September 25, 2016

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Garden Trellis Company launch bespoke Joinery “Look Book” Brochure -

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Thrive Battersea holds open day -

Friday, September 23, 2016

Blair Castle Gardens to join RHS Partner Gardens Scheme -

Friday, September 23, 2016

Chiswick House wins London in Bloom Awards 2016 -

Friday, September 23, 2016

Alderley Park selects buyer for residential land development -

Friday, September 23, 2016

Dame Margaret Hodge MP to conduct review into Garden Bridge project -

Friday, September 23, 2016

St. Albans apprentice shortlisted for Nectar Business Small Business Awards -

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Stanmore gardening group to looking to gain funds through competition -

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Tatham & Durr to collaborate with Wyevale Nurseries -

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Green-tech promotes from within to gear up for expansion plans -

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Timberwolf is on track with another market leading chipper -

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Two Stafford Borough parks have been awarded Britain in Bloom awards -

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Plant Heritage awards respected Scientific Status to two National Collections -

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Jimmy Choo’s Creative Director uses Belgian Blue limestone -

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

EGO reveals the next stage in its European power revolution -

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Hedges Direct on track for new growth after £2.7m investment -

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Kubota UK to hold its second annual skills competition this year -

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

APL Apprentices take Silver at Harrogate Autumn Flower Show -

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Majestic Trees win the ‘Fastest Team’ at Go Nuts for HortAid in Dorking -

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

SHS Products announced as BCCC awards finalists -

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

  • Garden, Trellis

    Garden Trellis Company launch bespoke Joinery “Look Book” Brochure

    Family owned Essex-based business, The Garden Trellis Company have launched a new ‘look book’ brochure for their extensive range of bespoke garden joinery. The new perfect bound brochure brings together their unique range of bespoke joinery that, for over 20 years, has been designed, made by hand and installed within garden design schemes across the UK. Over its 48 luxurious pages, the new brochure provides an inspirational look book for garden designers and their clients. The magazine-style brochure features a panel style guide to help clients decide on a design for their garden, as well as a high quality colour…

  • battersea

    Thrive Battersea holds open day

    Come and see behind the garden gates at Thrive, a local charity based in Battersea Park which uses gardening as a therapeutic way of helping people who are disabled, disadvantaged, vulnerable or living with mental ill health. The charity is having an open day at its main garden on East Carriage Drive on Sunday October 2 between noon and 4pm where visitors will be able to find out more about the work Thrive carries out in the four gardens in Battersea Park, and in the wider community. There will be information about all of Thrive’s programmes running in London and…

  • RHS

    Blair Castle Gardens to join RHS Partner Gardens Scheme

    Blair Castle has announced that its gorgeous grounds and gardens are to be accepted into the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Partner Gardens scheme from 2017. As part of its membership, the castle will now offer free entry to all RHS members every Wednesday that the grounds and gardens are open to the public. Scott Robertson, Tourism Sales & Business Development Manager at Blair Castle, said: “We are delighted to have been recognised in this way and to be joining this scheme. It’s wonderful news as it has coincided with the 20th anniversary of the restoration of Hercules Garden, the castle’s…

  • bloom

    Chiswick House wins London in Bloom Awards 2016

    London in Bloom provides regional awards and forms part of the Royal Horticultural Society Britain in Bloom campaign. Formed in 1967 over 300 parks, gardens and communities have been judged this summer across London. The annual awards is where London in Bloom celebrates the efforts of communities, parks and individuals who do so much to make London a special place to live, work and visit. Chiswick House and Gardens Trust (CHGT) entered the London in Bloom Heritage Parks and Gardens category and London in Bloom Walled Garden of the year category. We are thrilled to announce that Chiswick House and…

  • alderley

    Alderley Park selects buyer for residential land development

    The vision of Alderley Park as a unique and inspiring place to live and work took a major step forward today with the sale of the portion of land for residential development at the 400-acre Cheshire site. Cheadle-based developer PH Homes has acquired 13 acres of land and is planning a £60 million development comprising 74 prestigious family homes, designed by internationally-renowned architect Robert Adam. The consideration was not disclosed. Bruntwood and Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP), which own Alderley Park, have long maintained that they have people at the centre of their plans. Chris Oglesby, Bruntwood CEO and MSP Chairman,…

