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

Tickets to the inaugural London Flower Show 2016 on sale March 7th 2016

London’s passion for planting and produce is set to come alive this September at the inaugural London Flower Show, running from the 8th – 11th September 2016, and tickets go on sale Monday 7th March 2016. Set in the stunning grounds of the Georgian country estate Osterley House and Park, the London Flower Show will open its doors for the first time as a family-fun extravaganza, and celebration of the UK’s blooming and harvest season. The four-day event will see a unique blend of over 20 stunning show gardens, vivid floral displays and a range of produce growing competitions, showcasing…

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Swiss Garden events season 2016

Shuttleworth

The Shuttleworth Collection of historic aircraft and vintage vehicles in Bedfordshire now offers visitors the added attraction of a stunningly restored Swiss Garden. Previously overgrown and hidden behind the hangers of the Shuttleworth vintage aircraft Collection, the Swiss Garden – the most complete surviving example of a Regency garden in Britain – re-opened in summer 2014 following a £3.6m restoration project, which focused primarily on the specialist conservation of the garden’s thirteen quirky listed buildings and structures.  The picturesque garden was created by Lord Robert Henley Ongley in the early 19th century and added to by Victorian industrialist Joseph Shuttleworth after he bought…

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Important dates for your diary: Key 2016 Tree Council campaign date

The Tree Council is looking ahead to another fantastic year for trees and communities with the announcement of the key diary dates for our community action programme in 2016. The first two campaigns of the year – the Tree Care Campaign and Walk in the Woods Month – continue with the 2015/16 Tree Year theme of ‘Communities Rooted to Trees’. The theme highlights the value of trees in helping communities to put down firm roots and grow strong and healthy together. The Tree Year will begin again in autumn 2016 with the start of Seed Gathering Season. Look out for…

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Tickets on sale to some of London’s exclusive, secret and private gardens

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Tickets have gone on sale for this year’s Open Garden Squares Weekend on 18 and 19 June, a highly anticipated event in the capital’s cultural calendar.  With 211 gardens taking part in 2016, a single ticket allows visitors a unique opportunity to discover and explore some of London’s most fascinating squares, gardens and green spaces, most of which are not normally open to the public. From the innovative, historical and prestigious, to the secret, hidden and little known. Gardens this year include many of London’s most exclusive private squares, some of the city’s most magnificent roof-top gardens, as well as gardens…

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BBC Gardeners’ World Live confirms exciting new features

BBC

BBC Gardeners’ World Live HQ has confirmed a host of exciting new features to inspire gardening at this year’s Show at the NEC, Birmingham from the 16 – 19 June. Amazing Show Gardens This year’s show sees some of the most impressive Show Gardens yet taking centre stage. One of the stars of the Show is Paul Stone’s Canal Boat Garden, representing the legendary Midlands’ waterways. With its nomadic planting style covering the roof of the narrow boat set in the backdrop of a canal, meadow planting and lock-keepers cottage garden this garden will be one for the cameras. In addition,…

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Save the date for RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2016

RHS

The Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Flower Show Tatton Park (20 – 24 July) returns to Cheshire’s s 1,000-acre deer park for its eighteenth year, with a host of displays and new features for the perfect summer day out. Some of the highlights at this year’s show include a new Evolution Gardens category, all new Talks Theatre in the Floral Marquee where you can garner advice from the likes of gardening expert and TV personality Carol Klein, and The Vineyard, an area dedicated to tastings and English wine heritage. Art takes to the fore as a curated collection of sculptures surround…

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Booking opens for Landscape Institute conference

Landscape Institute

Booking is now open for the Landscape Institute’s (LI) two-day event on Thursday 3 and Friday 4 March, which offers members across the UK an opportunity to debate, network, train and socialise. The LI’s partnership with the university provides an opportunity to build the relationship between practice and academia and to look at some of the key issues facing the profession. Keynote speakers on day one include Professor James Hitchmough, Professor Brian Evans, Andrew Grant and Caroline Julian from ResPublica. This will be followed by a conference dinner, included in the cost of the ticket. At the end of last…

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HTA Plant Health Conference

HTA

In partnership with the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), the HTA has developed a one-day conference to take place on Wednesday 17 February at the National Agri-Food Innovation Campus at Sand Hutton, near York. The issue of plant health has never been higher on the Government agenda and the stakes have never been higher for industry as it faces virulent pests and diseases like Xylella which have strict control measures extending to the whole supply chain in order to protect the trade. The conference aims to clarify everyone’s roles and responsibilities across plant health issues, bringing together nurseries, retailers,…

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Primrose Hospice enter this year’s RHS Malvern Spring Festival

The Primrose Hospice will be entering this year’s RHS Malvern Spring Festival. The garden is called ‘Time is a Healer’ and represents the bereavement journey that many children find themselves on when losing a parent or other family member. The garden is to be designed by award winning designer Martyn Wilson. It will be created on that theme because the bereavement journey can be a difficult and challenging time and areas in the garden will reflect the various feelings and moods commonly experienced. The project, was officially launched this week and has been made possible by the generous support of…

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First acoustic garden for RHS Malvern

                            A garden designer from Gloucestershire has been selected to exhibit the first acoustic garden at next year’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Malvern Spring Festival. Pippa Shennan, from Wotton-under-Edge, was selected against stiff competition to design and exhibit one of the Festival Gardens at the show. The Festival Garden theme chosen for 2016 is ‘Hidden Gems’. Her garden, entitled ‘A private refuge – a hidden gem’ is believed to be the first to have been designed specifically to cut out external noise through the use of acoustic…

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