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June 25, 2018

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GreenBlue Urban to host ‘Contractors Day’ this July -

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Murray Landscapes scores at hub South West’s eighth building for growth awards -

Friday, June 22, 2018

Sean Butler answers Pro Landscaper reader’s burning questions -

Friday, June 22, 2018

Green-tech returns to exhibit at Rail Live -

Friday, June 22, 2018

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

Paul Hervey-Brookes’ inspiration behind the Brewin Dolphin Installation at RHS Chatsworth

In this video, acclaimed garden designer Paul Hervery-Brookes takes us through his inspiration behind his ground-breaking Brewin Dolphin Installation at RHS Chatsworth 2018. He goes on to talk about the planting that has been selected for it and the joys of working with local business.

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Landform announces Garden Bar for Hampton Court

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Landform is delighted to announce that designer, Rhiannon Williams has been selected to build The Landform Garden Bar at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Flower Show.  Rhiannon, who was awarded a Silver-Gilt and People’s Choice for her Urban Rain Garden at last year’s show, designed this garden with a couple in mind, offering a refreshing take on outdoor entertaining and dining. It embraces a contemporary summer al fresco lifestyle and brings the inside out, using the garden as an extension of the home. The space offers a serene oasis in the middle of the hustle and bustle of urban living…

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Self-binding Path Gravel from Smiths Bletchington

Smiths Bletchington

For a fairly modest outlay the Smiths Bletchington Self Binding Path Gravel gives superb results and is of sensational quality – with its Cotswold hues and smooth finish, it’s a product that looks good in almost any situation. A perfect product for paths, tracks, walkways and cycle paths in both the domestic, civil and commercial markets. Smiths’ Self Binding Path Gravel is a very versatile product. It gives a firm compact surface, ideal for where wheel access is a priority, (for example wheel chairs, golf buggies/trollies or wheelbarrows). But its versatility goes beyond that, it has a wide range of…

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The GARDENA combisystem takes itself to the next level

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The GARDENA combisystem has a successful history that spans more than 40 years and includes everything a passionate gardener needs, from cultivating soil in vegetable and flowerbeds to tidying garden paths or cleaning fallen leaves. The range has been updated for 2018 with new product features, which makes it even better than before. The GARDENA combisystem is a clever system that combines different handles with various tool attachments to ensure that all garden tasks are possible. For 2018, GARDENA has made some improvements to the attachment tools for the telescope applications of the GARDENA combisystem to make handling even better…

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Scene is set for a sumptuous summer at the Royal Horticultural Society Gardens

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Gardens expected to flourish after the rain with glorious displays of summer flowers Following the recent thunderstorms, this summer is set to be a lush affair, with the late spring rainfall keeping gardens looking green and fresh and plants growing well. Clematis, dahlias, delphiniums, hydrangeas, ligularia, lilies, penstemon, phlox, sweet peas and roses are the top ten most likely flowers to flourish from well-watered roots. Guy Barter, chief horticulturist, Royal Horticultural Society, said: “Barring an unexpected drought, we can look forward to a glorious summer for plants, especially British favourites such as roses. The rain does mean more work for…

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Tivoli launches, following acquisition of ISS Landscaping

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Following completion of its acquisition of ISS Landscaping 1 June Tivoli (Tivoli Group Limited) has launched and begun trading. Tivoli Group Limited is owned by private individuals as part of the Sullivan Street Partners portfolio of companies. Sullivan Street Partners also manage Orbis Protect, a leading vacant property security business and take active roles in their businesses. As a well-funded independent business, the new company will cement its place as the UK’s leading specialist grounds maintenance provider. The strategy is to continue to self-deliver grounds maintenance, landscape construction, arboriculture, winter maintenance and interior plants and floristry services to its public…

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10 amazing things seen at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show

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At a lot of shows, its hard to prioritise and get to see every essential garden, exhibitor or feature. Below, we’ve rounded up 10 amazing things seen at this year’s RHS Chatsworth Flower Show. 1. Zoom in on an insect’s view inside suspended vibrating virtual reality pods inside Joseph Paxton’s Great Conservatory. 2. Be wowed by the largest ever collection of stunning moth orchids by celebrity florist Jonathan Moseley. 3. Get swept up in a sinuous river of 12,000 cosmos flowing in front of the magnificent Chatsworth House in a beautiful display that picks up on the show’s theme of movement. 4….

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Johnsons of Whixley joins Chris Myers and Dales charity for Chatsworth Flower Show

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A local horticultural nursey has joined forces with TV’s ‘off-grid’ gardener to create a garden for the upcoming Chatsworth Flower Show, while rallying support for a Yorkshire Dales preservation charity. Johnsons of Whixley has donated £2,000 worth of plants to award-winning garden designer, Chris Myers, to create his show garden, which is inspired by the Dales. The garden, named ‘Hay time in the Dales’, will feature a cottage, a meadow of wildflowers, broadleaved trees and herbaceous perennials. The project aims to raise awareness of the work undertaken by the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust, a charity that supports the well-being of…

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Lough Erne Landscape Partnership receives National Lottery boost

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A major new initiative to protect and conserve the Lough and its surroundings is underway thanks to a £2.6m investment from the National Lottery over five years. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) confirmed the award for the new Landscape Partnership project at Lough Erne led by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds NI (RSPB NI). The beautiful Fermanagh Lakeland landscape consists of numerous islands, long shorelines, rivers, wet meadows, blanket bog, grasslands and woodlands.  It is home to an array of internationally important species and habitats, and contains a wealth of natural, built, archaeological, cultural and industrial heritage…

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Plant designs at Clerkenwell Design Week

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As mentioned before, biophilia was quite the buzz-word during the past few days of the Clerkenwell annual Design Festival. This year, it has been heard a great many more many times – with highly valid reasoning. Plants at Work member, Plant Designs London, spread the word with a presentation at their client, furniture company Koleksiyon’s event. Speaking to an intimate group of visitors, account manager Sam from Plant Designs explained the concept of biophilia and the importance of plants within this mix. ‘Literally meaning ‘love of life’, biophilia is the theory that as humans we need to be connected to…

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