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27 Sep Enter our #GardenSelfie Competition

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07 Sep Australian Garden Show Sydney 2013

[caption id="attachment_1278" align="alignright" width="300"] Brendon Moar's 'Suspended' - Judged 'Best in Show'[/caption] It has already been a very busy couple of days out at the Australian Garden Show Sydney. We've had the judging of the inspirational show gardens and urban gardens on Wednesday with Brendan Moar...

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21 Jul REVIEW – Bosch Rotak 37 LI (Battery Lawnmower)

This review was always going to interesting for me as I have always owned commercial lawn care equipment, predominantly in the form of 4-stroke self propelled lawnmowers. Being accustomed to the power, durability and reliability of these units I was not sure what a plastic, battery-powered mower would offer. I was most surprised. [caption id="attachment_1186" align="alignright" width="281"]Bosch Rotak 37 LI Bosch Rotak 37 LI[/caption]

Product

The Bosch Rotak 37 LI - RRP $599 ($419 for bare version with no battery or charger)

Out of the Box

The Bosch Rotak 37 LI comes with the mower unit already assembled, requiring only the handles to be installed with a couple of bolts and screws and the catcher to be clicked together. There is also the 36V/2.6Ah lithium-ion battery and charger.

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12 Jul QLD Garden Expo 2013

  _MG_4847I was up at Nambour in the beautiful Sunshine Coast for QLD Garden Expo 2013! This was the 29th year of the event and the weather could not have been better after a lead-up of what I am told were cool, wet weeks. This event is always very popular with the public and Friday morning had them queuing for hundreds of metres just to get in the gates. Gardening personalities as well as nurserymen were on hand for a busy lecture series of what seemed like hundreds of talks over the 3 days of the event. I presented 2 talks daily on how to improve your plant/life balance.
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