August 17, 2017

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Mitie’s Tim Howell discusses how technological advances benefit the industry -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Griffin Glasshouses complete one of their largest and most challenging domestic structures in 50-year history -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Gristwood and Toms Lands Acquisition of Foremost Treesurgeons, bolstering turnover by £3M -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

UK artists and practitioners invited to breathe new life into Waltham Forest’s unloved spaces -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched to help popular UK garden residents -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Simon Fraser appointed to HTA Board -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

10 days left for communities to nominate their local heroes -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Choosing the best lopper for the job -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Rolawn hit 160 million -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Mowers for steep slopes with Cub Cadet -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Trilogy and Peterson reveal plans for the transformation of the Great Northern -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Lewis Normand becomes Southern sales manager for Bernhard’s Nurseries -

Monday, August 14, 2017

Society of Garden Designers announces new vice chair -

Monday, August 14, 2017

Myerscough prepare Show Gardens for Southport Flower Show -

Monday, August 14, 2017

Boost to countryside site from successful grant application -

Monday, August 14, 2017

£6.2m government boost to help unlock 15,000 new homes in Didcot Garden Town -

Monday, August 14, 2017

Rare caterpillar found at RHS Garden Hyde Hall after 150 year absence from Essex -

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Free guide offers advice on attracting sponsorship for environmental improvement -

Sunday, August 13, 2017

The Posh Shed Company has a range of stylish storage solutions for gardens -

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Malvern Autumn Show presents the Great British Harvest Festival -

Saturday, August 12, 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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