August 19, 2017

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How to effectively treat leatherjackets -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Relax in style this summer with iVY and iRIS -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Permeable pathway for Bermondsey roof garden -

Friday, August 18, 2017

House of Fraser’s new department at Rushden Lakes features 48m2 Fytotextile living wall -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Ventrac dealer network grows apace across the UK -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Highlands business sows seeds for growth with UK-wide franchise -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Green-tech out in force to attend a record number of industry events -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Meeting increased demand in tree protection -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

RHS Master of Horticulture award goes global this autumn -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Call for local groups to join new Epping Forest Consultative Committee -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Lucy Edge of Avanti Communications joins Eden Project board -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Mitie’s Tim Howell discusses how technological advances benefit the industry -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Griffin Glasshouses complete one of their largest and most challenging domestic structures in 50-year history -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Gristwood and Toms Lands Acquisition of Foremost Treesurgeons, bolstering turnover by £3M -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

UK artists and practitioners invited to breathe new life into Waltham Forest’s unloved spaces -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched to help popular UK garden residents -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Simon Fraser appointed to HTA Board -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

10 days left for communities to nominate their local heroes -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Choosing the best lopper for the job -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Rolawn hit 160 million -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

ISS AND ARUN DISTRICT COUNCIL EXTEND PARTNERSHIP TO 23 YEARS

Arun District Council has extended its Greenspace Management Contract with ISS Facility Services Landscaping for a further five years. This exciting confirmation means that ISS will have been working in partnership with the Council for a very impressive 23 years, including the new term. The contract covers some 500 areas of parks and open spaces, ranging from small pockets of grass to large formal parks, cemeteries, play areas, Arun’s Council Housing land and countryside sites. Maintenance tasks include grass cutting, litter collection, shrub pruning, hedge cutting, various sports pitch maintenance, bedding display planting and maintenance, and grave digging. At the…

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Tender: UK-Solihull: horticultural services

Short description of the contract This work covers the following: Cutting and clearance of in-channel weed and vegetation that is likely to impede flows. Specifically; Tree services/bushing, chemical, manual, and mechanical weed management, chemical, manual, and mechanical grass management, debris clearance of trash screens and weirs clearance, pest and vermin control. The services will be performed along locations such as water courses, reservoirs, river defences, bank crests, raised embankments, sea defences and side slopes. Out of hours and emergency response will occasionally be required. The services will require machinery such as: Agricultural tractors with flail mowers, bank mowers and strimmers in…

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Charity Warning on “PAYDAY” Loans

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As a survey published by a group of insolvency experts highlights the possibility of millions of Britons taking out high interest ‘payday’ loans over the coming months, Perennial – the landscape industry’s trade charity – is keen to remind the everyone of the help and advice it can provide on debt and money management. Richard Capewell, the charity’s Chief Executive said: “At this time of year many people in horticulture find themselves on shorter hours and with the added pressures of Christmas expenditure, the temptation to turn to online and doorstep lenders is all too great. Over recent months our…

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