June 24, 2017

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‘Customers put price first’, according to new tradespeople study -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Well-known BBC gardener Bob Flowerdew to present talk on scented plants at Bishampton and District Gardening Club -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

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

Brewin Dolphin Garden wins People’s Choice Award at RHS Chatsworth 2017

The Brewin Dolphin Garden, designed by Jo Thompson for the first annual RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, won the People’s Choice Award in the FreeForm category. The wealth manager’s garden was a spectacular horticultural installation celebrating the landscape of the 1,000-acre parkland of the Chatsworth Estate and the elegance and beauty of Chatsworth House. Sited on the banks of the River Derwent, the scale of the garden reflected the grandeur of its setting, combining modern industrial materials with naturalistic planting. Central to the design was an imposing contemporary sculpture crafted from 700 reinforcing steel bars that swept through the space, taking in the…

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RHS Garden Bridgewater gets the go ahead

The last stage in the planning process has been successfully passed to allow Salford’s £30 million RHS Garden Bridgewater to go ahead. City Mayor Paul Dennett and Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) director general, Sue Biggs, have welcomed news that the government will not call in plans for the garden which will transform the site of the former Worsley New Hall into a major tourist attraction. Salford City Council’s planning panel granted planning permission in principle for the 154-acre garden last month, but plans had to go before the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government because the site is…

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Quirky cows score a hit with VIP’s at RHS Chatsworth

Rain may have stopped play as the wraps came off the first-ever RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, but guests in the Experience Peak District & Derbyshire show garden braved the elements in true British style – with a traditional countryside picnic. They toasted official tourist board Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire’s success in winning a Silver Gilt Medal with a glass of Derbyshire sparkling wine and the cream of local produce – including Bakewell Pudding, Hartington cheese and hand-made pies made with locally-reared meat (Tuesday June 6). The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire joined the celebrations alongside Sheffield-based designer Lee Bestall…

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EGO Power+ release new cordless system that cuts out petrol

The new 65cm EGO Power+ 56volt lithium-ion hedge trimmer easily matches its petrol powered counterparts, they are balanced, precise and powerful. EGO’s industry-leading Arc-Lithium battery technology delivers a new level of performance; powered by ground-breaking, petrol power matching batteries, EGO’s hedge trimmers deliver some very impressive run times. The new EGO Power+ HT6500E hedge trimmer has a dual action 65cm blade that offers an incredibly precise finish courtesy of EGO’s phenomenal laser cut, diamond ground blades. It has 33mm blade gaps that give the most exact, clean cuts to promote new growth in even the thickest of branches. The dual…

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Hever in Bloom at Hever Castle & Gardens – June 26th – July 2nd

Hever in Bloom, Hever Castle & Garden’s annual gardening event, will have a poetic dimension this year as the gardening team will be honouring British literary heroes of the last 200 years. Visitors to the event will be able to experience the quintessential English Rose Garden at the height of its summer beauty with free guided tours of the award-winning Gardens and daily garden talks. Many of the Castle rooms will be filled with English floral arrangements created by in-house florist Pamela Brise themed around Hever Castle’s literary connections. Visitors will also be able to take one of the daily…

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Hillier Wholesale Nurseries 2017-18 plant list now available

Hillier is pleased to announce that the interactive Hillier Plant List 2017/18 is now available, offering trade customers a guide to all the plants supplied from Hillier Nurseries. The aim of the plant list is to offer inspiration, share the Hillier passion for horticulture and help trade customers sell more plants that their customers will cherish. In keeping with this, some changes have been made to the plant list this year to make it as informative and easy to navigate as possible. There are now just two clear sections. The first, the Merchandising Calendar, showcases the most important and popular…

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Trio of companies forge new leases at Leeds’s former foundry buildings

Three companies have signed on the dotted line as they set to expand their businesses within The Round Foundry area of Holbeck Urban Village. Once the cradle of Leeds’s Industrial Revolution, the development is now almost fully occupied with a thriving community of ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ creative and tech businesses. SpaceInvader, an award-winning interior design agency which has studios in London and Manchester, has chosen the Green Sand Foundry as the home of its third studio. The design specialists, who have a team of 30, have already been delivering projects for Leeds-based clients and were recently tasked with helping Sky…

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Tobermore deliver aesthetic & functional hard landscaping solution for Junnell Homes

Junnell Homes Ltd developed Salterns Reach, a luxurious housing scheme in Prinsted, West Sussex. The design of the properties was inspired by the Arts and Crafts era of architecture, which began in Britain in the late 1800’s. The properties were constructed with a combination of materials including weathered South Downs field flint, handmade tiles and bricks, timber and natural lime render. The materials used reflect the distinctive style of the vernacular buildings. The hard landscaping was hugely important as the developer was seeking products that would blend with the distinct style of the project whilst offering functional benefits. Tobermore provided…

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London Metropolitan University appoints acclaimed landscape architects to create landmark community campus

London Metropolitan University has appointed landscape architecture practice Gustafson Porter + Bowman to design a new public square within its Holloway campus. The design will transform the site and become a notable addition to the local area, providing the campus with a heightened sense of place. The Camden-based practice will work with University students, staff and the local community to create an engaging community space which will become a landmark within Islington. The development follows plans announced by London Metropolitan University in 2015 to invest £125m into its Holloway campus as part of the ‘One Campus, One Community project’. Due…

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Prince William’s wildlife charity to showcase garden at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2017

Last month, Tusk announced the “NOT FOR SALE” garden entry at the 2017 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. The conceptual garden, created by Ferguson & Whyte Garden Design and generously sponsored by Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, is inspired by the devastating effects of the global ivory trade. The garden is designed by experienced landscape gardeners Mark Whyte and Charmayne Ferguson who last year delivered a Silver Gilt award conceptual garden. Learning from their experience, they are confident of securing a Gold Gilt with this year’s concept, which has already received strong commendations from the RHS selection panel. They…

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