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June 25, 2018

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GreenBlue Urban to host ‘Contractors Day’ this July -

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Murray Landscapes scores at hub South West’s eighth building for growth awards -

Friday, June 22, 2018

Sean Butler answers Pro Landscaper reader’s burning questions -

Friday, June 22, 2018

Green-tech returns to exhibit at Rail Live -

Friday, June 22, 2018

Talasey Group announces managing director and CEO -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The Posh Shed Company to unveil new ranges at Hampton Court -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Soils & Trees Conference offers unprecedented opportunity -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2018 winners announced -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Timotay Landscapes return from BBC Gardeners’ World as winners -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Stihl expands Workwear range -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A designer’s guide to lighting outdoor social areas -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Give it some welly for Thrive this September -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Macmillan Southport Flower Show garden tells tale of life after cancer diagnosis -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Laburnum anagyroides Yellow Rocket takes best in show at New Plant Awards -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Perennial helps children of horticulturists with new Child Bursaries -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Gardens on APL Avenue at BBC Gardeners’ World Live showcase industry talent -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Rare Eden pollen sent off to Germany for breeding project -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Stark & Greensmith joins the RHS for new garden screen Parterre range -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018 winners announced -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

British bred and grown Veronica hoping for a win -

Friday, June 15, 2018

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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Ground Control scoops Principal award at BALI Awards

  Ground Control, the UK’s fastest growing independent external landscape solutions provider, has won the prestigious Principal Award in the Community and Schools Development category at the BALI National Landscape Awards 2015. Held on Friday 4th December at Grosvenor House in London’s Park Lane, the event also saw Ground Control pick up five other awards including Employer of the Year. With close to 1,000 BALI members in attendance, Ground Control won the Principal Award for its work at the St Giles Churchyard in London. Appointed by London Borough of Camden, the work on the historic site included new hard and…

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