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June 25, 2018

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GreenBlue Urban to host ‘Contractors Day’ this July -

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Murray Landscapes scores at hub South West’s eighth building for growth awards -

Friday, June 22, 2018

Sean Butler answers Pro Landscaper reader’s burning questions -

Friday, June 22, 2018

Green-tech returns to exhibit at Rail Live -

Friday, June 22, 2018

Talasey Group announces managing director and CEO -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The Posh Shed Company to unveil new ranges at Hampton Court -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Soils & Trees Conference offers unprecedented opportunity -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2018 winners announced -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Timotay Landscapes return from BBC Gardeners’ World as winners -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Stihl expands Workwear range -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A designer’s guide to lighting outdoor social areas -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Give it some welly for Thrive this September -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Macmillan Southport Flower Show garden tells tale of life after cancer diagnosis -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Laburnum anagyroides Yellow Rocket takes best in show at New Plant Awards -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Perennial helps children of horticulturists with new Child Bursaries -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Gardens on APL Avenue at BBC Gardeners’ World Live showcase industry talent -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Rare Eden pollen sent off to Germany for breeding project -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Stark & Greensmith joins the RHS for new garden screen Parterre range -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018 winners announced -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

British bred and grown Veronica hoping for a win -

Friday, June 15, 2018

Alchemy between Harley Street and gold medal winner set to stun at Chelsea

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Gold medal winning garden designer, Robert Barker, will create an extraordinary garden that embraces a horticultural and sculptural tribute to our skin at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. In a unique collaboration with the Harley Street Skin Clinic, Robert Barker is creating a unique entry at Chelsea this year, the Skin Deep Garden. Our largest organ; skin is our personal, unique brand which signals instant clues to our genetic heritage, age and health and this garden will celebrate both its beauty and diversity. A modernist designer, Robert’s credentials are solid with years of experience in garden design. Following a successful…

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Gardeners’ Question Time & RHS join to help UK gardeners protect their plots

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The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time (GQT) join forces to highlight the importance of plant health at this year’s RHS Chatsworth Flower Show (6-10 June) with an interactive feature to equip the UK’s gardeners with the knowledge and expertise needed to plan and maintain a healthy garden. The RHS and GQT report a recent increase in enquiries about plant health, illustrating a growing concern for serious threats to UK gardens with almost 1,000 pests and diseases listed on the UK’s Plant Health Register.* Award winning designer Stephen Hall has worked with RHS Plant Health…

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Passage from Yorkshire to RHS Chelsea for Welcome to Yorkshire show garden stone

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Green-tech is sponsoring the transportation of 50 tonnes of York stone to London to showcase Yorkshire at RHS Chelsea Flower Show and then return it home again. Designer Mark Gregory has designed the Welcome to Yorkshire garden at RHS Chelsea that showcases the region’s iconic countryside and celebrates the county’s plentiful natural materials, traditional crafts and skilled artisan food production. Designer and managing director of Landform, Mark is celebrating his 30th year at Chelsea. He has been inspired by the stunning Dales; world famous for its Wensleydale cheese, wildflower and buttercup meadows and iconic drystone walls. His breath-taking design aims…

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Restoring peace of mind at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

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Award winning garden designer, Alexandra Noble has been commissioned by the RHS to create a Health & Wellbeing garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, aiming to restore peace of mind for all. She is one of four designers in the brand new Lifestyle Gardens category which seeks to create real gardens for real people. Alexandra’s ‘Health & Wellbeing’ garden aims to address the increasing need to disengage with the fast paced demands of an intrusive world and restore a sense of internal balance and refreshed perspective. Alexandra said: “I was thrilled to be asked to create the Health…

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Timberwolf launches new variable tracked chipper at the ARB Show 2018

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Timberwolf will be launching their new TW 280TVGTR at the ARB Show on 11 and 12 May 2018 at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum. The TW 280TVGTR features Timberwolf’s renowned TW 280 performance with the ability to move the tracks in and out, raise the height of the machine off the ground and alter the angle. The Wolftrack® variable tracking system features heavy-duty twin arms supporting each track, with dynamic control over track width, ground clearance and machine tilt angle, giving greater control, particularly whilst navigating uneven and sloping ground up to 35 degrees. The extra-wide feed funnel and open top section combine…

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Ascot Spring Garden Show is on point with Bradstone Manzano Porcelain Paving

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Garden paving manufacturer, Bradstone, has supported an up and coming designer at this year’s Ascot Spring Garden Show, which showcased Britain’s finest and emerging horticultural talent. Designed by Tom Hill of Tom Hill Garden Design based in Dorset, the show garden titled ‘On Point’ is a bold and stylish space, focusing on geometric shapes and forms. With vivid flowers and textured foliage blending in perfect harmony with statement garden features, including inverted pyramid planters and a central water feature finished in 3D geode black tiles, Bradstone donated its popular  Manzano® porcelain paving in Pearl, to enhance the design and help…

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Exhibitors to fly sponsor Rolawn’s flag at RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2018

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A total of 13 exhibitors at this year’s RHS Malvern Spring Festival (10 to 13 May at the Three Counties Showground, Malvern), will fly the Rolawn flag by choosing its range of premium turf and soft landscaping products for their show gardens and displays, as part of the brand’s first official sponsorship of the show. Leading designers specifying Rolawn for their showpieces include Peter Dowle, a multiple RHS show winner and proud custodian of the biggest show garden at Malvern, planting into Rolawn’s flagship Blended Loam and laying 300 square metres of premium Medallion show turf. Other exhibitors opting for Rolawn to…

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Hortus Loci championing Chelsea stalwarts and new talent

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Specialist plant and tree nursery Hortus Loci are no stranger to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and 2018 looks like being their busiest to date. Hortus Loci is the brain child of horticultural heavyweights Mark Straver and Robin Wallis, who between them have over 50 years experience working in UK horticulture and both of whom are 3rd generation nurserymen. Hortus Loci is a totally unique place for professional gardeners, landscapers, designers and their clients. The top 30 European landscape architects regularly use the nursery which is rapidly edging towards having the largest available range of trees, perennials, shrubs and plants,…

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Lynn Hill and CED Stone Group team up for The Garden Retreat: A place for living

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Lynn Hill Garden Design teams up with CED Stone Group to create an oasis of calm and tranquillity at Gardening Scotland 2018 Imagine if you will at the end of a long day at the office, pouring yourself a refreshing cool drink and escaping the world as you ease yourself into the tranquil surroundings of your garden retreat. Sink into a world of calm amongst the lush green of the planting as the wind makes its music through the leaves of the trees above. This is the world of The Garden Retreat: A place for living. The show garden being…

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Johnsons donates plants to two Harrogate Flower Show gardens

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Horticultural nursery, Johnsons of Whixley, has donated £600 worth of plants to two gold award winning gardens at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show. The nursery, based in Whixley, North Yorkshire, has donated £300 worth of plants to the charity Horticap’s ‘All Characters Great & Small’ show garden, and £300 worth of shrubs and herbaceous plants to Yorkshire Garden Designs for its ‘Eden’ show garden. Horticap is based in Bluecoat Wood Nurseries in Harrogate and provides adults with learning and other disabilities training in horticulture, allied crafts and rural skills. Its garden, handcrafted by students and staff, is inspired by iconic…

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