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February 22, 2018

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RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018 highlights announced -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Mayor of London and L&Q to invest £500m in Barking Riverside -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Innovative new equipment from Sutcliffe Play -

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Andrew Wilson and Gavin McWilliam to focus on separate ventures -

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Masterplanners appointed for Stonedale regeneration plan -

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Collectors Garden at RHS Malvern Spring Festival -

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Kubota UK launches new B Series compact tractors -

Monday, February 19, 2018

Registration opens for The Chelsea Fringe 2018 -

Monday, February 19, 2018

New directors appointed as Glendale announces restructure -

Monday, February 19, 2018

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

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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Conran and Partners completes 20 hectare urban regeneration project

conran and partners

Published by Jamie Wilkinson Conran and Partners has led Tokyo’s single largest development in the last ten years as both design architect and design supervisor. The scheme, won by the company against a list of international architects including Cesar Pelli, KPF and Kengo Kumi, comprises a total of 400,000m² of retail, office, leisure and residential building, as well as a new city park. The first phase of the project, launched in March 2011, was made up of 260,000m² of mixed use development including two department stores, a retail galleria, an office building, three residential towers ranging from 28 to 40…

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Chris Beardshaw designs The Morgan Stanley Garden for Great Ormond Street Hospital

great ormond street

Chris Beardshaw has described The Morgan Stanley Garden for Great Ormond Street Hospital as “one of the most significant and poignant gardens of my career”. The enclosed, courtyard style garden, which will feature at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016, has been resourcefully designed to work as both a show garden as well as a permanent garden scheme. It will provide a much needed private and reflective space for parents and families of the children undergoing care at Great Ormond Street Hospital on completion in summer 2016. Morgan Stanley’s sponsorship of the Garden for Great Ormond Street Hospital at RHS Chelsea…

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Charity hopes to raise funds to build memorial garden for stillborn children

A charity is looking to raise £17,000 to build the garden at Aldershot Crematorium to allow parents who have lost children a pleasant place to remember them Parents who have lost a baby can soon find solace in an Aldershot garden, thanks to a charity’s efforts. The Farnborough branch of Stillborn and Neonatal Death charity (Sands) is fundraising for the £17,000 needed to create a beautiful and peaceful memory garden at Aldershot Crematorium. Chairman Laura Kirk said it will offer families a place to go to reflect and will include seated areas, colourful plants, trees and an area for engraved…

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LI launches scheme to encourage new entrants

The LI Ambassador for Landscape scheme is an exciting opportunity for Landscape Institute members to inspire the next generation of landscape architects, and to demonstrate the creative and rewarding career options open to them. This is a really exciting time to be part of the landscape architecture profession, with high employment rates and a wide range of roles available, the career path is a very practical option. The LI-accredited university courses need more students to ensure a good supply of future professionals. ‘Landscape architecture is a very easy thing to make interesting and engaging,’ says Amanda McDermott, a member of…

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Green-fingered organisation create garden for Southport Flower Show

A green-fingered Wigan organisation has created an innovative garden to be exhibited at the popular Southport Flower Show. Designed by Groundwork in partnership with Wigan and Leigh Homes, the garden is part of the planned environmental works at Alexander House. It is being built by apprentices from the organisation’s build team and is based on a huge 15 piece slider puzzle toy. This not only means that its appearance can be changed, but that the garden can also be used in different ways, by different users. Groundwork’s landscape architect and designer Ste Allan said: “We wanted to create a garden…

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Wyevale Nurseries picks up on garden do-it-for-me trend

The do-it-for-me (DIFM) trend is emerging not only alongside DIY but in the garden industry too, says Wyevale Nurseries, which believes the move will see a bigger demand for garden designers and landscapers. In response it has now launched a new garden design and domestic landscape sales department and appointed Adrian Hoare as garden design & domestic landscape sales manager. He has been with the company for 30 years. Sales and marketing director Adam Dunnett said: “Adrian will be able to give guidance to customers on plant selection, sourcing product and finding solutions to fill the most challenging landscape designs.”…

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