Pending the 2020 edition of Myplant & Garden, postponed to September, GardenTV offers a preview of a virtual journey through the products admitted to the competition, the "Showcase of excellences". A contest reserved for exhibitors who present the latest and most relevant innovations and innovations in the sector at the fair, able to stand out for their innovative capacity, social value, environment and product sustainability.
The admitted products are divided by category, from "new varieties of ornamental plants" to "new garden furniture", passing by "new varieties of cut flowers and fronds and vegetable and fruit plants", up to the "new building and construction materials for the construction "," green areas "and others.
A representative of GardenTV was invited by the organizers of Myplant & Garden to participate as a member of the jury (composed of experts and journalists in the sector and coordinated by Dr. Anna Zottola) who has the task of evaluating and "rewarding" the articles admitted to this innovative and prestigious competition. In "our" specific case, together with other jurors, the products that we should evaluate and evaluate are entered in the category "innovative equipment, machinery and plant design for nursery gardening and landscape". We can not wait!
But we will do it in September, meanwhile we can anticipate and accompany you on a "virtual" tour of the products selected and admitted to this itinerant contest only for the category "innovative equipment [...]", waiting to be able to see, touch and try with your hand the most innovative and prestigious products that make up the "showcase of excellence" and deliver the Myplant & Garden 2020 Excellence Plaques.
To facilitate reading, we have inserted an initial summary: by clicking on the titles or on "read" you will be directed to the content of your interest.
PROFESSIONAL ELECTRIC AND SILENT MOWER
GSR + Electric by Gianni Ferrari is a professional electric lithium-ion battery lawnmower that combines the very high performance and the extreme maneuverability of its equal endothermic range of the Gianni Ferrari family. READ >
PHOSPHORUS FROM RECYCLED SOURCES TO FEED THE LAWN
Sierrablen Plus by ICL with Pearl technology is the first controlled release fertilizer with multiple continuous release phosphorus granules obtained from recycled sources. READ >
PROFESSIONAL REMOTE CONTROL SHREDDER
Peruzzo presents Robofox designed to shred: grass, shrubs, brushwood and twigs on steep slopes, ensuring the safety of the user, who works remotely with a remote control. READ >
PROGRAMMER FOR FLEXIBLE IRRIGATION
Esp-Me3 is the new Rain Bird irrigation programmer, which supports flow monitoring with wifi connectivity, automatic adjustment based on online weather data and expandable up to 22 stations. READ >
MONITORING THE IRRIGATION OF GREEN WALLS
Grenwalls System by Agabuna is a specific modular system for the control and monitoring of irrigation systems for green walls.
It consists of a Master control unit to which up to 31 Slave modules can be connected (for valve control, irrigation sensors, fertigation) based on the size of the system. Management is entrusted to a web platform on the cloud. UP >
MOWER THE GRASS IN EXTREME SLOPES
The Barbieri X-ROT PRO mower is suitable for extreme slopes. It works with a single blade and a raised plate and has been designed to process large volumes of grass with minimal power.
The tracks driven by electric motors are controlled by an electronic control unit for better performance and minimum power demand; it is a light vehicle (380 kg) that moves easily on slopes and steep terrain. The frequency search radio control is easy to use and does not require special training, all functions are managed by it; the electric transmission requires no maintenance and there is no consumable element.
Due to its weight and size, X-ROT PRO is suitable for being transported in complete safety on a pick-up or van and can be deposited in areas that are inaccessible by a small crane. The operator works safely away from exhaust gases, noise, vibrations, in a convenient, safe and comfortable position throughout the working day.
