April 27, 2017

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Keeping park aesthetics up despite funding being down is easy with Toro -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

LI announces priorities for new business year -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

RHS Chelsea garden to feature a Posh Shed -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Urban Marque reigns supreme with Roofing Superstore -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Indoor Garden Design scoops prestigious Judge’s Commendation for a third year in a row, plus eight Gold Leaf Awards at eFig’s 13th Annual Awards -

Thursday, April 27, 2017

LazyLawn is a breeze come rain or shine for Rainbow Tots -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

ECHO ASK-RW23D Scissor Head – a safer cut -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Meet this year’s final eight young horticulturist of the year competitors -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Exciting new community exhibition opens in Letchworth -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Husqvarna group celebrate landmark occasion for British robotic manufacturing -

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

New managing director of Chris Blandford Associates -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

BALI comments on the forthcoming General Election -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Kubota to showcase its prestigious range of groundcare solutions at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Fern sales up 44% year on year at Wyevale Nurseries -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Resin bound Seagull Crest installed by Clearstone Paving -

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

National Lottery support for historic castle and gardens -

Monday, April 24, 2017

Hundreds of playgrounds set to close -

Monday, April 24, 2017

EGO ramps up its petrol takeover with sponsorship of Britain’s best lawn 2017 -

Monday, April 24, 2017

Planning application for new Basingstoke garden town -

Monday, April 24, 2017

London Stone team up with Turf Group -

Monday, April 24, 2017

Provender Nurseries releases new trade catalogue for 2016

Provender Nurseries has released its new trade price catalogue for 2016 and includes its new enhanced sundries range. It lists landscaping products and is the ideal tool for use in or out of the office when quoting and applying for tenders. The nursery supplies all branches of the horticulture industry, including designers, landscapers, contractors, local councils, property developers, allotment societies, schools, tree surgeons and grounsdmen. Based in Swanley, Kent, the nursery began trading in January 2013 as a result from a merger of Wyevale East Nurseries and East Horticulture and supplies all over the south east, home counties and London….

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Glendale Horticulture has strengthened its position as a leading supplier within the horticulture industry

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Glendale Horticulture, the Parkwood Holdings subsidiary, has strengthened its position as a leading supplier within the horticulture industry by consolidating its three nurseries to fall under the Glendale Horticulture brand. The company acquired Coblands in Kent in 2006, RA Merediths Nurseries in Fretherne Gloucestershire in July 2013 and Mahood Brothers in Lathom Lancashire in November 2014 and employs over 250 people. Collectively the nurseries benefit from over 100 years experience, producing over 18 million plants per annum including bedding plants, herbs, vegetables, trees, shrubs, perennials and herbaceous products for the amenity and retail market. By centralising its administration, finance, logistics…

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Hillier Nurseries to launch new flower in aid of The Silver Line charity at RHS Chelsea

Hillier Nurseries has announced that it will be introducing the Lavandula ‘Silver Line’ at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 in aid of The Silver Line Charity. The new lavender will be planted within the Sarah Eberle designed ‘Hillier in Springtime’ exhibit in Chelsea’s Great Pavilion. It will be officially launched by Dame Esther Rantzen DBE, founder of The Silver Line charity, on the show’s press day. The Silver Line charity operates the only national, free, confidential helpline for lonely and isolated older people that’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. It receives…

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E. de Jong secures major order with Romanian landscape company

Dutch tree nursery Boomkwekerij E. de Jong has secured a major order with a large landscape company in Romania. The order is for large trees including Magnolia, Platanus, Prunus, Tilia and Carpinus and was confirmed by a personal visit to their Dongen nursery. The nursery also had a high level of enquiries for their ‘Royal Hedge’ material at IPM Essen last week. ‘Royal Hedge’ was launched in the summer of 2015 and is produced in bags from 50cm long. It is easy to plant and can make a very beautiful colourful new hedge and sales have blossomed since its launch…

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AIPH International Grower of the Year 2016 announced

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The winner of the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year 2016 was announced during IPM Essen in Germany on Thurdsay. Costa Farms from the USA was awarded the accolade at the AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2016 Gala Dinner on Thursday 28 January. The nursery was presented with the coveted Gold Rose which awards them the global status of AIPH International Grower of the Year. Costa Farms is one of the largest growers in the United States of ornamental plants and regularly brings in new products to retailers on an international scale. It…

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Wyevale Nurseries supports Greenfingers fundraiser

Wyevale Nurseries has announced it will be continuing to support Greenfingers by backing its ‘Turn Old into Gold’ fundraiser. The nursery in Hereford raised £286 last year from the initiative which sees discontinued or unwanted stock auctioned off in aid of the charity and creates gardens at children’s hospices nationwide. Adam Dunnett, sales and marketing director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “This year our aim is to really get behind the Greenfingers’ Turn Old into Gold campaign and raise at least £1,000 for the charity. “We donated a selection of plants to the fundraiser last year and will continue to do…

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Crowders Garden Centre has been bought by Wyevale Garden Centres Ltd

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W Crowder and Sons Ltd, the Horncastle based horticultural business, announces today that Crowders Garden Centre and The Redwood Restaurant have been acquired by Wyevale Garden Centres Ltd (WGC). WGC are a national chain of over 150 Garden Centres. Crowders is a family business established in 1798 and has been a significant employer in the Horncastle area for over 2 centuries. Robert Crowder, the company chairman, said “We would like to pay tribute to all the staff that have helped develop our Garden Centre and Restaurant into what it is today and we are confident that WGC will continue to…

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Provender opens new nursery office

Time again for expansion at Provender Nurseries with a new Nursery Office now completed.  With such a busy season last year it became apparent that more space was needed in the main office and closer customer contact while on site.  The new office has a cabin feel and is happily inhabited by Stuart Tickner, Nursery Manager and his team. The office allows our Nursery Team to be more accessible to clients, more efficient in dealing with customer enquiries, plant pricing and general nursery duties. In addition to the new office more shade areas are being constructed to hold our great…

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Dibleys Nurseries celebrates 40th anniversary

Dibleys Nurseries in North Wales is celebrating their 40th anniversary this year and is commemorating the event with the commercial launch of the Streptocarpus Polka-Dot Purple. Rex Dibley started the nursery in 1976 and was joined by his son Gareth in 1984 and daughter Lynne. The nursery has won a number of RHS Gold Medals, including receiving their 26th Chelsea RHS Gold Medal in 2015, and has won a large gold medal in every national and international garden festival in Britain. The Streptocarpus Polka-Dot Purple was bred by Lynne and was voted the best houseplant in the 2015 Chelsea Plant…

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Groen-Direkt Spring plant fair in Hazerswoude, Boskoop

The annual Groen-Direkt Spring plant fair takes place at Hazerswoude, Boskoop on February 2nd and 3rd. For twenty years their formula has been synonymous with quality and reliability. Groen-Direkt continues to evolve as a unique event for the European plant sector. To outline its global theme, more than 1,000 m2 of Mediterranean imports will be on show. In 2016 there is a new and practical expansion to current buying options. They will offer plant buyers the possibility of ordering per half layer – a change prompted by the rapidly changing purchasing behaviour of European consumers. Today’s consumers are more impulsive,…

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