June 25, 2017

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New play areas set to be approved -

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Design contest launched for €30M concert centre in Kaunas, Lithuania -

Sunday, June 25, 2017

‘Customers put price first’, according to new tradespeople study -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Well-known BBC gardener Bob Flowerdew to present talk on scented plants at Bishampton and District Gardening Club -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Action needed on consistently poor planting rates -

Friday, June 23, 2017

ITV’S ‘Love your Garden’ features Addagrip’s Addaset resin bound surfacing for war veterans garden in Plymouth -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Fullers Mill Garden awarded Visit England Quality Rose Marque -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Large or small, Victorian or traditional, Griffin Glasshouses has it all -

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Land Trust acquires new sites to protect and enhance valuable community green space across the UK -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Peak’s quirky cows hit the heights -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Public urged to nominate community groups for national awards -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries scoops six awards at HTA Show -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

New Scape paves the way with porcelain exterior tiling -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rolawn hit the mark at Gardeners’ World Live -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Show Garden success for St Albans based company at BBC Gardeners’ World Live -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rare hazel dormice reintroduced into a Warwickshire woodland -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Experience the mystery and romance of Galica’s ‘Pazo’ Gardens at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Landscape Watering Systems looks at how effective irrigation systems, technology and practice provide a major contribution to water conservation -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

GoLandscape’s ‘Watch this Space’ build begins at Hampton Court -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bradstone supports MS Society Garden at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2017 -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Landscape gardener turned children’s author aims to rake in book deal

A landscape gardener who writes and illustrates his own children’s books during the winter is close to landing a publishing deal. David Walker started writing stories for his son Latham, 14, and for the past 10 years he has sent his ideas to publishers and literary agents. He has now achieved his dream after Hogs Back Books, in Guildford, showed interest in publishing his book Moon Zoo and he was asked to illustrate two new titles by other authors. David, 44, from Cawdor Street, Walkden, said: “I started writing when my son was about three or four. “Because I split…

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Where to see Coles Nurseries in 2015

Coles will be taking their stock on the road this year, attending a number of shows, exhibitions and events. They have a number of dates confirmed below, with plenty more to come; Four Oaks – Tuesday 8th – Wednesday 9th September The UK’s leading show for the Horticultural Industry; Four Oaks Trade Show is a two day event based near Macclesfield that attracts exhibitors and visitors from all over Europe, and further afield. With four exhibition halls and over 450 exhibitors, there’s bound to be something for everyone! Members of the Coles team will be attending en mass, so just…

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Ariens release paving snow remover

The Ariens Path-Pro provides quick and efficient snow removal for paths, pavements and other outdoor spaces. It is a single stage snow thrower designed for users who require a compact and easy-to-manoeuvre machine for snowfall of up to 22cm (8.6″). The Path-Pro™ is fitted with an Ariens AX 208cc engine. This provides superior power regardless of the elements and comes with a 3-year cold start promise. A 70cm (27.5″) rubber paddle scrapes the snow from the path. The snow is then ejected through the discharge chute. The chute can be rotated using a conveniently placed lever on the handlebars*, allowing the…

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Enfield council win bid to build new park’s games area

A new multi-use games area will be installed at Palmers Green park after the council successfully bid for £45,000 from the London Marathon Charitable Trust. The improvements to Hazelwood Recreation Ground off Hedge Lane, will significantly improve the current five-a-side grass football pitch and tarmac basketball area, be free to use all year round and will tackle problems with waterlogging on the football pitch in the winter. Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Community Safety, Cllr Chris Bond, said: “It’s vitally important that we instil in residents and especially young people the importance of keeping active and the council…

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Exciting times ahead for Thrive

2015 promises to be an exciting year for Thrive. Last year the charity, which uses gardening to bring positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, opened a new purpose-built centre in Battersea Park, London. The challenge now for the charity is to fulfil its ambition to create a stunning, yet accessible garden using the principles of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture (STH). STH is the process of using plants and gardens to improve a person’s physical and mental health, as well as communication and thinking skills. The garden will be used as a safe and…

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Andrew Harland of LDA Design to speak about Gorky Park

Andrew Harland, senior partner at LDA Design, will speak to the Garden History Society on Wednesday 28 January about the practice’s work to transform the vital but run-down Gorky Park in Moscow. He will describe the practice devised for this regeneration project, treated as the flagship in Moscow’s determination to revitalise its parks. Andrew’s talk will be the first in the Garden History Society’s winter series of lectures, all taking place at 70 Cowcross Street in London. Also in the series will be Karen Fitszimon, landscape architect and horticulturalist, speaking about rediscovering the work of Preben Jakobsen. Find more details…

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£6000 jackpot to grow world beating Gigantomo

The giant vegetable competition at Harrogate Autumn Flower Show is set to take a gigantic step forward with the launch of a brand new national class for tremendous tomatoes, offering a top prize of up to £6,000 for the winning specimen. The new National Championship for Gigantomo beefsteak tomatoes is being sponsored by mail order plant specialists, Van Meuwen, to celebrate the launch of the new variety in Europe. A top prize of £1,000 is being offered exclusively for the heaviest Gigantomo staged at the Harrogate event, with a further £5,000 if the winning tomato tips the world record scales….

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Firs Farm needs your vote!

Enfield Council is calling for all residents to vote for Firs Farm Park in Winchmore Hill, in a competition which could see the space in line for £175k of money to construct a flood relief and cycle path scheme for the park. The public vote off, which opens today (22 January 2015), will see Firs Farm Park vying for a slice of cash from The Mayor of London’s Big Green Fund together with six other parks London wide. To vote click here: www.london.gov.uk/biggreenpoll Cllr Chris Bond, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment and Community Safety said “Enfield Council has worked extremely…

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Final call for Sponsored Scholarship applications

Wyevale Garden Centres, South West Growers Show, Floranova, Ball Colegrave, and BPOA and Peter Seabrook are looking to support students of horticulture with thousands of pounds worth of funding. Applicants have just over one week left to apply for one of the Sponsored Scholarships which are available through the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF). Opportunities include funding, study tours and work experience: Wyevale Garden Centres Scholarship – £1,500 for two students each with an interest in garden centre retailing, plus work in a Wyevale Garden Centre. South West Growers Show Scholarship – £1,500 for any student studying any aspect of commercial…

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FutureScape 2014

FutureScape 2014 – UK’s leading landscape event!

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