The absence of oil in the transmission and the low compaction of the soil make diX-ROT PRO the ideal machine for use in natural oases and along waterways or in collection basins and protected areas. It is a hybrid machine powered by electric motors, which mounts a Servo Compass gps navigation system with application on BHV (Barbieri Hybrid Vehicles) smartphones with numerous accessories applicable as standard, such as inter-row arm, snow shovel, etc. UP >
100% ELECTRIC PROFESSIONAL LAWN MOWER
The Mean Green Majoris lawn mower by Bruni Stefano is a 100% electric professional model, with cutting capacity up to 152 cm. The mower has side or rear discharge and is equipped with a mulching kit. The battery lasts for 7 working hours. UP >
THE BATTERY TRACTOR FOR GREEN CARE
Rino is Del Morino's first multifunctional and fully electric vehicle in the world. The comfortable driving position is perfect for following the work in every phase. Every point of the machine is quickly accessible and inspectable, every part of it can be replaced.
Rino is composed of an electric drive unit, halfway between a compact tractor and a lawn mower. It works 100% with electricity through a 48 V lithium-ion battery pack.
There are two electric motors in the tractor: one dedicated to the circulation and the other to the work of the connected accessories. With Rino, the drawbacks of the hydraulic transmission are forgotten (power losses due to friction and consequent heating of the organs) and fuel costs are reduced.
Rino considerably reduces the decibels in works in sensitive or urban areas and being electric, it does not produce exhaust gas emissions such as diesel or petrol machines. This significantly affects the quality of the environment in which it operates and for the driver of the vehicle.
It will certainly be appreciated in inhabited centers, in residential areas, in golf courses and on sports grounds, in campsites, in attraction parks or relaxation areas also near hospitals and rest homes, in hotel complexes or in greenhouse crops.
Rino offers a unique user experience. Incomparable acoustic comfort, comfortable driving position with 360 ° view, two front driving wheels and two rear steering wheels for an ideal turning radius even in areas with difficult access.
The coupling of the equipment at the front allows an optimal and constant view of the work area, and allows you to intervene promptly and safely.
Rino delivers a real power of 18 kW (24hp) by powering two electric motors of equal power, for traction and for the work of the accessory. It can also animate numerous other power-hungry equipment such as a shredder, snow turbine, helical lawn mower.
In fact, he is perfectly at ease in dealing with tall grass with the knife chopper, lawn with mulching mower (zero residue), or in the English finishing cut with helical blades. Its triangle attachment ensures compatibility with a wide range of tools available on the market, according to which its working autonomy can vary.
Rino fills up on electricity through the home network with a charging time of 8½h (1200W) or 4h (2400W). A box equipped with photovoltaic panels is available as an option, to make the charging process completely "free cost". UP >
TRACKED PLATFORM FOR ANY MANEUVER
Easy Lift announces the release of the new RA26 on the market. The tracked platform, with a maximum height of 26m and a maximum outreach of 14.50 m and a capacity of 120 / 230kg or 300kg in the basket and maximum climbing of 12m allow this platform to perform exceptional maneuvers.
Thanks to its incredible performance, great ease of use and reliability, it is positioned on the market among the best in its category. The first double arm telescopic jib platform designed and built by Easylift was presented at the TCI Expo USA the most important exhibition in the arboriculture sector.
RA26 is a self-propelled crawler with 2 telescopic arms plus jib and quick release basket 1,40m wide. It has various stabilization areas and has been designed to have incredibly compact dimensions: when closed, in fact, it measures only 0.89m in width, 1.98m in height and 6.75m in length.
The Scanreco radio control and a fixed station in the carrycot, the variable carriage with independent set-up of double speed gearboxes are supplied as standard. Available with two different diesel engines, Kubota or Hatz also available in electric version with lithium or hybrid battery pack. UP >
A MECHANICAL ROOT TO PROTECT THE PLANT
The patented underground anchoring system of the Fast Italia clod plant is a "mechanical root" that protects the plant for at least two years after its planting from the stress of the wind. Compared to the anchoring on the stem, it is the one that most respects the physiology of the tree in fact by retaining the root ball, it allows the roots to be anchored in the primary structure, vital for engraftment, and stimulating a more regular growth in wood production thanks to the full mobility of the stem. In addition, the landscape effect is also excellent, ensuring prompt effect, contrary to what is offered by wooden braces. Ideal for green roofs and all similar situations. UP >
GARDEN WITHOUT MOSQUITOES, WITH SMARTPHONE
Freezanz Connect is the innovative anti-mosquito and anti-insect spray system equipped with wifi technology and the #MyFreezanz portal. Thanks to the wifi connection, present on the machines, our technicians can proactively intervene on the system and monitor its status remotely, for greater efficiency and effectiveness of the system itself and the well-being of the customer in the garden.
