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May 27, 2018

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Success for Woodlodge at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Business rates success for growers -

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Covent Garden blooms for Chelsea Fringe -

Saturday, May 26, 2018

American Hardwood Export Council and Waugh Thistleton Architects collaborate with ARUP on landmark pavilion -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Summer celebration of art, creativity and imagination at Borde Hill Garden -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Special RHS Chelsea award winners revealed -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Stihl expands Viking range of petrol mowers -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Celebrating the benefits of plants with The Great Escape industry exhibit -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Plant of the Year and Product of the Year revealed at RHS Chelsea -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

HTA makes two big appointments -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Timotay Landscapes shortlisted for APL Avenue Show Garden competition -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Love Your Garden: NHS Special -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Alan Titchmarsh presents Griffin Glasshouses’ donation to the National Garden Scheme -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Capel Manor’s ’50 Shades of Gold’ garden wins Gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Bernhard’s Nurseries enjoy success at Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Countrywide Grounds landscapes new garden to provide respite for patients at Alderney Hospital -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Myeloma UK Garden by John Everiss wins Silver-Gilt at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Lemon Tree Trust Refugee Garden wins Silver-Gilt at Chelsea -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Hat trick of awards for Landform Consultants at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

10 design trends at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show from SGD members -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Ian Drummond advises what to see and do at Chelsea 2015

Ian Drummond creative director at Indoor Garden Design, advises on what to see and do at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show based on the weather.

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Hillier Nurseries celebrates winning gold for 70th time at Chelsea Flower Show

Hampshire’s Hillier Nurseries is celebrating today after winning gold at the Chelsea Flower Show for the 70th year running. The Romsey-based firm struck gold in the Great Pavilion Awards section for its stunning display of trees, shrubs, climbers and herbaceous plants. Hampshire Carnivorous Plants won gold in the same section after wowing judges with its exhibition of plants from the US and Canada. Sparshot College, near Winchester, was awarded gold in the Discovery Awards section. Article source

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RHS is calling on the nation to get Greening Grey Britain

The RHS is calling on the nation to get Greening Grey Britain as it launched a new report at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show  yesterday highlighting an alarming trend of Britain paving over its front gardens and not growing any plants in them. New evidence shows Britain is paving over front gardens and reducing plant cover 2015 Mori Poll comparison to 2005 Mori Poll to over 1,490 people with front gardens reveals a 15 square mile increase in ‘grey’ in front gardens across the UK Today over five million front gardens in the UK have no plants Rise of over…

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TigerTurf reveal new Landscape Partner Scheme for loyal customers

  Leading artificial turf manufacturer, TigerTurf UK, has unveiled its new Landscape Partner Scheme, which will give loyal installers of its innovative range of landscaping products the chance to access a number of new benefits. Under the new tiered volume system – which replaces the manufacturer’s previous ‘Approved Installer’ status – Gold, Silver and Bronze partners will be associated with the market-leading manufacturer and enjoy a variety of incentives, with the best reserved for those who are most active. Benefits range from competitive pricing on the manufacturer’s range of surfaces and branded merchandise, to various marketing materials and the ability…

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Fifty thousand Dutch bulbs to add colour to Manchester and Warrington

  A new “Greener Cities” project was launched in Manchester on 13 May at an Urban Landscaping Innovation Day, hosted by the Netherlands Business Support Office (NBSO), with support from Manchester City Council and Warrington Council. Gifts of bee-friendly tulips, flower boxes and a tree are just part of a new collaboration between Holland and the UK to create greener, healthier environments in the UK’s Northern cities. The day started with presentations from Dutch business leaders with proven expertise in transforming urban landscapes. Then the Lord Mayor of Manchester, Susan Cooley, joined the delegation to plant a tree (donated by…

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SCH to film product demonstrations following customer demand

  SCH (Supplies) Ltd will be busy filming over the coming weeks. The company, who manufacture estate and garden machinery, as well as sports ground maintenance products and items for the leisure and equestrian sectors, have engaged the services of a professional photo and videographer. ‘Our customers and dealers have asked us to do this,’  says managing director Andrew Rodwell. SCH plan to showcase several of their products in this way, allowing prospective customers to appreciate the detail of the unit they are buying and to see it in action. ‘As a small company manufacturing such a vast range of…

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John O’Conner re-awarded contract with Affinity Sutton Homes

John O’Conner (GM) Ltd are delighted to have been re-awarded their contract with Affinity Sutton Homes for the Hertsmere area following a competitive tendering exercise. John O’Conner is an award winning family owned company established for over 45 years. A key innovation in the contract bid included utilising this expertise to continue to work closely with residents and providing added value initiatives such as work experience opportunities, Apprenticeships and community/volunteer projects. The new contract commenced on 1st April 2015 for the duration of 4 years. There is also a possible 2 year optional extension. Ian Pitkin, Contracts Director, said: “We…

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Provender Nurseries choose competition winner at Capel Manor College

Once again Provender Nurseries have selected a winning garden design from applications for a Garden Design competition held at Capel Manor College. Judging took place back in February and from an impressive range of entries, Miriam Gopaul’s garden design, ‘Four Elements’ was considered the most appealing with a well thought out design for the use of space.  The design uses the seasons as a means of depicting the four elements of Water – Spring, Summer – Air, Autumn – Fire and Winter representing Earth.  The judges agreed that each element and season were well researched and represented by a core…

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Glendale provide grounds maintenance to one of the UK’s largest schools

  National green services company, Glendale, has been awarded a contract to maintain the grounds at the Nottingham Academy. The Nottingham Academy spans three sites in Nottingham and can cater for up to 3,600 pupils aged 3 to 19.  It is part of the Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust group of 27 academies. Glendale will provide grounds maintenance services to the Academy including gang mowing, line marking, shrub and hedge cutting and weed control. Andy Trott, contract manager at Glendale, comments: “The contract required an incredibly quick start up in order to ensure standards were maintained as soon as possible and…

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Knoll Gardens release Stipa Goldilocks in time for Chelsea

Combining narrow foliage with spikes of enormous, golden flowerheads for dramatic effect, Goldilocks moves wonderfully in the gentlest breeze, reflects the slightest hint of sun and lasts well into the winter. A selection from the spectacular Stipa Gold Fontaene, it has all of its wow factor but in a shorter, more compact form making it ideal for many garden situations. “Stipa Gold Fontaene has always been a real show stopper,” said Knoll Gardens’ owner Neil Lucas. “But, at well over seven feet tall its height could be an issue. We have been working for some time to develop a selection…

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