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April 27, 2018

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The last 10 gardens to win ‘Best in Show’ at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Children help promote flower festival -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Gardens line-up announced for RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018 -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Urban chic wins top show garden honours at Harrogate -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Peabody invites tenders for Thamesmead’s Landscape and Green Infrastructure Strategy -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

30 years at RHS Chelsea Flower Show for Mark Gregory -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Top international designers to gather at Singapore Garden Festival 2018 -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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

Farrell calls for urban design rethink to prioritise trees

Architect and masterplanner Sir Terry Farrell has called for a rethink of urban design to prioritise more trees. Farrell, who last year recommended that landscape should have a key role in a joined-up approach to the planning system in the government-commissioned Farrell Review, has been named a trustee of the The Trees and Design Action Group (TDAG). TDAG was formed early in 2007 and became a charitable trust in 2013. The group aims to increase awareness of the role of trees in the built environment throughout the UK. Farrell said: “The many challenges that we now face to make our cities, where…

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Mountaineering council campaign to protect British Landscapes

The British Mountaineering Council has joined forces with twenty-six other organisations and charities across the UK to campaign for the protection and enhancement of our treasured landscapes. The new coalition has launched a vision to protect and promote Britain’s landscapes, which will be presented in parliament today. Encompassing twenty-seven national and regional organisations, including the Campaign to Protect Rural England, National Trust, British Mountaineering Council and Wilderness Foundation, the coalition is believed to be the largest ever to be formed on this issue. Ahead of May’s general election, the coalition aims to raise the profile of landscape and to emphasise the…

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Barcham Trees honoured by HRH the Prince of Wales

Barcham Trees of Eye Hill Drove, Ely, Cambridgeshire, has been granted the Royal Warrant of Appointment to HRH The Prince of Wales as specialist container tree growers. Warrant grantee and Barcham’s managing director Mike Glover said “We were thrilled to receive the news.  We have been supplying The Prince of Wales for five years, and this accreditation for our nursery is a rare honour”. Barcham Trees already holds the Royal Warrant of Appointment to HM The Queen, beside whose coat of arms those of the Prince will now de displayed.  

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Prime Minister David Cameron visits Ransomes Jacobsen HQ

Prime Minister David Cameron visited Ransomes Jacobsen’s European head office and manufacturing facility in Ipswich on Monday 19th January during a tour of East Anglia. Ransomes Jacobsen is global manufacturer of commercial mowing equipment and is part of the US-based multi-industry group, Textron Inc. During his visit he met with Ransomes Jacobsen’s senior leadership team before walking over to the manufacturing plant to address an audience consisting of employees and specially invited guests. Following his address, which centred on the recovery of the UK economy, the importance of British manufacturing, jobs and apprenticeships for young people, he took a series…

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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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