July 2, 2015

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Wyevale Nurseries staff receive long service medals -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Green-tech launch gt Hedera Green Screens -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Provender Nurseries Silver Gilt Medal at Hampton Court -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Quadron and the RHS partner again for Hampton Court Reuse Scheme -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Royal visitors announced for Great Yorkshire Show -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Silver Medal and royal visit for Yardley London and Perennial at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

ITV’S Love Your Garden features Addagrip’s Terrabase rustic to restore flood victims’ Somerset home -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

July 2015 issue – Pro Landscaper -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Media Statement on the result of the North York Moors National Park Authority Special Planning Meeting to discuss York Potash application -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

SureSet driving more traffic to their driveways -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Eight medals for BALI members at a sparkling Hampton Court -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Medals galore for College students and alumni at the Hampton Court Flower Show -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Etesia launches its new rear roller kit -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Wessex first at the finish -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Just Retirement show garden wins RHS Silver-gilt medal -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Another great year for APL members at RHS Hampton 2015 -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Award winning children’s military charity unveils ‘Memories’ garden at Hampton Court Flower Show -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Chelsea garden raises £17,000 -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Rated People joins forces with APL, giving visibility to vetted tradesmen -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Victoria Cross hero officially opens revamped Ayr horticultural therapy garden for troubled ex-soldiers -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Wyevale Nurseries staff receive long service medals

Long service medals, Wyevale Nurseries

Members of staff from Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford were recently (June, 2015) presented with medals to honour their long service to the company. Director’s Secretary, Ros Cowley, Workshop Manager, John Light and Sales Manager, Adrian Hoare all received bronze medals from the Three Counties Agricultural Society for 30 years continuous service. Andy Johnson, Managing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, said “We are blessed with many long serving, skilled and loyal staff. On this occasion I particularly want to thank John, Ros and Adrian for their collective 90 years of service and their contribution to the business.” Ros has worked in all…

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Green-tech launch gt Hedera Green Screens

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  The gt Hedera Green Screen is the latest product available from Green-tech.  It is a 1.8m living fence, consisting of a metal grid covered with plants to give an instant Green Screen. The metal grid is folded at the bottom to accommodate eight pots holding Hedera helix ‘Woerner’ ivy plants. The plants are grown independently of the screen and woven up through the metal grid in order to achieve full foliage coverage once grown. Hedera helix ‘Woerner’ is a particularly reliable climber and is known to be especially frost resistant. It is ideal to act as an outdoor privacy…

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Provender Nurseries Silver Gilt Medal at Hampton Court

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Provender Nurseries have proved that they can spot great new talents in garden design co-sponsoring a garden with Capel Manor College, Vanessa Hoch and Rachel Pocock of  VaRa Garden Design that received a Silver Gilt medal at Hampton Court Flower Show 2015 for ‘Foundations for Growth’. ‘Foundations for Growth’ is VaRa Garden Design’s first garden to become a reality from a design on paper to an award winning garden at Hampton Court.  The garden is in the Inspire Zone at Hampton Court proving the name fits the bill. Well received by RHS judges and many press photographers on Press Day…

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Quadron and the RHS partner again for Hampton Court Reuse Scheme

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  It is that time of year again and the RHS have invited Quadron Services back to partner with them for their innovative reuse scheme. The scheme aims to reuse as much of the plants and landscape materials from this year’s show gardens as possible, and distribute these materials to local community gardens and similar projects. Linked to this year’s campaign, the RHS Show and Communities Team have kindly invited Quadron and its local authority clients and third sector partners to this year’s show on Friday 3rd July.  A seminar will be hosted in the Shows Press Tent to discuss the…

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Royal visitors announced for Great Yorkshire Show

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The Yorkshire Agricultural Society is delighted to announce that TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will be special guests at the 2015 Great Yorkshire Show. Their Royal Highnesses will visit England’s premier agricultural show on Tuesday 14 July, the first day of the event, which takes place at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate and runs until Thursday 16 July. The farming and countryside showcase is expected to welcome around 130,000 visitors over the three days. The competitive classes are at the heart of the event and this year there are almost 13,000 entries, ranging from prize…

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Silver Medal and royal visit for Yardley London and Perennial at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

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A Growing Obsession – the Yardley London Perennial Garden’ has been awarded a Silver Medal at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, as well as receiving a special visit from royalty. Designed by Alexandra Stevenson and Jean Wardrop in collaboration with Yardley London and Perennial, the Victorian inspired show garden celebrates women’s influence in gardening since the 19th century. HRH Princess Alexandra made a special visit to the garden today in her role as patron of Perennial, the charity for horticulturists. Based on a Victorian ladies’ flower garden, the garden drew fantastic compliments from the many visitors and celebrities…

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ITV’S Love Your Garden features Addagrip’s Terrabase rustic to restore flood victims’ Somerset home

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ITV’s flagship gardening make-over programme ‘Love Your Garden, hosted by TV personality Alan Titchmarsh, has used Terrabase Rustic – a patented paving system developed by Uckfield-based resin surfacing specialists Addagrip – to restore the garden of a family whose Somerset home was devastated by floods in 2014. Alan and his team’s transformation of the area wrecked by floodwater has come as an especially pleasant surprise to the Colquhoun family who had to deal with a double tragedy in 2014. Alex Colquhoun and his wife Sheila had been preparing to retire that year, but instead had to cope with the distressing…

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July 2015 issue – Pro Landscaper

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  ■News Shed: A round up of industry news ■ News Extra: Tim O’Hare discusses a new industry conference set in October ■Association News: Efig talks about National Plants at Work Week, the SGD announces its Autumn Conference and the RHS reveal details about the Tatton Park Flower Show in late July ■ Opinion: Adam White examines the benefits of community projects formed by client partnerships created to encourage children to become active in nature ■Business Tips: Jody Lidgard explains the importance and rewards reaped from  managing a team balanced with inexperienced and veteran landscapers ■Technical: Robert Webber provides insight…

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Media Statement on the result of the North York Moors National Park Authority Special Planning Meeting to discuss York Potash application

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Following the North York Moors National Park Authority decision today to approve the York Potash application, Ruth Bradshaw, Policy and Campaigns Manager at the Campaign for National Parks said: “We’re really disappointed that NPA members have approved the construction of the world’s largest potash mine in the North York Moors. We have long maintained that this project is completely incompatible with National Park purposes and that the promised economic benefits could never justify the huge damage that it would do to the area’s landscape and wildlife and to the local tourism economy. “There was clear evidence of the planning grounds…

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SureSet driving more traffic to their driveways

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Excited about the launch of their fresh new website, SureSet Permeable Paving is inviting you to take a look at www.sureset.co.uk and let them know what you think. Previously, SureSet had three websites – a main site and two micro sites: one for homeowners and another for architects. SureSet’s Commercial Director, Ben Shave explains the reason for changing: “While this worked for us in the beginning, our portfolio of projects’ is steadily increasing and keeping three sites updated was becoming unmanageable. We decided to commission one new easy to navigate website with two clearly defined areas (residential and commercial).  We…

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