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  • Photo of Smiths’ Cotswold Stone

    Smiths’ Cotswold Stone

    Smiths tells us about its Cotswold Stone.  Cotswold Stone is and has been, one of the most popular products for wall building across the ages. Its natural colour with its subtle traditional honey characteristics has a charm and beauty that other stones find hard to equal. Smiths’ Cotswold dry walling stone, quarried in the northwest corner of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, is the genuine article and has all the warmth and subtly you would expect from the stone from this part of the country. Its popularity has spread far and wide. Increasingly it is being used for a variety of modern…

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  • Photo of Belchim announce new biocide for the amenity sector

    Belchim announce new biocide for the amenity sector

    The amenity sector is set to benefit following the recent approval of a new product for the professional biocide market. Enclean, containing 500g/l of the active ingredient Nonanoic acid, has just received registration and will strengthen and expand Belchim Crop Protection’s product range into the amenity sector says Belchim amenity specialist William Weld. “Enclean has been greatly anticipated. It’s a natural plant origin biocide specifically designed to remove algae from a wide range of hard surfaces including: pavements, greenhouses (outside), patios, roofs, wooden decking and fence panels. Enclean’s active ingredient Nonanoic acid is extremely effective, non-corrosive and quickly degrades into…

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  • Photo of Interest in decking surges during lockdown

    Interest in decking surges during lockdown

    Google searches for decking in the UK doubled in the week the nation was put on lockdown, according to new research from Composite Prime. Data from the search engine revealed interest in the term ‘decking’ had doubled within the homes and interiors category in the five days following the UK lockdown announcement on March 23. Composite Prime sales director Charles Taylor said: “This backs-up an increase in consumer enquiries we have been receiving. For both samples and for customers wanting to know where to buy our products. “It’s good news for timber merchants and builders merchants who are able to continue…

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  • Photo of IQ4-Cloud takes web based irrigation management to a new level

    IQ4-Cloud takes web based irrigation management to a new level

    Through its commitment to the Intelligent Use of Water™, Rain Bird is dedicated to the development of the most advanced irrigation products for commercial landscapes, sports turf applications and the residential market. With irrigation professionals continually looking to manage their installations more effectively in order to conserve water, save money and ensure healthier landscapes, Rain Bird is continually at the forefront of the development of central control systems. The company’s IQ Platform has for many years set the standard as a solution for contractors and end users with responsibility for the irrigation of commercial properties, sports stadia, training grounds and…

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  • Photo of Landscaping Equipment – Should I Buy For My Business or Hire?

    Landscaping Equipment – Should I Buy For My Business or Hire?

    JPS explain the pros and cons when it comes to buying and hiring landscaping equipment for your business.  For today’s landscape gardener, having access to the right equipment is key. It isn’t enough to rock up at a client’s property with a spade, a hoe, a pair of secateurs and a wheelbarrow anymore. With modern power tools, jobs that used to take all day can now be breezed through in an hour or less. And your customers know it – if you don’t have the right equipment, they will find someone who does.   The plant equipment available these days…

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  • Photo of The RHS endorses the Trellis, Fencing and Gates made by the Garden Trellis Co

    The RHS endorses the Trellis, Fencing and Gates made by the Garden Trellis Co

    The Garden Trellis Co has announced that the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has endorsed its Prestige range of trellis, fencing and gates. These are hand-crafted in the UK. For over 25 years, The Garden Trellis Co has been highly regarded for its hand-crafted bespoke garden joinery work, and that same quality is now available in the RHS Prestige range in ready-made sizes. The RHS-endorsed products include contemporary slatted panels, classic square or diagonal trellis, picket fencing, weave panels and solid tongue and groove fence panels. Matching trellis and contemporary slatted gates are also included in the range, for the perfect…

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  • Photo of British Sugar TOPSOIL launches SubSoil

    British Sugar TOPSOIL launches SubSoil

    British Sugar TOPSOIL has launched SubSoil, two new products which will complement the company’s Landscape20 topsoil and HortLoam planting soil.   General Purpose SubSoil is compliant with BS 8601:2013 (Table 1 Multipurpose subsoil) and is ideal for use with Landscape20 topsoil and HortLoam planting soil. When used in conjunction with these two topsoils, the single grain, stone-free structure of largely medium sand (0.25 to 0.50mm) and its low organic matter content make it ideal as a subsoil for general landscaping purposes, such as planting trees and shrubs, and the turfing or seeding of amenity grass.   Free-Draining SubSoil has a…

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  • Photo of Smiths’ Cotswold Stone

    Smiths’ Cotswold Stone

    Smiths tells us more about its Cotswold Stone.  Cotswold Stone is (and has been) one of the most popular products for wall building over the years. Its natural colour with its subtle traditional honey characteristics has a charm and beauty that other stones find hard to equal. Smiths’ Cotswold dry walling stone, quarried in the northwest corner of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, is the genuine article and has all the warmth and subtly you would expect from the stone from this part of the country. Its popularity has spread far and wide. Increasingly, it is being used for a variety of…

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  • Photo of GreenBlue Urban launches the HydroPlanter™

