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June 21, 2018

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Talasey Group announces managing director and CEO -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The Posh Shed Company to unveil new ranges at Hampton Court -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Soils & Trees Conference offers unprecedented opportunity -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2018 winners announced -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Timotay Landscapes return from BBC Gardeners’ World as winners -

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Stihl expands Workwear range -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A designer’s guide to lighting outdoor social areas -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Give it some welly for Thrive this September -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Macmillan Southport Flower Show garden tells tale of life after cancer diagnosis -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Laburnum anagyroides Yellow Rocket takes best in show at New Plant Awards -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Perennial helps children of horticulturists with new Child Bursaries -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Gardens on APL Avenue at BBC Gardeners’ World Live showcase industry talent -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Rare Eden pollen sent off to Germany for breeding project -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Stark & Greensmith joins the RHS for new garden screen Parterre range -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018 winners announced -

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

British bred and grown Veronica hoping for a win -

Friday, June 15, 2018

The Flower Bus via RHS Garden Harlow Carr Flower Show -

Friday, June 15, 2018

New Etesia fleet for Greenfingers -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show to showcase the best of grow your own -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

London’s Limmo Peninsula enhanced by Wildflower Meadow -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Storms wreak havoc in National Trust gardens

Gardeners at the National Trust for Scotland’s Inverewe Garden in Wester Ross are assessing havoc caused by the recent violent storms. Trees were uprooted, paths damaged and glass smashed at the popular botanic gardens during winds of 100mph last week. Trees lost included specimens of Japanese cedar, beech, Noble fir, pine and ornamental birch. Along the garden’s Rhododendron Walk, shrubs which were planted during the time of garden founder Osgood Mackenzie have been badly affected and it is not yet clear if these can be saved. Panels in the glasshouses where important propagation work was being carried out were also smashed. Staff have…

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BALI Awards in running for an accolade of their own

Following a record-breaking Awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House in London in December attended by over 850 BALI members and guests, the BALI National Landscape Awards are in the running for an award of their own – from the Global Conference Network, organisers of the Association Excellence Awards. A panel of 25 independent judges – all Chief Executives of leading associations – have selected the finalists across 16 categories in these prestigious awards, which highlight excellence in how associations operate and serve their members. The BALI National Landscape Awards are finalists in the Best Association Awards category, along with eight…

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Book now: Rethinking the Urban Landscape events

Booking open for Rethinking the Urban Landscape events   A programme of events will expand on the themes of Rethinking the Urban Landscape, the exhibition co-curated by the Landscape Institute and The Building Centre.   Each event asks a question that addresses future learning and thinking for the design profession. Speakers include landscape architects, policymakers, community activists and industry leaders. The events are as follows: How did designing the Olympic Park influence landscape practice? Thursday 22 January, 6pm The Olympic Park changed the public perception of landscape architecture. One of the most successful legacies of the park was groundbreaking design…

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Barcham’s bio-security policy praised in house of lords debate

The voluntary code of practice devised, introduced and implemented by Barcham Trees regarding the bio-security of its tree stock has been praised by Lord Framlingham (Conservative) in a debate in the House of Lords on the natural environment on 15 January 2015 Lord Framlingham said “Following the importation of ash dieback from Europe, there was a call, including one from me, for a reduction in the number of imported trees and for much more reliance on home-grown stock to reduce the ever present and very real danger to our tree population. Sadly, figures that I obtained through a Written Question…

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Celebrating National Tree Week

National tree week was once again supported by Bridgwater College when students and staff based at its Cannington Centre were busy planting a wide range of trees. Specimen trees were planted within the grounds of the Cannington Centre in locations such as the College’s golf course, Walled Gardens, new arboretum and around the campus generally. Types of tree included:   Giant Himalayan Pink Magnolia Tree, planted in the new spring border Moroccan Pineapple Broom, planted in the Walled Gardens of Cannington which has bright yellow, pineapple-scented flowers Killarney Strawberry Trees (x3), planted on campus for its abundant strawberry-like fruits in…

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Chelsea and Hampton Court plants to find home in Hillington

It seems a strange time of the year to be thinking of the 2015 Chelsea and Hampton Court flower shows, but Crane Garden Buildings are already helping to design The Norfolk Hospice gardens where the plants from the 2015 flower shows will be finding their new home.  Crane Garden Buildings display at the flower shows will be permanently relocated at The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House. The Norfolk Hospice, Tapping House has built a new Hospice in Hillington, King’s Lynn, not far from the Crane Garden Buildings factory in Narford. There is a critical shortage of palliative care beds in North…

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A New Year and new projects for Kinley Systems

Recognised as a market leader in the provision of composite decking, landscape edging and tree planters, Kinley Systems saw its products used throughout 2014 in esteemed designs, including the winning design at the Blenheim Palace Flower Show and at the headquarters of VW Financial Services, to name just some.  With the introduction of exciting new landscaping products imminent and with an array of confirmed project features, 2015 looks set to be another fantastic year in landscaping architecture supplies. Along with the aforementioned projects, the company also gained recognition via projects featured, which included The Outdoor Room at Guy’s and St Thomas…

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Green-tech’s Chris Swan awarded BASIS Certificate

Back in December, Area Sales Manager, Chris Swan attended the BASIS Amenity Horticulture Turf course at STRI, the leading sports turf consultancy. The results have been announced this week and Green-tech is delighted that Chris has passed this prestigious examination. Chairman, Richard Kay comments: “These are quite rightly tough courses. The qualification is certified by BASIS and it means that Chris is now a member of the BASIS Professional register. I am delighted for him.” BASIS was established by the pesticide industry in 1978. It is an independent standards setting and auditing organisation for the pesticide, fertiliser and allied industries…

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Plan To Pave: New Remote Garden Design service

Plan To Pave is an established garden design and landscaping supplies company, based in Hampshire. Working from the studio and show gardens, our team of award winning experts are on hand to guide clients through the creative process of transforming their outdoor living spaces. New for 2015, Plan To Pave now offer an innovative remote garden design service, enabling clients to tap into their design experts no matter where they live. There are many benefits of using a designer remotely. First and foremost, it means everything can be done in your time, without the need of a home visit, saving…

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CRoP Clinics to help HTA members save money

The HTA will be holding Cost Reduction Programme CRoP Clinics at the end of February, where HTA members can meet CRoP partners and learn how to reduce costs to their business. Two free events will take place over two days providing the opportunity for members to network, meet their Regional Business Manager and find out about the savings available to them through their HTA membership. CRoP partners including 2Circles, Alpha Packaging, B2B Links, Barclaycard, Citation, Ecovision, Garden Radio, HTA Utilities, Paskett PR, SWR and HTA Insurance will present their business offers and will also be available to chat one-to-one with…

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