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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

Tender: UK-Houghton Regis: grounds maintenance services

Short description of the contract or purchase: Provision of grounds maintenance services to portfolio of social rented properties located in Hertfordshire, and Bedfordshire. Technical capacity Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Demonstrate capacity to incorporate the contract into existing workload. Demonstrate previous experience of delivering services to social landlords.

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Tree Water Maizer

A must-have product for tree planting. Saving water and supporting a green revolution. Maximise on what nature provides to save on irrigation. New Green solution to save water and improve growing young trees and plants launched by Best4garden. Tree water Maizer, makes a lot more than just saving water. Provide extra water for your plants by using dew, condensation and rain water in a more efficient way. Use of dew:  Dew collects and is channeled to the plant’s root system: an extra 5-20% of water, which may be essential in dry periods. Better use of rain water: Rain water is…

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Healthy parks – happy hearts

This year’s national Love Parks Week will take place from Saturday 21st July to Sunday 29th July, the week leading up to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Love Parks Week has always aimed to raise awareness of the importance of parks and green spaces, showcasing the benefits they bring and highlighting the need for continual investment and engagement.  This year Love Parks Week will be focusing on access for all to healthy green spaces. The campaign will be highlighting what a healthy (quality) green space looks like and will begin to assess the nation’s parks by encouraging people to…

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All-New PSD website

PSD has been working very hard over the winter months to launch their new website re-designed from the ground-up to provide better information regarding the many features and benefits of the AS Motor, Rotair, Köppl, Michaelis, Heftee and Cramer brands. The website is in an ‘easy to use’ format that allows access to straightforward detailed product information enabling ‘solutions’ to be found for some of your worst problems. CLICK HERE TO VIEW SITE

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WorldSkills UK – The Skills Show announced by John Hayes MP

The skills minister announced a UK successor to the WorldSkills London 2011 competition at the House of Commons last night. The new annual showcase, named ‘WorldSkills UK – The Skills Show’, will be held at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham from November 15-17, 2012. John Hayes MP, speaking at the Parliamentary Reception for National Apprenticeship Week, said: “It will showcase all that is best in our world and by that, I mean the world of skills here in the UK.” The National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) say they hope to host all of the existing national competitions at the…

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New technology is focus of APL spring networking event

The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) is inviting landscapers to an interactive seminar and networking event at Classiflora, Essex on the evening of Thursday 08 March 2012. Focusing on new technologies in the landscaping sector, the event will provide members with an excellent opportunity to get together to listen, compare and share ideas and experiences. There will be presentations on resin bound surfacing from Ronacrete, outdoor wireless lighting control from Light Symphony and water jet cutting from Marshalls. Attendees will get a balanced view as they will hear not only from the supplier but also from a landscaper who has…

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Tracmaster Launches New CAMON Log Splitting Range

Garden machinery specialist Tracmaster has launched a new range of CAMON log splitters to complement its landscape and groundcare machinery range. The new product line includes the SP4E 4 Ton Log Splitter, a compact but powerful log splitter which can reduce logs into manageable sizes and create kindling. The simple to operate SP4E is highly manoeuvrable and requires a minimum of maintenance and upkeep. For domestic and semi-professional operators who want to split large quantities of logs with the minimum of fuss, Tracmaster has introduced the SP7E, which combines a powerful 7 tonne force with a compact and manoeuvrable size…

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ROYAL LYTHAM & ST ANNES SELECT ROLAWN MINSTER PRO TURF

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golfourse have recently used over 3,500 sq.m of Minster Pro turf as part of their course preparations for the 2012 Open Championship. Head greenkeeper Paul Smith said “As part of our preparations for the 2012 Open Championship, we have made a number of improvements, including returfing part of the short course fairways and practice ground with Minster Pro, the existing turf being used for revetting a number of the 206 bunkers which pepper the course and greens.’ he said. ‘The past couple of years have been difficult with extremes of temperature which made it difficult…

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Wavegarden site ‘would benefit from some landscaping’

A MAJORITY of the proposed site for world’s first surfing lake is mostly “rye grass desert” and would only benefit from landscaping, a leading horticulturalist has said. Sue Minter, president of the Institute of Horticulture, has joined the team behind the proposed £5 million Wavegarden UK development on the Portway near Sea Mills. And she has questioned claims by campaign group Friends of Avon Gorge that development of the 13-acre former Bristol and West sports ground would threaten important wildlife habitats. The site would also house changing rooms, treatment rooms, a cafe, adventure trail, hire facility and sensory garden. If…

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Record year for Polaris

Polaris Industries Inc. has reported a record fourth quarter and a record net income year of $227.6 million in 2011. All product lines from the Minneapolis based company experienced increased sales and market share for the full year. International sales increased 43% in the fourth quarter and 39% for the full year despite a volatile European economic environment. Fourth quarter 2011 earnings per diluted share increased 15% to a record $0.90 with sales increasing 26% from the same period in 2010, to a record $782.0 million. Sales for the full year in 2011 totalled a record $2,656.9 million, an increase…

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