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January 22, 2018

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British greenhouse designs attract overseas buyers -

Monday, January 22, 2018

RHS London Early Spring Plant Fair returns for 2018 -

Monday, January 22, 2018

efig changes its name to plants@work to reflect main aim -

Monday, January 22, 2018

Viking Cruises unveils its Wellness Garden for RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Green wall panels transform view in West London -

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Speakers announced for SGD Spring Conference  -

Saturday, January 20, 2018

UK not-for-profit spearheads movement to green refugee camps in Northern Iraq -

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Double A confirmed as new Pellenc Dealer -

Saturday, January 20, 2018

New body launched to support Business Improvement Districts -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Cardiff announces plans for £180m investment project -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Banks swoop in to aid workers after Carillion shutdown -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Mayor delivers £1.1m grants to help transform & create green spaces -

Friday, January 19, 2018

Johnsons supplies plants to ‘Best Large Park in Britain’ -

Friday, January 19, 2018

idverde adopts chemical-free weed control solution -

Friday, January 19, 2018

HortAid 2018 gets under way at the Party for Perennial -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Shortlists announced for the Pro Landscaper Business Awards -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Hillier set to inspire at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

APL announces spring seminar Faking It -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show champions the immense power of plants -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Young Gardeners of the Year 2018 competition launches -

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Society of Garden Designers appoints new chair

The Society of Garden Designers (SGD) has appointed Philippa O’Brien MSGD as its new Chair.  Philippa will take up the role from November 2014, replacing Juliet Sargeant MSGD who steps down after two fruitful years as Chair and a long-standing commitment to the SGD Council. The announcement was made by Juliet Sargeant MSGD at the Society’s AGM. A Registered Member of the SGD since 2006, Philippa joined the Society more than 20 years ago and is currently a member of the SGD Council. In addition to running her own garden design practice, Philippa is an active member of her local…

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BALI announces 2014 award winners

51 BALI members out of 77 who entered over 100 entries have won awards in this year’s prestigious BALI National Landscape Awards in association with Horticulture Week and headline sponsor Rigby Taylor. However, not until the awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London on Friday 5 December will they know who has won a Principal Award, Special Award or the coveted Grand Award.  Tickets for the ceremony are now on sale.  The Adjudication panel, chaired by Greg Allen, Senior Lecturer in Landscape Studies at Writtle College and dispute adjudicator, spent the summer visiting the shortlisted schemes and met at…

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LandscapeLive 2014 event

LandscapeLive is the landscaping industry’s first event purely for landscapers, garden designers and landscape architects in the north of England. Sponsored by Green-tech LandscapeLive is the event to attend to grow your business and gain new contacts. It is the perfect opportunity to build relationships and network within the friendly world of landscaping. It is an informative, inspirational, and fun event taking place on Tuesday 7 October at Yorkshire County Cricket Ground, Headingly. There will be 29 stands with exhibitors promoting some of the most well-known brands in the business including; Green-tech, Landscapeplus and Makita. As well as displaying the best…

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Funding for Kew Gardens to be protected

Nick Clegg has announced today that the Government will continue current levels of funding for the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew until at least April 2015. The £1.5 million funding will help the world renowned scientific research institute to continue its work. It will help to secure a number of jobs and enable Kew to undertake vital research. In a speech to the State of Nature conference organised by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Nick Clegg said: “Kew is one of the most important scientific and environmental institutions in the world. That is why I am so…

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National Parks Manifesto

National Parks are the “Jewels in the Crown” of our landscapes and need stronger protection and a fairer share of resources, according to a manifesto launched today (2 September) by the Campaign for National Parks (CNP). “National Parks in the 21st Century: A Manifesto for the next Westminster Government” argues that National Parks are essential to the nation’s health and well-being and are an important part of our cultural heritage. The manifesto – the first of its kind produced by CNP – says that National Parks, such as the Yorkshire Dales, Peak District and Dartmoor must be protected for all, not…

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Horticultural Scholarship Season Opens

The David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) Scholarship Season is now open with several scholarships up for grabs. Young horticulturists have two months to apply for one of five Student Scholarships and five months to apply for a Sponsored Scholarship. This year sees a new scholarship opportunity from the South West Growers Show offering £1,500 financial support to a student, as well as the relaunch of the Wyevale Garden Centres Scholarship, formally the Garden Centre Group Scholarship. Wyevale Garden Centres is offering two students a £1,500 study support payment each and the opportunity to organise paid weekend and/or holiday work at a…

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SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE – PRO LANDSCAPER

September 2014 issue – Pro Landscaper magazine This September issue is an 108 page edition with so much to look out for! Make sure you take a look at what you can expect from the two not-to-be-missed events coming up in autumn – Landscape Live (p30-31), and FutureScape (p62-63) ■News Shed: A round-up of news from the industry ■News Extra: Apprentices advice from four giants of the industry, and they each pick an apprentice in their ranks to look out for in the future ■News Extra: Social media, yes or no? The results of our survey are in ■News Extra: WorldSkillsUK competition,…

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James Alexander-Sinclair announced as after dinner speaker at HTA Garden Futures

Garden designer, RHS judge and TV presenter James Alexander-Sinclair has been announced as the after dinner speaker at the HTA Garden Futures Dinner on Tuesday 14 October in London. Known for his wit, energy and flair, James will share his thoughts on the importance of gardening, the role of architecture in gardens, what makes a great garden and how we can all help get gardening in front of the public. There is now just over a week until the early bird rate runs out on 31 August and places are selling fast. Book online today for the HTA Garden Futures…

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Gold Standards For MCR Urban Gardening

Winners of the First Ever “Dig the City” Gardening Medals Announced  Medals were awarded to the urban gardeners exhibiting their show gardens at Manchester’s Dig the City, sponsored by NCP, from 2-10 of August. “Urban gardens present unique challenges to gardeners and it’s very exciting to see these garden designs brought to life.” Judged by famed gardener Rachel de Thame and the National Trust’s city gardener, Sean Harkin, 18 show gardens have been challenged to create gardens for a small urban space. Successful entries have come from professional and amateur gardeners, community gardening groups and businesses. Judge Rachel de Thame said, “We’ve…

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AUGUST 2014 ISSUE – PRO LANDSCAPER

August 2014 issue – Pro Landscaper magazine ■News Shed: A round-up of news from the industry, including the final Diary of a Show Manager, and Eljays44’s pop-up office to coincide with National Plants at Work Week ■News Extra: The Ethical Trading Initiative give readers an update, informing them of current work in the landscaping sector ■Out & About: We visited the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show and bring you a selection of pictures from this year’s show ■Association News: The SGD announce the 10 products that have reached the shortlist for Product of the Year; efig announce the Office Plant of…

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