September 23, 2017

Latest:

Forestry grant widened in Scotland -

Friday, September 22, 2017

Less than a month to go until the focus on health at the CIH Annual Conference -

Friday, September 22, 2017

Media City win spurs growth for Hale-based I Want Plants -

Friday, September 22, 2017

London Stone launch DesignBoard -

Friday, September 22, 2017

British Hardwood Tree Nursery extends office and job roles to prepare for exciting growth period -

Friday, September 22, 2017

New global vegetable garden establishing well with HortLoam -

Friday, September 22, 2017

Wensleydale gets conservation push -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Arboriculture apprentices on course to branch out -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Get gardens looking their best for winter with Safeguard’s Roxil range -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Drone technology adds another dimension to SoilsCon 2017 -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Green-tech wins affiliate exceptional service at BALI National Landscape Awards 2017 -

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Adelaide contemporary international design competition coming soon -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Ground Control scoops four BALI National Landscape Awards -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Kubota UK gearing up for SALTEX with exciting new machines -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Beaulieu proudly unveils new breathtaking piece of art -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

New research demonstrates visiting a park once a week contributes to increased health and well being -

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Government pledges £500,000 for new action group to grow future of public parks -

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Mobilane® Green Screens used in London primary school to combat air pollution -

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

New online decking visualiser tool from Dura Composites helps customers picture the possibilities -

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

EGO Power+ goes Pro at SALTEX -

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

New technical sales advisor for Green-tech

Green-tech is delighted to announce the recruitment of Catherine Dixon who joins the sales team. Catherine has a strong background in sales and business development and has enjoyed a varied career that has seen her running her own business and working in the Pharmaceutical and IT industries. Sales Director Ian Rotherham said, “I am delighted to welcome Catherine.  Her larger than life personality, attention to detail and fantastic approach to customer relations have all meant she has just slotted into Green-tech.  She has been warmly welcomed by colleagues and customers alike”. Catherine commented, “I have always been interested in Construction…

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Glendale awarded £5.5m utility arboriculture framework

National green services company, Glendale, has secured a £5.5million framework agreement with Western Power Distribution (WPD) to provide utility arboriculture services across the East and West Midlands. The work will involve vegetation management, line clearance and utility arboriculture for storm resilience maintenance purposes around WPD’s distribution network. Glendale will complement the existing team with 150 additional utility arborists and a management team to work on the five-year framework agreement, which has the option to be extended for a further five years. Utility arboriculture requires operatives to work alongside high and low voltage power lines. Specialists working on the contract must…

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GroundsCare Products provides the TurfTeq grass edging machine

Leicestershire CC have just purchased a TurfTeq grass edging machine to add to the two owned by their highways contractors, Tarmac National Contracting. The machines will be used to cut back grass overhang on the county’s pathways, thus restoring them to their originally-intended width. Local authorities are showing an increasing interest in path edging as a result of European directives concerning the maintenance of footpaths to their design width. Article source

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Flower and plant photography with horticultural photographer

Master the art of flower and plant photography with Clive Nichols, one of the world’s finest horticultural photographers, on Clive Nichols’ Flower and Plant Photography Online Masterclass now bookable on global leading virtual gardening school www.my-garden-school.com. Dig into this in-depth four week virtual course and learn invaluable advice on both the practical and artistic aspects of flower and plant photography.  Using his 25 years’ experience and over 150 examples of his own flower and plant photographs, Clive helps students understand crucial aspects of horticulture photography such as lighting, composition, working indoors and outdoors and developing vision and technique.  He helps illustrate…

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McConnel to unveil a major breakthrough in flail technology at Lamma 2015

The most important breakthrough in flail development in more than a decade will be unveiled at LAMMA 2015 with the launch of McConnel’s new F14 T-flail. The F14 is the first heavy-duty T-flail which is equally adept at grass mowing, hedge-cutting, and the maintenance of mature three-year hedge growth. Featuring a larger cutting area, an innovative hollow cavity design, and a wider shank, the F14 delivers a powerful and precise cutting action and is perfect for farmers and contractors who want a versatile flail which can handle both hedge-cutting and grass mowing. Key features of the new F14 flail include:…

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National Gardening Week 13 – 19 April 2015

The countdown to National Gardening Week 2015 (13-19 April) has begun. As in previous years the RHS will be co-ordinating this national celebration of all things green and would like to invite everyone to take part. Last year hundreds of gardens, cultural organisations, museums, heritage sites, charities, individuals and businesses got involved, reaching millions across the country and encouraging them to get out and garden. The aim of National Gardening Week in 2015 is to encourage people and organisations to come together and help keep their neighbourhoods, environments and shared spaces beautiful through gardening. The tagline will be ‘Start Something…

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See SureSet Permeable Paving at the National Self Build and Renovation Show

At the end of this month, SureSet will be at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC) in Swindon for this popular three-day event. Specialising exclusively in resin bound paving, SureSet brings an exciting eco-friendly alternative to traditional paving to the Show. Staff from SureSet will be in the ‘Live Demonstration Arena’ every day at 11.45am showing how to mix and lay the resin bound paving and to answer questions about SureSet. SureSet will also be presenting a seminar for people interested in hearing more detailed information about SureSet products. The presentation will cover the range of materials they…

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University courses at Eden

Study for a university-level degree in Horticulture at the Eden Project Eden offers a range of university-level degrees taught at its world-famous site. These are taught by Cornwall College’s expert trainers in the Eden Project’s unique learning environment, and are awarded by Plymouth University. Why study at the Eden Project? get a recognised higher education qualification, alongside hands-on practical experience at a world-famous visitor attraction and garden; study in a unique learning environment, with teaching facilities based at the Eden Project itself, renowned for its horticulture, sustainable event management, and unique approach to storytelling and interpretation; benefit from the experience of industry professionals, as…

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APL Practical Team Leader Skills Training

APL Practical Team Leader Skills Training Recruitment is one of the core issues for many landscaping companies at this current time, particularly at supervisory level. This backed with a lot of APL members looking to expand their businesses has developed the situation into a real pinch point. For many it is possible to get around this problem by training within your current workforce. Taking this approach,  you will already have a loyal and hard working staff who may just need some direction in managing people and organisational skills. The benefit of this will be to retain your staff and develop…

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IPM ESSEN 2015

The “Green Career” Will Begin at the World’s Premier Horticultural Fair Job Exchange and Supplementary Information Forum for Students IPM ESSEN will once again offer its exhibitors and visitors the exclusive service of publishing vacant and wanted jobs in the international horticultural sector free of charge on the “Green Career Wall”. It will be possible to find the notices in Hall 4A from January 27 to 30, 2015. For the first time, there will also be a supplementary Information Forum for Students. The registration functions like this: At http://www.ipm-essen.de/for-visitors/ipm-essen/programme-2015/green-career/, potential employers and employees can find corresponding forms in which they…

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