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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

Applications open: Pro Landscaper: small project BIG IMPACT Awards

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Tired of not being recognised? Feel your smaller projects go unnoticed? We want to celebrate every project that makes this industry great – no matter the size! Pro Landscaper is thrilled to be introducing the small project BIG IMPACT Awards, held at the renowned FutureScape event in November. The awards accredit small projects that are integral to the UK landscaping sector’s reputation. The ‘Big Impact’ of each project will be appraised by leading professionals within the garden design and build sectors, judging each project for its quality in construction and design. We want companies that create exceptional, small landscaping projects…

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A blooming success: The Ascot Spring Garden Show

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The inaugural Ascot Spring Garden Show, held 13 to 15 April 2018, has been widely welcomed by the horticultural industry, gardening media, exhibitors and the green fingered public as a blooming success. The six professional show gardens won wide acclaim from the gardening community, the leaders of regional garden centres and horticultural organisations including the Horticultural Exhibitors’ Association (HEA), the National Garden Scheme (NGS), Association of Professional Landscapers (APL), gardening charities Perennial and Greenfingers and The Crown Estate. Amongst the professional show gardens, Pip Probert of Outer Spaces won the ‘People’s Choice Award’ for her ‘Yardley Flower Garden’ designed for and sponsored…

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A ‘ridiculous’ campaign to fight skin cancer in gardening

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Celebrity gardeners are backing a national sun protection campaign, using humour to fight skin cancer – melanoma, with four of the biggest names in gardening agreeing to look ‘ridiculous’ to help punch the message home. David Domoney, Adam Frost, Mark Lane and David Stevens will appear in the Watch Your Back! campaign like you’ve never seen them before, to urge people to think twice about their sun protection habits. The campaign, devised by the Melanoma Fund will feature in over 220 garden centres from May, warning gardeners that ignoring sun protection is simply ‘ridiculous’, specifically  targeting men over 50 who…

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New charity glasshouse collection to be unveiled by Alan Titchmarsh

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Griffin Glasshouses has announced plans to launch two new glasshouse designs and gardening favourite Alan Titchmarsh will be officially unveiling them at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May. The new models are an expansion of the incredibly popular NGS range of glasshouses that Griffin launched six years ago to support the leading gardening charity which is the most significant charitable funder of nursing and caring charities in the country. The specialist glasshouse designer and manufacturer has supported the NGS since 2012 and the new Lavender and Tarragon are the latest additions to the exclusive range, which sees 5% of…

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Brexit and biosecurity

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The UK’s biosecurity threat There has been an increase in the rate at which harmful plant pests and diseases have become established in the UK. Diseases such as ash dieback and those caused by Phytophthora, and pests such as box tree moth and horse chestnut leaf miner are causing significant changes to our landscape and horticultural practices. The risk of new plant pests and diseases being introduced is associated with the longterm trend of increasing volume and speed of movement of traded plants and other material, imported from an expanding variety of sources. UK imports of live plants, foliage, branches,…

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30 Under 30: The Next Generation 2018 opens for applications

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Join the exclusive club of award-winning individuals recognised for their contribution to the next generation of the landscaping sector. Applications are now open for 30 Under 30: The Next Generation 2018! This is your chance to nominate either yourself or a colleague to receive industry-wide recognition with the leading awards for young people in the sector. 30 Under 30: The Next Generation, presented at the renowned FutureScape event, is an incredible way to bolster a personal resume, network with industry professionals, and receive coverage within Pro Landscaper magazine. If you or your chosen colleague work in any capacity within the…

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Victorian inspired portable gardens for today’s generation rent

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At this year’s RHS Malvern Spring Festival (10-13 May) 2018, award winning Garden Designer Olivia Kirk will be exhibiting two bespoke, portable terrariums in her Show Garden, which are large enough to house a mini garden, illustrating how millennial, generation rent gardeners, can still engage with nature, even if they don’t have a garden. Olivia Kirk, is creating The Collectors Garden, her first Show Garden at RHS Malvern Spring Festival, which celebrates the redevelopment of The Royal Porcelain Works (RPW) in Worcester.  The innovative garden design provides an inspiring mix of history and modernity, by linking the Victorian heritage of the…

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Green-tech launches new website

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Green-tech has announced its new website, that has been in development for the last 10 months, has gone live. The website www.green-tech.co.uk brings together products from all of Green-tech’s brands into one central hub. The new-look website is great news for Green-tech’s visitors; it will provide them with an improved browsing and better buying experience.  The highly sophisticated back-end technology will analyse their movements and actions while on the site and personalise future visits for them. Other new features that visitors will enjoy include a powerful search system, product calculators for select products and a membership facility to enable customers…

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John Cullen lights up the LG Eco-City Garden at Chelsea Flower Show 2018

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John Cullen are excited to announce the continuation of their relationship with designer Hay-Joung Hwang lighting up the LG Eco-City garden at Chelsea Flower show this May. The lighting scheme, designed by creative director Sally Storey, brings together both inside and out picking out the key features though-out. Hay says: “We are delighted to once again be using John Cullen to light up the LG Eco-City Garden at Chelsea. Their combination of excellent colour rendition and versatile, low heat products add another dimension at night ensuring the garden looks magical at night as well as during the day.” The path…

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JPS Landscape Design announce new senior landscape designer

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In keeping with their ethos of developing home-grown talent, award-winning practice JPS Landscape Design announce the internal promotion of Chris Hull to senior landscape designer. Following graduation from Sparsholt College, Hampshire with a BSc (Hons) in Garden Design, Chris joined JPS in 2016. Having previously studied wildlife conservation, Chris has proven to be extremely passionate about the natural world, with a particular interest in how landscape positively effects human well-being. Following his promotion, Chris will now be responsible for the delivery of all studio projects and site works, and oversee the development of all the junior studio team members. Managing…

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