New Products 2021Landscape Trades’ collection of some of the most exciting landscape and horticulture products hitting the market this year. Over the next 17 pages, you’ll see the latest: pavers, mowers, blowers, software, tools and trucks and more.
Just about everything you need for the season ahead.
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Backhoe loader upgrades
John Deere announces upgrades to its L-Series backhoe loaders. The new features include engine upgrades, new pressure-compensated load-sensing (PCLS) hydraulics on the 310SL model and machine control improvements.
Miska introduces new Canadian designed, built and installed dump bodies. Built on site at Miska Trailer Factory, the dump bodies are fully customizable.
Miska Trailer Factory
Self-powered snow thrower
MK Martin introduces a new self-powered snow thrower for compact skid loaders and tractors without hydraulic remotes. The integrated 13 HP Honda engine provides the power needed to quickly move snow without needing to connect drive components.
Gas engines for class 5 trucks
The Isuzu NQR and NRR class five trucks are now available with gasoline engines. The NQR Gas and the NRR Gas are powered by a General Motors 6 liter Vortec V8 supplied by PSI and mated to an Allison 1000 RDS transmission with PTO gear.
Diesel zero turn mower
Exmark has updated its Lazer Z diesel zero turn riding mower. The mower features a RED Technology-equipped Yanmar liquid-cooled diesel engine and is available with a choice of 60, 72, or 96-inch UltraCut cutting decks, in side- or rear-discharge configurations.
The new Treo Smooth paver from Unilock has a smooth surface texture, providing a sleek, modern look. Treo Smooth pavers feature Unilock’s EnduraColour technology.
Create a harmonious space with Permacon’s new Lafitt curb by using your project’s existing textures and colours, or be bold and look for contrasts to accentuate your outdoor space.
The new Husqvarna CEORA is an autonomous mower for grass areas up to 50,000 square meters. The mower utilizes EPOS technology - a high-precision satellite navigation system - to deliver an accuracy of 2-3 centimetres, the company says.
Rear mounted plow system
The new DRAG PRO 180Z from Boss Snowplow mounts from the rear using a universal fifth-wheel rail system and a receiver hitch, allowing you to pull snow from the back while clearing large areas like commercial parking lots.
Zero turn mower
The new Bobcat ZT7000 zero turn mower provides transport speeds up to 19 mph and mowing speeds up to 13 mph. The mower features a Kawasaki FX1000V engine, comfort command center and bullnose AirFX deck.
Triangle shaped paver
The Industria Triangle is a new modern triangle-shaped paver from Techo-Bloc. The paver's de-icing salt resistance and 100 mm height make it well suited for residential applications, including parking lots, walkways and patios.
Modern style slab
Taking advantage of Best Way Stone’s DesignLoc surface refinement technology, the new Lyra slab offers a contemporary smooth finish.
Best Way Stone
Echo’s new PB-9010 blower features a 79.9 cc professional-grade two-stroke engine that provides 48 Newtons of blowing performance.
Designed to chip up to 7-inch diameter wood material, the new Barreto 3107C Chipper utilizes a series of load sensing hydraulic valves to optimize material feed. As feed system load increases, or as the chipper flywheel slows, the feed rate automatically slows or stops while the flywheel maintains maximum RPM.
Heavy duty truck
The 2021 Chevrolet Silverado HD has two heavy-duty powertrain options, innovative towing technologies, and a large and functional Durabed.
General Motors Fleet
Echo's new CS-7310P chainsaw provides 13 per cent more power and weighs two lbs. less than its predecessor, the CS-800P. The CS-7310P is available in 20, 24, 28 and 32-inch bar lengths, with either .050 or .058-inch gauge chain.
Multi-terrain lift carrier
The Iron Ant is designed to move just about anything that needs to be lifted, such as landscape rocks, tree balls, compactor plates, or pavers. Two high torque drills (not included) power the shafts, providing four-wheel drive and skid steer like operation.
The new Ventura slab family from Best Way Stone offers a large format finish with a subtle pop of texture.
Best Way Stone
Irrigation stake kits
Hunter introduces MP Stake kits, designed for use with any MP Rotator nozzle. The new kits are suited for use on native plant restoration projects or with subsurface drip irrigation systems where temporary overhead watering is required to support delicate plants.
Two-person hole diggers
General Equipment Company introduces the 332H and 348H Epic Series two-man hole diggers. Featuring 5.5 HP Honda GXV160 four-stroke engines, the new models are capable of digging holes up to 18 inches in diameter.
New paver colour
Unilock’s Il Campo paver is now available in light grey in 8 by 16 inches.
The Dewalt TSTAK Clipboard is a carry-all clipboard box with two metal clips that offers a sturdy surface for on-the-go writing. The exterior clip has a built-in LED light for low light conditions.
The modern and bold Carrara colour is now available throughout Best Way Stone’s Trevista collection of products.
Best Way Stone
Cold weather jointing mortar
Rompox W1000 from Romex is a new synthetic resin pavement jointing mortar that can be used during permanent frost (day and night temperatures below zero degrees celsius). W1000 hardens at temperatures of up to -5 degrees celsius.
Electric cut-off saw
The new MX FUEL 14-in. Cut-Off Saw delivers instant starts and zero emissions and can cut six feet of concrete or 72 cuts in #5 rebar per charge, Milwaukee says.
Upgraded rubber tracks
John Deere unveils improved rubber tracks for its lineup of compact track loaders. The new arched roller path helps to shed debris and improve roller path life. Additionally, updated steel cords reduce bending stress, while enhancements to the metal core adhesive process further improves durability, Deere says.
