December Issue – Pro Landscaper
■ Agenda: What is the one thing the industry needs to do better in 2017?
■ News: Our monthly roundup of industry news including the latest updates from efig, SGD, BALI, RHS, Parks Alliance and APL.
■ Let’s Hear It From: David Houghton of Kings Landscapes
■ Company Profile: The Garden Company
■ View From The Top: Phil Jones discusses what he thinks will happen in the parks management sector going into 2017
■ It’s Good to Talk: Adam White considers the often gruelling realities of competitive tendering – if clients could simply initiate a conversation, it would be far more productive
■ Market Report: The Rise and Rise of Artificial Grass
■ Flower Play: Jilayne Rickards brings a front garden to life with vivid naturalistic planting
■ London Legacy: idverde has the huge task of maintaining the grounds of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
■ Inside ISS Interior Plants and Florestry
■ Landscape Specialist: Pro Landscaper visited London Stone’s state of the art Langley Distribution Centre in Berkshire to speak with managing director Steven Walley about an updated initiative, Landscape Specialist
■ Nursery news: A roundup of news from the UK’s growing sector.
■ Designer Plants: Catherine Clancy talks through the planting for a new townhouse garden
■ Winter Warmers: Andy McIndoe tackles winter planting, choosing to focus on Cornus as a winter shrub for providing seasonal colour and interest
■ Deck the Halls: Ian Drummond considers the bold beauty of amaryllis, and what they can bring to planting around the festive season
■ Coles Nurseries: We speak to James Coles and Vince Edwards from Coles to find out more about their success and how they reached where they are now
■ Exploring Effects: As technology changes and so do garden design trends, we have fresh challenges and opportunities with which to push ourselves, says Robert Webber
■ New at FutureScape: A range of new, innovative products were launched and showcased at the event
■ Look Out For: James Curnock of Lanwarne Landscapes
■ Book Review: ‘How to Make a Garden Grow’ by Heath Robinson, ‘The Garden Awakening’ by Mary Reynolds, and ‘How to Make a Wildflower Meadow’ by James Hewetson-Brown
■ Etesia UK Celebrates 25 Years
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