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January 20, 2018

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New body launched to support Business Improvement Districts -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Cardiff announces plans for £180m investment project -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Banks swoop in to aid workers after Carillion shutdown -

Friday, January 19, 2018

idverde adopts chemical-free weed control solution -

Friday, January 19, 2018

HortAid 2018 gets under way at the Party for Perennial -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Shortlists announced for the Pro Landscaper Business Awards -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hillier set to inspire at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

APL announces spring seminar Faking It -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show champions the immense power of plants -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Young Gardeners of the Year 2018 competition launches -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Two weeks left to share views on plans for Bristol’s parks -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Carillion’s liquidation and its effect on the landscaping industry -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Perennial offers support following Carillion collapse -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Brighton & Hove City Council produces plan to protect Stanmer Park’s woods -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Liverpool sets out 15-year plan for growth -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Gristwood and Toms champions international accreditation programme -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Green-tree launches bespoke soil for Rain Gardens -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Make your voice heard – Pro Landscaper digital survey -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Landscaping companies announced for APL Avenue at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018 -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Butter Wakefield to design Gaze Burvill garden at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Oak View Landscapes – BALI National Award for Employer Excellence

Oak View Landscapes scoops a Principal Award at the BALI National Landscapes Awards 2017 ceremony in London in the coveted category of Employer Excellence, making Oak View eight times BALI National Award winners. Jakki Jenner Operations Director commented: “We aspire to be a caring and market leading employer and this award is a testament to this ambition. Over the past few years we have worked with our staff to embed the company’s vision and values across the business, involving them in the process and incorporating their feedback into the way that we reward and recognise them for their dedication and…

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Extension to the Oxford St district consultation period

Westminster City Council has secured agreement from the Mayor of London and Transport for London to extend the current consultation on plans to transform Oxford Street and surrounding district for a further two and a half weeks. This is in response to requests for an extension and will give people more time to consider the plans and submit their views. The current consultation, which began on 6 November 2017, is seeking views on a detailed joint proposal brought forward by the Mayor of London, Westminster City Council and Transport for London with the overall vision to create the best outdoor…

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The Paysalia Innovation Trophies 2017 Prize List

At the prize-giving ceremony held on Tuesday, December 5, the Paysalia Innovation Trophies rewarding the most innovative solutions presented in two categories – Sustainable Development and Innovations – on the Paysalia Innovations Space at the Show were awarded. The 6 prize winners were selected by a jury of professionals from more than 50 innovations submitted. The winners are: Nova Flore – Dahlia Pollen Connect – The Dahlia Pollen Connect is certified Label Rouge and is associated with mycorrhiza for many benefits. It is an asset for the biodiversity and the luminosity of the massifs, ferries or planters. Bioline Agrosciences France…

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Third Annual Snowdrop Festival

On a wintry day in February there is possibly no better activity than being in a National Garden Scheme garden surrounded by hundreds of flecks of white snowdrop heads, creating a carpet of glamour which is a spectacular sight to behold. In 2018 100 gardens will open for the third annual National Garden Scheme Snowdrop Festival, some with as many as 300 named varieties of snowdrops. Many gardens open during the festival display a mix of snowdrops, hellebores and other early spring flowers, with the mix of colours making them beautiful to ‘galanthophiles’ and all. George Plumptre, chief executive of…

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Outdoor Deck Company launch brand new website

The Outdoor Deck Company decided it was finally time to retire the original Outdoor Deck Company website after several years and replace it with one that is slicker, more advanced and responsive. Their goal with this new website is to provide their visitors with an easier way to learn about Outdoor Deck Company’s products, services and construction solutions. Their current and prospective clients will be able to access the Resource Centre, which provides valuable technical data and information as well as direct links to the Outdoor Deck Company’s BIM objects. New features include an extensive product library, past and current…

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Ground Control triumph at BALI National Landscape Awards, scooping Principal Award for Grounds Maintenance

On Friday 1 December at the 41st BALI National Landscape Awards, Ground Control received a coveted Principal Award for works at Lingley Mere Business Park, in the Grounds Maintenance Private category. The BALI National Landscape Awards, in association with Horticulture Week and headline sponsor Green-tech, are held annually at London’s Grosvenor House on Park Lane and are the largest landscape Awards scheme in Europe. They recognise the excellence in landscape design, construction and maintenance, and in Affiliate customer service, achieved by Registered members of the British Association of Landscape Industries. The Awards ceremony was hosted by popular BBC journalist and…

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Hong Kong-based practice Morphis to open UK design studio

From 1 December 2017, award-winning landscape practice Morphis have complemented their Hong Kong and Shanghai operations with a new UK design studio. Based in Hampshire, the studio will give the practice a foothold close to collaborators in London in order to work on key projects in the UK and Middle East. Mark Blackwell, partner and creative director at Morphis, is excited to bring to the UK some of the more innovative urban design approaches the practice has explored. “The rate of urban growth in many Asian cities calls for more integrated approaches and mixed-use developments,” he explained. “Through a combination…

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Kubota’s enhanced machinery to offer turf proffesionals more at BTME

Kubota will be showcasing a number of exciting new and enhanced machinery ranges at BTME 2018 as it continues to keep the needs of turf professionals at the heart of its product innovation. Visitors to the show are encouraged to drop by the Kubota stand to see a host of market leading and high quality groundcare equipment designed specifically to offer greenkeepers increased levels of performance. New for 2018, the ZD1211 will be on display and has been designed to meet the ever-changing needs of turf professionals, delivering exceptional quality, performance and durability for its users. Engineered specifically for superior…

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Allies and Morrison wins international design competition to restore, reimagine and rebuild Clandon Park

Following an international design competition which attracted 60 entries from some of the world’s leading designers, architects Allies and Morrison have been chosen to bring Clandon Park back to life after a devastating fire in 2015. Allies and Morrison is a leading UK architectural practice known for its inspiring designs and the variety of its projects, including work with historic places. From World Heritage sites to Grade-I listed buildings, their past projects in the heritage sector range from the award-winning refurbishment of the Royal Festival Hall in London to the careful restoration of Blackwell in Cumbria, and the confident, modern…

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Boosting construction productivity could deliver £15 billion savings every year

New plans to improve infrastructure and boost the construction sector’s productivity could save £15 billion a year. New plans set out this week will revolutionise British infrastructure and boost the construction sector’s productivity in a move that could generate savings of £15 billion a year. The plans were revealed alongside the National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline, which sets out projects for the next 10 years. This £600 billion pipeline includes both public and private investment. It will give certainty to industry that there is great appetite to develop infrastructure and will encourage the sector to invest in the right technology…

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