April 28, 2017

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London Stone represented at APL avenue -

Friday, April 28, 2017

Makita expands cordless grounds maintenance power tool range -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Keeping park aesthetics up despite funding being down is easy with Toro -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

LI announces priorities for new business year -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

RHS Chelsea garden to feature a Posh Shed -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Urban Marque reigns supreme with Roofing Superstore -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Indoor Garden Design scoops Judges’ Commendation for a third year in a row -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

LazyLawn is a breeze come rain or shine for Rainbow Tots -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

ECHO ASK-RW23D Scissor Head – a safer cut -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Meet this year’s final eight young horticulturist of the year competitors -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Exciting new community exhibition opens in Letchworth -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Husqvarna group celebrate landmark occasion for British robotic manufacturing -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

New managing director of Chris Blandford Associates -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

BALI comments on the forthcoming General Election -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Kubota to showcase its prestigious range of groundcare solutions at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Fern sales up 44% year on year at Wyevale Nurseries -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Resin bound Seagull Crest installed by Clearstone Paving -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

National Lottery support for historic castle and gardens -

Monday, April 24, 2017

Hundreds of playgrounds set to close -

Monday, April 24, 2017

EGO ramps up its petrol takeover with sponsorship of Britain’s best lawn 2017 -

Monday, April 24, 2017

Altrad Belle wins Buxton & Leek College first national apprenticeship award

Altrad Belle Group which is based in the heart of the Peak District, offers apprentices and a range of different experiences while studying either business admin or engineering. Altrad Belle supports students in every way possible, by giving students help towards building and achieving a good knowledgeable and successful career. The close network between the workplace and the students was recently noticed when Buxton and Leek College rewarded Altrad Belle with one of the first ‘Apprenticeship Employer Awards’ in March 2017. This award recognises companies that provide exemplary training. Andrew Clowes, who has been with Altrad Belle for the over…

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Call for entries to fifth LAE yearbook

Landscape professionals are invited to send submissions for Landscape Architecture Europe’s fifth triennial yearbook on European practice. As a foundation, LAE seeks to “enhance the dialogue in landscape architecture”, providing a “definitive critical review” of landscape architecture in Europe. Featuring in the LAE yearbook is a prestigious accolade, and in the current political climate, offers UK-based practices a valuable opportunity to promote their contribution to landscape on a European level. The fifth volume will focus in particular on playgrounds and creative spaces of any size. LAE seeks schemes “that are redefining the playground and the scope of the creative practice where society, politics, ecology…

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Erz celebrates 10th anniversary

Landscape Institute-award-winning Glasgow-based erz is celebrating 10 years in practice this spring, founded in 2007 by Rolf Roscher and Felicity Steers. To mark the occasion it has issued special edition packs of 10 postcards featuring some of its key projects. Among the illustrations are St Peter’s Seminary and Kilmahew woodlands in Cardross, and the David Livingstone Centre near Glasgow. Packs will be sent to colleagues and clients, or can be requested via erz’s website. Erz director Rolf Roscher said: “We are excited to start 2017 with a great team in the office and some of our most ambitious projects being realised on the…

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Sales and marketing teams enhanced at slope mower manufacturer Dvorak

To support a progressive and structured sales initiative in northern Europe and across the Americas, The Dvorak svahove sekacky Ltd., Czech manufacturers of the Spider range of remote controlled slope mowers, has added new members to its sales and marketing teams. Peter Driver has been appointed as public relations consultant and will be based in the UK, working closely with the international sales and marketing teams at the company’s modern head office and manufacturing premises in Pohled, Czech Republic. He will be responsible for raising the profile of the Spider brand across northern Europe and the Americas. He has been…

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Smiths – Oxford range of decorative shingle

Smiths talk us through its Oxford range of decorative shingle: Pick the right decorative shingle and it can brighten up any garden design! Giving that landscaped project the finishing touch. Smiths’ range of decorative shingle is one of quality and can proudly boast the supply of the genuine Cotswold stone shingle. With those lovely warm, honey and cream colours of the region, it is a classic shingle that is understated yet sits very well in most environments. A similar offering is our Oxford range of decorative shingle, a blend of a subtler neutral beiges and creams, which also typifies the Cotswold…

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Kawasaki Engines and Spider look back on 15 years of remote mowing

Today the option of remote controlled mowing for hard-to-reach or hazardous terrain is well established. Back at the start of the millennium this was certainly not the case. Professionals faced with steep inclines simply had to do their best with conventional technology, or at worst employ dangerous practices to ensure hillsides weren’t neglected. That all changed 15 years ago thanks to the vision of Lubomir Dvorak founder of DVORAK – svahove sekacky s.r.o., the Czech company who created Spider mowers. It was Lubomir’s invention of the first remote controlled mowers designed to cope with steep slopes and uneven terrain, that…

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BALI membership hits 900 at year end 2016/17

On the last day of the association’s financial year 2016/17 the team at Landscape House is celebrating welcoming BALI’s 900th member. This tops off an incredible, celebratory year, which included the 40th BALI National Landscape Awards – the largest ever, attended by 963 guests. On being told that his company had helped BALI reach such an important milestone in its 45 year history, Tom Seward, owner of Newbury-based TS Landscapes, said: “I am delighted to have been awarded BALI Registered status as this is something I have strived to achieve for a long time now, and to hear that TS…

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RHS Young Designer of the year on Hillier Chelsea team

Hillier will return to the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May 2017 on a mission to achieve its 72nd consecutive gold medal, furthering its title as Chelsea’s most successful exhibitor in the show’s history. To help achieve this, Hillier has called upon the services of the 2016 RHS Young Designer of the Year, Caitlin McLaughlin, who will be working alongside lead designer Sarah Eberle throughout the design detailing. Caitlin, 26, is an award-winning garden designer based in Northamptonshire. She has always had an interest in horticulture and garden design, which led her to a degree and Masters in conservation, and…

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Camden Borough Council award idverde with five-year grounds maintenance contract

Greenspace management company idverde is delighted to have been awarded the contract to supply grounds maintenance services to Camden Borough Council, following a competitive tendering process. The five-year contract will start on 1 April 2017 and will see idverde delivering grounds maintenance services to 76 parks and over 300 open spaces across Camden, including large historic parks, small neighbourhood spaces, sports facilities, and formal London Squares. There is an option to extend the contract by a further three years after the initial five-year term. Camden Council had a number of defined aims for delivery of the services, including the goal…

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Kubota RTV to appear in next Bond film

A Kubota RTV is set to make an appearance in the next James Bond film alongside the infamous Aston Martin, having impressed producers as the utility vehicle carried out ‘odd jobs’ to a standard only Q could wish for. The specially adapted ‘RTV 007’ will feature rocket-propelled grenades, missiles, ejector seats and a boost button launching the vehicle up to speeds that will leave you shaken, not stirred. The RTV has also been designed to work on water, turning the versatile vehicle into a ‘KuBOATa’, providing a fresh new mode of transport for Bond. You can get a glimpse of…

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