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Product News Archive July 2010

Top marks for Westland 23 July 2010
Westland's Resolva 24H systemic weedkiller was given top marks in recent tests carried out by consumer magazine Garden Answers.

Rustins cleans up quick 23 July 2010
Rustins' cleaning baths turn the messy and time-consuming job of cleaning and polishing brass, copper or silver into a quick and easy task, says the company.

Clear quality and credentials 23 July 2010
Bell Packaging has launched a new recycled packaging range called Retran.

A clear solution for pest control 16 July 2010
The Scotts Clear range from Scotts Miracle-Gro offers easy-to-use products to stop pests and diseases on ornamental plants.

Extensive range 1 July 2010
Forest Garden offers an extensive selection of fencing, sheds and garden buildings, including both core fast sellers and premium quality, design-led ranges.


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