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February 19, 2018

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Alan Titchmarsh teams up with Beth Chatto Educational Trust for charity fundraiser -

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Cheltenham High Street improvements begin this summer -

Saturday, February 17, 2018

LDA Design to deliver a Big Town Plan for Shrewsbury -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Mayor’s £6m fund to boost green spaces & reduce plastic waste -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Get your hands dirty with an RHS apprenticeship -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Kubota UK launches new zero turn ride-on mower -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Piet Oudolf at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2018 -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

RAF100 Centenary Garden seeks sponsors -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Show of resilience from invasives experts at industry conference -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Celebrating business success: The Pro Landscaper Business Awards 2017 -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Palmstead Nurseries launches new staff training academy -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Seminars introduce new guidance on tree selection for green infrastructure projects -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

30th birthday celebrations for Holland Landscapes -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

New GreenMech sub 750kg QuadChip 160 takes over 70% of tree surgeon Kevin Patton’s work -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Green-tech wins Supplier category in Pro Landscaper Business Awards 2017 -

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Conservation apprenticeships available in the Yorkshire Dales -

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Alan Titchmarsh to open new exhibition at Woburn Abbey marking the bicentenary of Humphry Repton -

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Ransomes continues long partnership with Continental Landscapes -

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Industry exhibit revealed for RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Monday, February 12, 2018

Wildflowers embraced by the University of York -

Monday, February 12, 2018

Call for entries for new Future Spaces category at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018

tatton

The prestigious RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018 kicks off on Wednesday 18 July, and this year, a brand-new category is being introduced – Future Spaces. This calls people from across the landscaping sector to push boundaries and make use of innovative concepts to design a futuristic outdoor space. There is still time to enter and receive industry recognition for being a part of the renowned flower show and have the opportunity to showcase extraordinary talent and artistic flair. Once entries for applications close in late March to early April, three gardens will be selected to receive a grant of…

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Winners announced at SGD Awards 2017

SGD Awards

The Society of Garden Designers has announced the winners of the SGD Awards 2017 at its sixth annual award ceremony in London. Robert Myers MSGD was presented with the most prestigious award of the night, winning the Grand Award for The Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace; while Matt Keightley MSGD won three awards including the distinguished Judges’ Award for his eastern-inspired Tyre Hill House Garden; and visionary Spanish designer Fernando Caruncho was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award. In total, 17 designers were presented with awards across 19 categories including accolades for the best Large Residential Garden, Healing &…

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Tony Benger Landscaping efficiency improves with mobile field service management solution

Tony Benger Landscaping

Devon-based Tony Benger Landscaping started to use Re-flow to manage its team of 50 last year, and it has already helped to improve the company’s efficiency. The software provides the award-winning firm with the means to manage its staff’s workflow digitally through a mobile app. Each operative working onsite can access their job details and complete project task lists and forms including vehicle inspections, daily record sheets (hours and materials etc), site briefings, toolbox talks and risk assessments, all through their mobile phone or tablet. Re-flow speeds up processes by creating a completely digital audit trail from management to staff and…

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Design revealed for RHS Chelsea industry exhibit

The design has been revealed for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show industry showcase exhibit entitled “40 Sunbury Road”. As featured in The Sun gardening supplement on Saturday, plans are progressing well for the first back garden exhibit at the Great Pavilion at Chelsea. “40 Sunbury Road” is run in conjunction with Peter Seabrook and The Sun and is a celebration of Peter’s 40 years working at the newspaper. The objective of the project is to create a typical, modest suburban back garden that consumers can relate to, whilst at the same time inspire and provide some new and interesting ideas…

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Stanley Park receives multi-million pound revamp

park

Stanley Park is looking amazing following a multi-million pound makeover. A £3.2m project has been completed to give the park a makeover, on top of the £14m investment made between 2007 and 2009. This investment included the restoration of Isla Gladstone Conservatory. The work that has been done is also a key part in the £260m Anfield Project regeneration scheme. It has put new life into the world-famous landmark, making it a place everybody needs to see. Children from the nearby Four Oaks Primary School helped create the new gardens of the park, with the renovation including the historic Dahlia…

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Eco-friendly Artist’s house clad in Kebony

Kebony

Danish architectural firm Cubo has recently completed an artist’s residence that offers free accommodation to artists for two weeks at a time, while also functioning as an open-door workshop and exhibition space for the artists who are staying to show off their work. Covered in sustainable Kebony wood, this unique ‘Artist’s House’ overlooks the attractive port of Tyskerhavn in the Danish town of Hvide Sande. The house, which is owned and run by the local tourist board, Holmsland Klit Turistforening, seems to be becoming a huge success with artists and the local community, with bookings already filled up every week…

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First time designer wins Silver at RHS Hampton Court

Immerse Garden

The Immerse garden, designed by first-time show garden designer Cherry Carmen and built and sponsored by Living Landscapes, has been awarded a Silver Medal at the world’s largest annual flower show. The RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show opened its doors to the public yesterday, Tuesday 5 July 2016, and all those involved in the garden have enjoyed speaking to visitors about the concept, the planting and impressive water feature and the garden’s links to the UK’s only charity dedicated to looking after horticulturists in times of need. The garden team also enjoyed meeting Perennial’s Royal Patron HRH Princess Alexandra, KG, GCVO….

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Thomas Hoblyn returns to RHS Chelsea with Tamil Nadu-inspired garden for lifeworks global

Award-winning landscape and garden designer Thomas Hoblyn will bring a Tamil Nadu-inspired kitchen garden to the Discovery Zone at RHS Chelsea 2016 for the not-for-profit organisation Lifeworks Global. The Lifeworks Global Garden will depict a life-changing environmental solution for the impoverished villages of Tamil Nadu in Southern India. The garden will show how organic farming practices, traditional crop production and water-filtering techniques could help rid families of malnutrition and replenish natural resources in the region. Designed as a kitchen garden, it will sit within a distressed architectural frame, representing a typical Tamil Nadu village home. The frame will be teeming…

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New Covent Garden Flower Market reveals design for RHS Chelsea 2016

Covent Garden

Acclaimed florist and event company Veevers Carter will be designing its debut exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the New Covent Garden Flower Market. The display, entitled ‘Behind every great florist…’, will explore the relationship between London’s famous wholesale Flower Market and the independent florists around London. The design is set to include a 3m high black wall of black flower buckets overflowing with flowers and foliage from around the world, representing the bustling trading environment of the Flower Market. As the uniformity of the rows breaks down toward the centre of the black wall, the buckets and…

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Phillip Johnson Landscapes presents poppy tribute at RHS Chelsea 2016

Phillip Johnson

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 will include a community tribute of respect and remembrance, presented by Phillip Johnson Landscapes. Johnson’s design will incorporate over 2,000m2 of handcrafted poppies which will be spread into the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea; this is the first time RHS Chelsea has connected into the grounds of the Hospital in such a dramatic way. The Chelsea tribute will honour all of the Commonwealth servicemen and women, who have fought across all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations over the last 100 years. The generous assistance of the Victorian Government’s Department of Veterans Affairs has…

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