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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

Party for Perennial set to be an unmissable event

Party for Perennial

The Party for Perennial is set to be an unmissable event in the horticulture industry, with tickets expected to sell out soon. Anyone attending the annual event, taking place on Friday 15 January in London, is being urged to buy their ticket as soon as possible with all proceeds from ticket sales and from the auction and raffle on the night go towards helping Perennial to support horticulturalists and their families during times of crisis. The event is set to kick off the New Year with an evening of networking, fun and fundraising. A great list of prizes is now…

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Join the AIPH International Green City Conference 2016

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) invites all those with an interest in improving cities to experience the fusion of green and urban at the 2016 AIPH International Green City Conference and Tours. Organised by the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) and AIPH, the event takes place in Vancouver from 14 – 18 March 2016, and gives delegates a chance to see innovations in urban green infrastructure and planning on a global scale. Delegates from across the world will learn about the importance of incorporating green design in urban development. A line-up of international speakers will share practical examples…

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Six days until FutureScape returns

Be sure not to miss out on the fabulous seminar programme at FutureScape this year, the event is being held at Sandown Racecourse in Esher, Surrey on Tuesday 17th November. Below are the details of the seminars that are taking place in Seminar Room 3. 10am: Value Sustainable Landscapes Maggie Fennell GreenSky Manager at Boningale looks at how to link the design, installation and maintenance cost to client benefits for green roofs and modern sustainable landscaping. 11am: The Subtle Art of Lightscaping Philip Milner runs the technical arms of Lighting for Gardens and boasts many years of experience advising electricians,…

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Sneak preview of RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

Today, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is sharing some of the floral and garden highlights of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 (24–28 May), sponsored by M&G Investments. The world’s most famous gardening event will exhibit a variety of exciting, innovative and quirky designs. Floral highlights (Full list found here: http://press.rhs.org.uk/RHS-Shows/Chelsea) This year in the Great Pavilion, the jewel in the RHS Chelsea Flower Show’s crown, the RHS welcomes Bowdens to its central monument site. The Devon-based multi-RHS Gold medal winning nursery takes the largest space at the show with a 6,000sq ft planted-up train station. Centrepiece of the exhibit will…

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FutureScape returns next week with an exciting seminar programme

This year’s FutureScape on Tuesday, November 17 2015 at Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher, Surrey, offers a jam-packed seminar programme. Below are the details of the seminars that are taking place in Seminar Room 2. Vectorworks 2016 In September 2015, Vectorworks Inc introduced the latest release of its flagship 2D/3D CAD software for garden for garden and landscape designers: Vectorworks Landmark. Kate Pearson will be talking about new features, upgrades to the hardscape tools, planning tools and site modelling tools. Time: 10am Landscaping – Engaging the Community Landscape architect Adam White shares his experience of designing bespoke nature play spaces…

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Make sure you register to see Ann-Marie Powell at FutureScape

RHS award-winning garden design Ann-Marie Powell is taking to the to the stage at this year’s Let’s Hear It Live at FutureScape on Tuesday, November 17th 2015 at Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher, Surrey. She will be questioned by Pro Landscaper’s Jim Wilkinson and will offer an insight into her career in garden design and her television presenting roles. She has been awarded gold medals at RHS Chelsea and most recently at RHS Hampton Court in 2015. She is also a well-known author, journalist and broadcaster, most recently presenting the BBC RHS Chelsea coverage and The Great Chelsea Garden Challenge…

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Don’t miss the new panel debate Show Gardens at FutureScape

New to this year’s FutureScape on Tuesday, November 17th 2015 at Sandown Park Racecourse is a panel debate focusing on how to plan, design and build a garden for the RHS events. The Show Gardens debate panel includes the RHS Hampton Court Palace show manager, a gold-winning landscaper and a designer who designed her first show garden this year. Room: Seminar Room 1 Time: 3pm See below for more information on our panellists. Dave Green, show manager of RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Dave Green is show manager for the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show and has been…

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The Passion in the Plants returns for 2nd year at FutureScape

Back for a second year at FutureScape on Tuesday, November 17th 2015 at Sandown Park Racecourse, the Passion is in the Plants brings together three plant experts on one stage. This year the debate will focus on why, how and when plants should be bought. The panellists will also offer tips on how to secure the plant you want in the condition you want it, in a timely fashion. There will also be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions. Spaces are limited for this event, so if you want to see Angela Halksworth of Tendercare Nurseries, Richard Mckenna…

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Christmas at Kew

As twilight falls…the magic begins… Wednesday 25 November 2015 – Saturday 02 January 2016 5pm – 10pm (timed entrance between 5pm and 8.15pm) Christmas at Kew once again combines Kew’s breath-taking winter landscape with a new, glittering mile long trail, creating a magical after dark experience. Now in its third year, the winter light experience for 2015 focuses on the Christmas tree and Kew’s special part in its history. It was Queen Charlotte, a founder of Kew Gardens, who first dressed branches of a Christmas tree in one of the largest rooms at Kew Palace for all to enjoy in…

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Make sure you register to see The Detail is in the Design at this year’s FutureScape

Four of the UK’s leading designers will be discussing who and what inspires them, how they have successfully built their careers, their own experiences of show gardens and how to work best with landscapers in this year’s The Detail is in the Design at FutureScape on Tuesday, November 17th 2015 at Sandown Park Racecourse. The event aims to throw a positive light on the garden design industry and provide expert knowledge which the audience can use in their own businesses. Don’t miss the chance to pick the brains of Jilayne Rickards, Paul Harris, Ruth Willmott and Matthew Childs at 11am…

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