The Specialist Buyers Guide for Professionals in The Landscape Industry
A warm welcome to Ruskins Trees and Landscapes. We have been supplying, planting and moving large trees, shrubs and hedges since 1986. Our aim is to provide a service that is second to none - we strive not merely to meet expectations but always to exceed them.
Ruskins Trees and Landscapes also provide Air Spade services to facilitate service trenches through root plates of protected trees, root investigation and decompaction. Our Play Trees and Play Logs are used in natural play schemes across the country. Specialist teams are used by clients to eradicate Japanese Knotweed and other invasive plants. Our grounds maintenance teams assist clients with the management and enhancement of their external landscape.
The Ruskins team are highly experienced, qualified and driven by a passion that sets us apart from our competitors. Rest assured that your requirements are important to us - we will be pleased to assist any enquiry that you might have.
You are invited to browse our website and in so doing we hope you might gain a useful insight into our nature and capabilities. Our reputation for exemplary service is both our hallmark and your guarantee of satisfaction.
King Feeders UK specialises in the supply of green waste composting machinery, and has wide ranging experience in this area of equipment with a proven track record of supply to a range of different sectors.
With over 40 years experience in the machinery industry, customers benefit from our extensive knowledge base and the unrivalled levels of service provided.
King Feeders UK can provide the solutions to your own individual requirements. Our customer base is diverse, highlighting the flexibility of the machines, and includes many county councils, local authorities, landscape/gardening companies, waste processing companies, universities, leisure parks, charities and recycling consortiums.
With our ISO 9001 accreditation from ISOQAR, we are able to provide a high quality personal service. Our many customers also benefit from:
• Our extensive knowledge and experience
• Assistance with developing solutions to processing challenges
• Practical and down to earth advice
• User Safety Training
• Full maintenance, back up and servicing when required
• Comprehensive range of spare parts kept in stock for all our models.
King Feeders UK also specialises in the supply of agricultural machinery – see our website www.kingfeeders.co.uk for further details.
Alastair Beddall started his landscape contracting business in 1981, naming the company Practicality Brown, in favour of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, the famous 18th Century landscape designer. Capability Brown designed some of Britain’s most spectacular park landscapes at historic homes such as Blenheim, Burghley House and Hampton Court. His designs can still be seen today, nearly three centuries later.
During the 1980s, Practicality Brown (incorporated in 1987) worked on long term contracts for the Forestry Commission and was one of the first companies to develop tree clearance without burning. Pioneering whole tree chipping in the UK on a commercial scale in 1985, Practicality Brown have extensive experience of mechanised vegetation clearance, introducing Ahwi Mulchers in 1999 and mechanised Tree Shears in 2002.
By 1989 the company was also supplying semi mature trees and forest products to the landscape trade. In the late 1990s, Practicality Brown where instrumental in developing the Elveden Instant Hedge™ with the Elveden Estate in East Anglia. Together, they identified a need for a substantial, mature hedge up to 6ft high and planted species to grow for at least a four years before being sold in an ongoing programme.
Practicality Brown Today
Practicality Brown Ltd is an innovative, class-leading company, with divisions operating in the Landscape and Forestry Sectors. The Practicality Brown Difference: