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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

Mary Berry to open Blenheim Palace Flower Show in June

The Queen of British baking Mary Berry will indulge in her other great passion for gardening by opening this year’s Blenheim Palace Flower Show. The much anticipated three-day event is set to return to the Oxfordshire stately home from 19-21 June to showcase the very best of gardening in the UK. At the heart of the show will be a 25,000 square foot Grand Floral Marquee featuring over 40 stunning floral displays and a huge selection of plants from the UK’s finest nurseries at special event prices. Elsewhere visitors can take a walk around the inspiring show gardens displaying breath-taking…

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A seminar with Amanda Patton at Barcham Trees

A FREE seminar with Amanda Patton, 9th June at Barcham Trees, 11am-3am As a practising artist Amanda Patton uses the principles and elements of art in designing gardens. And while principles, such as composition, determine the form of a garden, it is the elements of art which provide the mood. This then forms the basis of her lecture which will show how a garden’s atmosphere can be enhanced through a knowledge of colour theory including hue, value and saturation and how texture, harmony and contrast can be applied to garden and planting design. Unlike in art, however, in a garden setting…

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Embroidery designer creates banners for Magna Carta Garden at Chelsea

Magna Carta Embroidery designer has created two Heraldic Banners for the Magna Carta Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show 2015 Rhoda Nevins, the creator of the 12-panel Magna Carta Embroidery project to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta has designed two banners for the Magna Carta Garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Five times Chelsea Flower Show award winners Patricia Thirion and Janet Honour of A Touch of France Garden Design are designing the Magna Carta garden. “It is such an honour to have been asked to contribute to A Touch of France’s…

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New high-quality viola plant range from Earley Ornamentals

Leading independent producer and supplier of young plants, Earley Ornamentals, has developed and launched its own high-quality range of viola called Viola Vibrante F1. This, along with the other new additions to the comprehensive Earley Viola range, offers an excellent commercial choice for 2015/16. Developed, trialled and laboratory tested for class leading quality, reliability and performance at Earley’s state-of-the-art 12-acre site near Thirsk, North Yorkshire, Viola Vibrante F1 produces showy medium to large flowers and is available in a mixture of 20 vibrant colours, including popular bicolours. Excellent for pack or pot production it has a naturally compact habit with…

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Entries for Japan Garden & Flower Show 2015 are now open

Designers applications for the Japan Garden & Flower Show 2015 are now available. Calling all, passionate garden designers, horticulturalists, flower artists and industry experts, the organisers are pleased to announce that the Japan Garden and Flower Show will be held once again in October 2015. They are accepting applications for a brand new category with a trade show atmosphere entitled ‘International Residential Garden’ category. It aims to showcase more than 40 gardens in cooperation with designers from more than 30 countries under the theme of ‘My Country, My Culture’. The details includes Design Guideline, Schedule, Design Fees, Construction and Applicaiton…

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Now available from Fargro Amenity Online – Roundup ProVantage 480

Roundup ProVantage is Fargro’s latest amenity glyphosate product setting new and improved standards for the market. Continuing from the innovation of Roundup ProBio, this new high load formulation contains 480gai/l. The highest levels of technical specification are built into Roundup ProVantage, addressing many of the vital stewardship aspects vital for modern glyphosate applications. Roundup Product Stewardship Product stewardship encompasses a range of activities from the responsible development of new formulations right through to supporting their usage, their users, their suppliers and others as may be required. This support doesn’t stop after a product is introduced but continues throughout its life…

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Schiller welcome new regional sales manager for the south

He joins Schiller from the Kramp Group and brings over thirty years of experience in the sector, having previously been an Area Business Manager at Husqvarna where he was responsible for looking after dealer accounts. He takes over from Richard Jackson who, though retiring, will retain a part-time role with the company, as Regional Sales Manager for the North of the country. Malcolm sees the new role as both challenging and potentially rewarding with a territory south of Manchester comprising a wide range of dealers of all sizes and industry expertise. He will in future be working closely with these…

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Pavement shifting is a thing of the past for Southwark Council thanks to Tobermore

The London Borough of Southwark is an incredibly busy area within Inner London, boasting some of the city’s greatest landmarks and tourist attractions such as Tower Bridge, London Bridge, The Tate Modern and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, to name a few. Inevitably, the area experiences heavy vehicular traffic as well as a high number of pedestrians on a daily basis. In recent years, Southwark Council encountered issues with pavement shifting due to the heavy usage and the traditional 200x100mm paving products previously installed. These products did not possess optimum interlocking capabilities, so with regular rainfall, the sub-base became saturated. Over time…

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Shedding New Light on Science and Sustainability

Conceptual Gardens inspired by the International Year of Light to feature at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park (22 – 26 July) ‘Quantum of Light’ by Leon Davis Three gardens at Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Flower Show Tatton Park (22-26 July) will champion the International Year of Light (IYL), which was set up by the United Nations (UN) to highlight the vital role light plays in providing solutions to global challenges. As well as being a big part of our daily lives, light has revolutionized medicine, connected the world through the internet and continues to be central to linking cultural, economic…

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House hunters ruled by heart over head says TrustMark

‘Love at first sight’ buyers spend thousands on unplanned maintenance costs TrustMark offers a ‘Reality Check’ on properties 72% don’t consider a mature garden Passions have always run high when it comes to choosing a home but new research released today shows that letting your heart rule your head could end up costing thousands in unplanned maintenance costs. New research from TrustMark, the only Government-endorsed ‘find a tradesman’ scheme for all trades in and around the home, has revealed what house hunters look out for – and what they don’t look out for – when viewing a potential home. Worryingly, a significant majority of homebuyers would not consider…

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