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  • Wonders of water

    October 16, 2018By
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    The outdoor living boom has created demand for water features to swell in recent years. “People are drawn to water and naturally enjoy sitting by and listening to it,” says Demi Fortuna, director of product information at Atlantic Water Gardens, a water feature manufacturer based in Mantua, Ohio. Water features can be a smart add-on for many landscape contractors. There... read more

    WAC Landscape Lighting upgrades Hardscape Series luminaires

    October 12, 2018By

    WAC Landscape Lighting updated its Hardscape Series of LED luminaires. Lumen adjustment control allows the user to adjust brightness in the field. Users can also switch color temperatures from warm (for lighting granite) to pure white (for lighting bluestone), WAC said. IP66 rated, these luminaires adapt into existing 12-v systems. The Hardscape Series is available in bronze, graphite and sand.... read more

    Loftness rolls out new horizontal drum mulcher

    October 11, 2018By

    Loftness rolled out new models of its Battle Ax horizontal drum mulcher, designed for skid-steers. Featuring a new rotor, tooth design and two-stage cutting chamber, the Battle Ax is designed for vegetation management, including right-of-way maintenance, land clearing, forestry applications and more. It’s available with 61- and 71-inch cutting widths for skid-steers with 50 to 120 hp. Its 17-inch-diameter rotor... read more

    Germany-based Oase Living Water acquires Atlantic Water Gardens

    October 10, 2018By

    Germany-based Oase Living Water acquired U.S.-based Atlantic Water Gardens, a supplier of outdoor water feature products and systems to the North American market. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Hörstel, Germany, Oase is a supplier of water gardening products. “We have been collaborating with European landscapers for years and see an opportunity to build on this experience... read more

    Echo intros new cut-off saw

    October 9, 2018By

    Echo added the CSG-7410 cut-off saw, to be showcased at this year’s GIE+EXPO trade show in Louisville, Ky. Powered by a 73.5 cc two-stroke commercial grade engine, the CSG-7410’s high cutting torque is attributable to a 2.6:1 drive ratio of the wheel pulley to the drive pulley, allowing it to cut through thick masonry blocks or dense concrete without bogging... read more

    Deere adds on-board grade indication to G-Series skid-steers, CTLs

    October 3, 2018By

    John Deere added an on-board grade indication option to its large-frame G-Series skid-steers (330G and 332G) and the large-frame G-Series compact track loaders (331G and 333G) Available as a factory or field kit option, this new feature is ideal for job sites that involve leveling and slope work, according to John Deere. “Our industry-exclusive on-board grade indication was designed to be... read more