Furthermore, thanks to the #MyFreezanz portal, the customer will be able to monitor the system, observe its activity status, know the level of products, the times of the programmed cycles and, in case of bad weather, suspend its execution.
Do you have guests tonight? Are you leaving work and would you like to have dinner in the garden? Start a spray cycle from your smartphone to find your mosquito-free garden when you get home.
The most technologically advanced system on the market is the only one equipped with Connect Technology; Online management portal #MyFreezanz; InstantMix technology (patented); IntelliCycle 2.0 technology; IPipeClean technology; Astronomical cycle (patented); Automated and independent management of active ingredients; Computerized dosages to the tenth of ml. UP >
PROFESSIONAL ELECTRIC AND SILENT MOWER
GSR + Electric is the professional electric lithium-ion battery lawnmower that combines the very high performance and extreme maneuverability of its endothermic range of the Gianni Ferrari family.
Agility and compactness underline the importance of addressing both the hobbyist, attentive to the care of his garden, as well as the maintainer who adds a large and significant arrow to his bow.
Its cut with three-blade Dual Cut front plate with a width of 112 cm and its total installed power of 10.2 kW (equal to 20 Hp of an endothermic model) guarantee excellent mulching also thanks to the great new allies: transmission and grip fully electric.
GSR + Electric allows great quality of work without stepping on the grass before cutting, adaptability to undulating soils for the guarantee of an increasingly precise result, excellent visibility and comfort for the user.
GSR + Electric arrives, with its better maneuverability, even where the ventral plates become more uncomfortable and can be used in time slots where until now the operator or the private individual, by law, could not use any green care equipment.
Transmission and Electric PTO are synonymous with attention to respect for the environment thanks to the elimination of emissions but also to the reduction of noise pollution by lowering noise levels below the 50dB threshold.
This new Gianni Ferrari machine features 8 54 V battery packs that guarantee 1000 full recharges, work at temperatures between -10 ° and + 60 ° C and i and offer an autonomy of 6/8 working hours, based on the type of grass treated. UP >
PHOSPHORUS FROM RECYCLED SOURCES TO FEED THE LAWN
Sierrablen Plus with Pearl technology by ICL is the first controlled release fertilizer with multiple continuous release phosphorus granules obtained from recycled sources (waste water with a high phosphorus content, including industrial, mining, food processing, farm processes, from urban sources). Phosphorus is activated in an acidic environment in contact with the root system or organic substance allowing to minimize the loss of phosphorus in the environment.
Its exclusive mechanism releases phosphorus, nitrogen and magnesium only in response to the organic acids produced by the roots. Crystal Green granules release phosphorus as roots produce organic acids. In this way they provide nutrients throughout the season according to the need of the plant. This reduces the environmental impact caused by excessive leaching and dispersion in the environment. UP >
BIODEGRADABLE GROWTH NETS
Lite-Soil's Lite-Nets are underground networks for the supply and distribution of air and water.
As biodegradable growing nets, they are simply wrapped around the root ball and installed with new trees. On the surface, they absorb air and water and guide it efficiently and over a large area exactly where it is needed: at the roots of the trees.
In this way they replace the pipe systems used conventionally. Especially also in combination with Lite-Net tree pit nets, which are inserted in the tree pit over a large area. Growing nets significantly reduce water consumption and are therefore also the ideal complement to the underground system when using bags for irrigation or irrigation edges. UP >
BATTERY MOWER TRACTOR
Cub Cadet (MTD Products) presents the first 100% electric consumer lawn tractor. Powered by powerful lithium-ion batteries, it guarantees performance equivalent to petrol models. The autonomy of one hour allows you to cut up to 3,000 square meters, minimizing noise pollution and harmful gas emissions.
