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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

CW Studio relocates in light of growth and success

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Exciting news for CW Studio this month, the Manchester based landscape architecture practice is relocating to a larger space in the XYZ Building in Spinningfields. Building on project wins and successes in 2017 and early 2018, CW Studio has growth plans to support some exciting new projects. New projects include Cornbrook Hub in Castlefield, Manchester, a residential scheme with public realm and a funky roof terrace with a running track on the 14th floor, a new business park with extensive outdoor space for people to enjoy, and a large private garden in Anglesey with incredible views of the sea. Director…

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The Poisonous Garden announced for RHS Tatton by Warnes McGarr & Co

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Garden design and landscape consultancy Warnes McGarr & Co has announced it will be designing and project managing The Poisonous Garden for RHS Tatton 2018. The immersive exhibit will entertain and educate visitors about the gruesome and deadly side of plants, showing the dark side of horticulture, not frequently seen at flower shows. Garden and landscape design duo Michael John McGarr and Robert Warnes, who have a studio in Wigan, have designed and built show gardens at RHS Tatton for the last three years. In 2017, they won a gold award, Best Future Spaces Garden and Best Construction for their…

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Gillespies renews public space in the heart of London

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Landscape architects Gillespies, designers of the award-winning public realm and landscapes at the RIBA Stirling Prize-shortlisted NEO Bankside, have designed a new public square at the foot of the RSHP-designed Leadenhall Building in the City of London. Originally won through a design competition back in 2012, Gillespies were commissioned by client The Leadenhall Development Company Ltd, City of London and Aviva, to rejuvenate the existing key thoroughfare which sits at the historic junction of Leadenhall Street and St Mary’s Axe. The new square – which at 3,325m² is the third-largest open space in the City – provides a world-class setting…

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Evergreenwales goes from tradestand to show garden at RHS Cardiff 2018

Landscape design and construction company Evergreenwales will be creating a show garden at this year’s RHS Flower Show Cardiff, taking place from 13-15 April. Usually present at the show as a tradestand, father and son duo Richard and Adam Davis, directors of Evergreenwales, have designed ‘Cwm Caerdydd’, a garden inspired by the mountainous and verdant countryside in South Wales. As one of the tallest show gardens to ever feature at the show, the 360-view garden is designed to appear as though it could have just erupted from the ground overnight. Encapsulating everything the designers love about the Welsh countryside, it…

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Stevenage secures developer for £350m town centre regeneration

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Stevenage Borough Council has appointed developer Mace to undertake the first phase of an ambitious town centre regeneration programme, with construction expected to start next year. Mace was selected as the successful partner following a tendering process that saw three other national developers competing for the work. The scheme brings around £350m of private investment into the town and the planned development is for the western side of the town centre where the council offices, the Plaza, bus station and several surface car parks are currently located. Mace’s scheme, which celebrates the heritage of the New Town while bringing it into the…

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Dundee school submits winning garden design

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Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, has announced that pupils from Grove Academy, Dundee, have been selected as winners of the nationwide competition to Design a One Planet Picnic Pocket Garden, which will see them now bring their creations to life for display at the Gardening Scotland exhibition in Edinburgh this June. Schools from across Scotland were invited to enter the competition, which saw pupils encouraged to develop designs for a garden that reflects the 2018 theme of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, utilising plants that can be eaten and attract biodiversity, and reusing materials which would otherwise be thrown away….

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Indoor Garden Design reveals co-creation with IKEA for RHS Chelsea 2018

Award-winning Indoor Garden Design announces Plants Work, an innovative open-plan home office installation, situated within the Discovery area of The Grand Pavilion at this years RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The exhibit demonstrates the beauty of plants in the home and working environment, and highlights their scientifically-proven health benefits. The open-plan home office comprises a working and meeting area, showcasing plants as an essential and highly versatile part of the design – harnessing the green power of nature to provide screening, focal points, visual interest and a healthier working environment. The installation will incorporate current trends in house plants, showing how…

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University College Dublin’s Future Campus International Design Competition launches

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University College Dublin and Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) today launched the Future Campus – University College Dublin International Design Competition. This is a global search for an integrated design team for two much-needed initiatives. Firstly, to create an Entrance Precinct Masterplan, a strong urban design vision that foregrounds a highly-visible and welcoming entrance precinct, one combining placemaking with a stronger physical presence and identity for the University. And, secondly, to devise a concept design for a charismatic yet integrated new 8,000m² building that expresses the University’s creativity: a making and learning lab, the Centre for Creative Design. Known as Ireland’s…

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RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018 highlights announced

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From 18-22 July, the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Flower Show Tatton Park, supported by Bruntwood, will return to Cheshire’s 1,000 acre Deer Park with a bumper year to celebrate the Show’s 20th anniversary, featuring an array of new content from the scary to the spectacular. For the very first time, RHS Flower Show Tatton Park invites visitors to step inside ‘The Poisonous Garden’ and discover the gruesome and deadly nature of some of the UK’s best loved plants. Daring visitors can surround themselves with peril as plants and flowers drip from the ceiling in the ‘poison tunnel’ or get lured…

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Andrew Wilson and Gavin McWilliam to focus on separate ventures

Award-winning garden designers Gavin McWilliam and Andrew Wilson have announced that, although they will continue to collaborate, they will be focusing on separate ventures going forward. In 2008 Gavin McWilliam and Andrew Wilson launched Wilson McWilliam Studio. Simultaneously, Andrew Wilson, Andrew Fisher Tomlin and Mark Gregory launched The London College of Garden Design. Wilson McWilliam Studio is acknowledged to be one of the leading design studios in the UK, winning 24 awards nationally and internationally over the past 10 years. The studio has produced outstanding and experimental work and created a huge range of successful private gardens and landscapes both…

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