June 27, 2017

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The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and M&G Investments are pleased to announce that they have renewed their partnership for a further three years -

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Increase in sales leads to workforce expansion at Alpha Rail -

Monday, June 26, 2017

Berrys Show Garden at Southport Flower Show -

Monday, June 26, 2017

Sleep height: canopy campers snooze in the sky at the Eden Project -

Monday, June 26, 2017

UK growers meet and collaborate at the forefront of nursery management software development: The 3rd WinTree UK User Forum 2017 from TSD -

Monday, June 26, 2017

Homeowners in South Wales can now get themselves the perfect lawn thanks to LazyLawn® launching in the area -

Monday, June 26, 2017

New play areas set to be approved -

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Design contest launched for €30M concert centre in Kaunas, Lithuania -

Sunday, June 25, 2017

‘Customers put price first’, according to new tradespeople study -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Well-known BBC gardener Bob Flowerdew to present talk on scented plants at Bishampton and District Gardening Club -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Action needed on consistently poor planting rates -

Friday, June 23, 2017

ITV’S ‘Love your Garden’ features Addagrip’s Addaset resin bound surfacing for war veterans garden in Plymouth -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Fullers Mill Garden awarded Visit England Quality Rose Marque -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Large or small, Victorian or traditional, Griffin Glasshouses has it all -

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Land Trust acquires new sites to protect and enhance valuable community green space across the UK -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Peak’s quirky cows hit the heights -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Public urged to nominate community groups for national awards -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries scoops six awards at HTA Show -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

New Scape paves the way with porcelain exterior tiling -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rolawn hit the mark at Gardeners’ World Live -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Green-tech sponsors the new FutureArch seminar area at FutureScape

Green-tech

Green-tech will be exhibiting at Futurescape next week and is sponsoring the FutureArch seminar area, in association with the Landscape Institute. FutureArch is a new addition to the event this year. It is being held in association with the Landscape Institute and aims to shed light on the future of the architectural side of the landscaping industry, and consider how minor changes will be of benefit in the future. A series of focused seminars and topical industry discussions will be held throughout the day at FutureArch by a host of industry experts. Green-tech can be found on stands 17,18 and…

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FutureScape 2016 Show Guide

FutureScape

Welcome to our FutureScape 2016 show guide in association with CED Stone Group. Our 52-page supplement includes everything that you need to know about the event, held on 15 November at Sandown Park Racecourse, including our unique and comprehensive seminar programme with over 30 individual sessions from leading professionals. The seminars cover a variety of subjects, from presenting your designs to clients and tips on how to save money, to the future of arboriculture and architectural industries. Brand new to this year’s event is FutureArch, held in association with the Landscape Institute. This section aims to shed light on the…

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FUTURESCAPE – THE UK’S BIGGEST LANDSCAPING TRADE EVENT

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FutureScape, the UK’s number one landscaping industry event, is celebrating its fifth anniversary on Tuesday 15 November, at Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey. FutureScape is an event which brings the whole landscaping industry together for a one-day event and offers an unrivalled seminar programme with lively talks and debates. The event has grown year on year, and 2016 promises to be bigger than ever before. This year, 200 brands from all aspects of the industry are exhibiting at FutureScape 2016, some of which will be offering exclusive equipment demonstrations so that you can see a range of industry leading products…

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Landscape Institute respond to Sajid Javid’s £5bn fund

Merrick

Sajid Javid’s launched of a £5bn fund to help build more than 250,000 new homes. The Communities Secretary wants to build homes on abandoned shopping centres, in run down town centres and other brownfield sites. £2bn of the money will be used to build roads and other infrastructure so new building works can proceed. The remaining £1bn of the Home Builders Fund will go in loans to small building companies to get construction underway. £2bn will be spent separately on using surplus land owned by the State for fast track building projects. Pro Landscaper spoke to Merrick Denton-Thompson, President of…

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BALI set to launch new careers initiative GoLandscape at FutureScape in November

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The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) is delighted to announce that it will be launching its new education and skills initiative, GoLandscape, this November at one of the industry’s leading trade shows, FutureScape 2016. GoLandscape aims to combat the ever increasing skills shortage prevalent within the landscaping industry in the UK by linking students from schools and colleges directly with BALI Registered Contractors, Designers, Affiliates and Training Provider members that have all identified specific vacancies that require specialist skills and relevant qualifications. GoLandscape will provide real guidance through a series of online and offline resources that directly links students…

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FutureScape Seminars information

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FutureScape is approaching soon! Taking place on the 15th of November at Sandown Park Race Course, Esher, Surrey, the event will consist of many different exhibitors and seminars. Schedules for all seminars that are taking place can be found on the FutureScape website here. To give some idea as to what the seminars will entail, in the morning in Seminar Room One we have: Passion is in the Plants takes place at 10am, it is back for a third year and brings a new panel of passionate plant experts to the stage. They will be taking questions from the curator…

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BALI-NCF to host Landscape Summit at FutureScape 2016

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BALI-NCF is hosting the Landscape Summit at FutureScape 2016. Following on from the success of last year’s seminar, BALI-NCF will have two topics to discuss at FutureScape: ‘The apprenticeship levy – What does it mean for the landscaping and grounds maintenance industry?’ and ‘Managing our green spaces – The client contractor relationship’. The apprenticeship levy consists of all information concerning apprenticeship fees, funding, levy and digital vouchers. The seminar will feed into discussions on the implications for employers, both levy and non-levy paying, in the landscaping and grounds maintenance industry. Also explored will be the viewpoint of the contractor in…

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Bristol installer scoops top prize in competition marking Bradstone’s 60th year

Bradstone

Landscape installer, Robert Knight of Red Oak Landscaping & Garden Services, has won an Isuzu D-Max Utah 4×4 pick-up truck as part of a celebratory competition to mark the 60th anniversary of hard landscaping manufacturer, Bradstone. To celebrate its Diamond year, Bradstone offered all UK landscape designers and installers the chance to win one of two Isuzu trucks when purchasing Bradstone paving. Robert Knight, who owns Bristol-based Red Oak Landscaping & Garden Services in Bristol, is the first of two lucky competition winners. He was presented with the keys to his new Isuzu truck this week at Travis Perkin’s Southmead…

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Local authority and private sector collaborate over green space challenges

70 senior local authority officers and their service delivery partners gathered together for a seminar at Kew Gardens recently to address and find workable outcomes to the key challenges faced in managing and maintaining the UK’s parks and open spaces. This industry ‘first’ was organised by BALI-NCF, the National Contractors’ Forum. The seminar entitled ‘Managing our Green Spaces: Are we Fighting a Losing Battle?’ sought to promote collaboration between the private and public sectors in identifying the major areas of change necessary to continue to meet the quality and service delivery expected by key stakeholders. The day commenced with a…

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James Hewetson-Brown argues why wildflower turf is good for urban areas at FutureScape 2015

Managing director of Wildflower Turf Ltd James Hewetson-Brown spoke about why wildflowers are good for designing in urban areas at FutureScape 2015. He began the seminar by explaining that the soil system for wildflower turf is a thin layer of compost as the growing medium and they mix the wildflower seeds in it. James pointed out that wildflowers grow well when there is no competition and problems arise when wildflowers are under pressure to grow in the soil system. He continued the seminar by focusing on the benefits of wildflower turf, in particular the health benefits of planting in urban…

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