November 19, 2017

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Enjoy 12 giveaways of Christmas with Hillier -

Saturday, November 18, 2017

A lost legacy: Manchester’s Royal Botanical Garden -

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Landscape Partnership seeks consultant to collate historic evidence -

Friday, November 17, 2017

8,000 new trees to be planted this year in Sheffield -

Friday, November 17, 2017

Stewart Milne Homes appoints new construction director to drive growth in Central Scotland -

Friday, November 17, 2017

Northern Design Awards – Barnes Walker reaches prestigious finals -

Friday, November 17, 2017

BALI National Landscape Awards 2017 is a sell-out event -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Lee Bestall finalist in this year’s Northern Design Awards -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Pro Landscaper’s Most Influential revealed -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Funding boost for Bilston Urban Village ‘Garden City’ site -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Landscape protection confirmed for Cornwall’s rare species -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Minister for London welcomes £1.4 billion Croydon redevelopment -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Green-tech launches new anchoring system at Futurescape 2017 -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Makita’s new factory service centre & training academy in Glasgow has a national role -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Lister Wilder Ltd announced as this year’s biggest UK ‘MOW-team’ -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Oman Botanic Garden revealed -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Capel Manor College wins key horticulture apprenticeship contract -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time running out to effectively transpose EU Environmental Acquis into UK Law -

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Save up to £2775 and 50% of the cost of a battery with Pellenc -

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Civic Engineers awarded £1.8 million contract to help deliver Glasgow City Centre ‘Avenues’ project -

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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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ECHO take on autumn with the DPB-600 power blower

Take a look at the ECHO DPB-600 power blower which is part of ECHO’s 50V Lithium Ion battery series. Like every product ECHO designs and manufactures it is built with a selection of features which consider the environment it will be used in and operator productivity. This is petrol performance from a battery product. It’s powerful, tough, durable and built to last, whether it’s being used by a professional or the keen gardener. The DPB-600 is small and lightweight but it packs a punch when it comes to clearing large areas of fallen leaves. With its low noise it’s ideally…

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Thrive gardeners visit Notcutts Oxford and create a haven for wildlife

A group of our client gardeners from Thrive in Berkshire had a brilliant time at Notcutts Garden Centre near Oxford recently. Notcutts have supported Thrive for more than a year now, funding a bursary to train people to become horticultural therapists and more recently donating the proceeds from their evening talks on flower arranging. Their next big fundraiser for Thrive is a wonderful evening on Thursday November 2 where Thrive garden ambassador David Domoney will spill the beans on what it’s like to garden on TV, plus behind the scenes at Chelsea in his talk, ‘Confessions of a TV Gardener’….

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Timberwolf launches new petrol range at Saltex

Timberwolf are extending their low emission petrol product family, developing further their comprehensive range of professional wood chippers, with an exciting new range launched at Saltex, held at the NEC Birmingham 1-2 November. Impending changes to engine legislation will affect many machines regularly used by arborists, landscapers, and estate managers, including chippers. An ongoing legislation programme to limit emissions from diesel engines, is progressing with the next step coming into force on 1 January 2019. Current diesel engines can continue to be used after this date to power existing equipment, but only Stage V diesel, or alternative fuelled engines, can…

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JCB toughens up the outdoor paint market

Digger giants JCB have today announced a brand new multi-year licensing deal with Cheltenham based QXE Industries Limited. The deal grants QXE global rights to produce and distribute JCB PAINT for a broad range of outdoor uses. JCB PAINT has been formulated to make it easy to use on almost any exterior surface and engineered to provide protection against the toughest conditions, like no other paint in the market. Invented in the UK, JCB PAINT has flame retardant and environmental resistant properties which along with the re-useable and recycle packaging offers testament to the company’s ethos to making the world…

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