August 19, 2017

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Permeable pathway for Bermondsey roof garden -

Friday, August 18, 2017

House of Fraser’s new department at Rushden Lakes features 48m2 Fytotextile living wall -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Ventrac dealer network grows apace across the UK -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Highlands business sows seeds for growth with UK-wide franchise -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Green-tech out in force to attend a record number of industry events -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Meeting increased demand in tree protection -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

RHS Master of Horticulture award goes global this autumn -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Call for local groups to join new Epping Forest Consultative Committee -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Lucy Edge of Avanti Communications joins Eden Project board -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

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

HTA restored water gardens opens at Hemel Hempstead

HTA’s restoration of The Water Gardens at Hemel Hempstead opened on the 22 July. The Gardens were designed by the renowned landscape architect Geoffrey Jellicoe and are a highly significant example of post-war twentieth century modernist landscape. They were placed on English Heritage’s Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in 2010. The project creates a revitalised and well-used park with a serpentine woodland walk along the River Gade contrasted with smooth flowing grass lawns to the water’s edge on the other side of the river. The centrepiece of the Water Gardens is its restored flower garden, with…

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Wedgewood’s Gold Medal winning garden relocated

Wedgwood’s Show Garden ‘A Classic re-imagined’ designed and created by the multi-award-winning designer Sam Ovens, won a Gold Medal at the inaugural RHS Chatsworth Flower Show in June 2017. The Show Garden is an important part of Wedgwood’s partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) which kicked off at Chelsea Flower Show in May 2017. Sam Ovens, together with Cheshire based Landstruction have completed works on the relocation of the garden to the World of Wedgwood in Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent which opened on the 24 of July. This initiative is a showcase of Wedgwood’s dedication to nature and garden to improve…

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Dan Pearson and Laura Gatti to headline Palmstead Nurseries Soft Landscape Workshop 2018

Palmstead’s Workshop 2018 on Wednesday 24 January plans to throw a light on eco urban architecture and the rise of vertical forests and roof gardens. As the urban jungle grows year on year and city populations swell around the world, the question of how to mitigate pollution and climate change has been taken up by an innovative group of landscape architects and garden designers. Palmstead Nurseries hope to provide answers to these questions and more at their 10th annual workshop, also marking the start of the company’s 50th year of trading. Nick Coslett, marketing manager at Palmstead said: “The pressure…

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Green-tech supplies tree shelters for 279ha woodland creation

Landscape supplier Green-tech has supplied 9,000 Tubex tree shelters and 80,000 tree spirals for the first phase of the creation of a new 279ha woodland in the Kilpatrick Hills. The woodland, located just nine miles from the centre of Glasgow, has been commissioned by Forest Enterprise Scotland, the government agency responsible for managing Scotland’s National Forest Estate. Contractor Highfield Forestry won the contract and is working on behalf of Forest Enterprise Scotland to oversee and manage this vast productive broadleaf plantation. Based in Perth, Scotland Highfield Forestry currently manage around 10,000ha of woodland throughout the UK. The work commenced in…

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FÖRST stage V ready with new sub 750kg woodchipper

Först, a leading supplier of high performance and robust woodchippers, is fully prepared for the Stage V emissions regulations coming into force in 2019 with the launch of a new fuel efficient, petrol powered woodchipper. The ST6P is an extension of Först’s popular range of six-inch capacity machines, which is powered by a 37hp V twin petrol engine, meaning the woodchipper not only weighs under 750kg, but also matches the strength and performance that users have come to expect from Först’s diesel powered machines. Specifically designed for contractors, arborists, landscapers and farmers, Först were able to manufacture the sub 750kg…

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EverEdge offers 10% discount on entire range

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EverEdge, which has been manufacturing steel garden edging products for over 20 years, is running a short, two-week sale on the classic range. The sale, which runs until midnight on 18 August, offers a 10% discount on the entire range. Peter Hughes, operations and marketing manager at EverEdge, said of the deal: “Who fancies a discount? For a very limited time, EverEdge is offering 10% off the entire EverEdge Classic range of steel edging products. We have never offered a discount before but the boss is feeling generous, so grab it while you can!” To claim the discount all you…

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New shoots for wildlife friendly gardening, as competition sees record breaking entries

On Wednesday 19 July, Dorset’s most wildlife friendly gardens were celebrated at Castle Gardens in Sherborne at Dorset Wildlife Trust’s annual Wildlife Friendly Garden Competition, which is sponsored by The Gardens Group. This year’s competition not only saw a record number of entries, with over 75 gardens from schools and visitor centres to small patios and large meadows entered, but it also received entries from younger gardeners, with Charlie, the youngest contender ever to enter, picking up a Highly Commended in the Small Garden category. Before the awards were announced, RHS qualified gardener and author, Kate Bradbury, took guests on…

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Kubota UK the key to success of The Game Fair

Kubota UK’s relationship with The Game Fair continues to gain significant traction this year and will yet again play a vital role in the construction of the event, as it holds its 59th show for the first time at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire, this July. As a key sponsor and a longstanding partner of the event, Kubota’s high powered machinery continues to provide The Game Fair’s operations team with outstanding durability, reliability and performance, helping them to construct and host first class events for over a decade. The wide range of utility vehicles, ride-on mowers and high power tractors provided by…

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Shed Grounds Maintenance achieves certification to the revised 2015 standards for ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 in record time

Shed Grounds Maintenance have announced that it has completed the transition and certification of its quality and environmental management systems to the latest ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 standards – 12 months ahead of the deadline. Peter Botham, managing director of Shed Grounds Maintenance, said: “We are committed to ensure that our business meets the highest standards of quality and environmental management. We made it a priority to achieve the transition to the new standards which we are proud to have attained a full 12 months ahead of the deadline for compliance.” Botham continued: “The new standards are very much…

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Introducing FlexiSet® by SureSet Permeable Paving

SureSet are excited to boost their ever-expanding commercial paving product range with new FlexiSet®. Made from 50% recycled rubber and 50% 6mm natural aggregate and resin, lightweight and flexible, FlexiSet is ideal for woodland trails, jogging paths, pedestrian areas, cycle tracks, equestrian centres, drainage channels, golf course pathways, pool surrounds, roof gardens, tree pits and boat decks. FlexiSet is made from shredded bus and truck tyres so the recycled rubber itself is black, but by adding natural aggregate to the mix SureSet are able to bring a subtle colour to the surface. A combination of the absorption and flexible properties…

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