Thanks to a latest generation technology that uses efficient brushless electric motors, the tractor does not require belts, oils, filters and petrol, thus reducing maintenance interventions to a minimum.
With the new LR2 ES76 electric minirider, Cub Cadet gives a new boost to the segment of compact lawn tractors. This exclusive model is powered by powerful electric motors and powered by a latest generation 56V lithium-ion battery. The 76 cm blade, combined with 60 minutes of autonomy, allows you to easily cut even large gardens, without any effort, without exhaust fumes and in absolute silence. The new e-rider LR2 ES76 is also covered by the special Cub Cadet 3-year warranty, both on the machine and on the battery. UP >
DRONES AND SOFTWARE TO DESIGN
NBL Survey Plus is a software designed for surveying the terrain through the use of a drone, created specifically for the green world. Allows the designer to create a flight plan (the drone does not have to be piloted manually) and to recreate through the photos taken by the drone a high resolution orthophoto and a 3D point cloud that represents the terrain and is exportable in all software design.
Through a circular mission it is also possible to obtain a detailed 3D model of a building and then be exported in 3D format.
FOR A NEW WAY TO DO ENDOTHERAPY
The new frontier of endotherapy begins with the Bitecare system. To date, tree plants have received perforations with drills to receive endotherapeutic treatments and the therapeutic solution has been introduced through the exercise of external pressure.
NewPharm's Bitecare system does not provide any hole in the trunk and the injection gives way to infusion, that is, nutrients or cures are absorbed spontaneously and naturally by the plant thanks to a patented artificial sap used to dilute the products.
A lenticular section needle is inserted between the vegetable fibers, distancing them and exerting minimal friction. The tissues are not damaged, so much so that a complete scarring occurs in a couple of weeks. With the Bitecare system, the parasites of tree plants will be eliminated permanently without dispersing chemicals in the environment for maximum respect for the ecosystem. UP >
SUPER DRAINING VESSEL
Super-Heracles is the latest addition to the Nuova Pasquini and Bini antispiralization vessels. It was designed to allow the best possible drainage for the plant. Spaced from the ground and with numerous openings on the bottom, it promotes the healthy and rapid growth of the root system, while ensuring better oxygenation and absence of water stagnation. Suitable for nurseries and especially for blueberry cultivation. UP >
PROFESSIONAL REMOTE CONTROL SHREDDER
Robofox is the new professional radio controlled shredder from Peruzzo. It is an eye-catching radio-controlled crawler self-propelled shredder, designed to shred: grass, shrubs, brushwood and twigs on steep slopes, in full respect of the surrounding environment, guaranteeing absolute safety for the user, who operates remotely using an easy remote control.
The low center of gravity and the use of robust tracks with a shaped profile allow the machine to operate with maximum adherence on uneven areas up to 55 ° of slope.
Robofox is available in two versions: Hybrid and Electra. Robofox Hybrid has a 28 HP petrol engine with very low fuel consumption, with the capacity for continuous work on uneven areas up to 45 °, the engine is largely sufficient to operate the 900 mm cutting width cutting head. To move on the ground, it uses the propulsion provided by two powerful brushless electric motors driven by an alternator that recharges the batteries. Thanks to the help of the two buffer batteries, it guarantees the operator the ability to move the machine, even without the ignition of the heat engine, in closed spaces without breathing the exhaust fumes. Furthermore, it requires reduced maintenance, to be carried out after 500 working hours.
Robofox Electra is equipped with full electric propulsion: both for advancing and for operating the cutting head. The powerful batteries supplied with the Robofox Electra machine guarantee an autonomy of approximately 2-3 hours each (depending on the working conditions). These prerogatives allow their use in urban areas where the complete absence of pollution and the silence of the apparatus are fundamental to improve the quality of life and not disturb the public peace.
