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April 25, 2018

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Final four young landscapers selected for Young Landscapers Award -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Plant power, pollination and urban innovation at Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hunts Engineering celebrating double milestone -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Outdoor Creations celebrates 10th Anniversary -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Brewin Dolphin Installation takes visitors back in time at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hard Landscaping features on Trailfinders South African Wine Estate Garden -

Monday, April 23, 2018

New Lifestyle Gardens revealed for RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2018 -

Monday, April 23, 2018

National Children’s Gardening Week -

Monday, April 23, 2018

BALI announces GDPR Awareness Day for members -

Monday, April 23, 2018

GreenBlue Urban announce new Tree Grille -

Monday, April 23, 2018

The Chelsea Fringe – One month to go -

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Ahead of ‘Hens & Garden’s, horticulturist advocates keeping rarer breeds  -

Friday, April 20, 2018

BALI CEO supports Scottish Horticulture Action Plan -

Friday, April 20, 2018

Green-tech launches new spring catalogue -

Friday, April 20, 2018

The numbers behind an award-winning Chelsea Flower Show garden -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Is the gender pay gap an issue within landscaping? -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Outdoor Creations continues growth -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The chainsaw of the future -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

University College Dublin’s Future Campus International Design Competition shortlist announced -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Celebrate Life without Walls at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Communal Garden Space Gets Facelift

Residents in Staveley will benefit from a new communal garden area that’s been created to reduce anti-social behaviour. The garden, located at Devonshire Close, was once a run-down space and often attracted young people who used the area to drink and cause general nuisance to residents. Councillor Jim McManus from Chesterfield Borough Council said: “We had made improvements to the flats on Devonshire Close but realised that the open space wasn’t welcoming or suitable for residents to use. “Our local Neighbourhood Ranger has worked with various partners to transform this area into somewhere that local residents can meet and socialise…

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Long Rake Spar New Brochure

With over 140 years’ experience in the decorative aggregates sector, Long Rake Spar has gained national status as one of the UK’s largest suppliers of hard landscaping products. Our products are sourced from both our own quarries and other quarries throughout the British Isles, Europe and the Far East, enabling us to offer the most comprehensive range of decorative aggregates in the UK. This broad supply chain enables Long Rake to be at the forefront of new product development, whilst allowing us to offer extremely competitive prices for the supply of established materials. Our products are stocked by Builders Merchants…

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Tree Water Maizer

A must-have product for tree planting. Saving water and supporting a green revolution. Maximise on what nature provides to save on irrigation. New Green solution to save water and improve growing young trees and plants launched by Best4garden. Tree water Maizer, makes a lot more than just saving water. Provide extra water for your plants by using dew, condensation and rain water in a more efficient way. Use of dew:  Dew collects and is channeled to the plant’s root system: an extra 5-20% of water, which may be essential in dry periods. Better use of rain water: Rain water is…

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All-New PSD website

PSD has been working very hard over the winter months to launch their new website re-designed from the ground-up to provide better information regarding the many features and benefits of the AS Motor, Rotair, Köppl, Michaelis, Heftee and Cramer brands. The website is in an ‘easy to use’ format that allows access to straightforward detailed product information enabling ‘solutions’ to be found for some of your worst problems. CLICK HERE TO VIEW SITE

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MARSHALLS SHOP

I am pleased to inform you that earlier this week the new version of the Marshalls Shop went live. Click here to access the site and use the code PROLANDSCAPER when you purchase something to receive a 7% discount! This shop will sell a broad range of non-core range products including: Greenhouses Granite garden furniture Gwrhyd Welsh Stone flooring Gwrhyd Welsh Stone walling A limited range of reconstituted walling All orders benefit from free mainland UK delivery and a one year guarantee.

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WorldSkills UK – The Skills Show announced by John Hayes MP

The skills minister announced a UK successor to the WorldSkills London 2011 competition at the House of Commons last night. The new annual showcase, named ‘WorldSkills UK – The Skills Show’, will be held at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham from November 15-17, 2012. John Hayes MP, speaking at the Parliamentary Reception for National Apprenticeship Week, said: “It will showcase all that is best in our world and by that, I mean the world of skills here in the UK.” The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) say they hope to host all of the existing national competitions at the…

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New technology is focus of APL spring networking event

The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) is inviting landscapers to an interactive seminar and networking event at Classiflora, Essex on the evening of Thursday 08 March 2012. Focusing on new technologies in the landscaping sector, the event will provide members with an excellent opportunity to get together to listen, compare and share ideas and experiences. There will be presentations on resin bound surfacing from Ronacrete, outdoor wireless lighting control from Light Symphony and water jet cutting from Marshalls. Attendees will get a balanced view as they will hear not only from the supplier but also from a landscaper who has…

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New Sales Appointment strengthens Etesia & Pellenc in the South

Etesia UK have announced the appointment of Jonathon (Jon) Welling as Southern Area Sales Manager for its range of Etesia & Pellenc products covering the South East and the South West areas with immediate effect. Jon joins Etesia UK with over 20 years experience in the grasscare and amenity sector and has an enviable and extensive knowledge having previously worked at Sisis Equipment (Macclesfield) Ltd and more recently Vitax. Favoured by many of the UK’s top councils as well as landscapers and groundsmen, including National Trust gardens, both Etesia and Pellenc has gained a reputation for producing equipment that are…

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Landscapers line up for the APL Awards

With just over a month to go before the Awards ceremony the judges have made their decisions and the shortlist for the Association of Professional Landscaper (APL) Awards 2012 has been announced. The Awards, sponsored by Bradstone for the sixth year running, recognise and reward the high standards of landscape contracting carried out by APL registered members. The companies in the running are: Amenity Trees & Landscapes Arbour Design & Build Frogheath Landscapes Garden Art Designs Garden Builders Gardenlink GardensforLife Hambrook Landscapes Hillier Landscapes Keyscape Garden Design & Construction Millhouse Landscapes Muddy Wellies Nascentia Landscapes New Ground Landscapes Outdoor Creations…

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Wavegarden site ‘would benefit from some landscaping’

A MAJORITY of the proposed site for world’s first surfing lake is mostly “rye grass desert” and would only benefit from landscaping, a leading horticulturalist has said. Sue Minter, president of the Institute of Horticulture, has joined the team behind the proposed £5 million Wavegarden UK development on the Portway near Sea Mills. And she has questioned claims by campaign group Friends of Avon Gorge that development of the 13-acre former Bristol and West sports ground would threaten important wildlife habitats. The site would also house changing rooms, treatment rooms, a cafe, adventure trail, hire facility and sensory garden. If…

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