June 24, 2017

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‘Customers put price first’, according to new tradespeople study -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Well-known BBC gardener Bob Flowerdew to present talk on scented plants at Bishampton and District Gardening Club -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Action needed on consistently poor planting rates -

Friday, June 23, 2017

ITV’S ‘Love your Garden’ features Addagrip’s Addaset resin bound surfacing for war veterans garden in Plymouth -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Fullers Mill Garden awarded Visit England Quality Rose Marque -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Large or small, Victorian or traditional, Griffin Glasshouses has it all -

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Land Trust acquires new sites to protect and enhance valuable community green space across the UK -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Peak’s quirky cows hit the heights -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Public urged to nominate community groups for national awards -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries scoops six awards at HTA Show -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

New Scape paves the way with porcelain exterior tiling -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rolawn hit the mark at Gardeners’ World Live -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Show Garden success for St Albans based company at BBC Gardeners’ World Live -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rare hazel dormice reintroduced into a Warwickshire woodland -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Experience the mystery and romance of Galica’s ‘Pazo’ Gardens at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Landscape Watering Systems looks at how effective irrigation systems, technology and practice provide a major contribution to water conservation -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

GoLandscape’s ‘Watch this Space’ build begins at Hampton Court -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bradstone supports MS Society Garden at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2017 -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries launch 2018 promotional catalogue -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Bernard Tickner awarded MBE in Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Honours -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

TigerTurf unveils premier surface for top clubs and schools

Leading artificial grass manufacturer, TigerTurf UK, has unveiled a new top level product perfect for ambitious schools and clubs looking to invest in the highest quality 3G pitch. With specifiers and investors increasingly seeking third-party assurances of a pitch’s performance, TigerTurf’s Premier Pro has been specifically designed to comply with the very latest FIFA testing. The new surface conforms to the FIFA Quality Pro mark, demonstrating its durability, resistance, safety and performance. Developed by the manufacturer’s experienced R&D department following feedback from players, customers and contractors, the high strength surface is guaranteed to accommodate up to 38 hours’ playing time…

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Bristol named UK’s most environmentally friendly city

How Environmentally Friendly is Bristol? New Study Reveals All: – Bristol ranked the most eco-friendly city in the UK – Almost half (44%) of city’s household waste is recycled – Bristol have more Green Party seats than any other city Bristol has been named the UK’s most environmentally friendly city, according to research. With the General Election around the corner and all the major parties pushing forward their visions on a more environmentally friendly Britain, Bristol appears to be leaving much of Britain behind when it comes to being green. The study, undertaken by Good Move, has analysed carbon emissions,…

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National Trust announces Clandon Park International design competition shortlist and competition jury

Strong shortlist of six award-winning teams chosen to progress to the final stage of the competition Finalists include established and more emerging architects; both UK and international practices Full details of the jury, drawn from the worlds of heritage, architecture, the arts and the locality, are released The National Trust has announced the six multi-disciplinary teams shortlisted to restore and re-imagine Clandon Park, along with details of the competition jury. The charity aims to give Clandon, a Grade l listed, 18th-century Palladian house, near Guildford, a new life through new uses, and transform the visitor experience. The house, widely considered…

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Gardening Scotland ‘Gardener of the Year’ award crowns joint winners

The Inaugural Gardening Scotland ‘Gardener of the Year’ Award was announced over the weekend with the judges awarding joint winners in the hotly contested competition. Entries came from all over Scotland and from gardeners with wide ranging levels of experience. The judging team, made up of Gardening Scotland Board Members, were impressed by not only the skill of some of the entrants but by the levels of passion and selflessness displayed by some nominees. After a difficult judging session, the judges selected joint winners, being unable to separate two of the most impressive finalists. The winners are: Catriona (Kit) Ferris,…

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Cotswold dry stone walling

Cotswold Stone is and has been, one of the most popular products for wall building across the ages. Its natural colour with its subtle traditional honey characteristics has a charm and beauty that other stones find hard to equal. Smiths’ Cotswold dry walling stone, quarried in the northwest corner of the Oxfordshire Cotswold, is the genuine article and has all the warmth and subtly you would expect from the stone from this part of the country. Its popularity has spread far and wide. Increasingly it is being used for a variety of modern construction work, for example: building of new…

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Arney Fender Katsalidis secures planning for £130m mixed-use development in Bermondsey

London Borough of Southwark approves plans for the 185,000 sq ft residential-led mixed-use refurbishment and new build at Tower Bridge Road, SE1, for First Base and Starwood Capital. The London Borough of Southwark has unanimously granted planning consent for a £130m residential-led mixed-use redevelopment in the heart of Bermondsey, designed by architecture and interiors studio Arney Fender Katsalidis. The development will introduce a curvilinear building form to unify three existing buildings on the site, bring cohesiveness to the scheme and create a new public realm linking Bermondsey to the river. The scheme, a joint venture between First Base and global…

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Waterloo’s Build Studios installs green wall to create ‘eco-sanctuary’ at work

Workers at Build Studios are promised reduced stress levels, improved mental fatigue and better air quality as their office now contains a living, green wall. Over 200 plants have been installed in the Botanic ART wall at the co-working space in Waterloo. Helen Santer, director at Build Studios, a co-working space for built environment professionals, said: “We are very excited to be trialling the impact plants can have on office well-being and air purification. We know plants reduce stress levels and absenteeism, and that certain plants can improve air quality. So far, everyone at Build Studios has reacted favourably to…

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The RHS Campaign for School Gardening wins top marketing award

On Tuesday 30 May, the RHS Campaign for School Gardening was awarded Cause Related Marketing Strategy of the Year for its Rocket Science project at The Drum Marketing Awards 2017. Cause Related Marketing Strategy of the Year, a category that celebrates the most creative and engaging partnerships between charities and businesses, was one of the busiest in this year’s awards with 12 finalists up for the title. The RHS Campaign for School Gardening which partnered with the UK Space Agency to deliver its Rocket Science project, fought off competition from big names including Macmillan, Vision Express and Johnnie Walker to…

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INTURF appoint new operations director

INTURF has appointed Guy Barrett as operations director as part of a strategy to dramatically increase turf production to meet sustained increased demand. He brings with him nearly 40 years of turf production experience in every part of the UK, latterly at board level. “Sales have been increasing exponentially for some time now,” said Alex Edwards, joint managing director of INTURF. “The fact is that, with increased production, we could sell even more so we’re excited by the contribution that Guy can make.” Guy Barrett was born not far from Pocklington and attended school there, starting turf production ‘on the…

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Staff to host talk and run charity plant stall at festival

Staff at one of the UK’s leading nurseries in Herefordshire will this month (June, 2017) be at Hellens Garden Festival in the county to host a talk and run a plant stall in aid of charity. Members of the team at Wyevale Nurseries have organised the plant stall at Hellens Manor in Much Marcle on June 10 and 11 with the proceeds being donated to St Michael’s Hospice and Eastnor Primary School. Adrian Hoare, Garden Design & Domestic Landscape sales manager at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, said: “We’re delighted to announce that we are sponsoring the Hellens Garden Festival. As…

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