October 24, 2017

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New technology boosts Parks Photo Competition entries -

Monday, October 23, 2017

Cub Cadet showcase new Pro Z series at Saltex 2017 -

Monday, October 23, 2017

British Hardwood Tree Nursery donates young oaks for Lincoln Cathedral roof restoration in 100 years -

Monday, October 23, 2017

Award winning IQ Quarry Garden reimagined at National Memorial Arboretum -

Monday, October 23, 2017

Tobermore Hard Landscaping solution specified at British Airways i360 -

Monday, October 23, 2017

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 -

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

New technology boosts Parks Photo Competition entries

Entries for Belfast City Council’s Parks Photo Competition have been boosted by mobile technology as entrants take even more opportunities to capture beautiful, quirky or fun pictures in our city parks. Technology means entrants can capture pictures in a moment and more and more people are using it to capture exciting and artistic photos for the competition which attracts entries from Belfast and beyond. This year the Parks Photo Competition celebrates its 10th anniversary and to celebrate, a prize presentation took place at Malone House where the winning photographs were on display. They will also be used by the council…

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Cub Cadet showcase new Pro Z series at Saltex 2017

Visitors to this year’s Saltex will bear witness to Cub Cadet’s commitment to the professional market, with the newly designed Pro Z Series, commercial, zero-turn mowers being a highlight of the show. The company has gone right back to the drawing board in developing this innovative range, displaying its dedication to developing high performance and efficient machinery for landscaping professionals. The Pro Z Series line up consists of the PRO Z1, PRO Z5 and the PRO Z7, with each machine being designed to meet the specific needs of professional landscape contractors. These machines are the strongest, most efficient mowers to…

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British Hardwood Tree Nursery donates young oaks for Lincoln Cathedral roof restoration in 100 years

It takes over 100 years for an oak tree to grow to the maturity needed to create timber for Lincoln Cathedral roof. Thankfully, the Cathedral team, sponsored and supported by Nettleham Woodland Trust and British Hardwood Tree Nursery, have the foresight to plant now. Young oak saplings have been donated by Lincolnshire-based British Hardwood Tree Nursery. The saplings will be planted at an official ceremony when the bare root planting season commences this Autumn. The planting celebrates the 800 years’ anniversary of the Charter of the Forest and the Battle of Lincoln which took place in 1217. Lincoln Cathedral are…

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Award winning IQ Quarry Garden reimagined at National Memorial Arboretum

A new garden space has officially opened at the National Memorial Arboretum, donated by the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) as part of its centenary celebrations. The multiple award winning IQ Quarry Garden garden featured at this year’s RHS Chatsworth Flower Show and was designed by garden expert Paul Hervey-Brookes. It won Best In Show, Best Construction and a Gold Medal. The garden has been reimagined to fit a bespoke space just inside the entrance to the National Memorial Arboretum. The opening ceremony was attended by a number of past presidents of the Institute of Quarrying, alongside special guests drawn from…

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Tobermore Hard Landscaping solution specified at British Airways i360

The Terra Firma Consultancy provided an informal landscape design advisory service to Marks Barfield Architects, sourcing the most appropriate hard landscaping solution at British Airways i360, the new landmark attraction on Brighton beach. The Terra Firma Consultancy presented Marks Barfield Architects with Tobermore’s Sienna Duo – a block paving product with a striking granite aggregate finish that offered the contemporary look desired for the iconic structure. Robyn Butcher, Landscape Architect at The Terra Firma Consultancy, explained the objectives of the high-profile project and her role within it: “The design vision for the external landscape was to provide an attractive landscape…

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

Rain Bird’s new LNK WiFi Module is designed to improve the operational efficiency of irrigation systems in the residential and light-commercial markets. It provides remote access and control from any where at any time for landscape contractors and owners, allowing the most efficient programming and smart irrigation schedules to be employed. With its real-time alerts and integrated water management features, the module can help users to consume up to 30 percent less water. The LNK WiFi Module is a small plug and play device that utilises an accessory port on Rain Bird’s ESP-ME and ESP-RZX irrigation controllers. Where there are…

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Geocycle launches in the UK

Geocycle, the leading provider of industrial and municipal waste management services worldwide, has just launched its UK operations. Geocycle, which already operates in more than 50 countries, partners with companies to minimise and repurpose their waste in a sustainable way. It recognises that treating waste is outside the core competence of most organisations and can be time-consuming, costly, and expose a firm to major environmental and reputational risk. Specialising in a unique technique of sustainable waste treatment known as co-processing, Geocycle, uses waste-derived materials as a substitute for fossil fuels and primary raw material in industrial processes. Co-processing is the…

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Christmas at Kew 2017

This winter, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew will transform into an enchanted wonderland as the much anticipated Christmas at Kew returns. After the staggering success of the last four years, Kew has once again teamed up with entertainment promoter Raymond Gubbay Ltd to create a brand new illuminated trail, featuring over 1 million twinkling lights. As they embark on the trail, visitors can expect a magical world that will fill hearts with seasonal cheer. The festive adventure will begin with a path lit by hundreds of illuminated globes winding through glittering trees festooned with silvery shards of light, snowflakes and…

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World-renowned architects appointed for Gateshead Quays

Key members of the design team for the new £200m regional arena and conference and exhibition centre for Gateshead Quays have been appointed. Three firms of architects are now in place to plan the 10-acre site on Gateshead Quays which sits directly opposite the Gateshead Millennium Bridge and between Sage Gateshead and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. Planit-ie, with particular experience in designing outside spaces, has been selected as landscape architects, drawing on expertise both in the UK and abroad for which the firm has won a number of industry awards. World-renowned architects firm HOK have been appointed to design…

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Makita UK supports operation airlift Caribbean

Specialist disaster relief charity DART International UK, the response team of volunteer British arborists, has again deployed teams to the stricken Caribbean in the wake of Hurricane Irma which hit the region early in September. This, one of the most powerful and catastrophic Atlantic Ocean hurricanes recorded, has claimed many lives, destroyed homes, schools and hospitals, and has accounted for mass evacuation in the face of life threatening wind impact. Just days later, Hurricane Maria followed the same path of destruction. Flying initially to Barbados, then directly on to mountainous Dominica, 90% destroyed, the DART team began a two-week mission…

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