June 24, 2017

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Action needed on consistently poor planting rates -

Friday, June 23, 2017

ITV’S ‘Love your Garden’ features Addagrip’s Addaset resin bound surfacing for war veterans garden in Plymouth -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Fullers Mill Garden awarded Visit England Quality Rose Marque -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Large or small, Victorian or traditional, Griffin Glasshouses has it all -

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Land Trust acquires new sites to protect and enhance valuable community green space across the UK -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Peak’s quirky cows hit the heights -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Public urged to nominate community groups for national awards -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries scoops six awards at HTA Show -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

New Scape paves the way with porcelain exterior tiling -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rolawn hit the mark at Gardeners’ World Live -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Show Garden success for St Albans based company at BBC Gardeners’ World Live -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rare hazel dormice reintroduced into a Warwickshire woodland -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Experience the mystery and romance of Galica’s ‘Pazo’ Gardens at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Landscape Watering Systems looks at how effective irrigation systems, technology and practice provide a major contribution to water conservation -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

GoLandscape’s ‘Watch this Space’ build begins at Hampton Court -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bradstone supports MS Society Garden at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2017 -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries launch 2018 promotional catalogue -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Bernard Tickner awarded MBE in Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Honours -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Groundwork launches drive to develop ‘Young Green Leaders’ -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Spider launches global social media campaign with giant Mow-na Lisa -

Monday, June 19, 2017

New low drift nozzles for ProShield

ICL has announced that all bottles of ProShield – a barrier acting, pre and post-emergent non-selective herbicide, are now being supplied with low drift sprayer nozzles. As part of the new product authorisation, which has been officially registered by the Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD), ProShield will now come with two low drift sprayer nozzles as well as a stewardship checklist attached. The newly authorised bottles are registered through to 2020 and any individuals who possess old label stock will have until 31 March 2018 to use them up. Many turf and landscape professionals have been benefiting from ProShield for a number…

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One month to go: Centre for Mental Health garden for RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is taking shape

A show garden designed to promote awareness and understanding of mental health will go on display one month today at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace flower show, sponsored by the pioneering Centre for Mental Health. The garden, On the Edge, is designed by RHS Chelsea Flower Show Gold Winner Frederic Whyte and built by Charles Benton, of co-sponsors Benton Landscapes. The garden evokes the many journeys that people experiencing mental health difficulties live through as they cope with their condition and manage their lives. It takes the visitor on a journey from darkness and fear to hope and opportunity….

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Perennial gets a boost from Scotland’s Gardens Scheme

Scotland’s Gardens Scheme made a recent donation of £37,000 to Perennial, which will allow the charity to help even more horticulturists in Scotland whose lives have reached crisis point. The donation will cover 45% of Perennial’s annual costs in Scotland, including paying for a dedicated Senior Caseworker. Perennial and Scotland’s Gardens Scheme are coming together to exhibit at Gardening Scotland (2 – 4 June), celebrating their partnership which goes back to 1970. Perennial is the only UK charity that exists to help horticulturists and their families during their most difficult times and support them as they rebuild their lives. Scotland’s Gardens Scheme…

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Mobilane Green Screens used to create Highways England’s first ‘green bridge’

Highways England has installed its first ‘green bridge’ as part of the new £192 million A556 Knutsford to Bowdon dual carriageway, and has used Mobilane Green Screens as part of the innovative new feature. The project to improve links between M6 and M56 includes seven new bridges plus a pedestrian underpass along the length of the 4.5 mile new road. Other work includes concrete retaining walls and repairs to two existing bridges. The new ‘green bridge’ has been built to provide a safe crossing for wildlife and is part of a focus on the environment which Highways England is committed…

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EGO offers the complete power package

EGO Power+, the leaders of the garden power revolution and pioneers of cordless technology, has unveiled plans to significantly boost its offers to both dealers, and gardeners, with an innovative range of new products and packages. As part of these plans, all EGO products are now available as a kit with the tool supplied complete with a battery and charger. Previously the only complete kit available was EGO’s LM2001E lawnmower that was supplied with a battery and charger. However, this package is now available for all six of EGO’s technologically advanced lawnmowers. Kits are also offered for all handheld products….

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Kathryn completes her challenge for Thrive

Thrive’s chief executive Kathryn Rossiter swapped her wellies for trainers for five days in May when she took on a massive sporting challenge to raise £5,000 for the gardening therapy charity. Kathryn completed her epic challenge on Wednesday May 31 when she ran back into Reading town centre and was welcomed by volunteers from the charity along with Bill ‘n’ Ben the flowerpot men and Little Weed! Kathryn, who has just celebrated her 50th birthday, decided she wanted to ditch the cake and big party and instead raise funds for the charity where she has been CEO of for the…

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New Active Spaces partnership will protect open spaces and tackle physical inactivity across the UK

Fields in Trust

A new Fields in Trust protection programme will create a legacy of 50 permanently safeguarded outdoor spaces across the UK and tackle physical inactivity. The Active Spaces programme funded by The London Marathon Charitable Trust will protect recreational land and encourage people, particularly the most inactive communities, to participate in physical activity, sport and play. This is the first UK-wide funding programme delivered by The London Marathon Charitable Trust. The innovative Active Spaces partnership will safeguard the future of green spaces across the UK The Trust has set aside £675,000 in 2017/18 to safeguard 50 green spaces in perpetuity and…

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Scotscape installs bespoke suspended ceiling planting and living walls for sports brand Asics

Fitness, health and well-being are the first things that pop into your head when you think of a worldwide sports brand. That’s why Asics, using Scotscape’s integrated, intelligent plant design, are incorporating vertical and suspended planting systems into their global office and retail spaces. Scotscape enjoyed working with the Asics team creating new ways for the inclusion of sustainable, health-giving plants into both their retail and office locations. Greening retail environments for health and well-being, as Asics have done with Scotscape at their stores in Brussels and Amsterdam, presents challenges not encountered in other interior or exterior locations. Every inch of the…

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Trees, transport and technology: The solutions to poor air quality?

An event will be held on 15 June in Manchester to mark National Clean Air Day to raise awareness about poor air quality in the region. The lunchtime event, hosted by City of Trees and Jacobs alongside Transport for Greater Manchester will look at the problem, the impact and the solutions to improving air quality in Greater Manchester – including trees and green infrastructure. The event form part of the first ever National Clean Air Day (NCAD) which will see local schools, hospitals and communities across UK cities run events and inspire other local residents to act for their own…

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Mind Trap sponsored by Idverde raises funds for charities

The RHS Chelsea Gold medal winning garden, Mind Trap sponsored by idverde raised £838 for charities that help people in tough times. Plants from the garden were sold off at the end of the show raising funds that will be shared between charities Perennial, Inspire and the Heads Together campaign. Mind Trap, designed by Northern Irish designer Ian Price and sponsored by green services provider idverde, represented what it is like to struggle with depression and aimed to draw attention to mental health issues. Appearing in the Fresh Garden category, the garden received a great response from visitors, as well…

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