    GreenBlue Urban launches the HydroPlanter™

    GreenBlue Urban has announced the launch of a new modular bioretention rain garden system: the HydroPlanter™. This product can be retrofitted into highways schemes and on new developments of any size. The “Plug and Play” sustainable urban drainage solution can attenuate and cleanse stormwater and provide amenity and biodiversity to new and existing spaces particularly suitable for highway build outs, central reservations and verges. A single modular unit would also be suitable for new housing developments tackling SuDS solutions when space is at a premium. The HydroPlanter™ is an easy to design solution with drag and drop CAD drawings available…

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  • Photo of Wienerberger’s Clay – Landscape, paving our way

    Wienerberger’s Clay – Landscape, paving our way

    Throughout human history, clay has proven itself as one of nature’s most trusted natural materials. But here, Wienerberger talks to Pro Landscaper about clay as a building material. Clay: A landscaping solution At Wienerberger, we are proud to offer clay pavers as part of our landscape portfolio. Below are just a few of the reasons you should consider it when designing your next landscape project. Circular economy The circular economy is a concept in which everything is engineered to be constantly reused or recycled (KLH Sustainability, 2019). With a lifespan of over a century, clay pavers often outlast the paving…

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  • Photo of Redbacks introduces new Kneeler Mat

    Redbacks introduces new Kneeler Mat

    Redbacks Cushioning Ltd, designers of the ‘Leaf-Spring’ cushioning technology, offers a range of products to help protect the knees and body from damage caused by kneeling. Recently introduced is the new ‘Kneeler mat’. It’s an everyday tool for landscapers whose jobs entail kneeling for any length of time. It also has many applications in and around the home, garden and office.   Giving long term anti-fatigue support and great cushioning comfort from kneeling in any position, the mat features 28 multi-directional leaf springs held within a thermoplastic honeycomb matrix.   Unlike rubber matting, foam or gel based products which can…

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  • Photo of Customised automatic irrigation for architect designed home

    Customised automatic irrigation for architect designed home

    At a new architect-designed home in Hertfordshire, the wilderness behind the property has been transformed with the creation of a split-level fully-landscaped garden. On the lower level, there is a lawn, full-width patio, raised beds, perennial-filled borders, planters and contemporary water features which provide a stunning display. Keen to ensure that the investment would remain vibrant for the forseeable future, the owners called in Rosewood Irrigation Services of St.Albans to design an automatic irrigation system. Rosewood’s solution featured Rain Bird technology, including the ESP- ME controller. The company’s surface dripline was specified for the flower beds and borders so that…

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  • Photo of Smith’s decorative shingle

    Smith’s decorative shingle

    Smith’s tells Pro Landscaper about its decorative shingle.  Pick the right decorative shingle and it can brighten up any garden design! Giving that landscaped project the finishing touch. Smiths’ range of decorative shingle is one of quality and can proudly boast the supply of the genuine Cotswold stone shingle. With those lovely warm, honey and cream colours of the region, it is a classic shingle that is understated yet sits very well in most environments. A similar offering is our Oxford range of decorative shingle, a blend of a subtler neutral beiges and creams, which also typifies the Cotswold area.…

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  • Photo of Quartix Ltd. launches dashcam integration in partnership with Fleet Focus

    Quartix Ltd. launches dashcam integration in partnership with Fleet Focus

    Quartix Ltd, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of vehicle tracking systems, has launched an integrated dashcam solution through partnering with Fleet Focus, one of the UK’s foremost camera and vehicle safety companies. Quartix customers can now use the FF2000 vehicle connected camera to capture HD 1080p footage of any trip that their drivers make and view these within the Quartix vehicle tracking system.   The FF2000 camera, available via a Fleet Focus subscription, automatically uploads key event footage to the Fleet Focus Cloud where the data is stored for up to three months. Designed to detect significant G-Force events, accidents or speeding events, the FF2000 will automatically upload specific footage for Quartix users…

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  • Photo of GreenBlue Urban publish Urban Trees, Highways & Utilities Guide

    GreenBlue Urban publish Urban Trees, Highways & Utilities Guide

    GreenBlue Urban has announced the publication of Urban Trees, Highways & Utilities.   The inclusive publication contains:   · Insightful collaboration articles from industry experts   · A detailed section on structural applications   · Highlighting below ground constraints   · Policies & Case Studies   · Inclusion of Stormwater Management   To request your FREE hard copy of this publication please email [email protected] with mailing address details.   Alternatively, you can download the full version online, click here to download it.   

