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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

RHS begins search for the Nations most passionate school gardeners

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Campaign for School Gardening has launched its annual search for the most talented and inspiring school gardeners in the fourth RHS School Gardeners of the Year competition. Schools across the UK are invited to nominate their gardening stars for three coveted awards – RHS Young School Gardener of the Year, RHS School Gardening Champion of the Year and RHS School Gardening Team of the Year. Shortlisted nominees will then be required to make a short video demonstrating their love of gardening which will be watched by an experienced judging panel headed up by ITV’s Love…

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Avant sells maiden 760i compact loader to Somerset builder

The very first Avant 760i compact tool carrier to be sold in the UK has recently been delivered to Somerset builder Mike Durston. Durston Construction of Shepton Mallet is a small, family-run business and for some 25 years has been building individual houses as well undertaking restoration projects and extensions. According to Mr. Durston the most common problem he encounters on sites is limited access and so he had been looking for a machine capable of tackling a wide variety of tasks where space is at a premium. “I first spotted an Avant at the Bath & West Show on…

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BALI Landscape House hosts British Sugar TOPSOIL sales training workshop

British Sugar TOPSOIL held a sales training workshop for its sales team in BALI’s meeting and training facility at the new Landscape House, Stoneleigh Park recently, taking advantage of the special room hire rates available to BALI member companies. Covering the personal selling process, making the most of exhibitions, and the contractor’s perspective of soil management, the workshop was the idea of TOPSOIL Manager Andy Spetch. “Our small but perfectly formed sales team already manages to sell more quality topsoil than any other supplier in the country – 240,000 tonnes in 2014” explained Andy, “but they are keen to develop…

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Aralia – Finalist in SGD Awards 2014 with Regents Park Terrace

Landscape designers, Aralia, based in Hertfordshire were delighted to have been recognised as a finalist for the ‘Best Residential Small Garden’ award by the Society of Garden Designers. The awards ceremony was held on Friday the 30th January 2015 at London’s Millennium Gloucester Hotel. Hailed as the garden design event of the year, guest’s encompassed some of the best and brightest talent in the industry. The shortlisted London garden design, Regents Park House, was created for a Grade II listed five-storey property in London. The clients desired a tranquil, ‘country’ style garden retreat from their urban surroundings; envisaged to be…

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A busy 2015 ahead for Complete Weed Control

The dust has barely settled after a busy BTME and it’s time for the Six Nations once again. All eyes will be on the magnificent Millennium Stadium and the new Desso pitch which will be under the spotlight. Following a recent visit by Complete Weed Control, the playing surface is in sparkling condition and ready for action. The rugby year culminates in the World Cup and it promises to be a fantastic spectacle spread all over the country utilising many different stadia. With all winter sports‎ getting to the ‘sharp end’ of the season, everyone expects the playing surfaces to…

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Get your lawn HDTV ready with UK’s first premium grass

As grass seeds go – the new Green Velvet Lawn Seed range is in the premier league. Pummeled by Manchester United’s footie stars and pounded by the hooves of Aintree’s finest: it’s a lawn unto itself. And it’s now available to the domestic gardener for the first time. Going where other grasses won’t grow and used by professional groundskeepers on World Cup pitches and stadiums across the world, the six-strong range of world-class lawn seed will now give that TV-ready, professional look at home. Made by the experts in extreme grass, Barenbrug UK, which has more than 100 years’ expertise…

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Introducing Terrabase Rustic from Addagrip Terraco Ltd

Addagrip, the leading resin surfacing specialists, are delighted to announce their latest development, an innovative, patented paving system providing a decorative and natural-looking rustic surface. Terrabase Rustic is a permeable, resin bound surface that is ideal for pedestrian footpaths and can be installed with minimum disruption. Terrabase Rustic is unique in that it can be applied directly on to most surfaces and gradients, resulting in a faster and more cost efficient installation. In some cases it can even be installed directly on to the ground, with minimum digging or edging required. Terrabase Rustic’s structured build-up ensures a SuDs compliant surface…

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British Flowers Week 2015 dates announced

New Covent Garden Flower Market, the team behind the ground-breaking annual campaign to promote British flowers and foliage, have announced that British Flowers Week 2015 will run from Monday 15 June to Friday 19 June 2015. Now in its third year, British Flowers Week is the national celebration of seasonal, locally-grown flowers and foliage that is uniting the UK cut flower industry and sparking  public and media interest in where their flowers come from. Last year, the hashtag #BritishFlowersWeek achieved a staggering Twitter reach of 1.4 million with florists, growers and the media posting British flowers content online, on social media, in…

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TigerTurf provides full sized football pitch for Ordsall Park

Leading synthetic turf manufacturer, TigerTurf UK, has manufactured and supplied a 99.4m x 62.5m football surface for popular community space Ordsall Leisure Centre, on Ordsall Park in Salford. Salford City council and Salford Community Leisure, who run the facility, sought to upgrade an existing synthetic pitch at the Leisure Centre which had reached the end of its operational life. The project went under a competitive tender process under the FA/RFU/FF framework, and TigerTurf’s Soccer Real 60XQ was chosen due to its hard wearing properties and high performance components. Boasting FIFA 1 and 2 star accreditation; TigerTurf’s Soccer Real 60XQ is…

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Kioti launch new compact tractor range via UK importer

This new series is the latest range of compact tractors from the Korean manufacturer and is being introduced as a replacement to the previous popular DS economy and LX narrow width models that were available through Reco. Reco Area Sales Manager Steven Haynes explained, “Kioti have listened to extensive customer feedback during the early stages of its development and have produced an all new tractor which we believe meets the customers demand for a mid-series tractor with big capacity performance.” The all new design DK with upgraded performance includes models with 45, 50 and 55 hp engines that meet current…

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