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

A.P. Broome Landscapes Ltd acquire contract to service National Grid’s Corporate Property Division

A.P. Broome Landscapes Ltd is excited to formally announce the acquisition of a new contract working in direct partnership with 14forty, a division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, to service National Grid’s Corporate Property division. Building upon over 40 years of successful allegiance with one of the UK’s energy giants, A.P. Broome Landscapes have now been selected as the primary grounds maintenance contractor on National Grid sites nationwide. This expansion sees our company move into previously unserviced areas including the South East, South West and South Wales, whilst retaining key areas nationally. This exciting new project comes as the…

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The Landscape Group wins soft landscaping contract In Shinfield

The Landscape Group (TLG) has been appointed by Hochtief UK Ltd to undertake the soft landscaping works at the newly constructed Shinfield Eastern Relief Road near Reading. The soft landscaping scheme will enhance the existing green areas and help improve bat, reptile and amphibian habitats. Following completion of the works TLG will undertake the maintenance for a period of 5 years to ensure successful establishment of the scheme. Works are due to start in February 2016.

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The Landscape Group recognised as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer

The Landscape Group has been recognised in the prestigious Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer list, sponsored by City & Guilds, which is compiled annually by the National Apprenticeship Service and recognises excellence in businesses that employ apprentices. The list was announced at the National Apprenticeship Awards, which took place on 26th January 2016 at the Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, London. After a tough selection process the most exceptional apprenticeship employers from all National Apprenticeship Awards employer categories went forward to feature in the list, which showcases the breadth of employers who now offer apprenticeships. Sue Husband, director of the…

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The Landscape Group wins soft landscaping contract with curo at Mulberry Park

The Landscape Group (TLG) has been awarded the soft landscaping works at Mulberry Park in Bath, where 1,300 high quality houses will be built. The site is being developed by Curo, a not-for-profit housing and support organisation. The first phase of the landscaping scheme comprises of native boundary planting including protective fencing and creating habitat areas on the edge of the proposed development. Following completion of the works TLG will undertake the maintenance for a period of 2 years to ensure successful establishment of the scheme. Works are due to commence mid-February 2016.land

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The Landscape Group wins soft landscaping and maintenance contract at Bournemouth University

The Landscape Group have been awarded the internal and external soft landscaping package for Bournemouth University’s new flagship academic building and focal point Fusion 1; this glass-fronted new centrepiece for the campus will house research and education facilities including seminar rooms and lecture theatres. It is being constructed around a central atrium to provide flexible seminar/lecture rooms that will be open to residents and local businesses. Following completion of the works The Landscape Group will undertake the maintenance for a period of 1 year to ensure successful establishment of the scheme. Works commenced January 2016.

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Quadron Services Staff qualify as Green Flag Judges

Thirteen staff from Quadron’s Southwark contract will support Keep Britain Tidy as judges in the 2016/17 Green Flag campaign. Southwark currently boasts 23 Green Flag accredited parks and green spaces, the second highest number held by any English local authority. Quadron Services has supported Southwark Council in increasing its number of Green Flag accredited parks and green spaces each year since 2004 when Quadron was awarded the Integrated Parks and Grounds Management contract. In January 2016, Quadron arranged for Green Flag learning and development manager, Michele Walde, to deliver the two-day Green Flag Judges Training Course to 13 of Quadron’s…

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The Landscape Group supports primary school’s gardening club

The Landscape Group (TLG) has been supporting a primary school with a ‘No Paper Day’ by providing gardening sessions and enough winter bedding and bulbs to plant a large trough for each year group. TLG were put in contact with Holy Spirit Primary School after a request was made to Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council to cut back the vegetation overgrowing from Bootle golf course on to the school property. It was also agreed that when TLG visited the site on Friday, 8 January 2016, it would support the school’s gardening club and eco council, which were both in their infancy….

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The Landscape Group wins two BALI awards

At the annual BALI awards ceremony held on Friday 4th December 2015, The Landscape Group (TLG) were delighted to receive two Principal Awards for its work.Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London was announced as the Principal Winner in the category Ground Maintenance – Free Public Access and Mandeville Place, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London was announced as the Principal Winner in the category Hard Landscaping Construction (non-domestic) under £300K. TLG also received another four awards. The prestigious awards held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London pays tribute to members who have demonstrated exceptionally high standards of professionalism and skill in…

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Ground Control supports Cumbrian flood victims

Flood victims in the Lake District have benefitted from an SOS clean-up operation undertaken by Ground Control. Project Manager Andrew Humpage helped out on the ground in Keswick, and much needed supplies including first aid kits, baby food and accessories, toiletries and towels were provided by Ground Control. Throughout the day, Andrew assisted residents and aid workers with everything from general clean-up activities to transportation and logistics to making sure people were safe and had the supplies they needed to carry on living. “It was heart-breaking seeing just how much devastation was caused not only to the houses and properties…

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Quadron claim BALI’s Employer of the Year Principal Award

  Green space management company, Quadron Services, has been recognised as the best business to work for in the horticultural industry with the award of the coveted British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) Employer of the Year Principal Award. Actor, comedian and writer, Miles Jupp, presented members of the Quadron Services team with the award at a glittering ceremony at the Grosvenor House hotel in London on Friday 4th  December. To receive a BALI Principal Award is one of the landscape industries’ highest accolades. To win the Principal Employer of the Year Award, Quadron Services was assessed on how the…

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