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Garden, Trellis

Garden Trellis Company launch bespoke Joinery “Look Book” Brochure

Sep 24, 2016

Family owned Essex-based business, The Garden Trellis Company have launched a new ‘look book’ brochure for their extensive range of bespoke garden joinery. The new perfect bound brochure brings together their unique range of bespoke joinery that, for over 20 years, has been designed, made by hand and installed within garden design schemes across the UK. Over its 48 luxurious pages, the new brochure provides an inspirational look book for garden designers and their clients. The magazine-style brochure features a panel style guide to help clients decide on a design for their garden, as well as a high quality colour…

battersea

Thrive Battersea holds open day

Sep 23, 2016

Come and see behind the garden gates at Thrive, a local charity based in Battersea Park which uses gardening as a therapeutic way of helping people who are disabled, disadvantaged, vulnerable or living with mental ill health. The charity is having an open day at its main garden on East Carriage Drive on Sunday October 2 between noon and 4pm where visitors will be able to find out more about the work Thrive carries out in the four gardens in Battersea Park, and in the wider community. There will be information about all of Thrive’s programmes running in London and…

RHS

Blair Castle Gardens to join RHS Partner Gardens Scheme

Sep 23, 2016

Blair Castle has announced that its gorgeous grounds and gardens are to be accepted into the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Partner Gardens scheme from 2017. As part of its membership, the castle will now offer free entry to all RHS members every Wednesday that the grounds and gardens are open to the public. Scott Robertson, Tourism Sales & Business Development Manager at Blair Castle, said: “We are delighted to have been recognised in this way and to be joining this scheme. It’s wonderful news as it has coincided with the 20th anniversary of the restoration of Hercules Garden, the castle’s…

bloom

Chiswick House wins London in Bloom Awards 2016

Sep 23, 2016

London in Bloom provides regional awards and forms part of the Royal Horticultural Society Britain in Bloom campaign. Formed in 1967 over 300 parks, gardens and communities have been judged this summer across London. The annual awards is where London in Bloom celebrates the efforts of communities, parks and individuals who do so much to make London a special place to live, work and visit. Chiswick House and Gardens Trust (CHGT) entered the London in Bloom Heritage Parks and Gardens category and London in Bloom Walled Garden of the year category. We are thrilled to announce that Chiswick House and…

alderley

Alderley Park selects buyer for residential land development

Sep 23, 2016

The vision of Alderley Park as a unique and inspiring place to live and work took a major step forward today with the sale of the portion of land for residential development at the 400-acre Cheshire site. Cheadle-based developer PH Homes has acquired 13 acres of land and is planning a £60 million development comprising 74 prestigious family homes, designed by internationally-renowned architect Robert Adam. The consideration was not disclosed. Bruntwood and Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP), which own Alderley Park, have long maintained that they have people at the centre of their plans. Chris Oglesby, Bruntwood CEO and MSP Chairman,…

Garden, Bridge

Dame Margaret Hodge MP to conduct review into Garden Bridge project

Sep 23, 2016

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has today announced that Dame Margaret Hodge MP, former chair of the Public Accounts Committee, will conduct a review into the Garden Bridge project. The review into the proposed £185m footbridge linking Temple with the Southbank will look in detail at whether value for money has been achieved from the taxpayers’ contribution to the project, and investigate the work of TfL, the GLA, and other relevant authorities around the Garden Bridge going back to when the project was first proposed. Dame Margaret Hodge spent five years as Chair of the Public Accounts Committee inspecting public…

james

St. Albans apprentice shortlisted for Nectar Business Small Business Awards

Sep 22, 2016

James Curnock, apprentice of St Albans business, Lanwarne Landscapes, has fought off stiff competition to be shortlisted in the eighth national Nectar Business Small Business Awards. James is just five weeks away from finding out if he will win the Apprentice of the Year category, which is judged by a panel of business experts and led by one of the UK’s leading business women, consumer champion and BBC ‘Dragon’, Sarah Willingham. The Awards celebrate the achievements of hard working small businesses and business people across the UK. For the first time, the awards have added an Apprentice of the Year…

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Stanmore gardening group to looking to gain funds through competition

Sep 22, 2016

Bernays Gardens Community Group (BGCG) is bidding to bag a huge cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. The supermarket has teamed up with Groundwork on its Bags of Help initiative, which see grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000, all raised from the 5p bag charge, being awarded to environmental and greenspace projects. Three groups in each of Tesco’s 416 regions have been shortlisted to receive the cash award. From next month shoppers are being invited to head along to Tesco stores to vote for who they think should take away the top grant. The Bernays Gardens is…

