August 17, 2017

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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

Mowers for steep slopes with Cub Cadet -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Trilogy and Peterson reveal plans for the transformation of the Great Northern -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Lewis Normand becomes Southern sales manager for Bernhard’s Nurseries -

Monday, August 14, 2017

Society of Garden Designers announces new vice chair -

Monday, August 14, 2017

Myerscough prepare Show Gardens for Southport Flower Show -

Monday, August 14, 2017

Boost to countryside site from successful grant application -

Monday, August 14, 2017

£6.2m government boost to help unlock 15,000 new homes in Didcot Garden Town -

Monday, August 14, 2017

Rare caterpillar found at RHS Garden Hyde Hall after 150 year absence from Essex -

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Free guide offers advice on attracting sponsorship for environmental improvement -

Sunday, August 13, 2017

The Posh Shed Company has a range of stylish storage solutions for gardens -

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Malvern Autumn Show presents the Great British Harvest Festival -

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Playforce wins impressive contract to create London playground -

Friday, August 11, 2017

Perennial launches Go Green for HortAid and announces bumper fundraising year so far

Perennial’s annual fundraising appeal, HortAid, has already raised over £50,000 in 2015. This includes over £13,500 from challenge events thanks to The Grubby Gardeners mud run and skydive and Nigel Bowcocks’s two marathons in two weeks event. As the summer season of flower shows and garden events really gets into full swing, Perennial is now calling on colleagues from across the industry to start planning for Go Green fortnight which runs from 1 – 14 September. Anita Bates, Director of Marketing and Development, said; “Our Go Green theme really struck a cord last year and so we’re hoping people from…

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BBC Gardeners’ World Live and BBC Good Food Show Summer delivers audience of 90,000

The NEC has this weekend seen over 90,000 visitors pass through its doors to celebrate BBC Gardeners’ World Live and the BBC Good Food Show Summer. 2015 is the ninth year that the two shows have run alongside each other. The shows, sponsored by Lexus, have entertained visitors with: ·         400+ exhibitors from garden essentials to the latest kitchen gadgets and ingredients ·         110 RHS Medals: 45 Gold; 40 Silver Gilt Flora; 12 Silver; 5 Bronze ·         105 nurseries and growers in the RHS Floral Marquee and RHS Plant Village ·         27 culinary superstars, chefs and food experts in entertaining…

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Pop Brixton opens with crowds of happy visitors exploring the horticultural projects of Pop Farm

Pop Brixton opens with crowds of happy visitors exploring the horticultural projects of Pop Farm created by (uncommon) landscape consultants. The container city that has been rising on the site of the former multi-storey carpark in Brixton is now open. This pioneering place is a joint project between Lambeth Council, Carl Turner Architects, The Collective and (uncommon). Alongside the largely local shops and business units, (uncommon) have responsibility for creating a vibrant home for edible plants, and also providing education and outreach. From the outset, (uncommon) saw the project as an urban farm and challenged by the inhospitable conditions for…

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Nine Elms on the South Bank hosts Horticultural Spa Experience in June

  Nine Elms on the South Bank is hosting a series of events throughout June as part of London Festival of Architecture 2015 (LFA), which takes place from 1-30 June. The programme of events will showcase the rapid pace of transformation across this former industrial area, which include:  a horticultural spa experience, walking tours which will trace the area’s transformation; an evening reception and panel discussion at LASSCO’s Brunswick House will explore the challenges of creating a ‘sense of place’; an exhibition on the Mezzanine of the UK’s largest flower market will showcase the 74 longlisted designs and technical drawings…

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APL presents “Building a world class company”

The first meeting of the new APL Thames Valley group will be on Thursday June 18th at Dorney Court Kitchen Garden, Dorney, Buckinghamshire. This will include a barbecue and social meeting, and is open to all APL members, non-members, garden designers and prospective members. Dorney Court Kitchen Garden is a family business run by a team of very passionate, visionary people. Find out more at www.dckg.co.uk. In 2010, Ryan Wasmuth decided to use his business experience in landscape design and horticulture to create a unique venue for customers.  He is backed by successful businessman Kevin Gaskell, who provides sound business…

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Plants For Europe announces launch of three new varieties at Chelsea Flower Show

Plants For Europe Limited is delighted to announce that it is launching three new varieties at next week’s Chelsea Flower Show. Pyracantha Golden Paradise is the world’s first golden-leaved Pyracantha variety. Bred by Andy Parker from Essex, England, it has brightly coloured leaves that keep their colour into late summer. White flowers in early summer result in orange-red berries in the autumn. Golden Paradise is being launched at Chelsea by Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants – gardeners will be able to buy plants from them and from Coblands Nurseries. Wholesale customers will be able to buy young plants from Seiont Nurseries….

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APL presents “The Secret Passions of a Millionaire Landscaper”

The first meeting of the new APL South Coast Group will be on Thursday 16th July at Norman Hambrook’s new Garden Destination Centre at Titchfield, Hampshire – the first of its kind. This will include a barbecue and social meeting, and is open to all APL members, non-members, garden designers and prospective members. The venue is a showcase of 16 show gardens all with highly individual features to help inspire potential clients who are considering having a garden makeover or want a complete new garden design. Additionally the Centre sells a wide range of plants together with hard landscaping goods…

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Haddonstone to exhibit at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show

Haddonstone, the UK’s leading manufacturer of fine garden ornaments and architectural stonework will be exhibiting once again at the Chelsea Flower Show. With designs ranging from fountains, planters and statues to wall plaques, fireplaces and the new Gibbs Classical Porch, the Haddonstone exhibit is not to be missed. The exhibit will adopt a Georgian theme with an inside/outside look featuring vibrant colours and graceful planting, including multi-stem birches, to create movement, complimenting the elegance of the Haddonstone designs. The Eton College Fountain, including pool surround, will create a central focal point to the front of the exhibit, positioned directly in…

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Award winners announced at RHS Malvern 2015

  Find out who has won awards at the 2015 RHS Malvern Spring Festival: Best Show Garden award The winner of the Best Show Garden award goes to An Andalusian Moment by Villaggio Verde, which also won a Gold medal. Festival Garden awards The Best Festival Garden award was scooped by Kate Durr Garden Design’s Constraining Nature garden, together with a Gold medal. Full list of Show and Festival Garden awards (24kB pdf) School Garden awards Eleven School Gardens received awards, with four gaining Distinctions. Full list of School Gardens winners (30kB pdf) Malvern Floral Marquee awards The displays in…

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Landscape Institute NI host ‘Future Places and Spaces’ conference in June

  LI Northern Ireland conference in Belfast highlights the responsibility of the client in place-making, through vision, procurement, delivery and management. 1 June 2015 9.30am – 4.30pm Riddel Hall 028 9097 5664 185 Stranmillis Road Belfast Northern Ireland BT9 5EE United Kingdom Providing a critical review of the benefit and appreciation of quality public place and spaces, and the means of their design, implementation, management and evolution, the major one-day conference is aimed at those who commission, deliver and manage places and spaces in the built environment (central and local government, landscape architects, planners, environmental practitioners, urban designers and others)….

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