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May 27, 2018

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Success for Woodlodge at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Business rates success for growers -

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Covent Garden blooms for Chelsea Fringe -

Saturday, May 26, 2018

American Hardwood Export Council and Waugh Thistleton Architects collaborate with ARUP on landmark pavilion -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Summer celebration of art, creativity and imagination at Borde Hill Garden -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Special RHS Chelsea award winners revealed -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Stihl expands Viking range of petrol mowers -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Celebrating the benefits of plants with The Great Escape industry exhibit -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Plant of the Year and Product of the Year revealed at RHS Chelsea -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

HTA makes two big appointments -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Timotay Landscapes shortlisted for APL Avenue Show Garden competition -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Love Your Garden: NHS Special -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Alan Titchmarsh presents Griffin Glasshouses’ donation to the National Garden Scheme -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Capel Manor’s ’50 Shades of Gold’ garden wins Gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Bernhard’s Nurseries enjoy success at Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Countrywide Grounds landscapes new garden to provide respite for patients at Alderney Hospital -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Myeloma UK Garden by John Everiss wins Silver-Gilt at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Lemon Tree Trust Refugee Garden wins Silver-Gilt at Chelsea -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Hat trick of awards for Landform Consultants at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

10 design trends at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show from SGD members -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Exclusive launch event for one of Europe’s most prestigious plant nurseries, Architectural Plants, is huge success

Innovative grower and garden design specialists, Architectural Plants Ltd, now in their 25th anniversary year, hosted an exclusive launch event following relocation to their new, state of the art nursery in Pulborough, West Sussex, next to the Brinsbury Campus. Angus White, founder of Architectural Plants, explained how he had first conceived his dream for this 32 acre development back in 1995.  He was followed by celebrity speaker and modern day plant hunter, Tom Hart Dyke. The famous adventurer related his early fascination for exotic plants and for what Angus had created back in 1990, as well as his enthralling experiences…

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The People’s pick of the gardens

Writtle College has been awarded the People’s Choice Award at the Young Gardeners of the Year Competition, chosen by visitors at this year’s Ideal Home Show sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements Writtle College has been awarded the People’s Choice Award at this year’s Young Gardeners of the Year awards. Over 11,500 visitors at the Ideal Home Show sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements voted Writtle College’s garden to be their favourite out of the six participating colleges. The People’s Choice Award marks a second win for Writtle College, after being awarded Gold and Best in Show by David Domoney and Alan…

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Green-tech leads the fight against tree disease with Carbon Gold’s enriched biochar

Award winning landscaping supplier Green-tech today announces a product partnership with world leading biochar company Carbon Gold, resulting in the launch of three new products for the landscaping industry. Green-tree Topsoil, Green-tree Amenity Tree Soil and Green-tree Roof Garden Substrates will now be available to the industry pre-blended with Carbon Gold’s Tree Growth Enhancer to significantly increase survival rates of trees and plants. Trialled at Bartlett Tree Research Laboratories at the University of Reading, Carbon Gold’s enriched biochar Tree Growth Enhancer reduces losses and improves the health of trees.  Proven to increase vitality and growth, and minimise drought stress, Carbon…

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RHS Malvern Spring Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary

The RHS Malvern Spring Festival is celebrating its 30th anniversary at the Three Counties Showground in Worcestershire this May. As well as a selection of show gardens and a glorious Floral Marquee with more than 80 nurseries exhibiting from all over the UK, there will be gardening demonstrations from Carol Klein and Joe Swift as well as cooking from renowned chef Raymond Blanc. Blue Peter Gardener Chris Collins will demonstrate how to sow, grow and harvest flowers, fruit and vegetables, and there will be more workshops from James Alexander-Sinclair, Mark Diacono and The Cotswold Chef Rob Rees. Framed by the…

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Industry experts take the Stage at the BBC Gardeners World Live Show 2015

At this years BBC Gardeners World Live Show, visitors can expect a jam-packed schedule, with various exciting events and activities taking place throughout the venue. The Dirt on What to Expect Celebrity guests and experts. The BBC Gardeners World Theatre will play host to some of the industry’s biggest names in gardening. Acclaimed gardening experts and popular TV personalities including Monty Don, Carol Klein, Jim Buttress, Thane Prince, Matt Briggs and Joe Swift will take to the stage to share their top tips. Sensational shopping opportunities. For those with the itch to purchase something particular, the RHS Floral Marquee will have an exquisite…

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AIPH appoints new Vice President and Marketing Committee Chair

The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has appointed a new Vice President as well as a Chair of the AIPH Marketing Committee. Prof. Zhang Qixiang was nominated by the China Flower Association and elected as Vice President of AIPH at the AIPH Spring Meeting held on 18th March 2015 in Paris, France. In this role he joins the AIPH Executive Committee and will work closely with the President, Mr. Vic Krahn, second Vice President, Mr. Bernard Oosterom and Secretary General, Mr. Tim Briercliffe, as they lead the association together. Mr. Kevin Chung was elected as Chair of the Marketing…

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Birds, bees and book Signings at Harlow Carr

Head to the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden Harlow Carr in Harrogate on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 April 2015 for a weekend of expert gardening advice and an action-packed programme of family events. The garden’s Spring Gardening & Wildlife Weekend will round off National Gardening Week, the UK’s biggest celebration of gardening. Visitors can discover the joy of growing plants to encourage and support wildlife in their gardens at home. It doesn’t matter how much space you have or your level of experience, there will be something to interest everyone. Garden expert Martin Fish will be on hand to…

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Final planting stage for the UK’s first Public Natural Swimming Pond at King’s Cross

Hundreds of marginal and aquatic plants are being delivered to the site of the UK’s first public natural swimming pond at Kings Cross, where they will be planted by expert pool constructors Kingcombe Aquacare Ltd ahead of its planned opening to the public later this spring. Kingcombe is a UK partner of BIOTOP, Europe’s leading constructor of natural swimming pools and ponds.  The Kingcombe team has been working on the construction of the 411 m2 swimming pond in conjunction with the King’s Cross Development Partnership, and contractors Carillion since November 2014. The natural bathing pond has been designed as an…

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SLANT open International Landscape Design Competition 2015 ‘ Testing the Water’

SLANT’s  International Landscape Design Competition is now open for entries. This is SLANT’s sixth competition and they have given it the theme/title….’ Testing the Water’. With this competition,’ Testing the Water ‘, contestants are being invited to design a ‘ virtual space ‘ which will have water as its central theme. As is usual with a SLANT competition, the theme will be open to their interpretation, so how they choose to design with water, and how much or how little water they chose to include is entirely up to them. The central feature of all SLANT competitions is that you…

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Makita expands twin 18V machines for grounds care opertaors

Makita’s twin-battery power system, that utilises two 18v Lithium-Ion batteries in combination to deliver 36v power, is being increasingly used in the expanding range of Makita grounds maintenance, landscaping and gardening tools for professional grounds care operators. Two 18v batteries are directly installed on the machines to supply energy to the powerful 36v DC motor. Two new machines now join the range: a twin 18v line trimmer and a lightweight but powerful twin 18v brushless LXT blower. The new Makita DUR364LZ line trimmer uses the brushless motor for increased power and longer run time. This line trimmer will run up…

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