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

FutureScape 2015 Show Guide

FutureScape 2015 Show Guide FutureScape floorplan Seminar programme: don’t miss the APL annual review and Let’s Hear It Live with Ann-Marie Powell. The Beauty is in the Build: Three big names in the landscape building business will be focusing on growing and developing your landscaping business. The Detail is in the Design: Four leading designers discuss their inspiration, careers and show gardens. The Passion is in the Plants: Three passionate plant experts focuses on how, when and why plants should be bought. Show Gardens: A panel debate focusing on how to plan, design and build a garden for the RHS…

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Still time to register for FutureScape 2015

There is just over two weeks left until FutureScape opens it’s doors to the landscaping industry on Tuesday 17th November at Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey. The event is a must for landscapers, designers and architects throughout the landscaping sector. The continued success of the event year after year has solidified it as the leading landscaping show in the UK, with this year proving to be even bigger and better than before. More exhibitors than ever have lined up for the event (over 150 stands), an exciting new seminar programme has been organised and visitors can expect a day filled…

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More nurseries than ever before exhibiting at FutureScape

This year we have more nurseries than ever exhibiting at FutureScape next month and we spoke to them to find out what they’re bringing to the event and how trading has been this year. Read more about what they are bringing to Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher, Surrey, on Tuesday 17 November.   Provender Nurseries Provender Nurseries in Kent supplies top quality plants alongside landscaping products, soils, composts and related horticultural sundries, seeds and plant necessities. The nursery will be showcasing decorative advocates and soils at Futurescape. Marketing manager, Liz Hughes, says: “We want to show people that we have…

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SGD Student Awards 2015 – shortlist announced

A judging panel that included Cleve West MSGD, Sarah Eberle FSGD and Arabella St. John Parker from awards media partner Homes & Gardens has selected ten finalists in this year’s SGD Student Awards. The SGD Student Awards finalists 2015 Student Design – Commercial Rebecca Set – Ribbon Park Tom Massey – The Cassel Hospital Ecotherapy Garden Jinkoo Park – Interactive Community System Alex Hobbs – Carclew House Redevelopment Student Design – Domestic Tom Massey – Woodcombe Crescent John Ward – Sussex Dower House Jane Finlay – Fantasma Garden for Wrap House Lara Behr – Family Garden, Forest Hill Rob Hazeldean…

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The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh to launch new book and exhibition

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is launching a new publication and accompanying exhibition tomorrow (Sat 10 October). The large format book will feature 81 newly-commissioned botanical watercolour paintings showing the remarkable diversity of plants associated with the woods and forests of Chile. The exhibition featuring many original watercolur paintings displays the skill of three award-winning artists Gülnur Ekşi, Işık Güner and Hülya Korkmaz and highlight the important research and conservation work undertaken in Chile by the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. The paintings – commissioned for the decade-long RBGE project Plants from the Woods and Forests of Chile – provide a…

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Landscape Institute Awards 2015 shortlist announced

The Landscape Institute has today announced the shortlist for our annual awards celebrating landscape architecture.  The Landscape Institute Awards are presented annually to encourage and recognise outstanding examples of work by the landscape profession with previous winners including Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. The winners will be announced on 26th November and some of the shortlisted projects are: OOBE for the Littlehaven Promenade where the sea wall has been moved away from coastal protection towards a new configuration that incorporates a wide natural beach, a stepped apron, a wide promenade…

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Seasonal plants dinner and GroSouth 2015

HTA News are delighted to announce that they are the media partner for GroSouth, the premier exhibition in the South of England for the horticultural industry, which takes place at Roundstone Nurseries on Wednesday 11 November. The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) will have a stand at the show that will focus on the technical and policy work, which we do on behalf of members.  Topics such as research and development, sustainable resourcing, the ornamental round table, GROW apprenticeships and market data will be some of the key themes covered.  HTA staff will also be on hand to talk about upcoming…

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A seminar with Dr Glynn Percival 21st Oct at Barcham Trees

A seminar with Dr Glynn Percival 21st Oct at Barcham Trees Research Update : The Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory Over the past few years the R.A Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory has funded several PhD studentships at the University of Reading. Aims of this seminar are to provide a latest update on a range of topics to include: * Stem girdling guidelines – Influences on tree vitality and health * Acute Oak Decline – Influence of tree physiology and management practices * Integrated management of Armillaria honey fungus * What’s new in soil amendments to enhance transplant survival * Boosting a trees immune system to reduce severity of horse chestnut leaf…

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Vote for your favourite garden in the SGD People’s Choice Award

As part of the SGD Awards, the 18 finalists in the ‘International’, ‘Public and Communal’, ‘Pocket Garden’ and the three ‘Residential’ award categories are eligible for entry into the People’s Choice Award, run in conjunction with media partner Homes & Gardens magazine. With projects ranging from an expansive Bastides-influenced garden in south east France to a new contemporary public park in south east London there is plenty to choose from. What is your favourite? To find out more about the gardens competing and to cast your vote, visit the SGD Awards website www.sgdawards.com Voting closes on 31 October 2015 and the…

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Christmas at Kew

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 breathtaking 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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