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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

Grow London 2016

grow london

Grow London is back for its third year at Hampstead Heath from the 24 to the 26 of June and is bigger than ever, promising to be a highlight of the summer for garden enthusiasts and their families with over thirty nurseries, various talks, workshops and inspirational feature areas. Nursery numbers have doubled since last years’ event, and include Blueleaf Plants, Glendon Plant Nursery, Wildegoose, Todds Botanics, Hooksgreen Herbs, Lime Cross, C&K Jones, Hortus Loci, Shadyplants, The Plant Specialist, Meadowgate, Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants and Pennard Plants. As well as its’ numerous exhibits, Grow London includes several feature areas including the quirky…

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A great year for HTA and APL Members at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

APL members have once again had a clean sheet this year, with all our members involved in a Chelsea garden going home with a medal. Mark Gregory, APL Chairman and Landform Consultants, has gone home with a staggering 4 medals this year. The winners are as follows: GOLD – The Garden Bed – a partnership with ASDA – Frosts Landscapes GOLD – The Chelsea Barracks Garden – Landform Consultants GOLD – The Morgan Stanley Garden for Great Ormond Street Hospital – Bespoke Outdoor Spaces GOLD – Vestra Wealth’s Garden of Mindful Living – RDC Landscapes SILVER-GILT – The World Vision…

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New Covent Garden Flower Market wins RHS Chelsea Gold medal and New Design Award

· The Flower Market travels a mile up stream to the RHS Chelsea Flower show to win Chelsea Gold & New Design Award with design by Veevers Carter, one of London’s most innovative floral design and event styling companies · Flower Market’s floral tribute to HM the Queen is the most published image of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show · 360˚ floral installation illustrates the bond between London’s Flower Market and its customers In its first ever Chelsea appearance as an exhibitor, New Covent Garden Flower Market has scooped an RHS Chelsea Gold medal and the New Design Award for…

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ScotHort – Great News

ScotHort

After the successful launch last year we are delighted to announce that ScotHort (the only event for the whole of the Scottish landscaping industry – landscapers, garden designers, landscape architects and grounds maintenance companies) will again be taking place this September, only this year it will be bigger, better and more informative. We have managed to secure a fantastic new venue (due to redevelopment of last year’s MacRobert Pavilion at the Royal Highland Centre). The Corn Exchange, 10 New Market Rd, Edinburgh EH14 1RJ is located within easy access of the M8, has great public transport links and is close to…

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Just days to go until RHS Malvern Spring Festival

Malvern

With just 7 days to go, the great countdown has begun to RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2016. Over 90,000 people are expected to flood through the gates of the Three Counties Showground across the four-day event. The landmark gardening and food festival kicks off the Royal Horticultural Society summer show season and welcomes the Godfather of Gardening Alan Titchmarsh and National Treasure Mary Berry to headline. Ken Nottage, CEO of Three Counties, said: “Time flies and here we are again, just days until we open the gates for RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2016. The showground is a hive of activity…

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Gardening Scotland set to bring major economic growth

Gardening Scotland

Scotland’s largest and most prestigious gardening and outdoor living show is expected to generate more than £1 million for the Scottish economy when it is held later this summer. Approximately 10 per cent of visitors are expected to attend from outside Scotland, demonstrating the strength of the country’s gardening industry on both a UK-wide and international scale. Gardening Scotland’s esteemed Floral Hall, sponsored by the Royal Caledonian Horticultural Society, will showcase more than 400 exhibitors, including plant nurseries, outdoor furniture suppliers and food and drink specialists. Local businesses such as Pentland-based Secret Herb Garden and Fife nursery East Neuk Perennials…

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New sponsors for BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2016

BBC

BBC Gardeners’ World Live is proud to announce GreenThumb as a new headline sponsor of the Floral Marquee The BBC Gardeners’ World Live Floral Marquee is the largest single show feature, where more than 100 stands from the country’s top nurseries come together to retail to over 90,000 show visitors each year. Complimenting their sponsorship, GreenThumb will be running advice sessions and one-to-one lawncare clinics for visitors to the event. In addition, GreenThumb are working with designer Pip Probert to create a stunning, creative turf and floral centrepiece to the Floral Marquee. “GreenThumb are very proud to be part of…

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SALTEX 2016 continues to attract world class exhibitors

SALTEX

SALTEX 2016 continues to gain momentum after many of the industry’s leading names have confirmed their presence at this year’s exhibition, which will be held at the NEC Birmingham from 2 to 3 November 2016. John Deere, Toro, Ransomes Jacobsen, STIHL and Kubota will be returning to the show for a second consecutive year, so visitors can again expect to see an impressive line-up of top turf care equipment in addition to suppliers of leading groundscare products such as ICL, Rigby Taylor, Limagrain UK, Vitax Amenity and DLF Trifolium. Commenting on Ransomes Jacobsen decision to return to SALTEX, Karen Proctor,…

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Society of Garden Designers launches new Tech Exchange series

Tech Exchange

The Society of Garden Designers (SGD) has launched Tech Exchange, a new series of one-day conferences exploring some of the technical aspects of landscape and garden design.   Conferences will take an in-depth look at a variety of subjects, offering presentations and talks from leading experts in a specific field of study, with the aim of sharing knowledge throughout the industry. The first conference, which focuses on Trees, has been produced in partnership with Barcham. The event will be chaired by Tony Kirkham, head of the arboretum at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and will take place on Thursday 9 June 2016 in Jodrell Theatre at Kew. The event offers a unique opportunity to engage with…

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Local authority and private sector collaborate over green space challenges

70 senior local authority officers and their service delivery partners gathered together for a seminar at Kew Gardens recently to address and find workable outcomes to the key challenges faced in managing and maintaining the UK’s parks and open spaces. This industry ‘first’ was organised by BALI-NCF, the National Contractors’ Forum. The seminar entitled ‘Managing our Green Spaces: Are we Fighting a Losing Battle?’ sought to promote collaboration between the private and public sectors in identifying the major areas of change necessary to continue to meet the quality and service delivery expected by key stakeholders. The day commenced with a…

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