October 22, 2017

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Rain Bird’s new LNK WiFi Module provides simple, smart management of residential and light commercial irrigation -

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Geocycle launches in the UK – leading co-processing company offers sustainable waste treatment solution -

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Christmas at Kew 2017 -

Saturday, October 21, 2017

World-renowned architects appointed for Gateshead Quays -

Friday, October 20, 2017

Makita UK supports operation airlift Caribbean -

Friday, October 20, 2017

ECHO take on autumn with the DPB-600 power blower -

Friday, October 20, 2017

Thrive gardeners visit Notcutts Oxford and create a haven for wildlife -

Friday, October 20, 2017

Timberwolf launches new petrol range at Saltex -

Friday, October 20, 2017

JCB toughens up the outdoor paint market -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Adelaide Contemporary International Design Competition launches -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Andrew Grant appointed Chair of Bathscape Landscape Partnership -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

IMaGOS – International Master in Garden and Open-Space design -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Green-tech signs sole UK Distribution deal for TerraCottem Arbor to provide trees with the perfect start -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Mango Paving & Landscaping celebrate tenth year in business -

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Two new species of ginger provide pretext for conservation -

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Schiller at Saltex 2017 -

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Winners of Amenity Sprayer Awards announced at 2017 Amenity Forum Conference -

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Green funding boost from CSGN Development Fund -

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Exploring accessible garden design in Japan and Singapore -

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

South Lanarkshire Park is Scotland’s best -

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Breast Cancer Haven Garden at RHS Chelsea to inspire cancer sufferers to seek support

Centred around Tom Hare’s willow woven oak leaf ‘nest’, inspired by The Haven’s uplifting and reassuring support programme, the Breast Cancer Haven Garden – designed by award-winning Sarah Eberle for this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show – aims to raise awareness of the physical and emotional support available for breast cancer sufferers and their families. Sponsored by Nelsons, the UK’s leading manufacturer of natural healthcare products, the Breast Cancer Haven Garden will see Eberle take inspiration for her creative designs from Haven centres – places of embrace, reassurance and care. Each regional Haven – based in London, Hereford and Leeds…

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Charterhouse turf machinery hire new Graden product specialist

  Charterhouse Turf Machinery (CTM) have appointed John Fitzpatrick as ‘Graden product specialist’ following its exclusive takeover of Graden machinery’s UK distribution. John was with the previous Graden distributor and has joined Charterhouse as ‘Graden Product Specialist’.  His appointment is part of a company-wide ‘staff-strengthening’ programme. John has been in the Groundcare industry since he left school, gaining experience in all areas through working on bowling greens, cricket squares, football and rugby pitches as well as in sales before joining contractor, Keith Kensett.  It was after Kensett’s began to work with Graden machinery that John became synonymous with the product….

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‘Landscape Artist of the Year 2015’ competition held at Waddesdon Manor

  Stunning Waddesdon Manor will be immortalised on canvas during a national landscape artist competition on Sky, presented by Frank Skinner and Joan Bakewell. The National Trust has teamed up with Sky Arts to search for the ‘Landscape Artist of the Year 2015’. who win a £10,000 commission to create an artwork for the trust’s collection. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend competition heats at Waddesdon Manor as well as Trelissick on the Fal Estuary in Cornwall and Lyme Park on the edge of the Peak District in Cheshire. The trust said the scenery of the three grounds will provide…

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Valley Gardens in Harrogate receives record number of annual visits

  Harrogate’s popular Valley Gardens park was visited over three million times in the last 12 months, it has been revealed. Since February 2012, Harrogate Borough Council’s Parks Team has been using an electronic counting device to record the number of visits made to the park. Over the last year a staggering 3,151,852 visits have been made – an annual increase of 158,534. Harrogate Borough Council Leader Councillor Richard Cooper said: “The Valley Gardens and Pinewoods are the green jewel in our floral crown.  “They are award winners and a magnet for tourists, local walkers and young people. It is…

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Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership grants available for community groups in the Ely area

Funding is available for groups and people planning community events in the Ely area this summer. The Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership (OWLP) is offering grants of up to £2,000 to local organisations or individuals whose project ideas have “clear public benefits and support the OWLP objectives”. The OWLP is a local Heritage Lottery Fund led project which aims to connect local people and communities with the landscape, heritage and wildlife in the region surrounding the Ouse Washes. The OWLP encourages exciting community projects that help people look after, learn about and celebrate the Ouse Washes landscape and these can be…

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Rapid progress being made on £4.8m Felixstowe seafront gardens restoration

Good progress is being made on the restoration of Felixstowe’s nationally-important seafront gardens – with the new contractors working on all aspects of the project. Since J Breheny Contractors Ltd, took over the £4.8million project, visitors to the seafront have seen rapid changes across all the gardens between Bath Tap and Felixstowe Town Hall. It is hoped that most of the work will be complete by summer with the two gardens requiring the most work – the South Cliff Garden in Undercliff Road West and Ivy Terrace, in front of the Spa Pavilion – finished by early autumn. Annett Thompson,…

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Tewkesbury to represent the Central region in the UK finals of Britain in Bloom

TEWKESBURY has been chosen by the Royal Horticultural Society to represent the Central region in the UK finals of the Britain in Bloom national competition. Tewkesbury is just one of seven towns nationally selected from more than1,000 entrants to take part in the 2015 final. Finalists represent the very best of community gardening in the UK. As well as receiving a gold award in the 2014 regional Heart of England competition, volunteers from Tewkesbury in Bloom were also awarded first place in the town category. This is the first time in over twenty years of competing Tewkesbury has received a…

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Scientific garden to show at Malvern Spring Festival

Britain’s crop wild relatives will feature in the first scientific garden to show at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Malvern Spring Festival. The concept garden was dreamed up by Museum plant data specialist Caitlin McLaughlin and her sister Tessa. It will feature plants that are related to commercial crops but grow wild in Britain, such as wild carrot and hazel. These crop wild relatives can carry potentially useful genes that could be transferred to commercial crops. Features such as disease resistance or drought tolerance found in wild species could be invaluable in the face of changing climates and evolving pest populations….

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Charlesworth Design wins Best of Houzz 2015 Award

Over 25 million unique users cast their vote for top rated home building renovation and design professionals in the UK and around the world. Houzz is an online community for international designers to showcase and share their work with each other through a visual platform. Charlesworth Design the garden design practice established 16 years ago and based in Sale, was voted the ‘most popular’ in 2014. The process to enter the awards is simple, the requirements are to send over project images along with three quotes from recent clients. It is then left to the Houzz community to vote for…

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Conference will be a defining event for the invasive species industry

The Invasive Non Native Specialists Association (INNSA) Conference which is being held at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester on 24th March will be a defining event for the invasive species industry. The Conference will mark the launch of the INNSA Code of Practice which will set the industry standard for the remediation of Japanese Knotweed and other Non-Native species. The code will provide consumers and property professionals with peace of mind when dealing with Code subscribers. Kate Davies the Chairman of the Property Codes Compliance Board (PCCB) and Kate Faulkner from Designs on Property and a fellow…

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