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January 22, 2018

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British greenhouse designs attract overseas buyers -

Monday, January 22, 2018

RHS London Early Spring Plant Fair returns for 2018 -

Monday, January 22, 2018

efig changes its name to plants@work to reflect main aim -

Monday, January 22, 2018

Viking Cruises unveils its Wellness Garden for RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Green wall panels transform view in West London -

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Speakers announced for SGD Spring Conference  -

Saturday, January 20, 2018

UK not-for-profit spearheads movement to green refugee camps in Northern Iraq -

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Double A confirmed as new Pellenc Dealer -

Saturday, January 20, 2018

New body launched to support Business Improvement Districts -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Cardiff announces plans for £180m investment project -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Banks swoop in to aid workers after Carillion shutdown -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Mayor delivers £1.1m grants to help transform & create green spaces -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Johnsons supplies plants to ‘Best Large Park in Britain’ -

Friday, January 19, 2018

idverde adopts chemical-free weed control solution -

Friday, January 19, 2018

HortAid 2018 gets under way at the Party for Perennial -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Shortlists announced for the Pro Landscaper Business Awards -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hillier set to inspire at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

APL announces spring seminar Faking It -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show champions the immense power of plants -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Young Gardeners of the Year 2018 competition launches -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

RHS Announces Award of Garden Merit (AGM)

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has just announced the Plant Trials it will be running during 2012 and 2013 for its Award of Garden Merit (AGM). This year there will be a total of 28 trials of which 13 will be new. In 2013 the charity will be running 38 trials of which 20 will be new. Trials in both years will cover a wide range from fruiting plants including blackberries and hybrid berries to flowering plants such as Penstemon, Digitalis (foxgloves) and Clematis. Some favourite vegetables will also be assessed including sprouting broccoli and runner beans. Some of the…

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All-New PSD website

PSD has been working very hard over the winter months to launch their new website re-designed from the ground-up to provide better information regarding the many features and benefits of the AS Motor, Rotair, Köppl, Michaelis, Heftee and Cramer brands. The website is in an ‘easy to use’ format that allows access to straightforward detailed product information enabling ‘solutions’ to be found for some of your worst problems. CLICK HERE TO VIEW SITE

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MARSHALLS SHOP

I am pleased to inform you that earlier this week the new version of the Marshalls Shop went live. Click here to access the site and use the code PROLANDSCAPER when you purchase something to receive a 7% discount! This shop will sell a broad range of non-core range products including: Greenhouses Granite garden furniture Gwrhyd Welsh Stone flooring Gwrhyd Welsh Stone walling A limited range of reconstituted walling All orders benefit from free mainland UK delivery and a one year guarantee.

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Chelsea Show Gardens

A Celebration of Caravanning by Jo Thompson for The Caravan Club A palette of pink and cream planting, Wealden sandstone paths, timber walkways crossed by steel rills running with cooling water for feet and bottles convey the delights of a touring holiday at home

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WorldSkills UK – The Skills Show announced by John Hayes MP

The skills minister announced a UK successor to the WorldSkills London 2011 competition at the House of Commons last night. The new annual showcase, named ‘WorldSkills UK – The Skills Show’, will be held at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham from November 15-17, 2012. John Hayes MP, speaking at the Parliamentary Reception for National Apprenticeship Week, said: “It will showcase all that is best in our world and by that, I mean the world of skills here in the UK.” The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) say they hope to host all of the existing national competitions at the…

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Chelsea Flower Show: Telegraph garden designer Sarah Price

If you were pressed to associate Sarah Price with a flower it would probably be the autumn crocus: a mauve, reticent cup of colour that spears through the earth with a startling lack of warning when everything around is beginning to die back. It looks fragile, and so does she, but appearances are deceptive. Both are fully hardy. She could not have emerged so cleanly from the crowded field of garden design unless she had the sturdiness of Crocus nudiflorus as well as its delicacy. The other day she was knee-deep in mud in a quarry in Wiltshire, choosing limestone…

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February 2012 Issue

In this issue: News shed – A news round up and diary of events Contractors news Lets hear it from – Bill Trotman Business tips section Association News Portfolio Trending… People Aboriculture To receive the latest issue digitally CLICK HERE

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Pro Landscaper Editorial Adviser Jerry Gosney Wins Award

Jerry, who is a former RBI board member, accepted the award from last year’s winner Trevor Fenwick, Managing Director of Euromonitor International, at the 2012 PPA Chairman’s Reception at Stationers’ Hall near St Paul’s on February 6. The event was attended by around 200 senior figures from the publishing sector and also served to mark Kevin Hand’s official inauguration as Chairman of the PPA. Hand replaces Charles Reed, Group Managing Director of William Reed Business Media, who now becomes the PPA’s Deputy Chairman. Established in 2008, the George Henderson Award recognises an individual’s outstanding contribution to the UK data and…

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New technology is focus of APL spring networking event

The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) is inviting landscapers to an interactive seminar and networking event at Classiflora, Essex on the evening of Thursday 08 March 2012. Focusing on new technologies in the landscaping sector, the event will provide members with an excellent opportunity to get together to listen, compare and share ideas and experiences. There will be presentations on resin bound surfacing from Ronacrete, outdoor wireless lighting control from Light Symphony and water jet cutting from Marshalls. Attendees will get a balanced view as they will hear not only from the supplier but also from a landscaper who has…

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New Sales Appointment strengthens Etesia & Pellenc in the South

Etesia UK have announced the appointment of Jonathon (Jon) Welling as Southern Area Sales Manager for its range of Etesia & Pellenc products covering the South East and the South West areas with immediate effect. Jon joins Etesia UK with over 20 years experience in the grasscare and amenity sector and has an enviable and extensive knowledge having previously worked at Sisis Equipment (Macclesfield) Ltd and more recently Vitax. Favoured by many of the UK’s top councils as well as landscapers and groundsmen, including National Trust gardens, both Etesia and Pellenc has gained a reputation for producing equipment that are…

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