October 24, 2017

Latest:

New technology boosts Parks Photo Competition entries -

Monday, October 23, 2017

Cub Cadet showcase new Pro Z series at Saltex 2017 -

Monday, October 23, 2017

British Hardwood Tree Nursery donates young oaks for Lincoln Cathedral roof restoration in 100 years -

Monday, October 23, 2017

Award winning IQ Quarry Garden reimagined at National Memorial Arboretum -

Monday, October 23, 2017

Tobermore Hard Landscaping solution specified at British Airways i360 -

Monday, October 23, 2017

Rain Bird’s new LNK WiFi Module provides simple, smart management of residential and light commercial irrigation -

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Geocycle launches in the UK -

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Christmas at Kew 2017 -

Saturday, October 21, 2017

World-renowned architects appointed for Gateshead Quays -

Friday, October 20, 2017

Makita UK supports operation airlift Caribbean -

Friday, October 20, 2017

ECHO take on autumn with the DPB-600 power blower -

Friday, October 20, 2017

Thrive gardeners visit Notcutts Oxford and create a haven for wildlife -

Friday, October 20, 2017

Timberwolf launches new petrol range at Saltex -

Friday, October 20, 2017

JCB toughens up the outdoor paint market -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Adelaide Contemporary International Design Competition launches -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Andrew Grant appointed Chair of Bathscape Landscape Partnership -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

IMaGOS – International Master in Garden and Open-Space design -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Green-tech signs sole UK Distribution deal for TerraCottem Arbor to provide trees with the perfect start -

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Mango Paving & Landscaping celebrate tenth year in business -

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Two new species of ginger provide pretext for conservation -

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Dickies presents new Spring range

  As the weather warms up, you can prepare for chilly mornings and hot afternoons with the latest releases from Dickies. If you’re working outside, you can opt for casual shorts or light formal workwear combined with the functionality that Dickies are known for. Change your work kit with the seasons with these new products available online: Dickies Marston Trousers For formal working conditions, these trousers are lined for extra comfort. Complete with wide belt loops and pockets, these are incredibly comfortable and lightweight for spring. These will be replacing the Lined Reaper Trousers. Dickies Stanmore Work Jean These premium…

Read More

Kubota appoint new key Account Manager

  Kubota UK, the market leading manufacturers of high performance mini-excavators, tractors and groundcare solutions, has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of a new key account manager. Leana Horton joins Kubota from construction plant hire specialist Hewden, where she looked after national accounts including civil engineering contractors Murphys.  She also built up and managed the Crossrail project for Hewden, turning it into a strategic account for the business. As Kubota’s key account manager, Leana will be responsible for maintaining and developing strategic partnerships with fleet customers throughout the UK, focusing mainly on the market leading range of mini…

Read More

Barenbrug UK announces new sales appointment

Barenbrug, the grass seed expert has appointed Sam Horner as new Area Manager for the south west of England. The appointment follows the retirement of David Singleton, who was an extremely highly-regarded member of the Barenbrug team, for over 13 years. Sam joined Barenbrug at the beginning of 2015 and is responsible for the entire south west region. Sam has an impressive pedigree in the industry, leaving school at 16 and joining Hartpury College to study horticulture and sports turf for four years.  He went straight on to work two seasons in premiership rugby at Gloucestershire RFU, before a sideways…

Read More

Quadron Services receives honour at RoSPA Awards 2015

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Awards Adjudication Panel has awarded Quadron Services Ltd the RoSPA Gold Award in this year’s Occupational Health and Safety Awards. To achieve the prestigious Gold Award, entrants must typically demonstrate ·Excellent occupational health and safety management systems and culture; ·A rigorous approach to occupational health; ·High levels of compliance with control measures for principal risks; ·Low/reducing rates of error and loss; ·No fatal or major injuries due to employer negligence; ·No significant enforcement issues (notices/prosecutions). The submission to the Awards Panel was prepared on behalf of the company by the Quadron…

Read More

Pushing Technology to the Limits at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Discovery Zone at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show to include Breakthrough Science and Exciting Insight This year’s Discovery Zone at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show (19 – 23 May 2015), sponsored by M&G Investments, will feature cutting-edge technology to examine the world around us, the ability horticulture has to make us happy, and an exceptional venture into outer space. Newly named at last year’s show, this key educational area in the Great Pavilion will offer visitors the chance to learn more about the science behind a variety of everyday items, such as soil, tobacco and hops, and teach children the…

Read More

GMA announce trial of responsible sourcing calculator

Steve Harper, Chair of the Growing Media Association announces that Growing Media Manufacturers will shortly start testing an industry calculator for assessing the responsible sourcing of materials used in growing media. Steve comments, “The calculator was developed by the “P4 group” which was set up following a recommendation of the Sustainable Growing Media Taskforce (SGMTF). This group was tasked with developing a tool that could be used to assess the environmental values of growing media. The result is this “calculator” that enables manufacturers to measure and score seven criteria for the key materials used in products. The seven criteria are…

Read More

TigerTurf achieves ISO certification for environmental excellence

Leading artificial turf manufacturer, TigerTurf UK has announced its Environmental Management System has been certified to meet the requirements of ISO14001 by the British Standards Institution. The milestone certification comes just 6 months after the manufacturer made the decision to enhance its sustainability credentials. ISO14001 is a globally recognised standard that identifies environmental performance by mapping out a framework that companies can follow to set up an effective Environmental Management System. Through the development of its Environmental Policy and the supporting system itself, TigerTurf has reviewed its business activities to identify any associated impact on the environment.  Through this, TigerTurf…

Read More

ANS Global supports M&S Newcastle with living wall installation

Marks & Spencer Newcastle unveiled the results of its extensive refit earlier this month. The new-look eco store boasts energy efficient features such as LED lighting, intelligent door sensors and a stunning 167sq.m living green wall, designed and installed by ANS Global. The living wall is made up to 16,000 native species including thyme, wild strawberries and cranesbill. A spokesperson from ANS Global explained: “We installed the living wall to help insulate the building and encourage biodiversity in the city centre. The living wall will offer a source of nectar for butterflies and bees, and seeds for birds.” Mike Barry,…

Read More

Tender Opportunity – Grass Cutting – Limerick

Short description: Grass Cutting  –  Grass Cutting National Roads and City Environs (Limerick) Detailed description: LIMERICK CITY & COUNTY COUNCIL Tender for Grasscutting/Hedgecutting/Weedkilling on National Roads in County Limerick & Limerick City Environs 2015 Contracting authority: Limerick City and County CouncilMerchant’s Quay Co.Limerick Limerick Ireland View profile Mairead Corrigan Phone: + 353 – 61 – 496390 Response deadline  (Irish time) 30-04-2015 16:00 Currency EUR CPV codes 45112710-5   Landscaping work for green areas 45112730-1   Landscaping work for roads and motorways Source

Read More

Free Hayter work trousers with every Harrier Pro mower purchase

  Any professional gardener/landscaper who buys a Harrier 48 or 56 Pro any time between now and the end of June can claim a free pair of Hayter branded work trousers worth £49.99. For decades now the robust, flexible Hayter Harrier Pro mower has been a favourite amongst professional gardeners and landscapers.  The ribbed rear-roller offers superior traction, easy turning and a perfectly striped finish, and makes it easy to cut right to the lawn edge.    Contractors can buy with confidence – Harrier mowers are still made in Britain and also have a lifetime guarantee against engine crankshaft damage, through…

Read More