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June 25, 2018

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GreenBlue Urban to host ‘Contractors Day’ this July -

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Murray Landscapes scores at hub South West’s eighth building for growth awards -

Friday, June 22, 2018

Sean Butler answers Pro Landscaper reader’s burning questions -

Friday, June 22, 2018

Green-tech returns to exhibit at Rail Live -

Friday, June 22, 2018

Talasey Group announces managing director and CEO -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The Posh Shed Company to unveil new ranges at Hampton Court -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Soils & Trees Conference offers unprecedented opportunity -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2018 winners announced -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Timotay Landscapes return from BBC Gardeners’ World as winners -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Stihl expands Workwear range -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A designer’s guide to lighting outdoor social areas -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Give it some welly for Thrive this September -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Macmillan Southport Flower Show garden tells tale of life after cancer diagnosis -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Laburnum anagyroides Yellow Rocket takes best in show at New Plant Awards -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Perennial helps children of horticulturists with new Child Bursaries -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Gardens on APL Avenue at BBC Gardeners’ World Live showcase industry talent -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Rare Eden pollen sent off to Germany for breeding project -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Stark & Greensmith joins the RHS for new garden screen Parterre range -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018 winners announced -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

British bred and grown Veronica hoping for a win -

Friday, June 15, 2018

Landscape designers of the future rethink Repton’s work in RHS exhibition

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Design undergraduates at Writtle University College are collaborating with RHS Libraries on an exhibition celebrating the work of influential 18th Century landscape designer Humphry Repton. The Landscape Architecture and Garden Design degree students have learnt about Repton’s principles of landscape design and his unique method of presenting to clients. The students have freshly interpreted his presentation ideas for their final year dissertation projects and their work will be exhibited in Rethinking Repton – Looking to the Past to Design for the Future at RHS Lindley Library, London, from 3 May to 22 June 2018. The exhibition has been curated as…

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Designs revealed from Ann-Marie Powell and Matt Keightly for RHS Wisley gardens

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Award-winning designers Ann-Marie Powell and Matt Keightley have revealed their designs for three new learning gardens around the planned new National Centre for Horticultural Science and Learning on the Hilltop at RHS Garden Wisley, set to open in 2020. Acting as ‘living laboratories,’ the gardens will help visitors to see how horticultural science has an impact on everyday life and discover the excitement, joy and wonder of connecting with nature. Matt Keightley’s Wellbeing Garden will be a series of ‘garden rooms,’ enticing visitors to explore the many ways gardens can be used for physical and psychological therapy, natural health care…

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Lynn Hill and CED Stone Group team up for The Garden Retreat: A place for living

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Lynn Hill Garden Design teams up with CED Stone Group to create an oasis of calm and tranquillity at Gardening Scotland 2018 Imagine if you will at the end of a long day at the office, pouring yourself a refreshing cool drink and escaping the world as you ease yourself into the tranquil surroundings of your garden retreat. Sink into a world of calm amongst the lush green of the planting as the wind makes its music through the leaves of the trees above. This is the world of The Garden Retreat: A place for living. The show garden being…

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John Cullen lights up the LG Eco-City Garden at Chelsea Flower Show 2018

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John Cullen are excited to announce the continuation of their relationship with designer Hay-Joung Hwang lighting up the LG Eco-City garden at Chelsea Flower show this May. The lighting scheme, designed by creative director Sally Storey, brings together both inside and out picking out the key features though-out. Hay says: “We are delighted to once again be using John Cullen to light up the LG Eco-City Garden at Chelsea. Their combination of excellent colour rendition and versatile, low heat products add another dimension at night ensuring the garden looks magical at night as well as during the day.” The path…

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Handling design budgets with Catherine MacDonald

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Pro Landscaper speaks to Catherine MacDonald about handling budget expectations, and ask for Catherine’s top tips to reduce project costs without compromising a garden’s design “Due to my nature, I prefer to be completely honest with clients, telling them straight if their expectations are exceeding their budget – of course telling them in a diplomatic manner,” Catherine says. When asked about a standard client reaction to this reality check, she explains: “Sometimes this leads them to change their expectations and alter their design brief or it can lead to clients increasing their budget, to allow the garden to be completed…

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The last 10 gardens to win ‘Best in Show’ at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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As the annual RHS Chelsea flower show approaches, and designers have their eyes firmly set on the top accolades available, Pro Landscaper takes a trip down memory lane to bring you the last 10 gardens to take home the big one – Best in Show.

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Gardens line-up announced for RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018

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Future Spaces, Show Gardens and Back to Back designs revealed for 20th anniversary Tatton Park Show Gardens to cope with climate change, promote better health and improve our overall living experience Bite-size Back to Backs offer take home inspiration for everyday green spaces 26 April, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) reveals its landscape of gardens at this year’s RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, supported by Bruntwood. From larger than life designs looking to the future of our planet, to escapism and take home inspiration, there will be gardens galore as the Show celebrates its 20th anniversary. Future Spaces Highlighting ways…

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Urban chic wins top show garden honours at Harrogate

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Top honours in the 2018 Harrogate Spring Flower Show Gardens has gone to Thirsk-based designers, Colour Your Garden. The Garden of Translucence won a Premier Gold Award and Best in Show with a contemporary design reminding visitors that urban architecture can still be light and translucent. The garden features a series of steel mesh columns, clipped cube and multi-stem evergreen planting, and is animated by bubbling water features. There were six Gold Awards, including Eden by Yorkshire Garden Designs, Garden of Life by St Michael’s Hospice, and All Characters Great and Small by Horticap. All three Designed to Last gardens,…

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30 years at RHS Chelsea Flower Show for Mark Gregory

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The excitement and buzz of RHS Chelsea is extra special this year for Landform Consultants founder and managing director, Mark Gregory, as he celebrates a landmark 30 years at the show. Returning as a designer at RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the first time in eight years, after last winning a gold medal for his Children’s Society garden in 2010, he’s going back to his roots for his heartfelt ‘Welcome to Yorkshire’ garden. Mark, who grew up in East Yorkshire, is delighted to be showing the world a slice of the place he proudly calls home for his milestone year….

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Top international designers to gather at Singapore Garden Festival 2018

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In 2018 Kate Gould Gardens will join close to 30 other award-winning designers from around the world to compete at Singapore Garden Festival (SGF) 2018. In its seventh edition, the biennial event has established itself as a premier tropical garden and flower show, where garden and floral designers with at least one top accolade in the recent two to three years are invited to participate. This will be the first time KGG will be competing in the SGF Competition. Kate Gould Gardens design and build award-winning gardens. With over 20 years of experience as a garden designer Kate Gould has…

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