October 17, 2017

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Amenity Forum Conference success -

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

WATG unveils innovative ‘Green Block’ to help make London the world’s first National Park City -

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Embrace a multi-generational workforce, says Glendale -

Monday, October 16, 2017

Makita adds to their 10.8V CXT range -

Monday, October 16, 2017

Year of change brings strong results for Broadway Malyan -

Monday, October 16, 2017

Mulchrone Brothers makes impact in groundcare market with Kubota UK -

Monday, October 16, 2017

The University of Manchester launches new interactive tree trail -

Monday, October 16, 2017

Support the launch of the Woodland Trust’s Charter for Trees, Woods and People -

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Lina’s ‘Break Free’ wins prison garden poll -

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Diarmuid Gavin unveils plans for the largest container garden in the world -

Friday, October 13, 2017

Green Flag Award reveals the public’s favourite parks -

Friday, October 13, 2017

National infrastructure commsion reveals gallery of final design concepts for the Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition -

Friday, October 13, 2017

Proposals to improve council’s Streets and Open Spaces service -

Friday, October 13, 2017

idverde helps transform Shepton Mallet into ‘the Snowdrop Town’ -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Willmott Dixon lands £66m Midlands universities treble -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Designs for Manchester’s proposed new Peace Garden created by landscape architecture students -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Green-tech smash charity target for children’s charity Physcap -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Phase two of the Greening of Vauxhall Walk opens -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Council granted order to acquire land for Waterside scheme -

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Inclusive outdoor learning and play area from Sutcliffe Play -

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Boningale wins top marketing crown at 2015 UK Grower Awards

  Boningale Nurseries, one of the country’s largest nurseries and environmental horticultural specialists, is celebrating after scooping a coveted award at a top industry event for the second year running.   Thomas Stabler, Business Development & Marketing Manager for Boningale Ltd, Boningale GreenSky, Boningale Garden Creations and the newly acquired Worfield Gardens – was crowned top sales and marketing professional at the 2015 UK Grower Awards, which recognises the best in the UK production horticulture industry.   This award comes after last year’s success when the company, which is based in Albrighton, Shropshire, picked up the Best Business Innovation award…

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Kilsaran International completes bespoke paving installation at Cheshire school

  Paving and walling specialists Kilsaran International, has recently completed an intricately designed paving project at Sandymoor School in Cheshire. Landscape Architects, Planit-IE, required a paving manufacturer that was flexible and cost-effective in order to create the desired landscape. Approximately 2000 sq metres of paving was supplied and hand laid across the new site, which specifically required an unusual 160 gauge laying style. The specification was made for the popular Mellifont block paver in a three size mix, using a Rustic, Charcoal and Curragh Gold colour blend. “Kilsaran is experienced in providing hard landscaping solutions for unusual and challenging schemes,…

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Join Green-tech at Ecobuild 2015 to discover more about tree pit design

Green-tech are exhibiting on stand S6118 at this year’s Ecobuild.  There is an open invitation to join them for a pie and a pint from 2pm on Tuesday 3rd March. The gt Specifier team, the landscape solutions arm of Green-tech, will be taking the puzzle out of tree pit design.  Throughout the three-day show they will be profiling solutions that provide secure and healthy growing environments for urban trees that won’t blow the budget. Green-tech will also be showcasing the incredibly popular and effective ArborRaft system for use in urban tree planting projects, their extensive range of soils and growing…

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Veolia offer special Pro-Grow discount to BALI Members

Spring into action with Pro-Grow Between the 13th February and 15th March take advantage of Veolia’s special online offer. Purchase Pro-Grow Soil Conditioner Bulky Bags from just £55 delivered* directly to your garden with no minimum order. Enter BALIOFFER at the checkout for your special discount today Click Here to visit the Pro-Grow website Pre-Spring Offer Soil Conditioner Bulky Bags from £55 delivered* Order now and have your Pro-Grow Bulky Bag (1m3) delivered up to the 30th April, eliminating your storage worries. Delivered direct to your door, Pro-Grow Bulky Bags are the most efficient way to purchase your soil conditioner giving you more time to enjoy your garden. Pro-Grow is made from…

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Hambrooks open Hampshire’s first Garden Destination Centre

Hambrook Landscapes opened Hampshire’s first garden destination centre today where visitors were invited to experience the unusual, the interesting and the different. Sixteen exquisite show gardens representing the next frontier in landscape design were on display at the centre in Titchfield, all masterfully designed by head designer, Mike Hodges. With 45 years experience, the business has developed from a small holding to a plant centre and then garden centre. Today’s event heralds the next stage in the development of the company. Norman Hambrook, founder of the business said: “Pushing the boundaries in business takes guts, vision and know-how. We have…

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An insight into Penshurst Place with head gardener Cory Furness

  Penshurst Place’s gardeners have rejuvenated the garden’s blue & yellow border and head gardener Cory Furness has recently described the property’s growing popularity ahead of forthcoming plans.   Visitor numbers have risen for the past two years – why do you think that is?  “We have been improving the garden year on year, with a number of different projects and developments, some minor changes, and some major. As the garden had gone slightly beyond its maturity, visitors are responding to the changes we are making by returning year on year to see the changes take place. We have also improved…

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One man, two marathons in two weeks

Nigel Bowcock, managing director of Acre Landscapes has announced that he is to run two marathons in two weeks, in aid of Perennial – The Gardeners’ Royal Benevolent Society. Nigel admits he loves a challenge and after entering for this year’s Brighton Marathon, was encouraged to apply for the London event too. He said: “It’s a challenge I couldn’t turn down, one running round the town I live in and the other running round a city I have helped landscape.” He explained how he will try to distract himself from the inevitable pain while running in London: “I’m going to…

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Adam Frost joins HTA Board

Landscape and Garden Designer, Adam Frost has joined the HTA Board as a Director. Adam is also an Ambassador for the RHS and works with Homebase on the Garden Academy apprenticeship scheme and has also designed their Chelsea Garden in 2013, 2014 and now 2015. HTA Chief Executive Carol Paris comments, “We are delighted to welcome Adam to the HTA Board. He brings with him not only a huge amount of experience from the garden design and landscaping sector but such passion for encouraging more young people into the industry. ” In addition to Adam, the HTA Board comprises of…

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Exeter undergoes major £30M flood defence development scheme

  Exeter’s river frontage will be changed forever under plans to improve the city’s flood defences.  The defence scheme, which will run for some four miles along the river, includes erecting flood-proof glass-panels and demountable barriers, raising the level of footpaths and building up walls and embankments on both sides of the river. Phase one of the £30m scheme is well under way and should be completed this summer. Now a planning application for phase two, which will see intermittent defences being built on both sides of the River Exe, from Cowley Bridge in the north to Countess Wear, Bridge…

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Last chance for landscapers to book for APL Spring Networking Seminar

Landscapers are encouraged to book now to attend the Spring APL Networking seminar ‘Ponds, Pools and Plants’ which is taking place next week at 4pm on Thursday 5 March at Classiflora, Essex. This seminar will focus on the construction of ponds and natural pools and provide attendees with the opportunity to meet with other landscapers and suppliers.  The evening event will highlight technical difficulties and potential pitfalls and include a discussion on complementary planting to ponds, pools and hard landscaping and features. Speakers include APL Chairman Mark Gregory from Landform Consultants who will guide attendees through a recent design and…

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