June 25, 2017

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‘Customers put price first’, according to new tradespeople study -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Well-known BBC gardener Bob Flowerdew to present talk on scented plants at Bishampton and District Gardening Club -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Action needed on consistently poor planting rates -

Friday, June 23, 2017

ITV’S ‘Love your Garden’ features Addagrip’s Addaset resin bound surfacing for war veterans garden in Plymouth -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Fullers Mill Garden awarded Visit England Quality Rose Marque -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Large or small, Victorian or traditional, Griffin Glasshouses has it all -

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Land Trust acquires new sites to protect and enhance valuable community green space across the UK -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Peak’s quirky cows hit the heights -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Public urged to nominate community groups for national awards -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries scoops six awards at HTA Show -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

New Scape paves the way with porcelain exterior tiling -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rolawn hit the mark at Gardeners’ World Live -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Show Garden success for St Albans based company at BBC Gardeners’ World Live -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rare hazel dormice reintroduced into a Warwickshire woodland -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Experience the mystery and romance of Galica’s ‘Pazo’ Gardens at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Landscape Watering Systems looks at how effective irrigation systems, technology and practice provide a major contribution to water conservation -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

GoLandscape’s ‘Watch this Space’ build begins at Hampton Court -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bradstone supports MS Society Garden at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2017 -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries launch 2018 promotional catalogue -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Bernard Tickner awarded MBE in Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Honours -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

New area sales manager for Ariens Company

Richard Tarleton has been appointed as a new Ariens Company area sales manager for the south west of England. Richard brings with him a wealth of experience in sales and account management gained in various positions in FMCG and the aquaculture industries. His appointment is part of Ariens Company’s on-going commitment to the strengthening of the field sales team. Richard will report to Ariens Company’s UK sales manager, Matt Wilson. “We’re delighted to welcome Richard to Ariens Company. His sales management experience will be critical in developing existing dealer relationships, as well as new business development in the south west.”…

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LXB appoints Strata Design for second phase of Rushden Lakes

Strata Design is delighted to have been directly appointed by LXB as landscape architects on Phase 2 of the £140m Rushden Lakes shopping and leisure scheme. LXB appoints Strata Design for second phase of Rushden Lakes It follows the firm’s director, Richard Willmott’s previous successful design work and supervision on Phase 1. The landmark retail and leisure scheme uniquely combines its location in an area of outstanding natural value with the best in shopping and leisure pursuits. Phase 2 will build on the notable landscape features in Phase 1 which include a square mile of lakes and woodland, a boathouse and…

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Quarry Garden wins hat trick of awards including Best in Show at RHS Chatsworth

Members of the Institute of Quarrying (IQ) are celebrating a hat trick of successes for its Quarry Garden at the first ever RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, winning ‘Best in Show’, a coveted Gold Medal and ‘Best Construction’ from esteemed RHS judges. Garden paving manufacturer, Bradstone, sponsored the garden from supported the Institute of Quarrying. The Quarry Garden, designed by Paul Hervey-Brookes, celebrates the essential role of quarrying and mineral extraction in modern life. The compelling Quarry Garden narrative captured the RHS judges’ imagination. The garden is divided into three zones; a floriferous and naturalistic area featuring slate monoliths, wild flowers…

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Country’s green-fingered volunteers recognised at the Land Trust Awards 2017

Volunteers who lend a hand at parks, nature reserves and open spaces around the country have been recognised at the Land Trust Awards 2017. The Land Trust, a national land management charity, used the awards ceremony in London to highlight the dedication and passion that hundreds of people show by helping out at their local site. Staff from the Land Trust and rangers from the charity’s managing partners submitted many nominations for the Volunteer of the Year accolade, and during the judging panel they shared stories and examples of people’s commitment to the natural environment. Ian Roberts, who helps out…

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Green-tech supply urban tree planting materials for £15m Glasgow Fort Retail Park

Glasgow Fort Retail Park is one of Scotland’s largest and most popular ‘out of town’ shopping destinations with 100 outlets and parking for 2,500 vehicles. It has a catchment area covering in the region of 2 million people and circa 100 retail and leisure outlets covering over 800,000sq ft. Award-winning commercial landscaper Grace Landscapes won the landscaping upgrade contract which included landscaping vast borders across the site and planting of 12m tall semi-mature Birch trees and native Pines, to echo the surrounding Scottish woodlands. Green-tech supplied everything required for the successful planting and development of the trees, shrubs and overall…

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Alpha Rail supply railings for stately home

Metal railings and gates manufacturer, Alpha Rail has been contracted by Ground Control UK to supply and deliver decorative flat top metal railings, bespoke trip rail and decorative gates as part of the regeneration works taking place at Stephens House, a Grade II listed house with extensive gardens. Located in Finchley, North London, the original villa was built in 1859, and the land itself dates back to the 12th Century having significant ties to the Knights Templar. In 1989, Stephens House was ravaged by fire and since then significant works are in progress to restore the property and provide a…

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Ground Control picks up seventh prestigious RoSPA Award

Ground Control Ltd is a winner at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2017. Ground Control, the UK’s fastest growing maintenance and external services provider achieved the Gold Medal (seven consecutive Golds) award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). Ground Control will be presented with the award during a ceremony at the ExCeL, London on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, where the company is also exhibiting at the Facilities Show; the world’s largest facilities management event. The award was achieved during a special year for family-safety charity RoSPA, as it celebrates…

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Contemporary dancers perform on the Brewin Dolphin Garden as the first RHS Chatsworth Flower Show opens

As the first RHS Chatsworth Flower Show opened its doors, dancers from the London Contemporary Ballet Theatre performed on the Brewin Dolphin garden created by garden designer Jo Thompson. The performance was set against the backdrop of the magnificent 70-metre steel sculpture that weaves through the Brewin Dolphin Garden, reflecting the curves of the River Derwent beside which it sits. Staged within the garden’s ornamental meadow, the contemporary performance embodied the sculptural quality of the garden in the traditional setting of the magnificent Chatsworth Estate.

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Council’s new design guide to set benchmark for housing quality in Cheshire East

Developers and their designers are now required to follow a new design guide to maintain a high standard for future housing schemes and developments across Cheshire East. The Cheshire East Residential Design Guide has been formally adopted and launched to benchmark housing quality across the borough. The guide is intended to ensure that all new developments achieve a high quality of design, reflecting local distinctiveness and characteristics, including the type of materials, natural features, surroundings and other connections with the locality. The guide is a key Supplementary Planning Document, supporting the current and emerging Local Plans. All new developments will…

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Hartley Botanic overcomes torrential rain at RHS Chatsworth to win second 5 star tradestand award of the year

Hartley Botanic, the RHS’ recommended aluminium greenhouse and glasshouse supplier, has today been awarded a 5 star tradestand award for its exhibit at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, despite the heavy wind and rain which challenged the stand’s build and led to the showground being completely closed yesterday – marking only the second time in 13 years an RHS Flower Show has been compromised by inclement weather. The Lancashire manufacturer and its design partner, landscape and garden maintenance company Base Squared, battled the elements (and a couple of ducks!) to create a stand which delivers a comforting dose of greenhouse gardening…

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