Archive for 2008


Marshalls Reveal Carbon Footprints

Posted on: December 22nd, 2008 by Rob

Marshalls plc has released official data showing the carbon footprints of every item in its domestic product range. In an industry first, consumers will now […]


Councils Green Credentials Assessed In New Report

Posted on: November 24th, 2008 by Rob

The Horticultural Trades Association’s (HTA) Greening the UK campaign will today alert Councils in England of the need to improve the control mechanism to ensure […]


Kubota Goes LIVE!

Posted on: August 20th, 2008 by Rob

An unquestionable strength of Kubota is responding to customer feedback and in reply to requests for more ‘hands on’ customer experience opportunities, the Japanese manufacturer […]


RHS launches VAT petition

Posted on: July 6th, 2008 by Rob

The RHS has launched a petition calling for VAT on all ornamental plants and seeds to be reduced from 17.5 percent to 5 percent, bringing […]


Grassform take on TrakMats for South East

Posted on: May 18th, 2008 by Rob

Own experience prompts decision Essex based sportsfield and golf course construction company Grassform Ltd. has taken on the agency for the well known TrakMats ground […]


Investigating the environmental impacts of gardening in the UK

Posted on: May 1st, 2008 by Rob

Plants and gardens naturally carry with them a strong environmental message, but there is a need to qualify this with sound scientific evidence to demonstrate […]


Grassform complete work on the RJ National

Posted on: March 14th, 2008 by Rob

Exciting opportunity Building a golf course on a factory site in the middle of Ipswich may seem like a crazy idea, but not when the […]


Q Lawns at the Ideal Home Show

Posted on: March 6th, 2008 by Rob

Q Lawns turf growers have joined forces with celebrity gardener David Domoney to promote the importance of having a real live lawn. The venue for […]


Working together to speed up peat reduction

Posted on: February 29th, 2008 by Rob

Garden retailers and growing media manufacturers are being encouraged to join up to the Growing Media Initiative (GMI), an HTA initiated scheme to speed up […]


HTA extends its mystery shopper service

Posted on: February 21st, 2008 by Rob

The HTA is to extend its mystery shopper service in 2008 so that retailers can choose to make use of the service in any month […]


New water strategy good for gardening

Posted on: February 21st, 2008 by Rob

The HTA has welcomed ‘Future Water’ The Government`s Strategy for Water in England. In particular it notes that Government is to change householders` permitted development […]


Huge New Jacobsen Fleet at Five Lakes

Posted on: January 31st, 2008 by Rob

Ernest Doe & Sons, RANSOMES JACOBSEN dealer for Essex, has recently delivered a huge fleet of new course maintenance equipment to the prestigious Five Lakes […]


Inturf invests £500,000 in new equipment

Posted on: January 31st, 2008 by Rob

Inturf has invested nearly £1/2million in a new Trebro Autostack harvester – as well as tractors, sprayers and mowers. The equipment is expected to speed […]


JCB’s global sales exceed £2 billion

Posted on: January 16th, 2008 by Rob

Global sales will reach a new record in 2007 by exceeding the £2 billion mark for the first time. Production is also set to hit […]


HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Posted on: January 2nd, 2008 by Rob

The Landscape Link would like to wish you all a Happy New Year. We hope 2008 will be an exciting and prosperous year for you […]


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