August 19, 2017

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How to effectively treat leatherjackets -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Relax in style this summer with iVY and iRIS -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Permeable pathway for Bermondsey roof garden -

Friday, August 18, 2017

House of Fraser’s new department at Rushden Lakes features 48m2 Fytotextile living wall -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Ventrac dealer network grows apace across the UK -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Highlands business sows seeds for growth with UK-wide franchise -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Green-tech out in force to attend a record number of industry events -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Meeting increased demand in tree protection -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

RHS Master of Horticulture award goes global this autumn -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Call for local groups to join new Epping Forest Consultative Committee -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Lucy Edge of Avanti Communications joins Eden Project board -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Mitie’s Tim Howell discusses how technological advances benefit the industry -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Griffin Glasshouses complete one of their largest and most challenging domestic structures in 50-year history -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Gristwood and Toms Lands Acquisition of Foremost Treesurgeons, bolstering turnover by £3M -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

UK artists and practitioners invited to breathe new life into Waltham Forest’s unloved spaces -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched to help popular UK garden residents -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Simon Fraser appointed to HTA Board -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

10 days left for communities to nominate their local heroes -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Choosing the best lopper for the job -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Rolawn hit 160 million -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

January 2015 issue – Pro Landscaper

January 2015 issue – Pro Landscaper ■News Shed: A round up of industry news ■Have Your Say: New: a selection of emails to the editor ■Association News: efig launches a new campaign and it’s 2015 awards; the SGD announces its spring conference; shortlisted entries are revealed for the APL Awards 2015; BALI celebrates its Award winners and updates readers on upcoming events; and The RHS calls for help in completing a plant survey ■Opinion: This Worldwide competition can raise the awareness of UK landscaping standards believes Jody Lidgard and Andrew Wilson reviews the View From The Top debate at last…

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Hi-Tech Turf Ltd end 2014 on a ‘high’

Hi-Tech Turf concluded 2014 by working on one of their biggest and highest projects to date at the Tottenham Hotspur FC Northumberland Development Project. Part of the Tottenham Hotspur FC Northumberland Development Project houses a 78,000 square foot Sainsburys store, Tottenham University Technical College and the new THFC Club offices. Hi-Tech Turf were enlisted by Base Contracts Ltd to turf the various roofs of the building and to incorporate the THFC slogan ‘To Dare Is To Do’. The area for the slogan alone was 5m tall and 52.5m wide. The project incorporated 4301m2 of HT Lush artificial grass, 340m2 of…

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Smiths’ Self Binding Path

The ever-increasing popularity of Smiths’ Self Binding Path gravel as an ideal – and relatively inexpensive – product for paths, tracks and driveways has produced many satisfied customers, in the domestic, civil and commercial markets. Smiths’ Self Binding Path Gravel is a very versatile product. If you require a firm compact surface, for example where wheelchair access, golf buggies/trollies use is required, then this product is the perfect solution. But its versatility goes beyond that, it has a wide range of applications, from the garden path – ideal for wheelbarrows – to parking areas and driveways. But it really comes…

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Tom Shelston joins RHS as Director of Members & Marketing

Former National Trust director to start in February Tom Shelston is joining the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Leadership Team as Director of Members & Marketing. In his new role Tom’s responsibilities will include marketing RHS Gardens and Shows, including the world-famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show, growing RHS membership and overseeing RHS Garden Holidays and corporate partnerships. For the last three years Tom has been Members & Donors Director for the National Trust. In this role, as part of the Trust’s strategic leadership community, Tom has contributed to the overall development of the organisation, and has been responsible for connecting more…

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GreenMech and Orange Plant host the press to a day of talks and demonstrations

GreenMech, supported by dealers Orange Plant, recently opened up their Alcester factory for a press visit and played host to a wide array of the media.  The assembled mass were treated to presentations from both companies; a factory tour and then demonstrations of some of their most popular equipment.  Managing Director of GreenMech, Jonathan Turner, welcomed the press saying the company has a “cradle to grave approach to chippers”. GreenMech’s site, The Mill Industrial Park, has been a home to manufacturing for over 50 years. GreenMech’s Chairman, Tony Turner (Jonathans’ father), founded Turner Engineering in 1963 and originally producing Hydramowers…

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£20.6m Lottery boost for public parks

From Brighton to Barnsley, historic public parks awarded Lottery grants for restoration works and new facilities Seven much-loved public parks are set to be revitalised thanks to new investment by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the Big Lottery Fund. The historic public parks have been awarded grants today totalling £20.6m for important regeneration works, new community facilities and a range of activities that will generate income and involve volunteers. This Lottery investment in parks comes six months after the publication of HLF’s report State of UK Public Parks 2014: Renaissance to Risk which revealed that the UK’s public parks…

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WLA 18 call for submissions is open

Start 2015 off by submitting your project for publication in WLA Magazine. An unthemed edition calling for conceptual and built landscape architecture projects from across the world of varying scales and typologies. For more detail on submitting your project…. How to submit your project? 1. Select your 5 to 10 best images with a minimum 1200 pixels wide at 150dpi in jpg format. 2. Write 300-1000 words English original descriptive text about the project in word format or emails (no pdfs allowed). 3. List the project name, location, design firm, consultants(architects, artists, engineers, constractors, etc) and the credits for images and…

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GLVIA training events in London and Manchester: book now for earlybird tickets

The Landscape Institute is offering a series of regional training events on the new version of the guidance to help practitioners and others to understand the changes. Book your place on the GLVIA training event taking place in London on 25 February 2015 – tickets go on sale on 6 January Last chance to book earlybird tickets for Manchester event, taking place on 27 January The sessions are aimed at practitioners wishing to learn about LVIA for the first time or who want to update their LVIA knowledge and understanding. The focus will be on the step-wise process of assessment…

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New Year honour for TrustMark Chair

Liz Male, chairman of TrustMark, has been appointed a MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the Queen’s New Year 2015 Honours List in recognition of services to construction and consumer protection. TrustMark is the national quality badge for reputable tradesmen in the home repair, maintenance and improvement market. First launched in 2005, it now signposts millions of people every year to more than 14,000 firms who have been vetted and inspected and who commit to work to TrustMark’s Government-endorsed standards. Liz Male was appointed non-executive chairman in January 2011. Since then TrustMark has developed significantly, with…

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A year of celebration at Kew’s country garden in Sussex – Wakehurst Place

The new year is a very special one for an internationally-respected botanic garden and home to conservation as the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew marks the fiftieth anniversary of running the Wakehurst Estate in Sussex. We can look forward to twelve months of celebrations throughout 2015. Situated in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, part of the 500-acres is classified as a Sight of Special Scientific Interest and is home to Kew’s Millennnium Seed Bank, the largest depositary of wild flower seeds in the world. It’s working to protect 20 per cent of the most vital plant species by…

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