August 19, 2017

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How to effectively treat leatherjackets -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Relax in style this summer with iVY and iRIS -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Permeable pathway for Bermondsey roof garden -

Friday, August 18, 2017

House of Fraser’s new department at Rushden Lakes features 48m2 Fytotextile living wall -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Ventrac dealer network grows apace across the UK -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Highlands business sows seeds for growth with UK-wide franchise -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Green-tech out in force to attend a record number of industry events -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Meeting increased demand in tree protection -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

RHS Master of Horticulture award goes global this autumn -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Call for local groups to join new Epping Forest Consultative Committee -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Lucy Edge of Avanti Communications joins Eden Project board -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Mitie’s Tim Howell discusses how technological advances benefit the industry -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Griffin Glasshouses complete one of their largest and most challenging domestic structures in 50-year history -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Gristwood and Toms Lands Acquisition of Foremost Treesurgeons, bolstering turnover by £3M -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

UK artists and practitioners invited to breathe new life into Waltham Forest’s unloved spaces -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched to help popular UK garden residents -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Simon Fraser appointed to HTA Board -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

10 days left for communities to nominate their local heroes -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Choosing the best lopper for the job -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Rolawn hit 160 million -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Addagrip launch new product to their Resin Bound surfacing range

Addagrip have launched a new product within their growing Addagrip Resin Bound surfacing range. Terrabase Rustic, which showcased at Ecobuild last week, is suitable for pedestrian footpaths and areas subject to occasional trafficking by light vehicles. Terrabase Rustic is an innovative, patented paving system that requires no edging and minimum digging. The end result is a decorative and natural rustic-looking permeable surface, ideal for footpaths, heritage sites, driveways, cycle paths and smaller projects where a concrete or asphalt base is not an option. The main benefits of the Terrabase Rustic – Resin Bound Porous Surfacing system are: A concrete or…

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Kubota UK appoints new marketing manager in Karen Tipping

  In her role, Karen will be responsible for developing and implementing the marketing strategies that will deliver continued and long term growth for all of Kubota’s key product sectors – Construction Equipment, Engines and Tractor and Groundcare. Karen commented: “Kubota is a world renowned brand that has earned a fantastic reputation in its core markets for providing its dealer and end-user customers with the most reliable and high performance solutions, backed up by a first class aftersales support. “As the company’s new marketing manager, my role is to work in partnership with Dave Roberts and the senior management team…

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Marking Kew’s golden jubilee at Sussex garden

There’s a truly golden feel to 2015 at a Sussex botanic garden which is celebrating Kew’s 50th anniversary of running the world-famous Wakehurst estate. Home to unique conservation and horticulture projects including Kew’s global Millennium Seed Bank project, the 500-acre estate at Ardingly plans twelve months of jubilation. Throughout the year the Golden Plant Trail features a seasonally-changing selection of some of the most beautiful and interesting species grown in the botanic garden, all with a ‘golden’ theme. Look out for the wind chimes, golden benches and information flags to denote the plants of special interest. Stimulate the senses through…

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Over £1,500 raised for HortAid at UK Grower and Garden Retail Awards

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Perennial’s 2015 HortAid campaign was given another boost at the end of last month as guests at the UK Grower Awards and the Garden Retail Awards dug deep to raise £1,540 for their trade charity. Perennial is proud to be the charity partner for both events, which celebrate the best in UK commercial growing and garden retail, and hopes the association with the Awards and host Horticulture Week magazine continues to go from strength to strength. Speaking about the amount raised, and the partnership, Perennial’s Director of Marketing and Development Anita Bates says, “We are continually humbled and surprised by…

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New garden joinery website and new Prestige product range from The Garden Trellis Company

Family owned Essex-based business The Garden Trellis Company has launched the definitive “one-stop-shop” website for garden joinery, combining bespoke joinery services with an online store for ready made products. The launch of the new website is the result of rapid growth in traffic to the current site and the growing interest from garden designers and customers in online services that help develop garden project ideas. The new design site www.gardentrellis.co.uk includes an extensive range of online tools and resources including an online image gallery, downloadable “look book”, simple colour sample request forms, and installation guides. Bespoke or ready made, you…

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Chelsea show garden aims to change people’s perception of Islam

An ambitious Chelsea Flower Show garden is designed to higlight the peaceful and respectful qualities of Islam The show garden designs have been revealed for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015 and there is a new woman on Main Avenue. Making her Chelsea debut, Kamelia Bin Zaal will be the first Emirati landscape designer to appear at Chelsea and she is bringing her heritage to the forefront. What we know about the Chelsea Flower Show so far The show garden, titled ‘The Beauty of Islam’, aims to meld modern and classic materials with planting from countries influenced by Arabic and…

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Think of house plants as living sculptures

Plants are an essential ingredient to stylish rooms. Just look at photographs of your favourite rooms on Pinterest, houzz.com or in your must-read shelter magazines and you will see plants serving an important role in the overall look. Every room needs a little life, and nothing says life like a living, breathing, growing plant. Plus, the come in such variety of colours and shape to serve any purpose, whether it’s to fill a vacant corner or sitting elegantly on a bedside table. Right now, beautiful tropicals of all shapes and sizes are in at local garden centres. Think of plants…

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Homebase introduces The Chelsea Collection 2015

Gardeners will be able to take home their own little bit of the Chelsea Flower Show this summer when Homebase introduces its 2015 Chelsea Collection – a range of plants inspired by The Homebase ‘Urban Retreat’ Garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Created by award-winning designer Adam Frost, the Homebase Garden has been designed as an urban community garden in which local wildlife can flourish. The Chelsea collection, handpicked by the team of plant specialists at Homebase, will include plants that feature on the ‘Urban Retreat’ Garden alongside others that have been inspired by it, including varieties that…

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Southport Flower Show 2015 to enjoy an Oriental theme

A taste of China comes to Southport this summer, as the annual flower show takes an Oriental theme. Events, entertainment, food and floral marquees will all be inspired by Chinese culture and design. The show will run from August 20-23. Southport Flower Show 2015 will take place August 20-23 Ray Roukin, general manager at Southport Flower Show, said: “This year’s show is going to be a real spectacle, with Chinese themed food, stunning family entertainment and show gardens which show the very best in design and planting.” There will be a host of celebrities in attendance at this year’s show…

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The horticultural workforce of tomorrow starts at The Skills Show

Is your business future-ready?  Businesses in the horticultural sector can build long term financial security and protect future profits by recognising and nurturing the talented young people available to join their workforce, according to Find a Future, the organisers of The Skills Show. The annual event, which this year will take place at The NEC Birmingham from 19-21 November, is the nation’s largest free to attend skills and careers event.  It provides a showcase for a broad range of vocational sectors to an audience of 75,000 young people, and gives employers the opportunity to inspire their future workforce about the…

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