Smooth textured pavers and slabs
The new Esbelto paver and slab lines come with Permacon’s new TextureGuard Technology. Elbelto pavers and slabs feature a smooth texture that is reminiscent of indoor flooring.
Rear handle chainsaw
Echo says the new CS-4910 is the lightest 50 cc chainsaw on the market at 10.4 lbs (without bar and chain). The new chainsaw provides 22 per cent more power than its predecessor, the CS-490, and is equipped with a magnesium crankcase, decompression valve for easy reliable starts, adjustable oiler and heavy-duty easy access air filter.
Speed control system
Mecalac now offers its Speed Control travel speed management system standard on all MCR Crawler skid excavator models. The new system allows operators to set a maximum travel speed from 20 available speed options.
Mower collection system
The PRO PCS 1900 (Power Collection System) from Cub Cadet features a 19-inch diameter impeller housing, the largest of any bagger in the market, and a rectangular upper tube design that enables grass to flow through to the bag without plugging.
Natural gas and propane burner systems
Techo-Bloc has partnered with Warming Trends to offer natural gas and liquid propane burners with its firepit packages. The patent-pending technology behind Warming Trends Crossfire brass burner uses a specific air-to-gas ratio at the point of combustion to produce a taller, brighter, fuller flame that resembles a natural wood burning fire.
Zero turn mower
Gravely introduces the Pro-Turn 600 zero turn mower with an X-Factor III deck and large diameter tires. Available in decks sizes from 52 to 72 inches and with a variety of Kawasaki engine options.
The Cub Cadet PRO X636 stand-on mower is designed with a commercial-grade 18.5 HP Kawasaki FS600V (603cc) engine and a fully-fabricated 36-inch, 10-gauge steel commercial deck shell with top, bottom and side reinforcements.
Retaining wall system
Unilocks’ Pisa Smooth is a new segmental retaining wall system that provides a linear modern aesthetic to landscape projects. Pisa Smooth features the ability for both battered (slight lean) retaining, or completely vertical orientation.
Wireless weather station
Spectrum Technologies expands its product offering with the release of the WatchDog Wireless ET Weather Station. Through the single station, customers receive real-time, site-specific weather data on their smartphone, including temperature, relative humidity, rainfall, wind speed/direction and solar radiation.
Zero turn mower
The new Walker B27i is a mid-size zero turn mower designed to run side discharge and mulch decks on difficult properties with hills, uneven terrain and obstacles. This non-collection unit has a Kohler 26.5 HP EFI engine, multiple deck options (seven discharge and five mulching) and a variety of attachments to choose from.
Capped composite decking
MoistureShield introduces Cold Brew, a warm medium-roast brown with subtle colour variegation to its Vision capped composite decking line. Vision decking features proprietary Solid Core Difference technology for protection against moisture absorption, warping, rotting, and damage from insects.
Zero turn mower
The new ISX 3300 ETC’s combination of horsepower, electronic throttle control and flat-free casters with ForeFront Suspension, enables the mower to excel, even when mowing dense, long wet grass, Ferris says.
Fire and water spillway bowl
The Aquascape Fire and Water Spillway Bowl has a flame in its center to illuminate the night as the water flows around the fire and pours from the spout. The Fire and Water Spillway Bowl can be installed as a recirculating water feature using an Aquascape AquaBasin 45 (sold separately) or installed into an existing pond or water feature.
Sandstone steps, pillar caps and coping
Unilock’s Bucine Bluestone, a sandstone sourced directly from Italy, is now available in steps, pillar caps and coping.
Landscape management software update
Aspire Software introduces the Evolution Release, which brings an updated look and feel to the platform as well as improved usability, the company says. New features include: Streamlined navigation; advanced search; enhanced dashboard; and improvements to the estimating, scheduling and time entry functions.
Battery powered circular saw
The Dewalt 20V Max 6.5 inch circular saw features a brushless motor that delivers 4,950 rpm. The new saw is equipped with a built-in rafter hook, bright LED, and optional dust chute.
The Bobcat L23 small articulated loader is small enough to fit in small lots, backyards and other tight job sites, and its tight-turning articulation joint allows for maneuverability in confined spaces.
Landscape management software update
The launch of the 21.01 update brings a new partnership with SiteOne as well as some new features to help organize your LMN account data.
Articulating shafted hedge trimmer
With a 25.4 cc engine, the HCA-2620S was designed for the commercial landscaper who wants an articulating shafted hedge trimmer but prefers the shorter 33-inch shaft length and the lighter weight.
Faux stone fire pit
This faux stone fire pit system from Aquascape is designed for installation in a wide variety of applications, including in and around ponds and water features.
Electric zero turn mower
The new Gravely EV Electric Pro-Turn mower features 16 kWh Li-ion fusionCore QuikSwap batteries, X3 Constant Drive Spindles and Next Gen Wheel Drives.
Techo-Bloc premium outdoor kitchens are developed in partnership with Urban Bonfire. Each kitchen is constructed in North America using marine-grade aluminum.
New slab colour
Rinox adds the new colour Mist to its Proma XL 60-mm. Slab line. Mist blends smokey whites with misty grey accents.
Zero turn mower
The Ferris ISX 2200 zero turn mower features ForeFront Suspension technology, a two-belt iCD cutting system, heavy-duty Hydro-Gear drive system and travel speeds up to 10 mph.
The CS-2511P is the lightest gas-powered rear-handle chainsaw in the world, Echo says. It weighs 5.7 lbs. (without bar and chain).
Smart pond thermometer
This specially designed pond thermometer connects to your smartphone or tablet, allowing you to check the temperature of your pond or water feature using the Aquascape Smart Control App..
Paver and slab protection
Klean-Bloc technology offers pavers and slabs an advanced protective barrier against wear and tear.