April 28, 2017

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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 prestigious Judge’s Commendation for a third year in a row, plus eight Gold Leaf Awards at eFig’s 13th Annual Awards -

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

Planning application for new Basingstoke garden town -

Monday, April 24, 2017

London Stone team up with Turf Group -

Monday, April 24, 2017

Heritage railway station choo-chooses LazyLawn

A leading artificial grass provider in Taunton has helped Watchet Railway Station get on the right tracks by laying turf for a tired looking bank. It was looking for a low maintenance way to help the overgrown bank at the station look fresh, neat and tidy all year round. LazyLawn Taunton installed 41 square metres of Lush to revitalise the area. Watchet Railway Station is on the West Somerset Railway, a heritage railway in Somerset, England. It is situated in the small harbour town of Watchet. Michelle Roper at LazyLawn Taunton said: “This was a great project to get on…

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Natural Paving’s go-to guide for natural stone paving

One of the UK’s leading independent natural stone supplier Natural Paving Products (UK) Ltd has created a highly detailed resource for merchants, specifiers, homeowners and installers wanting to know more about natural stone paving including technical information, laying guides, aftercare and more. The unique Understanding & Installing Natural Stone Paving guide is free to download from the Natural Paving Products’ website and is presented in an easy to understand format with helpful and inspirational imagery. For merchants the guide is the perfect sales support tool and can be used to help answer customers’ key questions. For specifiers, the booklet offers comprehensive guidance…

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Five promotions as green services firm grows in south west

National green services company Glendale has made five promotions to boost its senior management team, as it continues to expand its presence in the south west. Vicky Ebbrell, Laura Owens, Wayne Gostling, Zoe Shillabeer and Anthony Jones have all been promoted to contract management positions. In her new role, Vicky, who joined Glendale in 2007 as a sales administrator before building up a series of industry qualifications, will manage all landscaping projects delivered by the company across the south west. Elsewhere Anthony will oversee Glendale’s Wessex-based contract, including woodland management services, in his new role of woodland and countryside manager,…

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Hang your gardening memories in Chelsea history

Visitors at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show are invited to play their part in Chelsea history by leaving a lasting memory in the Hillier show garden. At the heart of one of the must-see exhibits will stand a unique tree, fluttering with something quite unusual. Hillier is opening part of its prestigious show garden to the public and is inviting show visitors to attach their favourite garden memory to its ‘Memory Tree’. Chris Francis, wholesale and retail director of Hillier, commented: “At Hillier, we have decades worth of great memories connected to Chelsea. The Memory Tree in our exhibit…

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‘A Homecoming Prayer’ secures gold and best in show at Harrogate Spring Flower Show 2017

The British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI)has confirmed that ‘A Homecoming Prayer’, the largest ever show garden at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show, which has been sponsored by BALI and its Registered members, has been awarded a Gold medal from a leading panel of expert judges. Adding to this achievement, the garden was also awarded the highest marks at this year’s event, taking home Best in Show. The Japanese-themed show garden was designed and built by Peter Cunliffe and his team from award-winning BALI Registered Contractor Northumbrian Landscaping on behalf of their client the 6 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps, who…

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450 trees a day planted in and around National Park

Across the region 82,000 trees were planted between October and March to create 21 new woodlands which will bring significant benefits for local wildlife, people, environment and landscape, thanks to a long running grant programme. The Dales Woodland Restoration Programme is delivered and funded by a partnership including Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT), Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) and the Forestry Commission. Together the partners aim to double broadleaf woodland cover in the Yorkshire Dales by 2020. Through this initiative great strides have been made in Bishopdale in recent years, thanks to the enthusiasm and commitment of one landowner,…

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Let Green-tech put a spring in your step

Green-tech has unveiled a bumper spring catalogue packed with essential products for spring maintenance projects. The new spring catalogue is full of landscape products for the maintenance season, including some of Green-tech’s latest hot products; their gt Green Screens – a green alternative to fencing, turf and edging, grass seed, ground protection, weed control, maintenance equipment, fertilisers and wildflower seed. This brochure includes all products from leading chemicals and fertiliser manufacturers as well as their popular own brands of John Chambers Wildflower Seed and gt Advance grass seed. This year the John Chambers wildflower seed and habitat section has been…

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Garden Bridge Trust responds to Hodge Report inaccuracies

Lord Mervyn Davies, chairman of the Garden Bridge Trust, has written to Dame Margaret Hodge MP to register concerns about her recent review of the Garden Bridge. Lord Davies commented: “It is a shame that Dame Margaret has shown disregard for the facts and been selective in her use of evidence to support her own opinions. The Trustees’ focus remains on the future of the bridge, and the great benefits it will bring to Londoners and visitors alike. That future is now in the hands of the Mayor. Our message to him is that this report, with its many errors…

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London Stone increases capacity at its bespoke stone centre

London Stone has announced that it has just completed the installation of two brand new Terzago 4 Axis CNC’s at its Berkshire bespoke stone centre. Production director of the London & Home Counties based supplier Gavin Walley said: “We’re under constant pressure from our customers to keep our lead times down, the addition of these machines will enable us to do that even at the busiest time of year. We’ve now got four CNCs in total meaning we can handle any job type on any machine allowing us to process large complex orders quickly and accurately. The landscaping industry is…

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Introducing landscapers to the circular economy and responsibly sourced horti-products

Pro-Grow horticultural range from Veolia is now available to the landscaping industry at discounted trade prices, which are available in 25kg and 600kg bags. The range includes Plant Feed, Lawn Feed, Bio-Cal, Zero PK, which are all UK manufactured to the highest quality granular formulation with added seaweed and trace elements. The Lawn Feed is an an organically sourced NPK 12-9-9 granular slow release fertiliser that offers a rich complete balance of major nutrients and trace elements that improve overall fertiliser efficiency. Bio-Cal rapidly increases soil pH by adding micro-ground calcium carbonate that quickly gets to work on acid soils….

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