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December 11, 2017

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Outdoor Deck Company launch brand new website -

Monday, December 11, 2017

Ground Control triumph at BALI National Landscape Awards, scooping Principal Award for Grounds Maintenance -

Monday, December 11, 2017

Hong Kong-based practice Morphis to open UK design studio -

Monday, December 11, 2017

Kubota’s enhanced machinery to offer turf proffesionals more at BTME -

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Allies and Morrison wins international design competition to restore, reimagine and rebuild Clandon Park -

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Boosting construction productivity could deliver £15 billion savings every year -

Friday, December 8, 2017

Paysalia – The “must” show for landscape, garden and sports ground professionals -

Friday, December 8, 2017

£2million National Lottery boost to innovate and improve public parks -

Friday, December 8, 2017

New resources launched for professionals in refugee and green space sectors -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Glendale community garden scoops industry award -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Perennial’s 2018 Special Events programme gets boost from Challenge Fencing -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

idverde scoops industry’s top accolade for grounds maintenance for fifth consecutive year -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

December issue – Pro Landscaper -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Shed Grounds Maintenance wins prestigious Award -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

SME Golden Bridge, Trade & Investment Award 2017 Winners – Les Carrières de la Pierre Bleue Belge -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Chelsea Physic Garden has announced Nell Jones as Head Gardener -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

New Pellenc dealer in Cambridgeshire -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

National Infrastructure Commission announces winner of Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Knowsley agrees plan to protect financial future of parks -

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Bowles & Wyer wins six awards at BALI 2017 -

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Viking Cruises unveils its Wellness Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018

Viking Cruises, the award-winning cruise line, brings its sixth garden to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 with an Artisan garden designed by Paul Hervey-Brookes. Inspired by the great outdoors, which plays a profound role in the life of Scandinavians, it draws on the Nordic landscape and celebrates the deep connection between nature and wellbeing, that provides a sanctuary for both body and mind. This connection is at the heart of the design of Viking’s ships, which are filled with natural light and large al fresco spaces allowing guests to fully immerse themselves in the beauty of the World’s rivers…

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Stunning new rose garden at Lowther Castle designed by Dan Pearson now under way

Many and varied are the layers of design in the gardens at Lowther Castle. And today, this week, this month, this winter another layer – designed by the Chelsea gold-medal winning Dan Pearson – is taking shape in the form of a new Rose Garden. The gardens at Lowther Castle date back to the 17th century. Since their initial creation, they have enjoyed a history of boom and bust and for the second half of the 20th century, lay abandoned. Today both castle and gardens are enjoying a renaissance and Lowther Castle is rapidly becoming one of the Lake District’s…

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Platipus Direct has arrived

Platipus has launched a new UK online sales platform “Platipus Direct” in response to requests from Landscape Contractors and Garden Designers. Murielle Jayer, Tree Systems Manager said: “The new online shop has been developed so that customers can select and order from the largest range of professional tree anchoring and irrigations systems, at a time that is convenient to them”. Murielle continues: “Providing customers order before 11am, products will be delivered the next working day, to a UK Mainland address. There is also the added benefit of free delivery if an order exceeds £300 (Ex VAT)”. Since pioneering the very…

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Iconic London landmark development wins Grand Award for Maylim

At the 41st BALI National Landscape Awards, BALI Registered Contractor Maylim received the coveted Grand Award for One Tower Bridge, a stunning mixed-use development directly adjacent to one of London’s most iconic landmarks. A BALI member since 2013, Maylim has achieved the BALI Grand Award with the company’s first BALI Awards entry, an incredible achievement. The BALI National Landscape Awards, in association with Horticulture Week and headline sponsor Green-tech, are held annually at London’s Grosvenor House on Park Lane and are the largest landscape Awards scheme in Europe. They recognise the excellence in landscape design, construction and maintenance, and in…

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Keep everything dry and cosy this winter with The Posh Shed Company

Log Stores from The Posh Shed Company are ideal accessories for storing your logs away from the cold and damp floor during autumn and winter, whilst keeping your garden looking great with the choice of a contemporary or gothic design. Measuring 1.20m wide by 0.66m deep by 1.63m high and with a capacity of 1m cubed, the Gothic Log Store with a pitched roof, features a decking base which allows any moisture to escape from the logs so that they are kept as dry as possible. With wooden cedar shingle roofs, the log stores are available in a range of…

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England’s largest woodland planting scheme gets green light

More than 600,000 trees are set to be planted across Northumberland over the next two years, with England’s largest woodland planting scheme in decades given the go-ahead by the Forestry Commission. Thanks to government funding, Doddington North Moor has been given consent to plant a new 350-hectare forest near Wooler in Northumberland – the largest of its kind to be planted in England for over 30 years. The forest, which will span the equivalent of over 650 football fields, will help to enhance populations of the iconic red squirrel, while storing over 120,000 tonnes of carbon and helping to manage…

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BALI Awards’ Principal, Special and Grand Winners 2017

The BALI National Landscape Awards are designed to showcase the highest levels of professionalism attained by BALI members each year. The event is now in its 41st year and is the largest landscaping awards scheme in Europe. A member of the independent judging panel of leading landscaping experts visits each award entry and the judges convene for final panel adjudication in late August. There are several categories covering domestic, commercial, grounds maintenance and interior projects, plus an International Award, and awards for Affiliate Exceptional Service and Employer Excellence. The Grand Award is presented to a BALI member whose scheme is…

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Two Honours for the Society for the Environment Team at the Female CEO Excellence Awards

The Society for the Environment has been recognised twice in the inaugural Female CEO Excellence Awards, with an award for CEO, Dr Emma Wilcox, and for the Society’s environmental professional register. The awards are “truly well-deserved” says Chair of the Society, Professor Will Pope HonFSE CEnv. CEO Monthly launched the Female CEO Excellence Awards this year in recognition of the fact that the number of Female CEOs is currently at an all-time high around the globe. The reasoning behind the awards is described by CEO Monthly: “We feel that these innovative and hardworking businesswomen deserve to be recognised throughout their…

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Adelaide Contemporary Design Competition draws global response

Competition organisers Malcolm Reading Consultants have revealed that the Adelaide Contemporary International Design Competition has attracted 107 teams made up of circa 525 individual firms from five continents. The global call for interest was designed to encourage Australian as well as leading international practices – a condition of the competition is partnership with an Australian practice at stage two. The majority of applicants, over a third, are led by Australian practices. Of the rest, over a fifth of entrants came from North America; just under a quarter from mainland Europe; a tenth from Asia (with a strong showing by Japan);…

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Oak View Landscapes expands its management team

As part of its continued growth strategy Oak View Landscapes has recruited two new experienced members of staff to join its internal Management Team. Tom Robinson takes up the position of Contracts Manager bringing extensive contracting experience from within the landscaping industry. Francesca Davis has been appointed as Business Administrator, a new and much needed supporting role to the management of Oak View’s internal operations. Managing director Paul Downer commented: “I am delighted that we have been able to recruit two individuals of the calibre and expertise that Tom and Francesca possess. They will play an important and instrumental role…

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