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

Pathology & Soil Science LIVE Comes to SALTEX 2016

SALTEX

The Institute of Groundsmanship (IOG) has announced that a new unique feature called Pathology & Science LIVE will be coming to SALTEX 2016, which will be held at the NEC, Birmingham on the 2 and 3 November. The Pathology & Soil Science LIVE area will be located on the IOG Hub (stand number C180) from 11am to 1pm each day and will allow visitors to look in detail at the symptoms of some common turfgrass fungal disease problems, as infected plants are magnified and displayed on a large screen. Turfgrass roots that are infected with plant parasitic nematodes will also…

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Boningale Nurseries to demonstrate environmental credentials at SALTEX

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Boningale Nurseries, one of the leading suppliers to the British landscaping industry, will be exhibiting at SALTEX for the first time this year. The company will show some of its new and exclusive hedging and specimen plants, and offer expert advice on its environmental planting range. Joining them on the stand will be specialists from the company’s award winning green roof department, Boningale GreenSky. Together, they will be demonstrating how they have been successfully supplying both traditional nursery and green roof planting stock to contractors and architects working on designs that increasingly require a roof garden. By combining the nursery’s…

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Ransomes to showcase new MP653 XC at SALTEX 2016

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Ransomes, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of commercial mowing equipment, will be showcasing its latest addition to the MP Series of wide-area mowers: the MP653 XC. Ransomes will be exhibiting on stand H090 at SALTEX in November. The Ransomes MP 653 XC is the world’s first and only wide area rotary mower with a 4.27m- (14-foot) cutting width, increasing productivity by up to 25% (up to 1 hectare per hour more) over traditional 3.4m- (11-foot) mowers. Designed and manufactured at Ransomes Jacobsen’s European headquarters in Ipswich, the MP Series is primarily targeted at the municipal sector, and provides multiple options from a…

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Party with Perennial welcomes James Alexander-Sinclair as host for 2017

Perennial

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Party for Perennial, which will take place on Thursday 19 January 2017, and are discounted at a special ‘Early Bird’ rate during Get Going for HortAid fortnight (5 – 18 September) and up until the end of September. The 2017 event will be hosted by popular garden designer and broadcaster, James Alexander-Sinclair, who will manage events and launch HortAid 2017, Perennial’s year-long fundraising campaign. The Party is an opportunity to join friends and colleagues from across the horticulture industry for a fantastic evening of networking, fun and fundraising. The Party for Perennial,…

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A free seminar explaining the importance of urban greening is being held this month

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Place-making and Prosperous Cities: The Essential role of Trees and Green Infrastructure (GI) seminar will be held on the 22nd of September at Manchester City’s City Football Academy and features leading world expert Dr. Kathy Wolf. The seminar is for developers, landscape architects, planners, engineers and those working in the sector of social housing and regeneration, and will encourage them to think about inventive urban greening initiatives and why they are needed in our cities and towns. The free event is organised by City of Trees, a movement which aims to plant 3 million trees, one for every man, woman…

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Heritage Open Days to celebrate Capability Brown sites

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This year has seen a number of events at locations across England and Wales celebrating the magnificent landscapes created by Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown and these are set to continue with a range of events in support of Heritage Open Days. The open days take place from the 8th of September to the 11th of September. Talks, walks, performances, exhibitions and other activities are taking place with free access to the gardens and houses at a selection of famous properties, as well as lesser known private and public secret green spaces and community gardening projects with fascinating stories to tell. Here…

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Learning Live plans finalised for Saltex 2016

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Learning Live, the complete education programme designed for all sectors of the groundscare industry, has now been finalised and is set to be a key attraction at Saltex 2016 on the 2nd and 3rd of November at The NEC, Birmingham. Saltex 2015 featured 1,655 minutes of free seminars through the Learning Live programme and, off the back of its success, show organisers have commissioned an additional fourth lecture theatre to expand the number of presentations across the two-day-event, to offer an even, more exciting programme featuring a greater depth of content and quality. This programme will provide grounds and open…

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The Plant Fairs Roadshow plant to raise funds for children’s charities

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Nurserymen and women from The Plant Fairs Roadshow plan to raise funds to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Banardo’s and the 30th anniversary of NSPCC’s Childline this year with a expert plant fair at Knowle Hill Farm in Ulcombe near Maidstone. The event, which is held on Sunday the 11th of September, will see nurserymen and women from the South East of England, particularly in Kent, showcase a magnificent selection of herbaceous plants, perennials, shrubs, bulbs and alpines. Specialists such as Rose Cottage Plants, Usual and Unusual Plants, Swallowfields, Copton Ash, Pineview Plants, Sussex Fruit Trees, Little Omendon, Invicta Herbs…

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The last RHS Flower Shows of 2016 are dawning upon us

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On the 4th and 5th of October, RHS are hosting the RHS London Harvest Festival Show at RHS Lindley Hall. Celebrating the arrival of autumn, this two-day show is jam packed full of seasonal pleasures, including a large quantity of prizewinning harvest produce from some of the UK’s best nurseries and growers. Visitors will be able to sample some tasty seasonal food from local producers, take part in practical workshops also question the RHS Gardening Advice team with all their gardening queries. On the 28th and 29th of October, the RHS London Shades of Autumn Show will be held, at…

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New Green Lane autumn show gardens spark interest

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Up and coming landscapers could have the chance to kick-start their show garden career with a major new attraction at Harrogate Autumn Flower Show which starts on the 16th of September and finishes on the 18th of September this year. Green Lane is a row of back gardens filled with ideas and options for making the most of a small space. It will be offered to people who are just starting out and are new to horticulture, allowing many to showcase their talents to thousands of people for the very first time. Each of the gardens is set against the…

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