November 19, 2017

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Enjoy 12 giveaways of Christmas with Hillier -

Saturday, November 18, 2017

A lost legacy: Manchester’s Royal Botanical Garden -

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Landscape Partnership seeks consultant to collate historic evidence -

Friday, November 17, 2017

8,000 new trees to be planted this year in Sheffield -

Friday, November 17, 2017

Stewart Milne Homes appoints new construction director to drive growth in Central Scotland -

Friday, November 17, 2017

Northern Design Awards – Barnes Walker reaches prestigious finals -

Friday, November 17, 2017

BALI National Landscape Awards 2017 is a sell-out event -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Lee Bestall finalist in this year’s Northern Design Awards -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Pro Landscaper’s Most Influential revealed -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Funding boost for Bilston Urban Village ‘Garden City’ site -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Landscape protection confirmed for Cornwall’s rare species -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Minister for London welcomes £1.4 billion Croydon redevelopment -

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Green-tech launches new anchoring system at Futurescape 2017 -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Makita’s new factory service centre & training academy in Glasgow has a national role -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Lister Wilder Ltd announced as this year’s biggest UK ‘MOW-team’ -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Oman Botanic Garden revealed -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Capel Manor College wins key horticulture apprenticeship contract -

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Time running out to effectively transpose EU Environmental Acquis into UK Law -

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Save up to £2775 and 50% of the cost of a battery with Pellenc -

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Civic Engineers awarded £1.8 million contract to help deliver Glasgow City Centre ‘Avenues’ project -

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Innaugural National Open Gardens day launches mid-April

  As part of this year’s National Gardening Week (13–19 April), gardens all over Britain that normally charge for entry or are closed to the public will be opening their doors for free on Friday 17 April in a unified effort to engage more people with the UK’s great gardens. The aim of National Open Gardens Day is to raise awareness of the diversity, richness and cultural value of the UK’s gardens and encourage new segments of the public to experience and value them. The four RHS Gardens are leading the campaign with many RHS Partner Gardens, some National Gardens…

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Knoll Gardens hosts ‘Preparing for Spring’ show on 14th March

  Dorset-based Knoll Gardens is running its first event of the year on Saturday 14 March created especially to help gardeners prepare for spring. As the UK’s leading ornamental grass specialist, the award-winning nursery at Knoll is constantly being asked about caring for grasses in the garden and this mini-master class has been arranged to specifically answer its most frequently-asked question – to cut or not to cut? Participants will learn how to distinguish between deciduous and evergreen grasses and look after them to ensure their own displays can be as stunning as those on show in Knoll’s acclaimed naturalistic…

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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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