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April 20, 2018

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BALI CEO supports Scottish Horticulture Action Plan -

Friday, April 20, 2018

Green-tech launches new spring catalogue -

Friday, April 20, 2018

The numbers behind an award-winning Chelsea Flower Show garden -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Is the gender pay gap an issue within landscaping? -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Outdoor Creations continues growth -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The chainsaw of the future -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

University College Dublin’s Future Campus International Design Competition shortlist announced -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Celebrate Life without Walls at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Great Escape industry exhibit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Gillespies to put ‘the Garden’ into Ebbsfleet Garden City -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

First look at Macmillan’s RHS Chatsworth Legacy Garden -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Capel Manor College scoops Best in Show at Ascot Spring Garden Show -

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tim O’Hare Associates completes Soil Resource Survey RHS Wisley -

Monday, April 16, 2018

BALI to launch Professional Designer Webinar Series -

Sunday, April 15, 2018

The “live outdoors” Partnership -

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Nurseries unveil new environmentally friendly bags at Hall Place Plant Fair -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Countrywide Grounds teams up with Perfectly Green -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Alan Titchmarsh to open exhibition to mark Humphry Repton bicentenary -

Friday, April 13, 2018

The Ascot Spring Garden Show makes its inaugural bloom -

Friday, April 13, 2018

RHS chooses leading design duo for RHS Bridgewater Kitchen Garden -

Thursday, April 12, 2018

OCTOBER 2013 ISSUE – PRO LANDSCAPER

October 2013 issue of Pro Landscaper magazine ■News Shed: A round-up of news from the industry ■News Extra: You gotta win-ter survive! A consolidation of information from The Landscape Hub’s Win-Ter Work Campaign ■BALI announces 2013 Award winners: see details of all the award winners here ■Association News: Updates from the SGD, BALI, and the APL ■Opinion: Phil Jones talks about training in the industry, Andrew Wilson explores the difference between planting and planting design, Anne Wareham asks ‘what is a meadow?’, and Angus Lindsay points out the signs that there’s something wrong and a machine needs maintenance ■Business Tips:…

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SEPTEMBER 2013 ISSUE – PRO LANDSCAPER

Pro Landscaper is celebrating its second anniversary this month, so September’s magazine is a bumper 100 page special including a SALTEX preview and more ■News Shed: A round-up of news from the industry ■Association News: Updates from the SGD, BALI, and the APL ■FutureScape: Updated seminar programme announced with full details of speakers and topics ■Opinion: Phil Jones discusses the effects of ever decreasing council budgets, Andrew Wilson investigated the BREEAM approved planting list, Anne Wareham challenges common misconceptions about beauty, and Angus Lindsay talks about avoiding costly insurance claims ■Business Tips: Sam Hassall begins a new series of costing…

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AUGUST 2013 ISSUE – PRO LANDSCAPER

FutureScape special: Check out all the information on the speakers and seminar topics at this year’s FutureScape event. Don’t forget registration is NOW OPEN. Look at pages 14-15 for information on seminars and event. Register here. ■News Shed: A round-up of news from the industry ■News Extra: The newly opened Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and eFIG’s Office Plant of the Year ■Association News: Updates from the SGD, BALI, and the APL ■Out & About: Pro Landscaper was invited to the Coronation Festival at Buckingham Palace ■Opinion: Phil Jones looks at how important it is for staff and leaders to share…

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JULY 2013 ISSUE – PRO LANDSCAPER

Pro Landscaper Magazine July 2013 Issue ■News Shed: A round-up of news from the industry ■Association News: Updates from the SGD, BALI, and the APL ■Opinion: Phil Jones on what a good customer experience really means, Andrew Wilson on the RHS Chelsea judging process, and Angus Lindsay looks at how attitudes to LGVs are changing ■Business Tips: Wildflower seed vs turf – a long term cost comparison from James Hewetson-Brown, and the rules of good communication ■Technical: Making a lawn sustainable, fitting irrigation, and the timber options available to ensure your decking is high-end ■Let’s Hear it From: David Stevens,…

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JUNE 2013 ISSUE – PRO LANDSCAPER

Pro Landscaper Magazine June 2013 Issue ■News shed: A round-up of news from the industry ■Three Peaks Extreme Challenge: We look at the rigorous training programme the team are undertaking to prepare for the challenge, and what Perennial do to help horticulturalists in need ■View from the Top: Phil Jones from ISS discusses how the right culture which encourages staff members can be a catalyst for natural business growth ■ Out & About: Pictures of the award-winning gardens at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013 ■Association news: Updates from the SGD, BALI, and the APL including the SGD calling for…

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MAY 2013 ISSUE – Pro Landscaper

Pro Landscaper Magazine May 2013 Issue ■RHS Chelsea Flower Show special! ■News shed: A round-up of news from the industry ■Three Peaks Extreme Challenge: Taking a closer look at the members of the 2013 team taking part in the challenge ■View from the Top: Phil Jones from ISS looks at Health & Safety within the industry, and whether working together and sharing information could help improve it ■Association news: Updates from the SGD, BALI, and the APL including exciting information about BALI’s Chelsea stand, the Raymond Blanc National Heritage Garden Competition and the winning gardens in the ‘Low Cost, High…

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APRIL 2013 ISSUE

In the April issue of Pro Landscaper magazine: ■News shed: A round-up of news from the industry ■View from the Top: Phil Jones from ISS discusses our responsibility to inspire and train young people ■Association news: Updates from the SGD, BALI, and the APL including information and photographs from the APL Awards ■Business tips: Inventive design in the face of planning decisions, the costs of planting in beds, dealing with ‘spoilers’ in a team, the value of green landscaping in the urban environment, part two from Janine Pattison on sustainable landscaping, and more… ■Let’s Hear it From: Andy Corcoran, Managing…

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MARCH 2013 ISSUE

In the March issue of Pro Landscaper magazine: ■News shed: A round-up of news from the industry ■View from the Top: Phil Jones talks about awards, and how they should benefit the whole industry ■Association news: Updates from the trade associations ■Business tips: Sustainability in landscaping, the costs of laying turf, quality vs. price, Britain’s place in manufacturing industry, motivating your team, and more… ■Let’s Hear it From: John Wyer, Design and Marketing Director at Bowles & Wyer ■Portfolios: Three unique and very different projects ■Plantsman’s Plot: A round-up of trees and plants available in the country’s nurseries ■COMPETITION: Your…

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February 2013 Issue

In this issue: ■News shed: A round-up of news from the industry ■View from the Top: Phil Jones’ first in a series of articles – learning from and engaging with staff ■Association news: Updates from the trade associations, including the APL Awards 2013 shortlist ■Business tips: Waterwise on water use in landscaping, the new Vehicle Type Approval regulations, preparing for Britain in Bloom, SMART objectives and targets, and more ■Let’s Hear it From: Mike Cafferky, Operations Director at P Casey (Land Reclamation) Ltd ■Portfolios: Three stunning and inspirational gardens from start to finish, including a garden set in beautiful countryside,…

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January 2013 Issue

In this issue: ■News shed: A round-up of news from the industry ■FutureScape review: Pictures and feedback from November’s FutureScape event ■Association news: Updates from the trade associations, including a full review of the first SGD Awards – with pictures and a full list of winners ■Business tips: Preparing a perfect pitch, step-by-step instructions for filling out the LISS/CSCS application, part two of the costs of building wall, a Twitter masterclass, and more ■Let’s Hear it From: Richard Gardiner, Managing Director of landscape maintenance company Norris and Gardiner Ltd ■Portfolios: Three inspirational gardens ■Decking: The benefits of choosing composite over timber…

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