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April 23, 2018

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The Chelsea Fringe – One month to go -

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Ahead of ‘Hens & Garden’s, horticulturist advocates keeping rarer breeds  -

Friday, April 20, 2018

BALI CEO supports Scottish Horticulture Action Plan -

Friday, April 20, 2018

Green-tech launches new spring catalogue -

Friday, April 20, 2018

The numbers behind an award-winning Chelsea Flower Show garden -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Is the gender pay gap an issue within landscaping? -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Outdoor Creations continues growth -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The chainsaw of the future -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

University College Dublin’s Future Campus International Design Competition shortlist announced -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Celebrate Life without Walls at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Great Escape industry exhibit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Gillespies to put ‘the Garden’ into Ebbsfleet Garden City -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

First look at Macmillan’s RHS Chatsworth Legacy Garden -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Capel Manor College scoops Best in Show at Ascot Spring Garden Show -

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tim O’Hare Associates completes Soil Resource Survey RHS Wisley -

Monday, April 16, 2018

BALI to launch Professional Designer Webinar Series -

Sunday, April 15, 2018

The “live outdoors” Partnership -

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Nurseries unveil new environmentally friendly bags at Hall Place Plant Fair -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Countrywide Grounds teams up with Perfectly Green -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Alan Titchmarsh to open exhibition to mark Humphry Repton bicentenary -

Friday, April 13, 2018

EGO introduce first commercial cordless garden tool range

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To meet the needs of ground care professionals in terms of power, performance, convenience and wellbeing, EGO Power+ is launching its first dedicated range of commercial cordless garden tools. Powered by the patented design of the 56V Arc Lithium battery system, which delivers the power of petrol without the petrol, the range comprises three high-spec tools – a hedge trimmer, a commercial line trimmer, and a blower, each being tough, low maintenance construction tools. EGO have spent a lot of time talking to professional users to better understand what is required from them of their tools. The result is a…

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Fighting the war on garden plastics

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Interior designer, Claire Rendall, is developing a range of luxury garden furniture using recycled plastic rescued from the sea. The war on plastic is just starting with Theresa May’s crackdown – Claire Rendall has been developing the range in conjunction with Van De Sant for over a year to launch in the UK. The mission is to rescue unused plastic clogging up the sea and turn it into a positive upcycle. The range of luxury garden furniture appeals to consumers who want fine design and help the environment at the same time. It is estimated that eight million tons of…

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GreenBlue Urban proud to support CityTree

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GreenBlue Urban announce the launch of the first CityTree in London. CityTree, a bio-tech air filter system that uses moss to clean polluted air within the urban realm and IoT technology to deliver quantifiable performance data in real time. The first in London is being trailed by Westminster City Council and installed by Crown Estates in Glasshouse Street, near Piccadilly. CityTree was developed by Green City Solutions of Berlin in conjunction with the University of Dresden, a pioneer project and the first example of biotechnology being used to tackle air pollution.  Each CityTree can reduce particulate matter by up to 30…

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Alan Titchmarsh and the Duchess of Bedford open Woburn Abbey exhibition

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Renowned gardening expert Alan Titchmarsh MBE visited Bedfordshire’s Woburn Abbey & Gardens today where he met with the Duchess of Bedford, Matthew Hirst (curator of the Woburn Abbey Collection), Martin Towsey (Estate Gardens manager) and Keir Davidson (author of ‘Woburn Abbey, The Park & Gardens’) for the launch of a new exhibition marking the bicentenary of the first landscape gardener, Humphry Repton. Alan Titchmarsh MBE said: “I am delighted to be opening an exhibition which celebrates the work of a man whose prime object was to beautify the land surrounding a fine country house and to help house and garden work in harmony. Repton and…

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Hi-Tech Turf introduce two new products to 2018 range

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Phoenix 35 and Phoenix 40 have been introduced to provide a solution for a number of trade customers who are looking for a long pile grass at a budget price. Although these products are part of the economy range, quality is uncompromised. The turfs are made up of two colour green straight blades with a light brown and green thatch layer. They are soft to touch and dense providing a luscious feel under foot. Both turfs are ideal for gardens and landscaping projects with products hold a 10-year UV guarantee. The turfs will be sold by the roll at 4m…

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Green-tech signs up for a further three years as BALI Awards headline sponsor

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BALI Registered Affiliate member Green-tech, award-winning supplier of products to the landscaping, forestry and horticulture sectors, has renewed its headline sponsorship of the BALI National Landscape Awards for a further three years, commencing this year. The company’s initial three year sponsorship, from 2015-2017, coincided with the most successful period in the BALI Awards’ history.  The number of entries hit an all-time high and attendance at the Awards ceremony in December 2017 exceeded 1000, making the BALI Awards the largest and most prestigious landscape awards in Europe. Green-tech is an active and passionate member of BALI. The company’s Chairman, Richard Kay…

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New RHS plant list to help deter garden deer

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With the UK deer population on the increase and several species increasingly found in rural and urban gardens, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is calling on the public to help it update its list of deer-resistant plantings. As spring arrives and fresh, young shoots draw deer into gardens, the RHS is asking the public to record the damage they cause to garden plants. The tell-tale signs of their activity include stripping of flowers and foliage and damage to tree bark. Garden classics such as delphinium, foxglove and rhubarb currently feature on a list of plantings to help create deer resistant gardens….

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Spring preview event at Provender Nurseries 2018 summary

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In early March Provender Nurseries revealed the result of extensive changes on site with their Spring Event.  Invitations went out in late February to registered customers of Provender Nurseries first ever Spring Preview Event. Held over three days guests were invited to take a tour of the entire site to review extensive changes that have taken place at Provender Nurseries in the last year. Over 150 companies attended over the three days and were given guided tours around site by Provender Nurseries’ staff members. Invitations included a cooked breakfast, a tour of the site and guests received a 10 percent…

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Langdale Landscapes wins Association of Professional Landscapers Awards

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Kent-based landscape gardening firm, Langdale Landscapes, i s delighted to announce that its Redlands Road garden has won the overall award for best project £60-100,000 in the prestigious 2018 Association of Professional Landscapers Awards (APL Awards), announced at an awards ceremony at The Brewery in London on Friday 16 March. The Redlands Road garden was created by renowned landscape designer Mandy Buckland from Greencube Design to reflect the interior style of the house which had recently had a major refurbishment. The clients’ brief was to create a garden that was contemporary but still inviting. A series of terraces was dug…

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Hardy’s Cottage Plants – going for gold on pearl anniversary

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In 1988, newly-weds Rosy and Rob Hardy were selling home grown plants at a local car boot sale. 30 years on, Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants has gained an international reputation as one of the UK’s leading independent plant nurseries, having won 22 prestigious Gold Medals at RHS Chelsea Flower Show, where this May, the Hardy’s will be celebrating the Nursery’s and their own Pearl Anniversaries, with some exciting new plant introductions. As befits the double celebration, Hardy’s will be unveiling two new herbaceous perennial plants on their Stand in the Great Pavilion. The Gaillardia has been bred by Rosy, at…

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