August 21, 2017

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Perennial success at Southport Flower Show -

Monday, August 21, 2017

Garden Bridge Trust announces the closure of the project -

Monday, August 21, 2017

Palmstead Nurseries workshop to focus on urban architecture -

Monday, August 21, 2017

Kew Scientists sequence a whole genome on a Welsh mountainside to identify a plant species within hours -

Monday, August 21, 2017

Instarmac achieves prestigious RoSPA Gold Medal Award -

Monday, August 21, 2017

NatraTex hard landscaping new animated video -

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Christmas at Kew 2017 -

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Sky Heroes return to Kenley Airfield -

Sunday, August 20, 2017

The ‘On the Tools Awards’ shortlist is now live and voting is open to the public -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

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

University courses at Eden

Study for a university-level degree in Horticulture at the Eden Project Eden offers a range of university-level degrees taught at its world-famous site. These are taught by Cornwall College’s expert trainers in the Eden Project’s unique learning environment, and are awarded by Plymouth University. Why study at the Eden Project? get a recognised higher education qualification, alongside hands-on practical experience at a world-famous visitor attraction and garden; study in a unique learning environment, with teaching facilities based at the Eden Project itself, renowned for its horticulture, sustainable event management, and unique approach to storytelling and interpretation; benefit from the experience of industry professionals, as…

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APL Practical Team Leader Skills Training

APL Practical Team Leader Skills Training Recruitment is one of the core issues for many landscaping companies at this current time, particularly at supervisory level. This backed with a lot of APL members looking to expand their businesses has developed the situation into a real pinch point. For many it is possible to get around this problem by training within your current workforce. Taking this approach,  you will already have a loyal and hard working staff who may just need some direction in managing people and organisational skills. The benefit of this will be to retain your staff and develop…

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IPM ESSEN 2015

The “Green Career” Will Begin at the World’s Premier Horticultural Fair Job Exchange and Supplementary Information Forum for Students IPM ESSEN will once again offer its exhibitors and visitors the exclusive service of publishing vacant and wanted jobs in the international horticultural sector free of charge on the “Green Career Wall”. It will be possible to find the notices in Hall 4A from January 27 to 30, 2015. For the first time, there will also be a supplementary Information Forum for Students. The registration functions like this: At http://www.ipm-essen.de/for-visitors/ipm-essen/programme-2015/green-career/, potential employers and employees can find corresponding forms in which they…

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Storms wreak havoc in National Trust gardens

Gardeners at the National Trust for Scotland’s Inverewe Garden in Wester Ross are assessing havoc caused by the recent violent storms. Trees were uprooted, paths damaged and glass smashed at the popular botanic gardens during winds of 100mph last week. Trees lost included specimens of Japanese cedar, beech, Noble fir, pine and ornamental birch. Along the garden’s Rhododendron Walk, shrubs which were planted during the time of garden founder Osgood Mackenzie have been badly affected and it is not yet clear if these can be saved. Panels in the glasshouses where important propagation work was being carried out were also smashed. Staff have…

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BALI Awards in running for an accolade of their own

Following a record-breaking Awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House in London in December attended by over 850 BALI members and guests, the BALI National Landscape Awards are in the running for an award of their own – from the Global Conference Network, organisers of the Association Excellence Awards. A panel of 25 independent judges – all Chief Executives of leading associations – have selected the finalists across 16 categories in these prestigious awards, which highlight excellence in how associations operate and serve their members. The BALI National Landscape Awards are finalists in the Best Association Awards category, along with eight…

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Book now: Rethinking the Urban Landscape events

Booking open for Rethinking the Urban Landscape events   A programme of events will expand on the themes of Rethinking the Urban Landscape, the exhibition co-curated by the Landscape Institute and The Building Centre.   Each event asks a question that addresses future learning and thinking for the design profession. Speakers include landscape architects, policymakers, community activists and industry leaders. The events are as follows: How did designing the Olympic Park influence landscape practice? Thursday 22 January, 6pm The Olympic Park changed the public perception of landscape architecture. One of the most successful legacies of the park was groundbreaking design…

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Barcham’s bio-security policy praised in house of lords debate

The voluntary code of practice devised, introduced and implemented by Barcham Trees regarding the bio-security of its tree stock has been praised by Lord Framlingham (Conservative) in a debate in the House of Lords on the natural environment on 15 January 2015 Lord Framlingham said “Following the importation of ash dieback from Europe, there was a call, including one from me, for a reduction in the number of imported trees and for much more reliance on home-grown stock to reduce the ever present and very real danger to our tree population. Sadly, figures that I obtained through a Written Question…

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Celebrating National Tree Week

National tree week was once again supported by Bridgwater College when students and staff based at its Cannington Centre were busy planting a wide range of trees. Specimen trees were planted within the grounds of the Cannington Centre in locations such as the College’s golf course, Walled Gardens, new arboretum and around the campus generally. Types of tree included:   Giant Himalayan Pink Magnolia Tree, planted in the new spring border Moroccan Pineapple Broom, planted in the Walled Gardens of Cannington which has bright yellow, pineapple-scented flowers Killarney Strawberry Trees (x3), planted on campus for its abundant strawberry-like fruits in…

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Chelsea and Hampton Court plants to find home in Hillington

It seems a strange time of the year to be thinking of the 2015 Chelsea and Hampton Court flower shows, but Crane Garden Buildings are already helping to design The Norfolk Hospice gardens where the plants from the 2015 flower shows will be finding their new home.  Crane Garden Buildings display at the flower shows will be permanently relocated at The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House. The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House has built a new Hospice in Hillington, King’s Lynn, not far from the Crane Garden Buildings factory in Narford. There is a critical shortage of palliative care beds in North…

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A New Year and new projects for Kinley Systems

Recognised as a market leader in the provision of composite decking, landscape edging and tree planters, Kinley Systems saw its products used throughout 2014 in esteemed designs, including the winning design at the Blenheim Palace Flower Show and at the headquarters of VW Financial Services, to name just some.  With the introduction of exciting new landscaping products imminent and with an array of confirmed project features, 2015 looks set to be another fantastic year in landscaping architecture supplies. Along with the aforementioned projects, the company also gained recognition via projects featured, which included The Outdoor Room at Guy’s and St Thomas…

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