October 22, 2017

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Rain Bird’s new LNK WiFi Module provides simple, smart management of residential and light commercial irrigation -

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Geocycle launches in the UK – leading co-processing company offers sustainable waste treatment solution -

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Christmas at Kew 2017 -

Saturday, October 21, 2017

World-renowned architects appointed for Gateshead Quays -

Friday, October 20, 2017

Makita UK supports operation airlift Caribbean -

Friday, October 20, 2017

ECHO take on autumn with the DPB-600 power blower -

Friday, October 20, 2017

Thrive gardeners visit Notcutts Oxford and create a haven for wildlife -

Friday, October 20, 2017

Timberwolf launches new petrol range at Saltex -

Friday, October 20, 2017

JCB toughens up the outdoor paint market -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Adelaide Contemporary International Design Competition launches -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Andrew Grant appointed Chair of Bathscape Landscape Partnership -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

IMaGOS – International Master in Garden and Open-Space design -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Green-tech signs sole UK Distribution deal for TerraCottem Arbor to provide trees with the perfect start -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Mango Paving & Landscaping celebrate tenth year in business -

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Two new species of ginger provide pretext for conservation -

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Schiller at Saltex 2017 -

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Winners of Amenity Sprayer Awards announced at 2017 Amenity Forum Conference -

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Green funding boost from CSGN Development Fund -

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Exploring accessible garden design in Japan and Singapore -

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

South Lanarkshire Park is Scotland’s best -

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Inclusive outdoor learning and play area from Sutcliffe Play

Sutcliffe Play has worked with Glenwood School on the development of a £250,000 inclusive outdoor learning and play area. The school has recently been rebuilt by Essex County Council on land adjacent to its previous site. The school reopened in September 2017 and as part of the new build project the school wanted to include an outdoor space that could be used for both learning and play. Glenwood is a Community Special School for learners aged 3-19 with severe, profound or multiple learning difficulties. This includes learners with autistic spectrum condition and those with complex physical and sensory impairments. The…

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Blowing petrol power out of the garden

Lithium-ion powered blowers from EGO Power+ feature ground-breaking technology that conquers leaves and debris in minutes. The technology within EGO’s products place the blowers among the most powerful models on the market. EGO blowers are the first battery powered models to deliver petrol matching power – without all the downsides! EGO’s industry leading Arc-Lithium 56volt battery technology delivers a new level of performance that surpasses all others and give today’s switched-on gardeners a smarter way to power through tidying the garden, whilst freeing users from musculoskeletal and hearing problems caused by exposure to vibrations and petrol fumes. Designed like no…

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API says we must act now to save our parks, playgrounds and green spaces

New research from Fields in Trust showing the crucial role that parks and green spaces play in all our lives has prompted the Association of Play Industries (API) to highlight once again the alarming decline in playgrounds uncovered in their Nowhere to Play campaign. API Chair, Mark Hardy, said: “The Fields in Trust research shows, for the first time at national level, a direct and statistically significant link between public parks and green spaces and health and wellbeing. “We are at a pivotal point in the ongoing campaign to protect the future of our playgrounds, parks and green spaces. There…

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Cameron Gardens is appointed by The Four Seasons Hampshire

Cameron Landscapes and Gardens has announced that it has been appointed by Four Seasons, Hampshire to design and dress several of its private and public courtyards and terraces; including the Restaurant Terrace, Private Suite Terrace, The Internal Courtyard and The Spa Courtyard. Having recently undergone significant development works, Four Seasons has briefed Cameron Gardens to plant the new areas so that they unify with the surrounding landscapes and re-establish the sumptuous planting of bygone years, whilst sustaining the Four Seasons’ philosophy of high end design and luxury. The planting throughout will feel unified whilst creating unique environments for each area….

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STIHL expands battery capability

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Weighing only 5.5kg, the slim ergonomic design of the AR 1000 allows the weight to be carried closer to the operators back, making it more comfortable during operation, particularly over longer periods. Also, the attachable rain cover means its use is not dictated by weather conditions. A comfortable harness with a waist and chest strap come as standard and the new design includes a USB port to allow the user to charge devices such as mobile phones. The battery backpack enables the extended use of STIHL cordless products such as hedge trimmers, blowers and brush cutters. This versatility is particularly…

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BALI secures top industry sponsors for latest sales campaigns launching this November

The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) is set to launch two major sales campaigns this autumn targeting both public and trade through a series of traditional and digital marketing channels. For the first time in BALI’s 45-year history, the leading UK trade association for landscape professionals will be launching its inaugural public sales campaign, utilising both digital and traditional methods of marketing, which is proudly sponsored by BALI Registered Affiliate member Gabriel Ash. Gabriel Ash confirmed their support for the public campaign, which launches on 1 November, in a deal that will see the luxury UK greenhouse manufacturer and…

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TigerTurf appoints new sales manager for Middle East

TigerTurf has strengthened its bid to capitalise on the growth of the global artificial grass market, with the appointment of Joddy Murray-Bruce as Middle East sales manager. Joddy has been tasked with building the presence of the TigerTurf brand in the Middle East, and will be responsible for all sales activity across the region. With a proven track record of delivering significant sales growth for other organisations within the manufacturing sector, Joddy is expected to bring a wealth of technical sales experience to the role, as well as a familiarity with artificial grass developed during a spell as a semi-professional…

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Dreamscape Gardens appears in ‘Bee Resistant’ campaign

Dan Newby, managing director of Dreamscape Gardens in Stockport, shares his story: “As a professional gardener I’m outside for most of the day, so obviously am more at risk of stings than your average office-bound worker. I’d suffered a few wasp and bee stings that seemed more painful than you’d expect, but hadn’t thought much of it at the time, unaware of the potentially life-threatening risks of venom anaphylaxis. Then a couple of years ago I suffered a dangerously severe reaction to a wasp sting. I was trimming a hedge, when I felt a severe pain in the back of…

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National Park Authorities, Broads Authority and AONB Conservation Boards appointments

Environment Secretary Michael Gove makes appointments to the National Park Authorities, the Broads Authority and an AONB Conservation Board. Appointments to England’s National Park Authorities, the Broads Authority and the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Conservation Board have been made by Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove. National Park Authority members have a primary responsibility to ensure that the Authority furthers the statutory purposes of the Park. Ten members have recently been appointed for four-year terms (ending June 2021) on the following National Park Authorities and Broads Authority: Broads Authority: Bruce Keith Dartmoor: Peter Harper…

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Industry award for Glendale community garden

Green services provider Glendale has been bestowed with a prestigious award which recognises excellence in the landscaping industry. The company has scooped a British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) National Landscape Award in the community and schools development category, for its work to create a community garden in Enfield. BALI supports professional landscapers, garden designers and suppliers to help promote an environmentally, ethically and commercially sustainable landscape industry. Glendale was tasked with creating the garden by Enfield Council, in order to breathe new life into a neglected urban space on Monmouth Road in Edmonton. A team of three specialists created…

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