June 25, 2017

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‘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

Show Garden success for St Albans based company at BBC Gardeners’ World Live -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rare hazel dormice reintroduced into a Warwickshire woodland -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Experience the mystery and romance of Galica’s ‘Pazo’ Gardens at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Landscape Watering Systems looks at how effective irrigation systems, technology and practice provide a major contribution to water conservation -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

GoLandscape’s ‘Watch this Space’ build begins at Hampton Court -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bradstone supports MS Society Garden at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2017 -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries launch 2018 promotional catalogue -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Bernard Tickner awarded MBE in Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Honours -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

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

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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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2017 RHS Flower Show Tickets on Sale

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Public tickets for the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) 2017 Flower Shows go on sale today, Monday 3 October 2016. RHS member’s tickets went on sale on 1 September giving members an exclusive opportunity to buy tickets ahead of today. Ticket prices range from £10 – £63 with discounts available, as well as Kids go free to the RHS Flower Shows at Cardiff, Hampton Court Palace and Tatton Park. The RHS stages an unrivalled series of world-leading flower shows throughout the year, running from mid-February right through to mid-December, with the addition of all new RHS Chatsworth Flower Show in 2017….

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GaLaBau event proved to be a great success

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After four successful trade fair days, the 22nd GaLaBau came to a close on 17 September in Nuremberg: exactly 64,138 trade visitors travelled to the event to inform themselves about products and trends for planning, construction and maintenance with greenery. The increased internationality of the trade fair is encouraging. In this connection, in terms of exhibitors, this time around almost every fourth company was international. Compared with the previous event, the increase in internationality here was 10 %. On the visitors’ side every 10th visitor came to late-summer Nuremberg from abroad, among others from Austria, Poland and Italy. Stefan Dittrich,…

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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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Kubota UK to hold its second annual skills competition this year

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Kubota UK will be holding its second annual skills competition in October 2016, a two-day event that seeks to put the technical competence of its staff and technicians working at dealerships across the manufactures extensive network to the test. In a different format to last year’s event, this year will see the competition expanded to include not only Kubota UK staff, but also service engineers who conduct maintenance on Kubota machinery at dealerships throughout the country. Each contestant will be required to conduct a 100 question written assessment followed by an intense 90-minute practical challenge, with competitors tasked with diagnosing…

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GreenMech to showcase new products at Saltex 2016

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GreenMech will be showcasing 2 new chippers and a variety of new features to its existing products at this year’s Saltex. Stand H075 will be the place to see the recently added bottom control bar and a number of other new features including a folding table and all new infeed touch controls. GreenMech staff will be on hand to offer comprehensive technical advice and explain the very flexible finance options that are currently available. The cost-effective and simple-to-use Arborist 200 is the newest introduction to GreenMech’s traditional in-line format road-tow chipper range. As big brother to the established Arborist 150,…

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Charterhouse Turf Machinery showcase their best at Saltex 2016

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Official machinery supplier to the FA’s Pitch Improvement Programme, Charterhouse Turf Machinery will be showcasing a huge array of equipment for the care of both natural and artificial sports surfaces at this year’s Saltex. Of particular interest on Stand K070 will be the Redexim Multi-Sport and the Graden range of Verticutters. Being shown at Saltex for the very first time is the Multi-Sport, a combination implement tool. The Multi-Sport comes equipped with a slitter, rake, roller and brush meaning multiple tasks can be conducted with one machine and one pass if required. All of the tools can be independently adjusted…

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GaLaBau 2016 kicks off today in Nuremberg!

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From 14 to 17 September 2016, the green carpet will be rolled out again at the exhibition centre in Nuremberg. The GaLaBau will be opening its doors again for the 22nd time. Over four days, in a total of 13 exhibition halls, 1,320 international companies will be exhibiting and showing the complete range, covering the planning, construction and maintenance of gardens, parks and green facilities. One highlight in 2016: the several thousand square-metre Garten Träume (Garden of Dreams) presentation in Hall 3A, in which fresh impulses from the sector of exclusive open space design will be presented. The colourful support…

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