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January 19, 2018

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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

Two weeks left to share views on plans for Bristol’s parks -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Carillion’s liquidation and its effect on the landscaping industry -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Perennial offers support following Carillion collapse -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Brighton & Hove City Council produces plan to protect Stanmer Park’s woods -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Liverpool sets out 15-year plan for growth -

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Gristwood and Toms champions international accreditation programme -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Green-tree launches bespoke soil for Rain Gardens -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Make your voice heard – Pro Landscaper digital survey -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Landscaping companies announced for APL Avenue at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2018 -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Butter Wakefield to design Gaze Burvill garden at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

North Yorkshire nursery helps restore historic site to former glories -

Monday, January 15, 2018

RHS begins search for School Gardeners of the Year -

Monday, January 15, 2018

Thrive seeking more people as volunteering in nature proven to be good for health -

Monday, January 15, 2018

INNSA responds to glyphosate licence renewal -

Monday, January 15, 2018

Pro Landscaper’s Most Influential – Mark Gregory

Managing director, Landform Consultants. Mark Gregory has been running the multi-disciplined Landform Consultants since 1988 and is an active participant in the landscaping and horticultural industries. Mark is a 20-time Gold medal winner at RHS Chelsea, and has won numerous industry awards for projects in London and the South East. He lectures across the UK, delivering workshops and seminars for the SGD, BALI and APL; he has also served as a director of the HTA and chairman of the APL until recently. Mark is a regular RHS Judge and Assessor, and a former member of the Chelsea Gardens Panel. Our readers…

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Pro Landscaper’s Most Influential – John Wyer

CEO, Bowles & Wyer. John Wyer has more than 25 years of experience, graduating with a Landscape Architecture degree from Manchester Metropolitan University in 1983 and becoming a Member of the Landscape Institute in 1990. John formed the company Bowles & Wyer with Chris Bowles in 1993, and has designed numerous landscape projects, many of which have won prominent industry awards. In 2011, John was recognised as a Fellow of the Society of Garden Designers, having served on its council from 2004-2010. John writes a popular monthly blog and is a notable lecturer on his work in the UK and abroad….

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12 Days of Christmas – August 2017

August

August was yet another busy issue, and one of the key highlights was the Pro Landscaper Tech event held at Google’s headquarters in partnership with Adtrak, where 120 people from across the landscaping industry attended a day of presentations to help them improve their online standing (Page 14). The Society of Garden Designers (SGD) announced a new role within the association, welcoming Craig Moyes as its first chief operating officer, so we caught up with Craig to learn more about his new role and the effect he hopes it will have on the society and its members (Page 16). It…

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Pro Landscaper’s Most Influential – Janine Pattison

Business development directo, JPS Landscape Design. Janine Pattison is a multi-award-winning landscape designer and horticulturist who trained with English Heritage at Eltham Palace in London, and at Kingston Maurward College in Dorchester. Janine Pattison Studios (JPS) is a leading landscape and garden practice in the South of England. Janine is a Registered Member of the Society of Garden Designers, the British Association of Landscape Industries and the Garden Media Guild. As the former national design director for BALI, she also writes regularly for national magazines and newspapers, and is often invited to speak at various horticultural events across the country. Our…

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Pro Landscaper’s Most Influential – Jamie Butterworth

Horticultural consultant, London Stone. Jamie Butterworth has been recognised in the horticulture industry since the age of 16, when he became a finalist in BBC3’s Young Gardener of the Year. He went on to study Horticulture at Askham Bryan College, and graduated from RHS Wisley with a diploma in Practical Horticulture, achieving a Distinction. In 2015, Jamie joined Hortus Loci as the show plant manager, growing the plants to be used by some of the world’s leading garden designers at RHS shows. More recently, Jamie has joined the London Stone team as the company’s new horticultural consultant. Our readers said: “Great…

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12 Days of Christmas – July 2017

July

Our July issue landed on doorsteps in the height of summer, so it’s hard to believe that the first RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, which we cover in this issue, was struck by torrential rain for most of the week (Page 19). We also look back on the first of our live events, Pro Landscaper Live Manchester, which brought together the top players in landscaping in and around the region for a day of panel debates, seminars and networking (Page 17). We visited the offices of Bawden Group to speak to directors Richard Stone and Nicki Bawden about the business, its…

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Pro Landscaper’s Most Influential – James Hitchmough

Head of department of landscape, University of Sheffield. Professor of Horticultural Ecology in the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Sheffield, James Hitchmough has focused his research on the reinterpretation of ecologically-based herbaceous vegetation within the cultural context of urban public green space. James works as a design and management consultant on a range of landscape projects, and speaks at a number of significant conferences and events. Along with his colleague Professor Nigel Dunnett, James was lead planting design and horticultural consultant at the London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, and has more recently worked on the 10ha+ project ‘Big…

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Pro Landscaper’s Most Influential – Dusty Gedge

President, European Federation of Green Roof Associations. Dusty Gedge is an international speaker on green roofs, green infrastructure and biodiversity. Currently the president of the European Federation of Green Roof Associations, Dusty Gedge is a recognised authority, designer and consultant on green infrastructure. He is also the co-author, with John Little, of the Small-scale Green Roof Guide, an online guide designed to meet the needs of DIY enthusiasts, builders and landscape contractors who want to build green roofs. Dusty has also been involved in television presenting for a number of UK shows. Our readers said: “A pioneer and champion of greening…

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12 Days of Christmas – June 2017

June

With show season well underway, there was no slowing down for the Pro Landscaper team when it came to putting together the June issue. We featured coverage of the inspirational efig Awards 2017, where Indoor Garden Design were awarded the Judges’ Commendation for the fourth time (Page 16). We also highlighted the gold medal-winning gardens from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 (Page 18), before proudly announcing that the search was on for the 30 Under 30: The Next Generation 2017 winners (Page 23). Tony Hewitt of Glendale, a figure in the landscape industry for over 30 years, spoke to…

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Pro Landscaper’s Most Influential – David Dodd

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Managing director, The Outdoor Room. David Dodd started as an apprentice gardener in 1987, going on to obtain the National Diploma in Landscape Design & Construction at Merrist Wood College. In 1995 David founded The Outdoor Room, and has taught garden design and construction at Merrist Wood, as well as lecturing at Inchbald School of Design and The London College of Garden Design. He leads workshops and lectures for various industry organisations, including BALI, the SGD and the RHS. After being elected as a director on the BALI National Board, he co-founded GoLandscape, the initiative helping inspire young people coming into…

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