The battery pack is easily replaceable, allowing in fact to double the working autonomy of the machine. The fully electric transmission reduces the amount of lubricants while respecting the environment. UP >
PROGRAMMER FOR FLEXIBLE IRRIGATION
Esp-Me3 is the most flexible RainBird irrigation controller on the market, which supports flow monitoring with wifi connectivity, automatic adjustment based on online weather data and expandable up to 22 stations.
The programmer is predisposed for lnk wifi module, with flow monitoring and sending alarm notifications to the display and smartphone to allow water saving and protect from property damage. It has a simplified programming thanks to the selector, a large 3 '' display for easy reading even in dark or backlit environments, one-touch irrigation, expansion modules from 3 to 6 stations. UP >
REAL-TIME SOIL ANALYSIS
Pogo Pro Turf by System Turf is a specific tool for turfgrass for the real-time analysis of some soil parameters such as humidity and percentage distribution, temperature at turf, electrical conductivity and salinity index.
The instrument is also equipped with a system for zoning the samples taken. The collected data are shown to the user as a colored map for quick and easy reading.
The tool can be used several times throughout the day to monitor what actually happens in the first centimeters of soil / rhizosphere so that you can see how the various parameters behave and make appropriate decisions. For example, assessing whether and how much to irrigate, assessing the distribution and percentage of humidity allows you to save water and electricity because there is optimization of use, also verifiable by the graphs that the instrument is able to report to the user. UP >
A WEATHER STATION FOR THE MEADOW
Green-Go is Turf Europe's weather station designed for turf. Thanks to its portability (10 kg, it can be folded and moved), its energy autonomy (solar panel) and the ability to send data wherever it is (GSM module), the Green-Go weather station adapts perfectly to the needs of greenkeepers . Green-Go, thanks to the high quality sensors, acquires (air, soil, wind, light) and calculates (Evapotranspiration, Available Water) with extreme precision all the data necessary for an integrated management of the turf. In addition, the innovative algorithm of the forecast models allows to predict the development of diseases and the duration of plant protection products in advance. The cloud-based software allows remote viewing of data in real time on smartphones, PCs and tablets, with the historical data acquired always available.
Green-Go makes it possible to adopt Precision Turfgrass Management strategies by monitoring weather and climate conditions continuously and referring to the real context of interest. The historical series and the combined display of multiple agro-meteorological data allow for ad hoc synoptic panels. The relief of states of stress or adversity can be fixed on a georeferenced map quickly and easily via smartphone. The spatial data is easy to access and immediately shared with other subjects in charge of maintenance. In this way it is easy to locate specific interventions where areas with limiting factors for the turf have been identified.
In addition, the integrated software allows the recording of all agronomic operations carried out on the turf. Fertilizations, the application of plant protection products or any other product can be easily inserted by drawing on a vast archive of products so that nutrients or active ingredients are automatically reported in the treatment registration form.
Continuous updating with the data of the treatments performed constitutes a historical archive from which the data can be easily recovered by extracting them according to time periods set by the user and obtaining summary tables with the totals used for each product, nutrient element or active ingredient. UP >
GREENING FOR Meadows in the shade
Asset Titanium is a product of Universal Manure Company with a greening effect for lawns, based on organic titanium for a stimulating effect on carpets in shaded areas.
Research and development of Universal Manure Company are increasingly focused on the application effects of biostimulants and on the benefits they bring to the health of plants and the development of their natural resistance to diseases. On this basis, the Asset product range was created, which combines company research with that of independent laboratories.
Asset Titanium is a newly formulated and highly innovative foliar fertilizer, created to improve the playability properties of quality sports lawns and the general health of the plants.
From the most recent studies, it has been seen how high and continuous contributions of iron to increase the production of chlorophyll and therefore the greening of the lawns cause the gradual acidification of the soil. The Titanium (Ti) content of Asset Titanium is able to replace Iron in the production role of chlorophyll and to alleviate the problems of discoloration from chlorosis at much lower application dosages. The unique combination of Titanium and an eco-sustainable biopolymer allows to improve the color of the turf without having to exceed with the iron contributions and is ideal for use on any shaded area. UP >