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April 27, 2018

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The last 10 gardens to win ‘Best in Show’ at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Children help promote flower festival -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Gardens line-up announced for RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018 -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Urban chic wins top show garden honours at Harrogate -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Peabody invites tenders for Thamesmead’s Landscape and Green Infrastructure Strategy -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

30 years at RHS Chelsea Flower Show for Mark Gregory -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Top international designers to gather at Singapore Garden Festival 2018 -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Yorkshire horticulturist sees life’s work immortalised -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Civils Expo returns to Birmingham this October -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Sensory tours of the famous rose garden -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Final four young landscapers selected for Young Landscapers Award -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Plant power, pollination and urban innovation at Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hunts Engineering celebrating double milestone -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Outdoor Creations celebrates 10th Anniversary -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Brewin Dolphin Installation takes visitors back in time at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hard Landscaping features on Trailfinders South African Wine Estate Garden -

Monday, April 23, 2018

New Lifestyle Gardens revealed for RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2018 -

Monday, April 23, 2018

National Children’s Gardening Week -

Monday, April 23, 2018

BALI announces GDPR Awareness Day for members -

Monday, April 23, 2018

GreenBlue Urban announce new Tree Grille -

Monday, April 23, 2018

Building an industry for the future – Institute of Horticulture AGM & Conference

At its annual conference at Capel Manor Gardens on Saturday 6 October the Institute of Horticulture (IoH) highlighted its campaign to inspire young people about careers in horticulture and demonstrated the on-going support the IoH  provides to professional horticulturists in their progression through the many rewarding career paths in the industry. The conference was preceded by the Institute’s AGM at which Leigh Morris FI Hort was appointed as the new IoH President. Leigh said “I am totally delighted to have taken on the role of IoH President. With the petition for Chartered status recently submitted, and a marketing plan and…

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A new ‘High-Line for London’ – winner announced

A competition run by the Landscape Institute, the Garden Museum, and the Mayor of London entitles ‘A High-Line for London’ came to an exciting conclusion on Monday morning. As part of the High-Line Symposium at the Garden Museum, London, Monday’s Green Infrastructure themed day saw the founders of New York’s prestigious High-Line speak outside of New York for the first time. Following a talk of the history of the High-Line and an explanation of its design and success, Josh and Robert, its founders, announced the winner of the competition in which 170 designs for an exciting and innovative green space…

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Register to attend FutureScape 2012 (FREE)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR YOUR FREE TICKET With the event fast approaching make sure you register for this must attend event for landscape contractors, designers and architects TODAY. The event takes place at Kempton Park Racecourse on the 20th of November and kicks off at 10 AM. FutureScape is a new one-day industry supported event for landscape contractors, designers and architects. The event will consist of seminars, master classes, indoor and outdoor exhibition and a nursery zone – lots of reasons to attend. FutureScape will also include a top-level industry debate attended by industry leaders that are shaping the…

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Let’s Hear it Live! With Mark Gregory

We are thrilled to announce a new event at this year’s FutureScape show, 20th November 2012: An audience with Mark Gregory. Mark Gregory is a twenty-time Gold medal winner at Chelsea Flower Show, the Managing Director of his own design and build firm Landform Consultants, as well as being incredibly active within the industry’s associations. Mark is the Chairman of the APL, and Director on Board of the HTA, and is a highly experienced and innovative landscape contractor. This exciting new event will take the form of a question and answer session presented by Jim Wilkinson. Jim will interview Mark…

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Brodsworth Hall’s Enchanted Garden returns this year

The restored gardens of Brodsworth Hall are set to come alive with light and music this autumn when the atmospheric spectacular Enchanted Garden makes a welcome return. For just ten nights from Friday October 26 to Sunday November 4, visitors will be invited to follow a path around the gardens which reveals floodlit vistas in a variety of colours, offering a whole new perspective on the Victorian concept of a pleasure garden with a surprise around every corner. “Daytime visitors to the gardens at Brodsworth Hall will be familiar with the winding paths that take you through and around different…

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Planit-IE to host evening with 3XN Architects

Landscape architect Planit-IE will host a lecture and discussion with Kim Nielsen and Kasper Jorgensen of Danish architects 3XN to celebrate their joint selection on the new Copenhagen Arena and continuing collaboration together. The event will be held on Wednesday 10 October at Planit’s studio in Altrincham. Nielsen and Jorgensen will deliver a joint lecture titled ‘Pushing Sustainable Innovation to the Limit – for Building Design and the People Within it’, which the pair will also present this week at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore. Kim Nielsen, principal partner at 3XN, said: “We are looking forward to our presentation…

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Palmstead Soft Landscaping Workshop 2012

Palmstead Nurseries Soft Landscape Workshop 2012: Survival of the fittest Palmstead Nurseries’ Soft Landscape Workshop is in its 5th year, this increasingly popular event was at capacity this year, with over 300 attending. The audience is made up of around 40% Garden Designers, 20% Landscape Architects, 20% GreenSpace Managers, and 20% Landscape Contractors. Alongside the audience, there is also a selection of exhibitors in the rooms outside the main conference hall. This year’s event featured five speakers, Dr Glynn Percival, Sarah Eberle, Kylie Balmain, Eelco Hooftman, and James Alexander-Sinclair; between them they covered a range of topics and opinions within…

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Japan Gardening World Cup Results

Gardening World Cup results Show Gardens: Best In Show – Lim in Chong (Malaysia) Best Design – Xanthe White (New Zealand) Peace and Flowers Award – James Basson (France) Gold Medal – Lim in Chong, James Basson, Xanthe White, Kazuyuki Ishihara (Japan), Hiroshi Terashita (Japan) Silver Medal – Jo Thompson (France), Gabino Carballo (Spain), Karen Stefonick (USA), David Davidson and Leon Kluge (South Africa) Bronze Medal – Richard Miers (England), Jihae Hwang (South Korea), Haruko Seki (Japan)  

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Gardeners’ Question Time recording postponed by rain

A recording of BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time in a Northumberland village has fallen foul of the weather. The programme’s third ever show was recorded in Humshaugh 65 years ago and producers had planned to revisit as part of a northern anniversary tour. Executive Producer Robert Abel said the team was “very disappointed” to have had to cancel the recording. The panel and production team had been advised not to travel because of the dangerous conditions on the roads. “The village holds a special place in the history of the programme,” Mr Abel said. “As soon as it is…

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James Wong visits Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, Dorset

Botanist, TV presenter and author James Wong is urging the people of Dorset to join the Homegrown Revolution. He visited Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens to speak on the importance of plants and how you can benefit from them. After the success of Grow Your Own Drugs , Mr Wong’s current project Homegrown Revolution focuses on how to cultivate a variety of crops in the back garden. He is urging people to try growing a completely new range of fruit and vegetables to grow and eat. Whether it’s a window box of homegrown saffron, your very own kiwi vine or a mini…

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