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Christmas Quiz 2021

Here are twelve questions for a short Christmas quiz. These questions relate to items from the 1950s, ’60s, ’70s and 1980s. With the 1980s now starting to be 40 plus years ago, many items have now become collectables – and… Continue Reading

The Cultivator Magazine – April 2021

Landing on VHGMC subscribers doorsteps shortly will be the April issue of ‘The Cultivator’.This issue contains articles about the Gravely 430 tractor from Marcus Stephens, the British Anzani Iron Horse from Bryan Garnham; Gutbrod tractors from Steven Little, and part… Continue Reading

2021 VHGMC Calendar

There is a new 2021 VHGMC Calendar available for download. This has been created by Robert Page and contains some brilliant archive photographs.The calendar can be downloaded from the Members Download Page .A comment can be left in the forum… Continue Reading

12 Christmas Questions 2020

It is once again December and here are twelve horticultural questions we have gathered together to pass a few minutes.  The answers are at the bottom of the page. Last year’s questions can be found here: 2019 Christmas Questions.Questions:1. Jonsered… Continue Reading

The Perils of Collecting…..

We are possibly all guilty of wasting time looking through classified adverts in the tractor or vintage magazines or browsing online auctions, this is usually done under the guise of ‘research purposes’ even if we sometimes just accidentally end up… Continue Reading

Engine Replacement Guide

Sometimes it’s necessary to change the engine on a machine, usually this is because the existing one, often the original, has come to the end of it’s life and parts are no longer available or it’s just not cost effective.… Continue Reading

Around The Country With Atco

Successful advertising can make all the difference to a brand. Displaying a product to the public can aspire them to owning one as well as convincing them they deserve something better than bog standard. Just think how cunning  the newspapers,… Continue Reading

1951 Exhibitions

On the 4th May 1951 the Festival of Britain opened to the public. Newspaper reports say that the idea first began to mark the centenary of the Great Exhibition in London in 1851. The main 1951 Festival was located on… Continue Reading

Build a DIY Tractor

I’ve found many references in various online archives referring to home made garden machinery. Interestingly there’s many plans for garden tractors including both the two and four wheel variety. I suppose this should be no surprise as with a bit… Continue Reading

10 Machinery Questions

Would you like to test your knowledge on vintage garden machinery? Here are ten general questions to pass five minutes, the answers are at the bottom of the page. If you missed the Christmas questions – they are much harder… Continue Reading