Wyevale

Tatham & Durr to collaborate with Wyevale Nurseries

Sep 22, 2016

Two award-winning garden designers have recently (September, 2016) announced that they will be working in the future with one of the UK’s leading nurseries. Caroline Tatham and Kate Durr will be collaborating with the team at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford on a series of projects that are currently confidential. Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “The talented duo partnered with us to host our hugely successful Open Day earlier this year, designing and planting displays inspired by the key new horticultural trends seen at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. They also gave talks about their experiences…

green-tech

Green-tech promotes from within to gear up for expansion plans

Sep 22, 2016

Green-tech has today announced a new structure in readiness for its future expansion plans. Forward thinking Green-tech has an ambitious target of hitting £20m turnover by 2020. This has led to a comprehensive review of the sales side of the business which has seen a widespread restructure with many long-term employees receiving promotions. The restructure has led to the creation of new departments and roles and promotion of several internal key players such as Richard Gill, Mark Wood, Andrea Questari, Roger McGivern and Dean Jackson. Richard Gill has been promoted to the position of Head of Sales with responsibility for…

chipper

Timberwolf is on track with another market leading chipper

Sep 22, 2016

Introducing the TW 280TFTR 8” There are times when the terrain is rough. Not just awkward or uneven, but seriously off-road. You need to get the chipper to the job, not bring the job to the chipper. If you’re looking for the ground-covering performance and the efficiency and work rate you’ve come to expect from Timberwolf, the TW 280TFTR 8” tracked chipper will get in and get the job done. A tough machine for tough jobs. Timberwolf has been setting new standards in wood chipper manufacture for 30 years. In that time they have amassed a huge amount of research…

bloom

Two Stafford Borough parks have been awarded Britain in Bloom awards

Sep 21, 2016

Two Stafford Borough parks have scooped prestigious Britain in Bloom awards. Stafford’s Victoria Park and Stonefield Park in Stone have been awarded Certificates of Achievement in the Parks in Bloom category of the competition. Stonefield Park has been awarded Silver-Gilt. This is given to an entrant that has met the judging criteria and objectives with a very high standard throughout and has in one or more areas been exceptionally thorough. The recipient is considered to be a potential Gold award winner in the future. Victoria Park has been awarded Silver. This award is for an above average entry, and has…

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Plant Heritage awards respected Scientific Status to two National Collections

Sep 21, 2016

  Leading plant conservation and membership charity Plant Heritage has awarded Scientific Status to two National Collections®: *Galanthus, held by Margaret and David MacLennan, Cumbria *Aucuba japonica cultivars, held by Linda Eggins, Worcestershire Attaining the award is a rare achievement – there are only 20 Scientific Status Collections from a total of 637 National Collections. Scientific Status is awarded to Collection Holders who are researching and developing their collection more actively, furthering the knowledge of a genus or plant group. Activities that help achieve Scientific Status include: evidence of published research a focus on sharing knowledge and plant material detailed…

limestone

Jimmy Choo’s Creative Director uses Belgian Blue limestone

Sep 21, 2016

Belgian Blue limestone was selected by Tamburlaine Gorst (former Head of Design at Kenzo Homme in Paris) and his wife Sandra Choi (Creative Director of Jimmy Choo) to create a unique table in the garden of their home in Gloucester. The table top which measures 2200 x 900 x 45mm and weighs 300kg was supplied by Trans-European stone and is set atop two reclaimed sections of Falmouth Pier. With such a distinguished base the limestone table top had to undergo a meticulous process to create an Antique finish in keeping with its surroundings. The finished table looks stunning in the…

EGO

EGO reveals the next stage in its European power revolution

Sep 21, 2016

To announce its 2017 product range and plans for the next year, on 7th and 8th September, EGO Power+ held its distributor conference and invited guests from across Europe to attend the event in Apeldoorn, Holland. Peter Melrose, president of EGO Europe, led proceedings which reiterated EGO’s commitment to the independent dealer network, as well as discussing the benefits of cordless and the opportunities it creates for dealers. At the conference, the EGO team also revealed insight into market predictions for cordless machinery and how the brand’s plans align with those forecasts. The main purpose of the conference was to…