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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

Genesis Landscapes collects Marshalls’ ‘Contractor of the Year’ award

  Marshalls has again celebrated the quality and workmanship of its accredited landscape contractors at its prestigious annual award ceremony. The Marshalls Register Awards held at Rookery Hall, Cheshire on Monday 16th March, celebrated the very best garden and driveway projects designed and installed in 2014 by members of Marshalls’ national accredited Register scheme. Mike Long of Genesis Landscapes, based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk was crowned ‘Marshalls Contractor of the Year’ after scooping the category top prize for ‘Best Engineering Achievement’ and was presented with a brand new Toyota Hilux pickup truck and a stone trophy. Genesis Landscapes also…

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A plant on your desk keeps the doctor away

Health benefits of a ‘green friend’ on your desk Workers who have a plant on their desk or near to their workstation take fewer sick days and tend to be happier and more productive. This follows studies that show that workers feel more engaged with their work, and truly believe in positive enhancements to their work surrounds if they have a “green friend” with them, a UK-based workplace health and safety law consultancy says. On the other hand, workers know when they’re being cheated, and there’s no noticeable benefit if their workplace is filled with fake plastic plants, the Protecting.co.uk…

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John Deere presents latest line of graduate service technician apprentices

  A total of 28 young service technicians have graduated from the latest John Deere Ag Tech, Parts Tech and Turf Tech advanced apprenticeship programmes, run by national training provider Babcock. Alistair Baillie from dealer Thomas Sherriff & Co Ltd in Alnwick, Northumberland was named ag & turf apprentice of the year for 2014, while parts apprentice of the year was Mike King of Ben Burgess Newmarket in Suffolk. The group of third year students received their certificates at the John Deere Forum visitor centre in Mannheim, Germany during a specially arranged visit to the company’s tractor and cab factories…

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Have a Hoppy Easter at the RHS Gardens

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has teamed up with Lindt to bring the Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt to RHS Gardens this Easter holidays from 28 March – 12 April. Throughout the Easter holidays free activities are available every day that will get the whole family out and about at the spectacular RHS Gardens in Devon, Essex, North Yorkshire and Surrey. Families can follow the clues around the gardens to find the Lindt Easter Bunny and pick up a chocolate prize. Children up for a challenge can also take part in the Lindt Golden Carrot Competition and guess where the special…

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SureSet to exhibit at the National Homebuilding & Renovating show in March

Celebrating their 18th Birthday, SureSet will be at the National Homebuilding & Renovating Show, NEC Birmingham March 26 – 29. More than 500 exhibitors, seminars and master classes will be providing all the expert advice needed to create a dream home. Specialising exclusively in permeable resin bound paving, SureSet will be sharing Stand F109 with their local Approved Installer GLW Landscapes and aggregate supplier Long Rake Spar. SureSet will be offering advice and information about their environmentally friendly alternative to traditional paving; introducing the new pastel shades of Blueberry, Candyfloss, Lavender, Peach, Sherbert and Spearmint to their recycled glass range Spectrum®,…

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WDE Reveal New PPE Products

Williamson Dickies Europe is proud to present their latest PPE available from the 2015 catalogue. With developments in design and fabric, the 2015 range combines Teflon, Armortex, DuPont™, Kevlar® and Cordura to provide the most comfortable and durable protection clothing for work or outdoor living.   1.     Eisenhower Premium Trousers The Eisenhower Premium Trousers are the first Dickies trousers to offer ripstop material making them resistant to tearing. The inserted knee pads and repositioned zip-off pockets allow for easier kneeling and crouching while on the job. The two Cordura ® reinforced back pockets, hammer loop and rule pocket provide easy…

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Falmouth flower show signals that spring is here

Cornwall’s newest daffodil Gylly Glow makes its debut at this weekend’s Falmouth Spring Flower Show at the Princess Pavilion. Named by Alfie Eustace, age eight, local primary school children have grown the new daffodils which will be displayed on the garden’s bandstand. The gardens are freely accessible to anyone visiting as are the show’s trade stands with their plants, garden furniture, and tools from local nurseries including Tresillian, Treseders and Sandrasfield. Phoenix Cards and organic children’s clothing from Little Eco Parent have tempting Easter treats, while Cornwall Wildlife Trust, with their face painter, and the star residents from the Screech…

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How to create and plant a family garden

Creating a family-friendly garden is child’s play if you just give some thought to what everybody needsAdults will want somewhere to relax with a book or a drink, and somewhere to have alfresco family meals, while children need a play area of their own where they won’t be told to be careful of the flowers every time they move. And since it still is a garden, there should also be plenty of flowers – easy-care climbers and clumps of sturdy perennials rather than anything delicate. So the adult relaxing area is best either next to the house, with easy access…

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RHS garden product of the year competition contested at Chelsea 2015

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show (19 – 23 May), sponsored by M&G investments, returns this year with an array of products, available both at the show and online, to suit all gardening tastes and needs. RHS Chelsea Garden Product of the Year will showcase the best of these products, with 14 of the most innovative and enticing gardening products shortlisted for the 2015 competition. The winning product will be selected by a team of judges, including Dragons’ Den investor and successful entrepreneur Deborah Meaden, and will be awarded on Tuesday 19 May. Finalists this year include Garden…

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Chris Beardshaw champions Independent British Growers at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015

Plantsman and designer Chris Beardshaw has chosen to work with a selection of specialist independent British based nurseries to grow many of his star plants for The Morgan Stanley Healthy Cities Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015. Chris, who has won 9 RHS gold medals and The People’s Choice Award an unprecedented three times at Chelsea, is renowned for his verdant and original planting schemes.  Having begun his own career working in a small nursery, Chris is passionate about promoting the skills and expertise of some of the UK’s smaller, lesser known growers who he believes can often provide…

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