April 28, 2017

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London Stone represented at APL avenue -

Friday, April 28, 2017

Makita expands cordless grounds maintenance power tool range -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Keeping park aesthetics up despite funding being down is easy with Toro -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

LI announces priorities for new business year -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

RHS Chelsea garden to feature a Posh Shed -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Urban Marque reigns supreme with Roofing Superstore -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Indoor Garden Design scoops Judges’ Commendation for a third year in a row -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

LazyLawn is a breeze come rain or shine for Rainbow Tots -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

ECHO ASK-RW23D Scissor Head – a safer cut -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Meet this year’s final eight young horticulturist of the year competitors -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Exciting new community exhibition opens in Letchworth -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Husqvarna group celebrate landmark occasion for British robotic manufacturing -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

New managing director of Chris Blandford Associates -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

BALI comments on the forthcoming General Election -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Kubota to showcase its prestigious range of groundcare solutions at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Fern sales up 44% year on year at Wyevale Nurseries -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Resin bound Seagull Crest installed by Clearstone Paving -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

National Lottery support for historic castle and gardens -

Monday, April 24, 2017

Hundreds of playgrounds set to close -

Monday, April 24, 2017

EGO ramps up its petrol takeover with sponsorship of Britain’s best lawn 2017 -

Monday, April 24, 2017

TGP Asia joins award-winning international landscape practice Morphis

The Hong Kong arm of an multi-award winning UK landscape architecture practice has joined Morphis. TGP Asia “will reinforce Morphis’s commitment to serve their growing client base and expand into new project typologies”. Rachel Tennant, who co-founded TGP Landscape Architects in Glasgow in 1994, has joined Morphis as Senior Consultant. She commented: “Morphis’s approach to exemplary and innovative design is complementary to the practice we’ve built at TGP Asia, and we are delighted to be part of Morphis.” Mark Blackwell, managing director of Morphis, said: “This adds a new dimension to our offer to further support our clients; we are solidifying our position for the future and…

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Helmingham Hall wins garden of the year award

Helmingham Hall in Suffolk has been crowned the winner of the 2017 Historic Houses Association (HHA) Garden of the Year Award, sponsored by Christie’s. This prestigious national award, presented annually since 1984, is designed to recognise the importance of some of the country’s most spectacular gardens with outstanding horticultural and public appeal. The Award is voted for by HHA Friends who judge the gardens purely based on their enjoyment. The Grade I listed gardens at Helmingham are owned by the Tollemache family who have lived in this beautiful house since it was built in 1490. Currently the house is inhabited…

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Invasive species conference tackles property concerns head on

The third annual INNSA Conference has taken place with a full agenda on the biodiversity, property and legal issues surrounding invasive species. Held by the Invasive Non-Native Specialists Association (INNSA), the event is normally aimed at attendees from within the non-native species remediation industry. This year, there was a particular focus on Japanese knotweed, which is believed to be the biggest unmanaged risk in the UK property market. This year’s conference also included all those affected by the invasive plant, such as local authorities, property owners and developers, surveyors, conveyancing lawyers and mortgage lenders. It was the first of these…

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Oldham Council and Oldham College launch ground breaking horticultural apprenticeship scheme

Oldham Council and Oldham College are launching a ground breaking apprenticeship scheme which has its roots firmly in the borough. This week the first seven Intermediate Apprentices signed up to a Level 2 Diploma in Horticultural Certificate at the College – the first qualification of its kind run in the borough for decades. A further 10 trainees and 13 advanced apprenticeships will enrol in May. The scheme is the result of co-operative working between staff in the council’s environmental management team and Oldham College. The seed for the course was first planted nearly a year ago when college staff approached…

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ICL launch Landscaper Pro range

The Turf and Landscape division of ICL has announced the launch of Landscaper Pro – featuring a range of unique products for landscapers and gardeners to help meet the demands of modern day lawn and landscape management. The fertilisers in the Landscaper Pro range will result in less waste and healthier turf as well as improve its tolerance of environmental stresses such as shade and drought. The Landscaper Pro range includes: Lawn Fertilisers Landscaper Pro Spring & Summer which offers a strong immediate response. Landscaper Pro Autumn & Winter to help prevent stress during colder months. Landscaper ProTablet a controlled…

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Regeneration of Gleadless Valley

A £515,000 masterplan will be developed to help regenerate Gleadless Valley, after a successful council funding bid. Sheffield City Council bid for the extra money from the Government to develop plans to improve the estate, built in the 1950s and 1960s, and once hailed for its design and quality. The work will focus on improving the quality of the estate, improving public spaces and encouraging regeneration of the whole area. The masterplan will be developed in consultation with local residents, community groups and other partners. Councillor Jayne Dunn, cabinet member for housing at Sheffield City Council, said: “Gleadless Valley has…

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Burton Albion community trust meets growing participation with new 3G facility

The Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) has delivered a wide variety of programmes in and around the East Staffordshire area for the last six years, using a range of facilities. However, with the Championship football club growing in stature, further facilities were required to accommodate an ever increasing number of participants. BACT decided that creating a state of the art facility which could serve as the football centre of Burton would be its primary aim. Having successfully gained funding from the Football Foundation’s Framework for Artificial Grass Pitches, the trust consulted similar community groups before appointing TigerTurf and its framework…

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Haddonstone launches the Highland Firepit

Haddonstone, the UK’s leading manufacturer of fine garden ornaments and architectural stonework, has launched the Highland Firepit. It will be officially launched on the Haddonstone exhibit at the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The new design is suitable for both contemporary and traditional gardens, ideal for patios, terraces and courtyards. The Firepit comes as part of Haddonstone’s Highland range, also including garden ornaments such as planters, fountains, bird baths and garden furniture. Established in 1971, Haddonstone is the UK’s leading manufacturer of fine garden ornaments, interior and exterior stonework in traditional, classical and contemporary styles. Haddonstone is a unique form…

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RHS Young Designer finalist makes use of Wienerberger Astra Tegel Pavers in landscape design

A gifted landscape gardener incorporating Wienerberger pavers in her design work has been announced as a finalist in this year’s Royal Horticultural Society’s Young Designer Awards. Ula Bujauskaite from Northampton is exhibiting her design at Tatton Park as part of the yearly competition aiming to help launch the careers of aspiring young horticulturalists and landscape gardeners. Wienerberger Astra Tegel TF pavers play a central role in her design. The brief for this year’s competition was ‘A Garden Office’ and asked finalists to create an outdoor workspace Ula’s conceptualisation of the theme led to her design ‘Studio Unwired’ – a contemporary…

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HS2 launches hunt for station designers and Euston development partner

The search for world-class architects, designers and developers to deliver four ambitious and iconic new HS2 stations has begun with the publication of contract opportunities for station designs and a development partner for London Euston. The winning bidders will work with High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd to develop and refine the detailed plans for three brand new stations, at Birmingham Curzon Street, Birmingham Interchange and London’s Old Oak Common, as well as a major expansion of London Euston. The stations will welcome tens of thousands of passengers every day from all over the UK, providing easy and accessible onward connections to…

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