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

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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Etesia launches MSC45 pedestrian scarifier

Etesia has launched the MSC45 – a powered pedestrian scarifier for domestic and professional use on lawns and amenity areas. The machine has a working width of 45cm comes complete with a Honda GX160 5.5hp engine ensuring that it will be suitable for applications ranging from treating the average lawn to rejuvenating estates and formal grounds. Scarification is one of the most essential lawn care tasks. The Etesia MSC45 pedestrian scarifier can be used for regular use or as part of a maintenance programme at different depth settings with the use of interchangeable reels that can be swapped without the…

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Rolawn chosen by Love Your Garden for programme’s seventh series

The seventh series of the garden make-over programme, Love Your Garden is currently being filmed and Rolawn’s award winning Medallion turf and market leading enhanced Blended Loam Topsoil, have again been requested by the programme’s makers. The garden lifestyle series which was first aired in 2011, is presented by Alan Titchmarsh, along with David Domoney. It focuses on transforming outdoor space into suitable gardens for people who are deemed to deserve them the most. Rolawn’s sales and marketing director, Jonathan Hill commented: “The gardens that Alan and his team design and build are emotional and rewarding. We are delighted to have…

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Three Cornish gardens launch traineeship

Three Cornish Greats have combined forces to provide the best possible start for some committed and enthusiastic horticulturists in the form of ‘Tripos – the Three Gardens Traineeship’. The trio of world renowned gardens which include the Eden Project, The Lost Gardens of Heligan and Tresco Abbey Gardens are set to send students into a frenzy as they are offered a unique opportunity to take on a year long traineeship like no other. Two aspiring horticulturists, will be given the opportunity to embark on this incredible journey, which will see them learn the theory and practice of gardening in three…

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SGD appoints chief operating officer

The Society of Garden Designers has appointed Craig Moyes as its chief operating officer, effective from 20 April 2017. Craig will report to the SGD chair, Philippa O’Brien, and the SGD Council. He will be responsible for driving forward an ambitious programme of developments, including increasing membership, supporting members and their professional development, promoting excellence and professional standards in garden design and supporting Council in the delivery of major projects, such as the SGD Awards and conferences. To date the SGD has predominantly been run by members, for members and this newly created, part-time role marks a shift in the development and…

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Fifty years of horticultural knowledge in a book

Founder and managing director of Hampshire based Hambrooks, Norman Hambrook has just produced a 200-page plant book. With nearly 5 decades of hands-on experience behind him, he has brought together his knowledge and expertise to compile ‘The Hambrooks Plant Book’. Its simple non-technical style is aimed at both the inexperienced and more knowledgeable gardener or landscaper. The book’s content is set out in a colourful easy to digest style that combines plantmanship with practical, concise information. A comprehensive guide to eye-catching plants, shrubs and trees, each entry contains a high quality image to demonstrate colour, structure and shape. Norman Hambrook…

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Green light for new world class Royal Horticultural Society garden

Barton Willmore’s planning application, submitted in December for the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) fifth Garden, has been given the go ahead from Salford Councillors. The 150+ acre site on designated Green Belt land, to be known as RHS Garden Bridgewater, is part of the RHS’ 10 year £160 million investment programme and will bring back to life the site of the former Worsley New Hall. Vincent Ryan, planning director from Barton Willmore said: “This is an excellent result today and is testament to the commitment of the RHS and considerable efforts of its consultant team, working closely with Council officers,…

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Dorset farm owner to give vegetable advice at Haskins

Corinne Kirkham, owner manager of Windrush Farm Growers in Wimborne, is set to visit customers at Haskins Garden Centre in Ferndown on Saturday April 22 and in West End on Saturday April 29, to give hints and tips on growing vegetables at home. From 10am to 2pm Corinne will be on hand at the centre in West End to answer any vegetable based questions. Having set up her business in 1980, in Horton, Corinne learnt her gardening skills from her father and for more than 30 years Windrush Farm Growers has traded with Haskins. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins…

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Lower Thames Crossing route to drive ancient woodland destruction

The preferred route announced on April 12 for a new crossing over the River Thames in Kent and Essex by the Transport Secretary will potentially see loss to two areas of woodland south of the Thames in Kent. Claylane Wood, which is ancient and another, Shorne Wood, which is SSSI-designated and partially ancient, records show it is home, to amongst other species, the ruddy darter dragonfly, marsh tit and hawfinch. Over 2,000 people sent an objection to Highways England via the Woodland Trust, opposing the routes which could cause damage to ancient woodland. Nikki Williams, Woodland Trust head of campaigning, said:…

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