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

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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 […]

Alan Titchmarsh riled by gardening digs

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Alan Titchmarsh hits back at celebrities like Jeremy Clarkson and Mary Beard who he accuses of deriding gardening as the “sedentary” preserve of the elderly Along with bridge and lawn bowls, gardening is an activity often portrayed as being a gentle and undemanding pursuit that is predominantly the preserve of those of advancing years. But […]

Olympic Park reopens fully with James Corner design

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With the exception of the area around the Olympic Stadium, all of the Olympic Park is open again James Corner at the Olympic Park The southern part of the Olympic Park has reopened, with landscape designed by James Corner, the landscape architect who worked on New York’s famous High Line and founder of James Corner […]

Perennial’s #GrubbyGardeners complete gruelling Dirty Dozen and raise over £5K

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A team of extremely hardy gardeners, landscapers and designers has successfully completed the Dirty Dozen Races on 5th April at Hop Wood Farm in Kent to raise money for UK horticulture charity Perennial. The team ran, swam and oozed their way round the 12km course designed by ex-British Special Forces personnel, tackling 20 military-style obstacles […]

It’s time to register for this year’s LI awards

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Registration is now open for the 2014 LI Awards. Burns + Nice won the 2013 President’s Award for Leicester Square City Quarter This year’s awards categories will be as follows: Adding Value through Landscape Design for a Small Scale Public Development Design for a Medium Scale Public Development Design for a Large Scale Public Development […]