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