August 19, 2017

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How to effectively treat leatherjackets -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Relax in style this summer with iVY and iRIS -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Permeable pathway for Bermondsey roof garden -

Friday, August 18, 2017

House of Fraser’s new department at Rushden Lakes features 48m2 Fytotextile living wall -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Ventrac dealer network grows apace across the UK -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Highlands business sows seeds for growth with UK-wide franchise -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Green-tech out in force to attend a record number of industry events -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Meeting increased demand in tree protection -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

RHS Master of Horticulture award goes global this autumn -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Call for local groups to join new Epping Forest Consultative Committee -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Lucy Edge of Avanti Communications joins Eden Project board -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Mitie’s Tim Howell discusses how technological advances benefit the industry -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Griffin Glasshouses complete one of their largest and most challenging domestic structures in 50-year history -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Gristwood and Toms Lands Acquisition of Foremost Treesurgeons, bolstering turnover by £3M -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

UK artists and practitioners invited to breathe new life into Waltham Forest’s unloved spaces -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched to help popular UK garden residents -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Simon Fraser appointed to HTA Board -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

10 days left for communities to nominate their local heroes -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Choosing the best lopper for the job -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Rolawn hit 160 million -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

New merchandising stand and video sells more DeckWright Inserts in-store

Launched earlier this year as the ultimate solution to slippery timber decking, DeckWright Inserts are now available to retail in a compact merchandising stand that also houses a video presentation, decking sample and sales leaflets, ensuring that the unique anti-slip product can sell itself from builders merchants, garden centres are other retail outlets. Manufactured by WJ Group in Hull, DeckWright Inserts are a fully tested and approved T shaped grit and resin product, supplied in 2.5 metre coiled lengths. Easy to cut and apply to most grooved decking boards, a specially formulated adhesive fixes the inserts into the necessary grooves,…

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Barrus launch new, fully responsive corporate website

E. P. Barrus Ltd has launched its new, corporate website, which is fully responsive with enhanced functionality, navigation and design features. The design structure and layout clearly shows the content and features of the whole site and highlights the diverse market sectors that Barrus operates in; garden, marine and industrial. There are over 30 brand landing pages and micro sites showcasing the impressive portfolio of leading brands including Mariner outboards, Cub Cadet Garden machinery, WOLF-Garten and Wilkinson Sword garden tools, Yanmar and John Deere marine and industrial engines. The website has a user-friendly and coherent navigation system which guides users…

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Basingstoke MP and Shaw Trust promote World Mental Health Day

Maria Miller, MP for Basingstoke, visited Shaw Trust Enterprises – Hampshire, a horticultural social enterprise in Basingstoke, to support World Mental Health Day. The MP praised the project’s work to support people from Basingstoke contending with a range of barriers to employment, including mental health difficulties. Maria Miller was given a tour of the project’s centre – based in the Elizabeth Road allotments. During the visit, Maria Miller met Shaw Trust beneficiaries from the area who have been supported by the social enterprise to improve their skills, gain invaluable experience and find work. The centre enjoys support from a committed…

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The Landscape Institute announces Awards shortlist

The Landscape Institute Awards shortlist has been announced – entries include Eastside City Park, Birmingham, Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon and Battersea Power Station Pavilion and Pop-Up Park.   The Landscape Institute Awards are presented annually to encourage and recognise outstanding examples of work by the landscape profession. This year’s shortlist, announced today, was drawn from entries received from all corners of the UK and overseas. The depth and range of the entries in all categories is testament to the depth and innovation present in these schemes. All projects entered for the Landscape Institute Awards, need to have been completed during…

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Latest Greenfingers Garden Opens in Essex

Greenfingers(1), the small national charity dedicated to creating gardens in children’s hospices across the UK, opened its 44th garden last week at Little Havens(2) Hospice in Essex. A fully accessible and interactive ‘Grow Your Own’ garden has been created at the hospice where seriously ill children and families cared for by Little Havens can enjoy growing and harvesting their own food. This project has seen a previously vacant outside area of the gardens transformed into an abundant fruit and vegetable garden with many engaging features for all the children who spend time there to enjoy. The garden has been designed…

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Landscape award for Irvine town centre

The Bridgegate public realm project in Irvine has gained national recognition with an award from the British Association of Landscape Industries. Land Engineering received the BALI National Landscape Award for their development of Bridgegate in Irvine. The project was completed on behalf of Irvine Bay Regeneration Company as part of a wider programme of works in Irvine town centre being carried out in partnership with North Ayrshire Council. The works involved a comprehensive programme of high quality public realm and streetscape improvements to transform and re-establish the area as a landmark location for Irvine town centre. The outcome is an urban…

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Q&S win awards for the landscaping at Green Park, Reading

Green Park, Reading (the 195 acre prestigious Business Park owned by Oxford Properties) is celebrating winning not one, but two awards within the RHS Britain in Bloom Campaign 2014:- Thames & Chilterns in Bloom 2014 – Regional Award for Best Business Park The Gold Award in the Commercial Landscape category – Reading in Bloom 2014. Leading independent commercial landscape company Quality & Service Ltd (trading as Q&S), in partnership with Broadgate Estate, delivers the landscaping for Green Park. Sue Payne, Managing Director of Q&S, is delighted to have received these official recognitions “We are extremely proud of our landscaping team…

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Calling all budding flower arrangers – Countryside Live needs you!

Countryside Live, the rural showcase, which takes place in Harrogate next month, is hoping to encourage more people to take up flower arranging. Organisers will be equipping visitors with cut flowers and foliage to enable them to ‘have-a-go’ at what will be the 12th show. Countryside Live, organised by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society, takes place at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 October. Around 12,000 visitors are expected to flock to the event when as well as competitive classes for cattle, sheep, horses, pigeons and poultry, the Fruit, Vegetable and Flower Show will feature….

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Bodnant Garden to feature in new BBC One series

A CONWY heritage site will be featured in a new BBC television series.   Bodnant Garden will be one of the sites shown in Glorious Gardens from Above, a programme that features some of the most picturesque places in the country from the air. The show will be presented by broadcaster and horticulturalist Christine Walkden, and she spent several days at the gardens earlier this summer with a BBC crew. Gardener Fran Llewellyn said: “The BBC team pulled off quite a technological feat to get all this wonderful film footage from the air. “We can’t wait to see the show,…

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ISG wins £24m Royal Botanic Gardens project

ISG has been appointed to deliver a £24m restoration of the Temperate House at Kew Gardens.  The contractor will restore the Victorian glasshouse, built in 1863, and repair and replace ventilation and irrigation systems. It will also improve facilities and accessibility for visitors and staff at the largest remaining Victorian Glasshouse in the world. The £24m building contract is part of a larger £36m restoration project. The Temperate House is and houses Kew’s collection of temperate-zone plants. Kew Gardens has spent the past year moving large, mature plants and growing new ones to enter the restored glasshouse. ISG’s Southern regional…

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