February 6, 2016

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Altrad Belle has exclusive offer for Pro Landscaper readers -

Friday, February 5, 2016

Tender Opportunity – Play Equipment Renewal – Barrowby Village -

Friday, February 5, 2016

Q&S celebrates as Green Park scoops The Wildlife Trusts’ Biodiversity Benchmark -

Friday, February 5, 2016

Joe Swift is the People’s Choice at the SGD Awards -

Friday, February 5, 2016

Hartley Botanic donates glasshouse to Horatio’s Garden -

Friday, February 5, 2016

Tender Opportunity – Market Place Public Realms Hard Landscape – Leicester -

Friday, February 5, 2016

Turf companies merge into Harrowden Turf -

Friday, February 5, 2016

Show your support for Perennial by taking part in HortAid 2016 -

Friday, February 5, 2016

Garden designer from Chichester receives SGD Award -

Friday, February 5, 2016

Modern Slavery Rose to be unveiled at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 -

Friday, February 5, 2016

Celebrating member success at Marshalls’ annual Register Awards -

Friday, February 5, 2016

Turfgrass Growers spring conference to include National Federation of Housebuilders -

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Re-vamped Germinal website simplifies amenity seed selection -

Thursday, February 4, 2016

HTA announce February’s ‘Plant of the Moment’ -

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Gavin Jones goes green with their first electric vehicle -

Thursday, February 4, 2016

‘Capability’ Brown celebrations begin with tree planting -

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Ariens announces changes to sales and marketing structure -

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Lely business splits into new trading company -

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The Hartley Botanic Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 -

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Quadron Services launches new community engagement focused website -

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Altrad Belle has exclusive offer for Pro Landscaper readers

Altrad Belle

Altrad Belle, as part of Europe’s largest wheelbarrow manufacture, has now provided an innovative solution for all landscapers and contractors with their Belle Warrior Wheelbarrow which features: Indestructible High Density Polyethylene 100 litre Tray offers low noise loading of bricks and other materials and is ideal for urban use where noise can be a problem, as well as facilitating a quick & easier cleaning of usually stubborn materials such as concrete and asphalt Ergo metrically designed, this wheelbarrow meets the build profile of the UK contractor by having an adjustable wheel plate for better balance, thus preventing common “back stain” Heavy…

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Tender Opportunity – Play Equipment Renewal – Barrowby Village

BALI

BARROWBY PARISH COUNCIL Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications. Closing date: 14 March 2016 Contract summary Industry Technology and Equipment Location of contract East Midlands Value of contract (£) £175,000 Published date 01 February 2016 Closing date 14 March 2016 Contract start date 01 October 2016 Contract end date 01 December 2016 Description Barrowby village is situated in the county of Lincolnshire, close to the borders of Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire. The village stands approx. 2 miles outside the…

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Q&S celebrates as Green Park scoops The Wildlife Trusts’ Biodiversity Benchmark

A&S

Quality & Service, (Q&S) the independent commercial landscape company, which delivers the landscaping for Green Park, Reading in partnership with Broadgate Estates; have been instrumental in assisting Oxford Properties achieving The Wildlife Trusts’ Biodiversity Benchmark. The combined Green Park Management Team (Oxford Properties, Broadgate Estates and Quality & Service, with PBA ecological guidance), have worked tirelessly over several years to ensure that the environment is taken into account in the decisions made every day, and biodiversity is now fully integrated into the management systems. To date less than 20 companies in the UK have attained the Biodiversity Benchmark Award and…

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Joe Swift is the People’s Choice at the SGD Awards

Joe Swift

Television presenter and garden designer for Cityscapes Joe Swift won the Society of Garden Designers People’s Choice Award 2015 for his Greenwood Theatre Garden project at the ceremony on Friday 29 January. The People’s Choice Award is run in conjunction with the SGD Awards media partner Homes & Gardens magazine. The public space, also designed by fashion designer Zandra Rhodes, was voted by the public as the favourite garden from 18 other shortlisted projects. The Greenwood Theatre Garden was created in partnership with Team London Bridge, King’s College London, Network Rail, Southwark Council, and contractors Gardenlink, with maintenance from St…

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Hartley Botanic donates glasshouse to Horatio’s Garden

Hartley Botanic

The Opus Glasshouse that Hartley Botanic is using in its Main Avenue Show Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 will be donated to Horatio’s Garden in Glasgow. Hartley Botanic managing director Johnny Mobasher said: “Since the beginning Horatio’s Garden has always been a charity close to my heart and in line with my hopes for continuity of some elements of our Chelsea Garden. I’m truly delighted to announce that Opus our state of the art Hartley Botanic Glasshouse will find a new home at the second Horatio’s Garden.” The Hartley Botanic Show Garden, which takes more than three weeks…

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Tender Opportunity – Market Place Public Realms Hard Landscape – Leicester

BALI

Contract summary Industry Construction and Real Estate Location of contract East Midlands Value of contract (£) £1,500,000 – £2,000,000 Published date 23 December 2015 Closing date 12 February 2016 Contract start date 29 March 2016 Contract end date 29 March 2017 Description Leicester City Council invites Tenders for the provision of public realm and external landscaping and highway works. The public realm is to the rear of the Corn Exchange building. The highway works are to cover Market Place North, a section of Market Place South and part of Hotel Street. The Authority wishes to ensure that its procurement opportunities…

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Turf companies merge into Harrowden Turf

Turf

Four of the UK’s largest turf suppliers have merged into one formidable turf organisation where the sharing of resources contributes to greater efficiencies for the overall business customer base. From 1 January 2016, Q Lawns in Norfolk, Turfland in Lancashire, Spearhead in Cambridgeshire and Stewarts Turf in Midlothian are all part of the Harrowden Turf group. In 2007, Q Lawns was bought by Harrowden Farms Ltd, a family farming business with land and offices on the outskirts of Wellingborough in Northamptonshire. They then acquired Turfland in Lancashire in 2010, followed by Stewarts Turf in Edinburgh in 2012 and most recently…

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Show your support for Perennial by taking part in HortAid 2016

perennial

UK horticulture’s trade charity Perennial is challenging people across the industry to show their support this year by signing up for one of the HortAid 2016 challenge events. Whether your preference is running, skydiving, cycling or tackling a muddy assault course, Perennial has a range of exciting fundraising events available that participants can sign up for now. Taking part is a great way to get fit and healthy and perhaps push yourself to do something you’ve never done before, while raising vital funds that will help support horticulturists in need. Perennial has teamed up with organisers of the Nuts Challenge…

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Garden designer from Chichester receives SGD Award

Chichester

David Loy from Your Garden Design in Chichester has been announced joint winner of the Society of Garden Designer’s Future Designer Award, sponsored by Deepdale Trees. He shares the accolade with Emily Erlam, a contractor from Landform Consultants. The ceremony took place at the Landmark Hotel in London on Friday 29 January, with 400 people attending the prestigious event. David received the award for his project at the West House near Chichester, with judges commenting that it was “beautifully built” with “nice attention to detail” and that it showed he “has the skills to master a complex site”. David, who…

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Modern Slavery Rose to be unveiled at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

Modern Slavery

Dickson Nurseries, based in County Down Northern Ireland, has developed the ‘Modern Slavery Rose’, for the Modern Slavery Garden designed by Juliet Sargeant.  The rose will be formally launched on the garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show on Monday 23 May. Sargeant’s design will include bright front doors and colourful planting, which will illustrate the ordinary streets where we all live. But there will be a darker centre to the garden, which hints at a hidden reality; people still being kept in captivity and forced to work, in every part of the UK today. The Modern Slavery Rose is…

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