Landscape / Garden News

  • Grows Irritec presence in South America: established IRRITEC CHILE S.A.

    Irritec achieve Chilean market, with the foundation of a new branch that allow the growth of latin american business. The takeover of Chilean company Tecnoagro, well-know brand of irrigation sector, allows Irritec increase branches around the world, confirming the decisive wave of expansion that the company is going through for several years now. Grow up to four, after Mexico, USA and Brazil, ...


    By IRRITEC SpA

  • Zio Fungicide, Developed by AgBiome, Receives EPA Registration

    High efficacy fungicide for the turf and ornamental market AgBiome announces today Zio™ fungicide has been approved by the EPA. This new biological fungicide will be marketed by SePRO and was developed by AgBiome, Inc.  “SePRO’s knowledge of the turf and ornamental market and expertise in commercializing products make them the perfect partner to bring our first ...


    By AgBiome, Inc.

  • Classen® Introduces the new Classen PRO SA30 STAND-AER® Aerator

    Step up to the Classen PRO Stand-Aer® Aerator. Three times faster than a walk-behind aerator and the best Quality of Core® in the aeration industry. The Stand-Aer pulls 10% more cores than the nearest competitive stand-on aerator. Check out features of the new Classen PRO SA30 STAND-AER® Aerator: 15 HP Kawasaki® FS541V engine with 5 gallon fuel capacity ...


    By Schiller Grounds Care, Inc

  • Massey Ferguson 35X Restoration Part 1

    This Massey Ferguson restoration is long overdue. The MF35X has spent the last few years being used for towing a tipping trailer and moving logs to and fro from the log store into the house. More recently being commandeered for demonstrating machinery at the smallholding and when hosting open days. It doesn’t do as much mowing nowadays either, the ride on mower covers the lawns and we have ...


    By Farm Tech Supplies Ltd.

  • Golf Course Builders Association of America’s South Florida regional meeting

    On December 2, Flowtronex was a sponsor of the Golf Course Builders Association of America’s South Florida Regional Meeting. The one day conference was attended by over 100 industry professionals with two separate educational panel discussions – one for irrigation consultants and the second for golf course architects. The event was a huge success for networking with current and ...

  • HydroTurf International installation at Dubai Hills Golf Course in Dubai, UAE

    HydroTurf International completed installation of a new Flowtronex pump station for the Dubai Hills Golf Course in Dubai, UAE. The pump station provides 5280 GPM @ 132 PSI using 6 x 125 HP Goulds Water Technology vertical turbine pumps. The pump station incorporates aluminum support skids for the stainless steel piping and stainless steel filters. The motor control center was built to meet DEWA ...

  • How Technology is shaping our future

    By the year 2030, the humanoid robots tasked with performing our domestic chores will have intelligence surpassing our own. Companies have already designed robots to vacuum our floors and mow our lawns with products such as the Roomba and Robomow. Soon these companies will be competing with fully automated, all-inclusive robots capable of the physical, as well as cognitive tasks necessary to ...

  • John Deere 2017 Residential ZTrak Z300 Models Include Improved Capability, Efficiency and Comfort Features

    The landscape of the John Deere residential ZTrak zero-turn radius mower line takes on a new look with five new models, priced under $3,500.00 – the ...


    By John Deere

  • Benefits of Black Worm Castings, VermaPlex, and Organic Fertilizers

    Over the last couple of years, organic fertilizers such as Black Worm Castings, VermaPlex Specialty Fertilizer, Black Sea Kelp, Coral Calcium, Hydrolyzed Fish, and Liquid Humate Plus, have become increasingly popular. As gardeners and farmers realize the amazing benefits of these amendments, many ...


    By Vermitechnology Unlimited

  • New Cepex irrigation range

    Cepex is launching a new RESCOM irrigation range of products with its own brand; this range offers complete solutions for all the needs in turf and garden irrigation. To achieve this, we have selected the most innovative products of the best manufacturers in the market and we have jointed them in a range that offers the perfect solution for easy and reliable installations. The range consists in ...


