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Takeaways from the Marshalls Roadshows 2024

Takeaways from the Marshalls Roadshows 2024

Landscapers from across the UK joined Marshalls to get a sneak peek of the manufacturer’s upcoming products and crown the regional winners of the Marshalls Register Awards. At the event, attendees got an exclusive look at new products including Modal X, a carbon-reduced alternative to granite paving, plus upcoming paving products. Tools suppliers...

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EGO expands its ride-on range with new tractor mowers

EGO expands its ride-on range with new tractor mowers

Following the success of its zero-turn mowers, battery-powered outdoor equipment manufacturer, EGO Power Plus is expanding its ride-on range with two new tractor mowers. The twin-blade tractor mowers utilise up to six EGO ARC Lithium™ 56V portable batteries, offering the same power and performance as a petrol counterpart.  Group product director...

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Beechwood Trees to establish new depot following latest contracts

Beechwood Trees to establish new depot following latest contracts

Beechwood Trees and Landscapes strengthens its presence in the East Midlands following its latest contract acquisition. The landscape and arboriculture service provider has been awarded two new contracts with Nottingham City Council and Nottingham County Council. Coupled with the company’s existing partnership with Eyrewash Council, it is now...

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Tubex donates recyclable tree shelters to tree planting courses

Tubex donates recyclable tree shelters to tree planting courses

As part of its Grow Together Programme, Tubex has partnered with Greenway Training to provide 450 recyclable and biodegradable tree shelters for its Lantra Tree Planting and Establishing Woodlands courses. Launched in 2022, Tubex’s Grow Together offers a scheme where charity or community projects across the UK are able to receive a donation of...

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Makita expands battery powered lawn maintenance line

Makita expands battery powered lawn maintenance line

Power tool supplier, Makita, continues to grow its lawn maintenance product range with three new battery powered additions. The range now includes two additional cordless lawn mowers - the 40VMax XGT LM003G and LM004G and its first cordless scarifier, the 40VMax XGT UV001GZ/ All three lawnmowers are powered by Makita’s advanced XGT technology and...

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Provender Nurseries expands sales team to meet growing demand

Provender Nurseries expands sales team to meet growing demand

The sales team at Provender Nurseries has welcomed four new members in an effort to keep up with increasing sales demand. James Robson joins the team at Provender from running his own garden maintenance business, he says he enjoys “being surrounded by interesting plants and a supportive team everyday.” Already a part of the wider Provender team...

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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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