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January 19, 2018

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HortAid 2018 gets under way at the Party for Perennial -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Shortlists announced for the Pro Landscaper Business Awards -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hillier set to inspire at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

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

Registrations open for 2015 Landscape Institute Awards

Registration is now open for the 2015 Landscape Institute Awards. There are 14 categories of awards, including a new category ‘Design for a Temporary Landscape’, which has been created in response to the increasing number of temporary/meanwhile use projects that LI members are undertaking. There is also a new special award, which is free to enter, for ‘Client of the Year’. The award gives the opportunity for the profession to formally recognise clients who understand and value the contribution of landscape architects to their projects, and support them to fulfil their vision without compromise. The other categories are: Design categories…

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Grant Associates completes final phase of work at Bristol Harbourside

The final phase of public realm landscape design for Bristol’s award-winning Harbourside development has been completed by landscape architect Grant Associates for developer Crest Nicholson.The completion of the 15-year regeneration project comes as Bristol celebrates its status as European Green Capital in 2015 – an accolade awarded for the city’s outstanding commitment to sustainability, creativity, culture and innovation. Bristol Harbourside is a £120m mixed-use development on the edge of the city’s floating harbour, which has regenerated the heart of Bristol’s historic waterfront. Sustainable landscape design has played a key role in the overall scheme, says Grant Associates. Working closely with…

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Spring Celebrations in the Heart of London

The Royal Horticultural Society marks the start of the gardening season with three London shows in April. Gardeners of all levels are being encouraged by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to come out of winter hibernation and celebrate the floral splendour of spring with three different RHS London Shows throughout April. European Orchid Show & Conference, 9 – 12 April 2015 From 9 – 12 April, the Royal Horticultural Halls will be filled with orchid displays by some of the world’s finest orchid growers, orchid societies and botanical gardens as London and the RHS host the 17th European Orchid Show…

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Cornish flower power draws crowds for ‘Chelsea of the West’

  Large crowds braved the drizzle to attend the Cornwall Spring Flower Show. Green-fingered folk from across the country toured the stunning grounds of the Boconnoc Estate, near Lostwithiel, an event dubbed the “Little Chelsea of the West”. BBC TV gardening favourites Joe Swift and Anne Swithinbank topped the bill at the show, which runs on Saturday and Sunday and is said to mark the arrival of spring. Gardener, journalist and TV presenter Joe declared the two-day show open then went on to deliver a masterclass on garden design before joining a Gardener’s Question Time panel.  His fellow Gardener’s World…

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Briggs & Stratton reunite British athletics team to mark InStart mower launch

  One of the most iconic British athletics teams has been reunited for a race with a difference.   Kriss Akabusi, Derek Redmond, Roger Black and John Regis made sporting history in 1991 when they fought off stiff competition at the Tokyo World Championships to win gold in the 4×400 metre relay.   Now, for the first time in 24 years, the boys are back for a race with a difference. This time, instead of working as a team, they are competing against each other. Not only that but they’ve swapped their batons for lawnmowers!   To mark the launch…

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Glendale wins grounds maintenance framework for East Lindsey council

Glendale has won a four year framework worth £600,000 to provide grounds maintenance services in parks, memorial gardens, public gardens and open spaces for East Lindsey District Council.   The national green services provider is the sole supplier on the framework, which lasts for four years and is part of the Pan Lincolnshire Grounds Maintenance Service.   Glendale already delivers the full range of green services, including grass and hedge cutting, memorial testing, weed spraying, shrub pruning and water course clearance, for the nearby North and South Kesteven District Councils.   The new framework will create a minimum of two…

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Add Seal offer BALI members machinery advice

Add Seal are celebrating being a member of BALI for our second year. The company would like to offer all fellow members the chance to protect their Landscaping & Arboriculture Machinery against punctures. This can be anything from a wheelbarrow to a JCB! Punctures are not only inconvenient but costly when you include the delay caused, staff costs and down time. Add Seal will offer free advice and technical information to assist with your needs. www.add-seal.co.uk Source  

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London Stone launches brand new Trade Club

London Stone are excited to announce the launch of Trade Club, completely free of charge to join and offering a wealth of exclusive benefits to members. For every new sign up in 2015, London Stone will donate £10 to be split between our horticultural charity partners, Perennial and Greenfingers, supporting our industry. Managing Director, Steven Walley, says “We’re proud that we are able to provide the landscape industry with an innovative, forward thinking trade club that gives genuine benefits to its members and that’s completely free to join. We’re even prouder that Trade Club will be supporting Perennial and Greenfingers….

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RHS Young Designer of the Year finalists announced for RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2015

Gardens inspired by ‘An English Country Garden’ theme The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is giving three talented young designers the chance to demonstrate their take on an English country garden as part of the RHS Young Designer of the Year Competition at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park (22 – 26 July). The competition gives young inspiring garden designers, aged 28 years and under, the chance to kick-start their careers and gain exposure at a prestigious RHS Flower Show. This year’s quintessential theme of ‘An English Country Garden’ allows designers to use English country garden style as inspiration to create their…

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Dickies Store have the April showers covered with waterproof work wear

Waterproofs are now a major part of the Dickies brand as they continue to expand from core work wear garments, applying their knowledge and expertise in garment construction to a wider range of lifestyle and outerwear clothing product types. The range encompasses budget suits, such as the Dickies Vermont Rainsuit,through to high end tunnel suits like the Dickies Waterproof Padded Overall. This is one of the most popular Dickies products (from an excellent variety of overalls) in the entire work wear catalogue with huge volume sales throughout all periods of sustained rain in the UK. With new technologies and products coming through year after year this range…

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