    By Cepex

  • AgBiome Innovations and SePRO Enter Commercial Business Partnership

    AgBiome Innovations today announced a new partnership with SePRO Corporation to combine their strengths to offer an innovative biological product to the turf and ornamental market. The first product, a highly effective, broad-spectrum fungicide, is expected to be available for applications in early 2017. “Our ever-growing collection of sequenced microbes, combined with AgBiome’s ...


    By AgBiome, Inc.

  • AgBiome Launches New Business Unit Focused on Delivering Innovations to Agriculture and Turf and Ornamental Markets

    AgBiome, LLC, today announced it has established AgBiome Innovations™, which will commercialize technology identified by the company through its unique Genesis™ discovery and development platform. The division is led by a highly experienced team of agricultural and turf and ornamental industry leaders and is gearing up to launch its first product, a broad-spectrum biological ...


    By AgBiome, Inc.

  • Out front mower - ideal for both long grass and sports turf

    Take the many advantages of an out front mower and give it the ability to cut both long grass and sports turf and you’re surely on to a winner. The Wessex ProLIne FRX-150 is just such a mower, designed to hitch up to most leading out front power units with Power Take Off. The FRX-150 ...


    By Wessex International

  • In Denmark, everything at ERDWICH revolves around the artificial turf...

    In Denmark, everything at ERDWICH revolves around the artificial turf, appropriately in view of the upcoming European championship in France. In 2014, ERDWICH was commissioned to build the first plant worldwide in order to separate the components of an artificial turf into its different fractions. This processing of artificial turf allows a recycling rate of nearly 100 per cent. Thanks to intense ...

  • LEAF announces significant progress in sustainable farming

    LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) has revealed another year of significant progress in its mission to deliver more sustainable food and farming. The area of land around the world growing LEAF Marque crops increased by 28% since last year,according to the findings of its latest annual Global Impacts Report, which was launched today.  LEAF reports strong and steady growth in the number of ...

  • UF/IFAS apps give irrigation, growing tips and more

    Looking to save money and water when you irrigate? UF/IFAS scientists have developed an app for that. Want to know what plants to grow in your garden? You guessed it: UF/IFAS has an app for that as well. UF/IFAS’ so-called “smart irrigation apps” include an urban lawn app that estimates how long you’ll need to water your lawn to meet current plant water demand. It uses a ...

  • Plant characteristics can predict ecosystem services provided by green roofs

    Simple characteristics of plant species — such as height or leaf size — can be used to predict the ecosystem services provided by the green roofs they grow on, a new study suggests. The researchers suggest that their method could be used to screen the thousands of potential plant species in order to optimize green roof design. Green roofs on buildings are able to provide multiple ...

  • LEAF recognised by ISEAL, the global reference point for sustainability standards

    LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) has achieved full membership of ISEAL, the global membership association for sustainability standards. Full membership is the highest membership status within ISEAL and demonstrates a high level of compliance with ISEAL’s Codes of Good Practice, which are seen as global references for developing credible standards. The Codes of Good Practice cover ...

  • Drones and Dogs Deployed In Battle to Save the Guacamole

    With the killers hiding in the trees, heat-sensing drones are launched into the air. When their whereabouts are narrowed, the dogs are sent in. When it comes to protecting the world's supply of guacamole, no weapon can be spared. On subtropical farmland in South Florida, researchers are doing battle with the deadly fungus, laurel wilt, which is spread by a tiny beetle and has the potential to ...


    By Associated Press

  • What is your favourite water idea? Nominate in our online campaign!

    You turn on the tap to fill a glass with water. What is that tap to you? A good idea? You go the toilet, and afterwards you pull the flush. Is the toilet a good idea? What about dams? The aqueducts of ancient Rome? Pumps? Irrigaton? Lawn sprinklers? Hydration packs for  runners? The list of inventions related to water is miles long. We now want you to let us know what YOU think is ...

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