RHS response to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee Report

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The RHS welcomes the Environmental Audit Committee report on Invasive non-native species as a useful contribution to the debate around how best to manage the threat these species may pose, especially in light of developments in this area at national and EU level. We particularly welcome the report’s recognition that a targeted ‘blacklist’ is the […]

Essence of Australia takes on The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Australia will take centre stage for visitors at this year’s prestigious RHS Hampton Court Flower Show in London. An inspirational Essence of Australia show garden will be presented for the first time by the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne in partnership with Tourism Victoria, Tourism Northern Territory, Qantas and leading UK tour operator, Trailfinders. The Essence […]

Delivering Turf – Q Lawns

Turf is heavy, it’s bulky and it’s perishable. In this film, Q Lawns’ Transport Manager Patrick Chapman explains how the Company overcomes logistical and environmental challenges to deliver lawn turf quickly, efficiently and safely to customers all over the UK.  

Kew Gardens job cuts ‘break the law’

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Axing up to 125 jobs from the Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew would break the law, a union has claimed GMB, which represents horticultural workers, said the cuts would prevent Kew from fulfilling its legal obligation as an educational and scientific resource. The gardens in west London face a £5m shortfall in revenue in the […]

John O’Conner (GM) Ltd: Gold Award winner in the RoSPA Awards 2014


John O’Conner (GM) Ltd is a MORR: Gold Award winner in the RoSPA Awards 2014 John O’Conner (GM) Ltd, a respected market leader in public and private sector specialist grounds maintenance services across the UK, is proud to win the prestigious RoSPA Gold award for Management of Occupational Road Risk (MORR) in the RoSPA Occupational […]