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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

Xylella 30 Day Action Plan

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Due to the threat of Xylella fastidiosa and the potential devastation it poses to the horticultural industry the HTA has created a 30-day action plan. Through initiatives such as education and sharing best practice, the HTA want to continue to increase awareness of Xylella and help reduce the threat of it being introduced into the United Kingdom. Over the next 30 days, the HTA is increasing its communications to both HTA members and non-members, producing Xylella Guidance Toolkits for business to educate themselves, their staff and consumers. These materials can then also be used to hold cluster meetings within their…

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Hayter and Toro offer incentive for National Gardening Week

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To celebrate National Gardening Week, global leader in turf care maintenance, Toro, and landscaping industry experts, Hayter, are offering a number of exclusive offers to budding gardeners throughout the country. National Gardening Week, launched by the Royal Horticultural Society, takes place 30 April – 6 May and encourages gardeners across the UK to share their love of gardening. Throughout the week, various events will be taking place to commemorate the occasion from workshops to grand garden tours. Christopher Cooper, product marketing manager at Hayter and Toro said: “Thousands of people across the country will express their passion for gardening during National Gardening…

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Viking Cruises introduce ‘Wellness Garden’ at RHS Chelsea

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Redefining wellness through its RHS Flower Show Gardens: Living well, eating well and connecting with nature Viking, the award-winning cruise line, will be unravelling the meaning of wellness by exploring its homeland – Scandinavia – through its RHS Flower Show gardens this summer – The Viking Cruises Wellness Garden at the 2018 Chelsea Flower Show (22 May – 26 May) and the Viking Cruises Nordic Lifestyle Garden at the 2018 RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (3 July – 8 July). Both explore the three dimensions of wellness; connecting with nature, living well and eating well, providing a window into the…

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Optigreen launch new RIBA approved Green Roof CPD

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Optigreen, the specialist green roof systems supplier, has launched a new RIBA approved CPD seminar, Green Roofs in Practice The seminar is designed to provide practical insight in to green and blue roof technology and covers important topics such as the environmental benefits of a green roof, specification considerations, how a green roof works and how to construct a build, as well understanding the different types of green roof solutions available, specialist green roofs, vegetation and planting methods, maintenance and aftercare. To request more information or to book a CPD at your premises free of charge, please contact info@optigreen.co.uk or…

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Handling design budgets with Catherine MacDonald

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Pro Landscaper speaks to Catherine MacDonald about handling budget expectations, and ask for Catherine’s top tips to reduce project costs without compromising a garden’s design “Due to my nature, I prefer to be completely honest with clients, telling them straight if their expectations are exceeding their budget – of course telling them in a diplomatic manner,” Catherine says. When asked about a standard client reaction to this reality check, she explains: “Sometimes this leads them to change their expectations and alter their design brief or it can lead to clients increasing their budget, to allow the garden to be completed…

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SureSet Approved Installer networking event 2018

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On 16 April, 2018 SureSet hosted their second Approved Installer networking event with the support from Long Rake Spar. This year the event was opened to all our Approved Installers who were invited to join SureSet for the day at the National Self Building and Renovating Centre (NSBRC) where SureSet have a permanent exhibition stand. Our Approved Installer Network are chosen for their passion for landscaping and understanding of how the SureSet product perfectly complements their other services, high standard of skill, and technical knowledge that is unrivalled within the sector. This helps us all to mutually benefit as a…

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The last 10 gardens to win ‘Best in Show’ at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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As the annual RHS Chelsea flower show approaches, and designers have their eyes firmly set on the top accolades available, Pro Landscaper takes a trip down memory lane to bring you the last 10 gardens to take home the big one – Best in Show.

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Children help promote flower festival

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Pupils from Giggleswick Primary School have been lending a hand to help local charity Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) to create a display at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show that aims to inspire and promote people of all ages to explore and enjoy the wildflowers and nature of the Yorkshire Dales. The design is inspired by the charity’s Flowers of the Dales Festival, which brings together more than 100 events each year across the Yorkshire Dales. Events are led by passionate experts and enthusiasts, and range from practical conservation and species identification days, to guided walks, informative talks and family-friendly…

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Gardens line-up announced for RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018

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Future Spaces, Show Gardens and Back to Back designs revealed for 20th anniversary Tatton Park Show Gardens to cope with climate change, promote better health and improve our overall living experience Bite-size Back to Backs offer take home inspiration for everyday green spaces 26 April, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) reveals its landscape of gardens at this year’s RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, supported by Bruntwood. From larger than life designs looking to the future of our planet, to escapism and take home inspiration, there will be gardens galore as the Show celebrates its 20th anniversary. Future Spaces Highlighting ways…

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Urban chic wins top show garden honours at Harrogate

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Top honours in the 2018 Harrogate Spring Flower Show Gardens has gone to Thirsk-based designers, Colour Your Garden. The Garden of Translucence won a Premier Gold Award and Best in Show with a contemporary design reminding visitors that urban architecture can still be light and translucent. The garden features a series of steel mesh columns, clipped cube and multi-stem evergreen planting, and is animated by bubbling water features. There were six Gold Awards, including Eden by Yorkshire Garden Designs, Garden of Life by St Michael’s Hospice, and All Characters Great and Small by Horticap. All three Designed to Last gardens,…

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