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January 18, 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

Healing gardens – An evening with James and Cleve

Join the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) for an evening with guest speakers, Horatio’s Garden designers, James Alexander-Sinclair and Cleve West. James and Cleve, both highly regarded and engaging speakers, will present their thoughtful insights into designing therapeutic gardens. Thursday 10th March 2016, from 7pm to 9pm at the Salisbury Arts Centre. Tickets include a glass of wine. Early booking is recommended. All profits from the evening will support the work of the charity. To purchase tickets please click here  Pro Landscaper featured Horatio’s Garden in our December 2014 issue to view the portfolio please click here 

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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

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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

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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

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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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