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January 18, 2018

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APL announces spring seminar Faking It -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show champions the immense power of plants -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Young Gardeners of the Year 2018 competition launches -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Two weeks left to share views on plans for Bristol’s parks -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Carillion’s liquidation and its effect on the landscaping industry -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Perennial offers support following Carillion collapse -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Brighton & Hove City Council produces plan to protect Stanmer Park’s woods -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Liverpool sets out 15-year plan for growth -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Gristwood and Toms champions international accreditation programme -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Green-tree launches bespoke soil for Rain Gardens -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Make your voice heard – Pro Landscaper digital survey -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Landscaping companies announced for APL Avenue at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018 -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Butter Wakefield to design Gaze Burvill garden at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

North Yorkshire nursery helps restore historic site to former glories -

Monday, January 15, 2018

RHS begins search for School Gardeners of the Year -

Monday, January 15, 2018

Thrive seeking more people as volunteering in nature proven to be good for health -

Monday, January 15, 2018

INNSA responds to glyphosate licence renewal -

Monday, January 15, 2018

BASIS launches new Lawn Assured Standard -

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Funding agreed for Marwood Community Hall project -

Saturday, January 13, 2018

University secures planning approval for student centre and new civic space -

Friday, January 12, 2018

The Tildenet Group appoints new product development manager

Tildenet

James Hollingworth has joined The Tildenet Group as product development manager working across all their brands. With over 12 years experience in the garden sector James has made the move from his previous role as buyer at Suttons to work on a number of new projects at Tildenet. James Hollingworth Said: “Product has always been a passion of mine and I am excited to join the growing Tildenet team in this innovative role and have the opportunity to be involved with the development of products across such an extensive range.” Andrew Downey, Tildenet managing director, added: “We’ve had another fantastic year at…

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Grow in 2018 with RHS Flower Shows

Chatsworth

As we welcome in a new year we’re looking forward to another season of unrivalled flower shows from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). With an esteemed portfolio, including the world-famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show (22-26 May), each show offers its own unique character with an array of astonishing displays, design innovation and creativity, plus plenty of take-home ideas for everyone to enjoy throughout 2018.   RHS London Early Spring Plant Fair, 13-14 February. Late event 12 February Where: RHS Lindley (SW1P 2QW) & RHS Lawrence Hall (SW1P 2QD) Tickets: £5 RHS Members, £8 non-members Kick starting the gardening season, the…

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New kit for Plymouth’s green spaces

Plymouth

Brand new, state-of-the-art grass cutting equipment will be used by teams from Plymouth City Council in 2018. Over £500,000 will be invested in new ground maintenance equipment to keep the city’s parks neat, verges tidy and wildflower meadows at their best. Ride on mowers with flail decks especially designed for wildflower meadows are among the new fleet, as are grass cutters that are capable of cutting some of Plymouth’s sloping banks with a better quality of cut. Councillor Mike Leaves, Cabinet Member for Streetscene and the Environment, said: “Keeping our ground maintenance equipment up to date helps us stay on…

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Entries close TODAY for the Pro Landscaper Business Awards 2018

Business Awards

Entries for the first ever Pro Landscaper Business Awards close today. Don’t miss out! Contact Laura Harris at laura.harris@eljays44.com or call 01903 777570. Pro Landscaper launched the new cross-industry business awards to highlight those who make outstanding contributions to our industry and to bring people together. Supported by leading industry magazines Pro Landscaper and FutureArch, and the industry’s number one event, FutureScape, the inaugural Pro Landscaper Business Awards will be held in the heart of London’s business district at the stunning East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf, on Friday 9 February 2018. The event will bring together businesses across all sectors, and…

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Kensington Roof Gardens close

Kensington

The Kensington Roof Gardens have closed after over 35 years, as owner Virgin struggles to make a profit. The Roof Gardens have released the following statement: In an ever changing London market The Roof Gardens in Kensington has stood the test of time, but in the face of unpredictable market conditions and a challenge to remain profitable, sadly we can confirm we have closed our doors. Jon Brown, managing director for The Roof Gardens commented: “For over 35 years The Roof Gardens has showcased top DJs and live musical talent as well as hosting numerous events, parties, award ceremonies, weddings and…

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Work starts on updating Norfolk Park playground to create a healthier Sheffield

Sheffield

Work is set to begin on a new playground at Norfolk Heritage Park following a decision by Sheffield City Council to invest £1.5m, to upgrade outdoor facilities in the parts of Sheffield where the health needs are the greatest. Visitors to the playground at Norfolk Heritage Park are being advised to find alternative facilities in the New Year as the site will close for an extensive makeover that will see £250,000 spent on creating a new play area. The park which has the rare honour of a Grade 2* listing on English Heritage’s national register of Parks and Gardens will…

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Les Malin appointed managing director for Etesia UK

Etesia

In his third successive promotion, Les Malin has been appointed as the new managing director of Etesia UK with immediate effect. After starting his career in the farming industry at the age of 16, Les moved into the groundscare industry in 1993. He joined Etesia UK from Amazone in 2000 as area manager and was appointed general manager in 2006. He quickly became an influential figure within the company and in 2014 he was promoted to operations director – a move which saw him become the company’s first ever UK director. Following the retirement of Etesia SAS president Patrick Vives…

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Glendale Horticulture announces new manager of Lathom Nursery

Glendale

Glendale Horticulture has announced the appointment of Neil Dudley, as manager for its Lathom Nursery, in Lancashire, with effect from 2 January 2018. Neil joins Glendale from J A Jones & Sons, a tree and amenity nursery business based in Southport, Lancashire where he gained his horticultural experience. His responsibilities will include the management of both sites at Ring O’Bells Lane, Lathom, including logistics, despatch, planning, office administration, nursery production and some arboricultural activities. The company also anticipates re-establishing hedging and amenity tree production at the nursery. Glendale Horticulture says: “We would like to congratulate Neil on his new role…

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Parkwood Group announces sad loss of Tony Hewitt

Parkwood

The Parkwood Group has announced the sad loss of founder and executive chairman Tony Hewitt. In a statement, it says: “It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Tony Hewitt, founder and executive chairman of the Parkwood Group. Tony passed away aged 68 on December 31, after being admitted to hospital. He leaves behind his wife Patricia, and three children, Daniel, Amy and Lara. “Tony was enthusiastic and passionate, with boundless energy, and he will be remembered as both a charismatic business leader and a loving family man. “As we honour his memory, we thank him for the…

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Top garden trends for 2018 from the SGD

As we head into the new year with thoughts of warmer weather and time spent outdoors, some of the Society of Garden Designers (SGD) leading designers give their predictions on the hot new trends in garden design for 2018, including the planting, materials and design styles we can expect to see in our gardens this year. DESIGN TRENDS Outdoor Living According to award-winning garden designer John Wyer FSGD outdoor structures are set to be big in 2018, and not just your average summerhouse. ‘Plug and Play’ pergolas – with integrated drainage, lighting and heating will be the must-have garden feature,…

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