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April 25, 2018

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Yorkshire horticulturist sees life’s work immortalised -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Civils Expo returns to Birmingham this October -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Sensory tours of the famous rose garden -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Final four young landscapers selected for Young Landscapers Award -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Plant power, pollination and urban innovation at Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hunts Engineering celebrating double milestone -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Outdoor Creations celebrates 10th Anniversary -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Brewin Dolphin Installation takes visitors back in time at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hard Landscaping features on Trailfinders South African Wine Estate Garden -

Monday, April 23, 2018

New Lifestyle Gardens revealed for RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2018 -

Monday, April 23, 2018

National Children’s Gardening Week -

Monday, April 23, 2018

BALI announces GDPR Awareness Day for members -

Monday, April 23, 2018

GreenBlue Urban announce new Tree Grille -

Monday, April 23, 2018

The Chelsea Fringe – One month to go -

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Ahead of ‘Hens & Garden’s, horticulturist advocates keeping rarer breeds  -

Friday, April 20, 2018

BALI CEO supports Scottish Horticulture Action Plan -

Friday, April 20, 2018

Green-tech launches new spring catalogue -

Friday, April 20, 2018

The numbers behind an award-winning Chelsea Flower Show garden -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Is the gender pay gap an issue within landscaping? -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Outdoor Creations continues growth -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Quercus & a Mini Oak Forest at Ecobuild 2015 stand S6104

A mini forest of over a thousand oak trees are currently being nurtured by Somerset based Quercus®UK Ltd, in preparation for their transportation to Ecobuild where they will take centre stage as part of Quercus’ exhibit. This is a recurring theme for Quercus, working with oak day in and day out, making fencing products builds a strong connection with the material -so we regularly enhance our display with saplings, then give then away to fellow oak lovers who will take them & plant them. The use of the oak saplings picks up Ecobuilds super green theme. Quercus want the planting…

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Join the RideLondon cycle team for Thrive charity

Join the Prudential RideLondon cycle team and help them to give more people who come to Thrive a brighter future. They have 15 places on this popular 100-mile sportive and along with our cycling Chief Executive Kathryn Rossiter and 25,000 other keen cyclists you will cycle 100 miles on closed roads, through London and Surrey. Leaving the Olympic Park on Sunday August 2nd, you’ll head out of the city to take on the climbs of Box Hill in Surrey, before heading back for the spectacular finish on The Mall in front of Buckingham Palace. What a place to finish! And…

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CrysticROOF® BBA Premier Flat Roofing System for London King’s Cross Station

The two flat roofs on either side of the central clock tower of the Southern Colonnade entrance at King’s Cross Station in London were refurbished due to extensive sagging and leakage problems. The old bitumen bonded felt roof that had been in place for many years was beyond repair and needed to be replaced. This refurbishment project was initiated by Network Rail, which set itself the objective of having a new flat roof installed which could be expected to last for at least 20 years.  Since even modern triple layer felt systems are typically only guaranteed for 10 years, Network…

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30 years at IPM enhances Laurica profile

Europe’s leading Laurel nursery report on an excellent IPM Essen. Laurica Plants celebrated 30 years as an exhibitor at Europe’s leading plant event. Director Marian Maenhoudt commented ‘ IPM was a fine show for us. This year we met a lot of customers from the UK, Germany, France, Holland…. and even Belgium!  At the show we discussed about the 2014 selling season where many clients were satisfied with their plant sales levels.’ It’s all about perception! ‘Spring 2015 is close by and we expect strong sales of our material to continue.  On our stand we showed the main lines and…

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Breast Cancer Haven Garden at RHS Chelsea to inspire cancer sufferers to seek support

Centred around Tom Hare’s willow woven oak leaf ‘nest’, inspired by The Haven’s uplifting and reassuring support programme, the Breast Cancer Haven Garden – designed by award-winning Sarah Eberle for this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show – aims to raise awareness of the physical and emotional support available for breast cancer sufferers and their families. Sponsored by Nelsons, the UK’s leading manufacturer of natural healthcare products, the Breast Cancer Haven Garden will see Eberle take inspiration for her creative designs from Haven centres – places of embrace, reassurance and care. Each regional Haven – based in London, Hereford and Leeds…

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Charterhouse turf machinery hire new Graden product specialist

  Charterhouse Turf Machinery (CTM) have appointed John Fitzpatrick as ‘Graden product specialist’ following its exclusive takeover of Graden machinery’s UK distribution. John was with the previous Graden distributor and has joined Charterhouse as ‘Graden Product Specialist’.  His appointment is part of a company-wide ‘staff-strengthening’ programme. John has been in the Groundcare industry since he left school, gaining experience in all areas through working on bowling greens, cricket squares, football and rugby pitches as well as in sales before joining contractor, Keith Kensett.  It was after Kensett’s began to work with Graden machinery that John became synonymous with the product….

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‘Landscape Artist of the Year 2015’ competition held at Waddesdon Manor

  Stunning Waddesdon Manor will be immortalised on canvas during a national landscape artist competition on Sky, presented by Frank Skinner and Joan Bakewell. The National Trust has teamed up with Sky Arts to search for the ‘Landscape Artist of the Year 2015’. who win a £10,000 commission to create an artwork for the trust’s collection. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend competition heats at Waddesdon Manor as well as Trelissick on the Fal Estuary in Cornwall and Lyme Park on the edge of the Peak District in Cheshire. The trust said the scenery of the three grounds will provide…

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Valley Gardens in Harrogate receives record number of annual visits

  Harrogate’s popular Valley Gardens park was visited over three million times in the last 12 months, it has been revealed. Since February 2012, Harrogate Borough Council’s Parks Team has been using an electronic counting device to record the number of visits made to the park. Over the last year a staggering 3,151,852 visits have been made – an annual increase of 158,534. Harrogate Borough Council Leader Councillor Richard Cooper said: “The Valley Gardens and Pinewoods are the green jewel in our floral crown.  “They are award winners and a magnet for tourists, local walkers and young people. It is…

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Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership grants available for community groups in the Ely area

Funding is available for groups and people planning community events in the Ely area this summer. The Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership (OWLP) is offering grants of up to £2,000 to local organisations or individuals whose project ideas have “clear public benefits and support the OWLP objectives”. The OWLP is a local Heritage Lottery Fund led project which aims to connect local people and communities with the landscape, heritage and wildlife in the region surrounding the Ouse Washes. The OWLP encourages exciting community projects that help people look after, learn about and celebrate the Ouse Washes landscape and these can be…

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Rapid progress being made on £4.8m Felixstowe seafront gardens restoration

Good progress is being made on the restoration of Felixstowe’s nationally-important seafront gardens – with the new contractors working on all aspects of the project. Since J Breheny Contractors Ltd, took over the £4.8million project, visitors to the seafront have seen rapid changes across all the gardens between Bath Tap and Felixstowe Town Hall. It is hoped that most of the work will be complete by summer with the two gardens requiring the most work – the South Cliff Garden in Undercliff Road West and Ivy Terrace, in front of the Spa Pavilion – finished by early autumn. Annett Thompson,…

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