April 29, 2016

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Just days to go until RHS Malvern Spring Festival -

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Luciano Giubbilei to release new book next month -

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Chartered Institute of Horticulture Young Horticulturist of the Year 2016 – The Grand Final -

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Bobcat Zero Turn Mowers offer up to 6 Years Customer Choice warranty -

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Wyevale Nurseries donates rare tree to Eastnor Castle -

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Rolawn embark on 2016 garden show programme -

Thursday, April 28, 2016

BALI members vote ‘Remain’ in first Brexit poll -

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Katie’s Garden at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016 -

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Chelsea flower show exhibitors support inspirational charity, Horatio’s Garden -

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Brindley Associates announces Trellis as their charity of the Year 2016-17 -

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Children at Great Ormond Street Hospital get creative for RHS Chelsea -

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Garden designer Robert Barker to debut at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show -

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The Cub Cadet mini-rider delivers in a compact design -

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Showcase your projects at Open House Weekend -

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Quadron idverde helps unemployed people Get Set for work -

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Thrive sweet pea ‘Eleanore Udall’ to make its debut at RHS Chelsea -

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Hackney marches to safer green spaces with Makita battery tools -

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Paxman Landscapes bags third Show Gold for landscaping and design excellence -

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Biosecurity guidance for landscapers -

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Indoor Garden Design celebrates after efig awards -

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Just days to go until RHS Malvern Spring Festival

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With just 7 days to go, the great countdown has begun to RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2016. Over 90,000 people are expected to flood through the gates of the Three Counties Showground across the four-day event. The landmark gardening and food festival kicks off the Royal Horticultural Society summer show season and welcomes the Godfather of Gardening Alan Titchmarsh and National Treasure Mary Berry to headline. Ken Nottage, CEO of Three Counties, said: “Time flies and here we are again, just days until we open the gates for RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2016. The showground is a hive of activity…

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Luciano Giubbilei to release new book next month

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‘Luciano makes gardens that last and that can be enjoyed over a whole lifetime. Beyond the design, his commitment to the art of creating something special is a consistent part of everything he does.’ Sir Paul Smith Luciano Giubbilei is renowned for his award-winning gardens at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and for his beautiful and serene garden designs for private houses throughout the world. Despite his considerable success, 2011 saw Giubbilei searching for a challenge that would enrich his knowledge and take his work to a different level. That challenge lay in the form of the famous garden of…

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Chartered Institute of Horticulture Young Horticulturist of the Year 2016 – The Grand Final

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The Grand Final is to be held at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin on May 7th where we will see some of the brightest young talent in the horticultural profession competing for the prestigious title of CIH Young Horticulturist of the Year 2016. The winner will receive the £2500 Travel Bursary provided by the Percy Thrower Trust and will be able to use it to further their horticultural career anywhere in the world.   Following the eight regional finals during March, we are now able to announce the eight winners who will be competing at the Grand Final: Scotland…

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Bobcat Zero Turn Mowers offer up to 6 Years Customer Choice warranty

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Bobcat zero turn mowers renowned for their superior “build quality” on which they have built their reputation are so confident about the reliability of their equipment they are offering their customers extended warranties. “Customer Choice” warranty means, depending on the product the end customer chooses, they can select the warranty period that most suits their needs. From a 500Hour/5 Year warranty to a 2750 Hour /6 year warranty* a plan is offered. Not only is reliability built in but now extra peace of mind too which make the buying decision just a little easier. *Terms and conditions apply. For more…

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Wyevale Nurseries donates rare tree to Eastnor Castle

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A castle in Herefordshire owned by the Hervey-Bathurst family has recently (April, 2016) received a tree donation from a leading commercial nursery in the county. Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford has given Eastnor Castle, which is located at the foot of the Malvern Hills, a rare native tree called the Whitty Pear or Sorb Tree also known as the ‘True Service Tree’, Sorbus domestica. Stephen Ashworth, director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “The donation was suggested by Hereford Botanical Society’s Chairman, Jean Wynne-Jones, and we were very happy to offer as Eastnor Castle’s Arboretum has one of the county’s outstanding tree collections and we were delighted…

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Rolawn embark on 2016 garden show programme

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After the success of 2015, Rolawn are very excited to announce a more extensive show programme in 2016. Top of the list is sponsorship of a conceptual show garden at RHS Hampton Court in July. Entitled ‘Why?’, designed and built by Tony Smith of Hortus Infinitus, the garden attempts to challenge our thoughts on the biggest question of all, WHY?, What is life all about. The show season has begun with products on two gardens at RHS Flower Show Cardiff, winning gold with the Alfresco Gallery Garden and Silver gilt with Hortus Infinitus Pure Imagination. For The North of England…

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BALI members vote ‘Remain’ in first Brexit poll

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An online poll of BALI members, carried out over the past week, has shown them to be in favour of remaining in the European Union, albeit by a fairly slender majority and with contractors currently in favour of leaving. 143 members (9%) out of a total membership of 1563 responded, with 75 voting to remain and 68 to leave. BALI’s Registered Designers voted by a 2:1 majority in favour of staying in Europe whereas 57% of the 65 Registered Contractors that responded voted to leave. The association’s Affiliate members (suppliers of products and services) favour remaining, again by a majority…

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Katie’s Garden at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016

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Katie’s Lymphoedema Fund, in support of The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, was set up to champion Lymphoedema in memory of Katie Wohlrab Oliver, who struggled with the condition and succumbed to cancer in 2001 aged just 35. This year KLF will be creating a ‘Cut Flower Garden’ designed by Carolyn Dunster and Noemi Mercurelli, to be shown at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show in honour of Kate. The garden will celebrate Katie’s life and raise awareness of the work that KLF does in raising money to train oncology nurses and other NHS practitioners in the treatment of Lymphoedema;…

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Chelsea flower show exhibitors support inspirational charity, Horatio’s Garden

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Horatio’s Garden, the charity that builds beautiful gardens in NHS spinal injury centres, is increasingly receiving support from the wider gardening community. Following the recent donation of £130,000 from the National Gardens Scheme, Horatio’s Garden is delighted that so many exhibitors at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show are also supporting the charity in a number of ways. Hartley Botanic are generously donating their new Opus contemporary glasshouse, worth £30,000, in a matt bronze finish which highlights beautifully Hartley Botanic’s British engineered structures in a contemporary way. The design fits seamlessly into James Alexander Sinclair’s thoughtful design for the hospital setting…

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Brindley Associates announces Trellis as their charity of the Year 2016-17

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Trellis, Scotland’s national support organisation for therapeutic gardening, is delighted to have been made Brindley Associates’ charity of the Year for 2016-17. Trellis, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, supports over 300 therapeutic gardening projects throughout Scotland. They provide information, advice, practical help and training to their network, as well as providing a collective voice for the therapeutic gardening sector. Brindley Associates have supported Trellis since 2013 and have this year extended their support to mark Trellis’ 10th anniversary. Throughout the year, Brindley staff will benefit projects supported by Trellis by installing an underground bee hive to support bee…

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