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Landscaping events not to be missed this Autumn -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

More woes for Walkie Talkie – Sky Garden not built to plans -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

In Bloom judges to mark stunning displays in Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Caistor -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Weston-super-Mare’s gardens awarded prestigious Green Flag title -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Addagrip’s terrabase rustic installed at Kew Royal Botanic Gardens -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Nemetschek Vectorworks named headline sponsor for Build New York Live -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Vitax release the EvenSprey Club model for grounds professionals -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Tender Opportunity – Grounds Maintenance – North Yorkshire -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Lancashire’s parks honoured in Green Flag Awards -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The Britain in Bloom with the RHS 2015 UK Finals Judging Tour -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Billy Goat introduce MV Series vacuums -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Silver-Gilt success for Dreamscape Gardens at RHS Tatton -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Great year for HTA & APL members at Tatton Park -

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Final preparations for Sandringham Flower Show -

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Three west London nature reserves receive Green Flag award -

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Glendale helps Bideford school children create their perfect garden -

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Raymond Blanc and Sodexo Prestige to deliver RHS Chelsea Flower Show hospitality -

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Independent nurseries and an RHS Medal Winning Kent Team to exhibit at Great Comp’s Summer Show -

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Stonemarket on bringing the inside, out -

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Staff celebrate Green Flag award for King’s Lynn memorial gardens -

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Landscaping events not to be missed this Autumn

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Autumn is just around the corner and in the landscape industry this means exhibition time. In association with Pro Landscaper, Eljays44 has a full complement of trade shows taking place across the country in September, October and November. Year on year, FutureScape has grown in size and scope with dynamic seminars, debates and an ever increasing number of exhibitors. With the fourth annual show in November, FutureScape is the industry leader. Based on extensive market research, ScotHort has been developed to fulfil the need for a dedicated Scottish show. The event, taking place in September, will host a programme of…

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More woes for Walkie Talkie – Sky Garden not built to plans

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The owners of London’s Walkie Talkie have been asked to reconfigure the controversial tower’s Sky Garden after complaints the built scheme didn’t match consented plans The garden, which takes up floors 35, 36 and 37 of the Rafael Viñoly-designed building at 20 Fenchurch Street, helped developers Canary Wharf and Land Securities win planning permission despite the tower being outside of the City’s main skyscraper cluster. But six months after it opened, planners are to consider alterations drawn up by landscape architects Gillespies in response to claims by the City of London Corporation that the current layout was not consistent with…

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In Bloom judges to mark stunning displays in Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Caistor

The East Midlands in Bloom judges were given a tour of Grimsby, which included; Longitude Wood, Capes recreation ground, Cherry Blossom Court and Chelmsford Avenue.
Carole Wilson, chairman of Chelmsford Avenue neighbourhood watch talks to judge Richard Welburn, Elaine Atkinson of Grimsby in Bloom, judge John Simpson and trainee judge Matt Akers.
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Top judges from the national Britain In Bloom contest will pore over efforts in Grimsby, Cleethorpes and Caistor in the coming days. Seventy towns, villages and cities are hoping judges will take kindly to their weeks and months of work of volunteers to improve the look of where they live. Judges will be in Caistor on Monday, Grimsby on Wednesday and Cleethorpes on Thursday. Each entrant will battle it out to win their category or to become champion of champions. Green-fingered volunteers have been putting their finishing touches to displays in preparation for the judges’ arrival. Each will be marked…

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Weston-super-Mare’s gardens awarded prestigious Green Flag title

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The Prince Consort Gardens, which overlooks Birnbeck Pier, is the latest green space in Weston to be awarded Green Flag status. The prestigious award is run by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy and recognises well-managed, high-quality green spaces which are open to the public. The park in Weston-super-Mare divides into two areas – the first is a level space leading onto Upper Kewstoke Road and the second is the cliff face which runs down to Birkett Road. The garden has a path running through its colourful flower beds and a circular pond with a fountain at its centre. Jubilee Park…

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Addagrip’s terrabase rustic installed at Kew Royal Botanic Gardens

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Addagrip, the UK’s leading manufacturer of resin exterior surfaces, has been involved in the ‘Broad Walk’ project at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, to create the longest double herbaceous borders in the UK. The 300m long borders either side of the Broad Walk, from the Orangery to the Palm House Pond, will be planted with swathes of vibrant summer flowering perennials, grasses and bulbs to form a spectacular new horticultural feature. Addagrip, together with approved contractor True Grip Ltd, installed over 3000sqm of innovative new porous paving system, Terrabase Rustic, on the instruction of main contractor Kier Facilities Services.  The…

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Nemetschek Vectorworks named headline sponsor for Build New York Live

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Teams from around the world will collaborate in a 48-hour virtual, openBIM design competition on September 21, 2015 Columbia, MD (July 28, 2015)—To further support BIM awareness, global design software developer Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc. announces its headline sponsorship of Build New York Live, a collaborative, virtual design competition held over 48 hours from Monday, September 21, 2015 at noon ET until Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at noon ET. Winning teams will receive a prestigious Build Live award for their “Best Use of Design for BIM.” Nemetschek Vectorworks is partnering with event organizer Asite at a time when new technology is…

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Vitax release the EvenSprey Club model for grounds professionals

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  A host of improvements to the walk-behind EvenSprey 250 from Vitax Supaturf make the new Club model a must-have for grounds professionals keen to apply fertilisers and other turf treatments accurately and economically. Used by award-winning grounds professionals to help maintain amenity areas in prime condition, UK designed and developed EvenSprey boom sprayers have transformed the application of liquids, dramatically improving operational convenience. Already a popular addition to the pitch maintenance fleet, the 250 just got better, with the Club even easier to use and allowing greater coverage than its predecessor thanks to increased battery size. The refashioned handlebar…

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Tender Opportunity – Grounds Maintenance – North Yorkshire

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Buyer: North Yorkshire County Council Title: Grounds Maintenance Services Additional Categorisation(s): None Summary: The Council is seeking to establish a framework agreement in respect of grounds maintenance services for various activities within its property portfolio throughout the Craven, Harrogate and Selby areas.  This procurement will deliver a prime provider to the Council for the delivery of all Grounds Maintenance activities to commence from 01 April 2016.  The overall management of the framework will lie within the Compliance & Responsive strand. The activities covered in this framework agreement will include, but are not limited to: Grass cutting Bed and border maintenance…

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Lancashire’s parks honoured in Green Flag Awards

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Green flags will be flying high across the county after the announcement of national awards for parks and open spaces in Preston and South Ribble. Inspectors visited green spaces across Central Lancashire and have honoured sites in the Green Flag Awards 2015/16. Congratulations to the hard-working staff who have kept up standards all year round to ensure that these parks have all kept their Green Flag status In Preston, the prestigious awards were given to Ashton Park, Avenham and Miller Parks, Fishwick Bottoms and Haslam Park. And Worden Park in Leyland, Longton Brickcroft Nature Reserve and Hurst Grange Park in…

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The Britain in Bloom with the RHS 2015 UK Finals Judging Tour

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2015 Britain in Bloom with the RHS UK Finals Judging Tour to take place 3 -14 August Judges to travel length and breadth of the UK to visit all 70 finalists in 12 days  Groups judged on three key criteria; horticultural achievement, community participation and environmental responsibility From Coupar Angus to Jersey, Great Yarmouth to Derry, over a 12 day period starting on Monday 3 August, nine pairs of Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) judges will see them all, as the 2015 Britain in Bloom with the RHS UK Finals Judging Tour hits the road in search of the very best…

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