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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

Reach for the top with the ECHO HCA-265ESHD

Safety is a major consideration when cutting high hedges, so dispensing with the need for ladders, steps and platforms is good news. The ECHO HCA-265ES HD articulating hedge cutter is the latest addition to the ECHO range and offers an overall length of 2446mm (cutting length – 536mm), making it ideal for cutting tall or wide hedges with no need for a platform or ladder. Operators can adjust the angle of the cutting head with one hand, helping to reduce downtime for repositioning. The cutting head also includes nine cutting angle presets through 135° for maximum versatility. Looking over this…

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Young people from Motive8 Bradford improve footpath

Young people from Motive8 Bradford have been working hard to help improve access in the Yorkshire Dales, taking a break from their training in areas such as sport, health & beauty and social care. Over two days, 20 young people learnt new skills and worked as a team to move 30 tonnes of aggregate to re-surface a footpath that is well-used by the community in Threshfield. Motive8 Bradford is a charity creating vocational training opportunities for young people who may not feel motivated by a mainstream academic approach. The team helps young people to succeed through a bespoke programme of…

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Chris Beardshaw celebrates 20th RHS Show Garden Anniversary with The Morgan Stanley Garden for the NSPCC

Morgan Stanley is working with designer Chris Beardshaw for its 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show to create ‘The Morgan Stanley Garden for the NSPCC’. As with Morgan Stanley’s previous show gardens, this garden reflects the Firm’s longstanding commitment to the wellbeing of children and aims to raise awareness of the NSPCC, the Firm’s current charity partner and leading children’s charity in the U.K. Chris, who in 2018 will be celebrating 20 years exhibiting show gardens, began the design process for the garden in July 2017 when he visited the NSPCC to meet some of its practitioners and to learn more…

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Composite Prime launches HD Fence to rival traditional timber panels

Wood plastic specialists, Composite Prime, has developed and launched HD Fence, a contemporary, durable solution for residential gardens and commercial boundaries. Developed using a unique composite material that combines FSC® 100% certified hardwood timber and recycled plastic, the product offers a much-needed alternative to timber fencing, renowned for breaking and becoming loose in the wind. The composite material is much more durable and low-maintenance than its timber counterpart, ensuring the fencing boards are anti-rot, sturdy and do not require painting or preservation treatments. Each board slots seamlessly into a multi-directional post and the easy-to-install solution also has a versatile retrofit…

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Gillespies and Hemingway Design to help shape a Garden Village Vision for Carlisle

Carlisle City Council and their partners have aspirations to deliver a new 10,000-home ‘garden village’ south of the city as part of their ambitious housing and development growth agenda. The Cumbrian district council has commissioned a multi-disciplinary team led by masterplanners Gillespies, working closely with design champion Wayne Hemingway of Hemingway Design, to develop an ambitious vision and concept for the St Cuthbert’s area. The broader team includes WYG and property developers LSH focusing on transport and viability, respectively. Innovation, quality and local distinctiveness are at the heart of the design process, supported by creative engagement with the local community…

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Award-winning garden designer Stuart Charles Towner at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018

The VTB Capital Garden – ‘Spirit of Cornwall’ – is a unique creative collaboration, bringing together garden designers, architects, a composer, musicians and a sculptor; all commissioned by VTB Capital, a leading international bank. Sited on Chelsea’s Main Avenue ‘Spirit of Cornwall’ is a multi-sensory experience: inspired by the work of renowned British sculptor Barbara Hepworth; and music composed by Leo Geyer Artistic Director Constella OperaBallet, specially commissioned by the Hepworth Estate and Tate St Ives to celebrate the 40th anniversary of her garden. ‘Spirit of Cornwall’ has been conceived as a garden for a sculptor and a composer. Contemporary…

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Aralia shortlisted for Designer of the Year 2018

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Aralia has announced that it has been recently selected as a finalist for the APL Awards 2018. The annual awards ceremony, which is due to take place in London in March 2018, aims to celebrate and recognise outstanding landscaping and design carried out by members of the APL. Aralia’s Essex Country Garden in Hatfield Broad Oak caught the judges’ eye. It’s a design which incorporates contemporary elements into the clean and elegant style of an historic Essex courtyard. It has been shortlisted for the Designer of the Year 2018 award. For further information on this project please visit this page Image copyright: Aralia

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The RHS Chelsea Flower Show to feature first ever refugee garden

A garden inspired by the resilience, determination and ingenuity of refugees living in Domiz camp in Northern Iraq will be unveiled at the 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The Lemon Tree Trust Garden highlights the importance of gardens and gardening to the thousands of displaced people trying to rebuild their lives. The Lemon Tree Trust supports the development of urban agriculture and greening innovation for refugees and displaced people, promoting food production, well-being and community. Exciting young designer Tom Massey debuts at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, progressing to a 10x13m main avenue garden after two successive show gardens at…

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Kubota UK build for the future with £1.2m investment to improve operations

Leading machinery manufacturer Kubota UK has invested £1.2 million to enhance operational performance and continue to set the highest health and safety standards at its UK headquarters in Thame. The investment, part of the Kubota UK’s commitment to provide its customers with a first class service offering, includes expanding its office and meeting room space by renovating a previous storage building into state-of-the-art office facilities. The Thame site has also had groundworks resurfacing completed to enhance traffic flow around the site, as well as refurbishment works carried out to its industry leading Training Academy and Research & Development (R&D) centre….

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Two record breaking Gold medal winners join forces again at Chelsea 2018

The most successful exhibitor in the history of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is once again teaming up with the most decorated garden designer in the show’s history, hoping to win a 73rd consecutive gold medal. Hillier is now officially confirmed as an exhibitor at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2018. The company will once again enlist the expertise of garden designer Sarah Eberle, who has designed the Chelsea garden for Hillier since 2016. Sarah has won 15 RHS gold medals, 9 of which were awarded at Chelsea, and is the most decorated designer in Chelsea history, having won…

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