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January 19, 2018

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HortAid 2018 gets under way at the Party for Perennial -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Shortlists announced for the Pro Landscaper Business Awards -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hillier set to inspire at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

APL announces spring seminar Faking It -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show champions the immense power of plants -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Young Gardeners of the Year 2018 competition launches -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Two weeks left to share views on plans for Bristol’s parks -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Carillion’s liquidation and its effect on the landscaping industry -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Perennial offers support following Carillion collapse -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Brighton & Hove City Council produces plan to protect Stanmer Park’s woods -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Liverpool sets out 15-year plan for growth -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Gristwood and Toms champions international accreditation programme -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Green-tree launches bespoke soil for Rain Gardens -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Make your voice heard – Pro Landscaper digital survey -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Landscaping companies announced for APL Avenue at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018 -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Butter Wakefield to design Gaze Burvill garden at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

North Yorkshire nursery helps restore historic site to former glories -

Monday, January 15, 2018

RHS begins search for School Gardeners of the Year -

Monday, January 15, 2018

Thrive seeking more people as volunteering in nature proven to be good for health -

Monday, January 15, 2018

INNSA responds to glyphosate licence renewal -

Monday, January 15, 2018

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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Germinal focuses on two areas of green space maintenance at Saltex

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Turf care specialists, Germinal, will this year be focusing on two key areas of green space maintenance at this year’s Saltex exhibition at the NEC in Birmingham on 2 and 3 December: maintaining a healthy soil profile through the use of self-sustaining cultivars, and examining the efficiency of soil nutrient programmes. AberSustain is a self-sustaining grass seed mixture that is perfect for open parkland areas, domestic lawns, roadside verges and green roof spaces. Featuring five UK-bred varieties, AberSustain creates a sward which is tolerant of low nutrient and drought conditions and which can actively bind and improve the soil’s structure….

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The Arboriculture Association’s 50th National Amenity Conference

Amenity

On the 4th of September through to the 7th of September, The Arboricultural Association are hosting their 50th National Amenity Conference in Keele University, Staffordshire. At this conference, there will be 7 international speakers and 29 speaker sessions. Among these international speakers, Professor Francisco Escobedo, who is a professor at the Universidad del Rosario, in Bogotá, Columbia and he was previously Professor and Extension Specialist at the University of Florida and Research Forester with the USDA Forest Service. Professor Escobedo is a specialist in Urban and community forest management and planning with over 20 years of research, extension and teaching…

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Capability Brown’s Account Book on display

Capability

From the 5th of September through to the 15th of October 2016, Capability Brown’s Account Book will go on display at RHS Lindley Library in London. He changed the face of the English Landscape, but not a lot is known about Lancelot Brown (1716-1783), or Capability Brown as he is more commonly known, beyond the beautiful gardens and vistas he created. This year a new display at the RHS Lindley Library, the world’s finest gardening library, will show his personal Account Book to the public for the first time, and will also reveal how he became one of the most…

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Toon Ebben opens Plantarium 2016

Plantarium

Horticultural entrepreneur of the year, Toon Ebben from Boomkwekerij Ebben B.V. in Cuijk, officially opened Plantarium 2016 on Wednesday 24 August. His first move was to reveal the best novelty at Plantarium 2016, Astilbe ‘Chocolate Cherry’ (MIGHTY), entered by Compass Plants BV from Hillegom. You can find our article on the Best Novelty winner here. As the horticultural entrepreneur of the year, Toon Ebben regards himself as an ambassador for the tree nursery sector. When asked whether grower were too modest, Ebben expressed that the growers were mainly authentic. “Growers should focus more on what you can do with a…

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Registration opens for FutureScape 2016

Registration for FutureScape 2016 is now open. The show is celebrating its fifth birthday this year, so make sure you put FutureScape in your diary on the 15th November – it is an event not to be missed. FutureScape has continued to establish itself as a calendar favourite for industry professionals throughout the sector, and Eljays44 couldn’t be more excited for the various seminars, debates and special events taking place this year, making it the biggest event to date. For more information visit the website at www.futurescapeevent.com. Why register Though registration isn’t essential to attend FutureScape – you can get…

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Special events across England and Wales celebrate ‘Capability’ Brown’s birthday month of August

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This year marks the 300th anniversary of 18th century landscape architect Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, whose birthday is thought to fall this August. His actual date of birth is not known but he was baptised on 30 August 1716 at a time when babies were baptised very soon after birth, so August has been declared as his birthday month. The nationwide Capability Brown Festival celebrates the life, work and legacy of England’s most famous gardener, often dubbed the ‘Shakespeare of gardening’ or the ‘grandfather of landscape architecture’. This year the Capability Brown Festival has, and continues to see, a myriad of events including…

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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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68th AIPH annual congress to be held in Turkey

AIPH

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) is preparing for its 68th Annual Congress to take place in Antalya, Turkey from Monday 26 Sep to 1 Oct 2016. Highlights of the week include an International Green City Conference, an AIPH Expo Conference, tours of Expo 2016 Antalya, visits to local nurseries and a gala dinner.  There will also be AIPH Committee meetings including a joint meeting with Union Fleurs to allow delegates more opportunity for networking within the international horticultural industry. The International Green City Conference takes place on Tuesday 27 September at the Expo Site. Discussions will cover: exploring the…

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Celebrate the 300th anniversary of Capability Brown this summer with family-friendly events

Brown

The Capability Brown Festival 2016 celebrates the life, work and legacy of 18th century English landscape architect and Royal Gardener to King George III, Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, whose 300th anniversary falls this year. Brown is associated with more than 250 landscapes across England and Wales, including the well-known estates of Blenheim Palace (Oxfordshire), Chatsworth (Derbyshire) and Croome (Worcestershire) to hidden gems such as Compton Verney (Warwickshire) and Milton Abbey (Dorset). 2016 has already seen a myriad of events hosted at various Brown’s landscapes, with many more family-friendly events set to take centre stage over the summer holidays, including: Music to…

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