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  • Photo of Smiths’ Self Binding Path Gravel

    Smiths’ Self Binding Path Gravel

    Smith’s tells Pro Landscaper about its Self Binding Path Gravel.  For a fairly modest outlay the Smiths’ Self Binding Path Gravel gives superb results and of sensational quality – with its Cotswold hues and smooth finish, it’s a product that looks good in almost any situation. A perfect product for paths, tracks, walkways and cycle paths in both the domestic, civil and commercial markets. Smiths’ Self Binding Path Gravel is a very versatile product. It gives a firm compact surface, ideal for where wheel access is a priority, (for example wheel chairs, golf buggies/trollies or wheelbarrows etc.). But its versatility…

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  • Photo of A look at the D Turf Care System

    A look at the D Turf Care System

    SCH Supplies tells Pro Landscaper about its D Turf Care System.  The D Turf Care System comes with a variety of interchangeable attachments, from corers, slitters, aerators, sorrel rollers and more.This cost effective solution allows you to care for your grass in numerous ways, all in one machine. The robust frame has a category one three point linkage tractor mounting as standard, with other categories supplied upon request. A weight tray is incorporated in the design which gives the option to add up to 250kg of top weight to gain the desired penetration depth.This tray is also extremely useful for…

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  • Photo of Green-tech’s new initiative to support BALI Chalk Fund

    Green-tech’s new initiative to support BALI Chalk Fund

    November marks two years since Green-tech launched its new range of specialist tree anchoring kits at Futurescape exhibition.   Developed in partnership with Anchor Systems (International) Ltd, the tree anchoring kits have been well received and installed in many projects throughout the UK.   The range has recently been extended to include a Drop-Man anchoring kit and a large tree securing system which is designed for trees outside of the standard range. Each anchor is capable of holding loads of up to 45 tonnes and can be used in multiples. To celebrate the success of their anchor range they have…

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  • Photo of John Chambers Wildflower Seed helps Grassington sow a new meadow

    John Chambers Wildflower Seed helps Grassington sow a new meadow

    John Chambers Wildflower Seed, part of the Green-tech family, has donated a custom mix of native wildflower seed to create a new wildflower meadow in Grassington. Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) has worked in partnership with Grassington in Bloom and children from Grassington Primary School to create the new area with species-rich wildflowers on Springfield Road. The meadow is part of a network of wildlife friendly patches across the Dales that aims to reverse the decline in pollinators. Catherine Mercer, YDMT’s Bee Together officer, says: “What has really blown me away about this project is the support and enthusiasm from…

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  • Photo of Smiths’ Gabion limestone

    Smiths’ Gabion limestone

    Smiths’ tells us about its Gabion limestone.  Smiths’ Gabion limestone has been primarily used to fill gabion baskets for ground stabilisation, for example, the retaining walls of terraces or the stabilisation of river banks, the railway and road embankments and bridge abutments. However, the way this simple un-seen stone product is being used is changing! Our gabion stone is a crushed Cotswold limestone with its typical Cotswold hues – warm creams and honey appearance – which offers landscape designers a softer more natural appearance to any large engineering project where the stone is left exposed. Equally this can be used…

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  • Photo of Paving Superstore offers its top tips for quality paving

    Paving Superstore offers its top tips for quality paving

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  • Photo of Smiths’ Cotswold Dry Stone

    Smiths’ Cotswold Dry Stone

    Smiths’ tell us about its Cotswold Dry Stone.  Cotswold Stone is and has been, one of the most popular products for wall building across the ages. Its natural colour with its subtle traditional honey characteristics has a charm and beauty that other stones find hard to equal. Smiths’ Cotswold dry walling stone, quarried in the northwest corner of the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, is the genuine article and has all the warmth and subtlety you would expect from the stone from this part of the country. Its popularity has spread far and wide. Increasingly it is being used for a variety of…

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  • Photo of Renson’s got you covered

    Renson’s got you covered

    Renson’s premium ambassador Garden House Design had a client who wanted to create a private spa area including a hot tub in their garden as their property is located amongst a busy urban setting. With an understanding of what the client wanted, Garden House Design suggested the Renson Camargue, an aluminium louvered canopy, to sit over the client’s hot tub. It was ideal not only to meet its client’s requirements, but also a beautiful and contemporary solution with exceptional design flair. The Camargue’s design provides sun protection and ventilation according to the needs of the environment and the client. The…

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  • Photo of Green-tech unveil their new 2020 product catalogue

    Green-tech unveil their new 2020 product catalogue

    Green-tech has announced that their new 2020 product catalogue is now printed and available for all their customers, architects and garden designers across the UK. The catalogue is packed with over 13,000 products for tree planting in a rural and an urban environment, tree irrigation, ground, wind, weed and erosion control; as well as soils, growing media and barks, wildflower seed and conservation products, pond suppliers and grounds maintenance. Green-tech’s Managing Director Rachel Kay commented, “Our 2020 product catalogue is crammed with thousands of tried and tested forestry and landscaping products. Only the best products that made it through our…

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  • Photo of Husqvarna launches new virtual boundary technology for professional robotic mowing

    Husqvarna launches new virtual boundary technology for professional robotic mowing

    Husqvarna have launched Husqvarna EPOS technology, a satellite-based solution for a new series of professional Husqvarna Automower® robotic mowers, enabling mowing with virtual boundaries.   The Husqvarna EPOS technology is a high-precision satellite navigation system that delivers an accuracy of 2-3cm. It is used to create virtual boundaries for professional robotic mowers. The new system will significantly increase the flexibility and use of professional robotic mowers in green spaces. The virtual boundaries can be adapted to meet the ever-changing needs of sports fields and public spaces. This new system further opens up opportunities for areas which historically were challenging for…

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