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January 18, 2018

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HortAid 2018 gets under way at the Party for Perennial -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Shortlists announced for the Pro Landscaper Business Awards -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hillier set to inspire at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

APL announces spring seminar Faking It -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show champions the immense power of plants -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Young Gardeners of the Year 2018 competition launches -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Two weeks left to share views on plans for Bristol’s parks -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Carillion’s liquidation and its effect on the landscaping industry -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Perennial offers support following Carillion collapse -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Brighton & Hove City Council produces plan to protect Stanmer Park’s woods -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Liverpool sets out 15-year plan for growth -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Gristwood and Toms champions international accreditation programme -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Green-tree launches bespoke soil for Rain Gardens -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Make your voice heard – Pro Landscaper digital survey -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Landscaping companies announced for APL Avenue at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018 -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Butter Wakefield to design Gaze Burvill garden at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

North Yorkshire nursery helps restore historic site to former glories -

Monday, January 15, 2018

RHS begins search for School Gardeners of the Year -

Monday, January 15, 2018

Thrive seeking more people as volunteering in nature proven to be good for health -

Monday, January 15, 2018

INNSA responds to glyphosate licence renewal -

Monday, January 15, 2018

David Lock Associates launch website ‘MK50 Trees’ to celebrate Milton Keynes, ‘the City of Trees’

As part of Milton Keynes reaching its 50th birthday this year, David Lock Associates has created a special website to help mark the occasion, dedicated to the beautiful trees in the Borough.

The ‘New City’ of Milton Keynes boasts over 5,000 acres of parkland, rivers, lakes and woodland including over 22 million trees. The website ‘MK50 Trees’ maps out the location of 49 trees across the Borough – nominated by staff at DLA who have worked and lived in the area for many years – for either their location, uniqueness and aesthetic qualities or personal memories they may hold.

The website allows users to search through a gallery of photographs to spot a familiar or interesting tree or they can simply select a location on the interactive map. There they will find facts about species, history and traditional uses, information about the location in which it grows, plus a personal story as to why it has been chosen.

Partner at DLA Simon Collier said: “We want people to explore the website but also to go out and visit the trees and places in which they grow; our 49 trees have a wide geographic spread. We invite people to vote for which type of tree they would like to see planted as a ‘50th tree’ to conclude David Lock Associates MK50 celebrations at the end of this year. The tree species which receives the most votes will then be planted at Brooklands (with thanks to Places for People) to mark the City’s anniversary.”

 

To visit the new website ‘MK50 Trees’ go to www.mk50trees.com

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