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Glendale management team receives a big boost -

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Winner announced in the Welwyn Garden City Centenary Garden competition -

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Green-tech welcomes additional staff to meet increasing demand -

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Colourful clematis and chrysanthemum for 2018 -

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Landscape Institute announce new categories and application process -

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Etesia announce new special offers -

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Hortech champions the SCAG SWZ -

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Winners announced in Refugee Garden Competition -

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

BBC North West Tonight Garden promoting spirit and resilience of the North West -

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Grant Associates showcases 20 years of collaborative design with London exhibition -

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Gaze Burvill awarded Best Tradestand at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

High value trees in Hyde Park -

Monday, May 28, 2018

Hartley Botanic scoops 5-stars and Director General’s Tradestand accolade -

Monday, May 28, 2018

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

Success for Green-tech’s apprentices -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Glendale management team receives a big boost

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National green services supplier Glendale has boosted its management team with the appointment of Daniel Watson. In his new role of contract manager Daniel will be responsible for overseeing various contracts within the company’s portfolio in the north west, managing the day-to-day service operations and the supervision of staff. He will also be involved in exploring new opportunities to help Glendale achieve growth. Prior to joining Glendale, Daniel, from Bolton, was the business development manager at Nurture Landscapes, and also the director of his own landscaping business for four years. He has more than 24 years’ experience in the green…

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Winner announced in the Welwyn Garden City Centenary Garden competition

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The Welwyn Garden City Centenary Foundation (WGCCF) has chosen Heather Appleton of Appleton & Co Design as the winner in a competition to design a Centenary Garden which will have its debut at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 2020 and then return to the town for all to enjoy. Appleton & Co was chosen from a shortlist of four design teams selected from over 80 competition entries. The shortlisted design teams included Mazullo + Russell Landscape Design, Richard Riddell Garden & Landscape Design and Williams & Towner Studio. David Green, chair of the Judging Panel, commented: “All the entries in the final judging…

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Green-tech welcomes additional staff to meet increasing demand

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Green-tech has recently welcomed four additional recruits to join their sales and warehouse teams. Having experienced significant growth over the last 18 months, Green-tech’s headcount has now hit 85. The sales team is being supported by new starters James Webster, Gabriel Bradley, and Ben Simpson. The warehouse and production teams have undertaken a re-structure and sees long standing team member Sam Jackson being promoted to production manager. Cameron Fyfe and George Barton have recently joined the warehouse team and will be joined by another new starter in early June. The company currently has additional vacancies for an online sales administrator,…

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Colourful clematis and chrysanthemum for 2018

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From bold blooms the size of tea plates to delicate nodding bells adorning a garden arch, clematis are versatile and colourful climbers that no garden should be without. Whether left to clamber up a trellis panel to cover walls and fences or trained over a pergola, clematis are a wonderfully diverse family with varieties to choose for flowers in every season of the year. Large-flowered hybrids are some of the most impressive, coming into their own during the summer months, and these are joined by daintier flowering varieties of clematis viticella that continue blooming into autumn. Dozens of clematis varieties…

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Landscape Institute announce new categories and application process

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The #LIAwards2018 team has announced a number of exciting changes to this year’s Awards. This year, two new categories have been added. One is the first to be open to individuals and organisations globally. The other will showcase the industry’s most innovative and beautiful horticulture projects. In addition, the awards submissions process has been simplified. In line with LI‘s ‘digital first’ strategy, the process has been moved mostly online. This is believed to make entering the awards easier, particularly for smaller practices. The new awards website will go live on Monday 4 June. The registration and submissions windows will open…

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Etesia announce new special offers

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Etesia UK has announced huge savings on selected models in its Duocut range of green technology battery-powered pedestrian mowers with spring and summer offers. The revolution in battery powered equipment continues to sweep through the groundscare industry and it is easy to see why – no emissions, low noise, low vibration, easy operation, reduced risk of fuel spills and fires, and much, much lower maintenance requirements. Etesia UK was one of the first manufacturers to bring battery powered equipment to the marketplace, which enabled professional users to work for a full day on a single charge. As it stands, the…

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Hortech champions the SCAG SWZ

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The SWZ is the model name for the SCAG pedestrian mower supplied in the UK and parts of Europe by STM Co Ltd – and few people know these machines better than the grounds maintenance company Hortech Ltd. The company have been users of SCAGs for 25 years; these are machines that work hard for their living, and this has led Hortech to select SCAG as the machine of choice for their work. We spoke to their commercial director Duncan Jones, who has just taken delivery of four SCAG SWZs and he explained about several aspects of the range that…

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Winners announced in Refugee Garden Competition

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Running in parallel with the world famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show this week, the Lemon Tree Trust has announced winners of a garden competition run across five camps in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The Lemon Tree Trust supports gardening initiatives in refugee camps as a way to restore dignity, purpose, and cultural identity among refugees, and this year’s garden competition attracted close to 1,000 entries. Mirroring their garden competition in Iraq, the Lemon Tree Trust is exhibiting a show garden at the Chelsea Flower Show in order to showcase its work to a global audience. Since 2015 the Lemon Tree Trust has been working in Domiz camp in…

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BBC North West Tonight Garden promoting spirit and resilience of the North West

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The Royal Horticultural Society announces the ‘BBC North West Tonight Garden’ at this year’s RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, supported by Bruntwood. The garden is inspired by the poem ‘Up Here’ by Manchester based writer and performer Tony Walsh, championing the strength and resilience of the North West following the tragic Manchester Bombing on 22 May 2017. The garden has been designed by Cheshire based award winning designer Janine Crimmins, and will be relocated to a local community after the show as a symbol of the unity and support that the NW has become famous for. The community will be…

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Grant Associates showcases 20 years of collaborative design with London exhibition

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Grant Associates is to showcase 20 years of collaborative design work with an exhibition at architect Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios’ West London base, 4 to 29 June 2018. Collaborative by Nature will be open to the public and feature a selection of projects presented by Grant Associates in partnership with Fielden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBStudios) and communication design agency Thomas Matthews. The three design studios have collaborated on a range of projects inspired by nature, ecology and conservation ever since they worked together on The Earth Centre in Doncaster in 1997 – the year in which Andrew Grant founded Grant…

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