June 24, 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

AIPH conference to prove how City Greening makes healthier, happier places

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The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) and Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) invites all those with an interest in making our cities healthier and happier to join them in Vancouver, California on 16-18 March 2016 for the AIPH International Green City Conference, sponsored by TD Canada. The conference will cover topics including: Using living roofs and walls to combat stormwater threats and improve health Measuring and quantifying Living Green Infrastructure assets Developing new communities using principles of green sustainability Improving society with greening New ‘Garden Cities’ Speakers from all over the world, including the USA, China, Indonesia, Netherlands and…

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Acer ‘Moonrise’: the stunning new introduction by Hillier Nurseries at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016

First discovered by the acclaimed Japanese Maple specialist, Carl Munn, as a chance seedling on his Oregon nursery back in 1991, Acer shirasawanum ‘Moonrise’ will finally make its UK debut with Hillier Nurseries at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this May. The great strengths of Acer ‘Moonrise’ lie in its spectacular seasonal colour and its resistance to disease and leaf burn. In spring, its new shoots emerge bright red making a beautiful contrast with the fully opened, fresh, chartreuse leaves. In summer, Acer ‘Moonrise’ is totally covered in almost fluorescent chartreuse foliage, which turns vibrant red in autumn. Carl Munn observed the plant’s growth and habit for 15 years…

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Success for Laurica Plants at IPM Essen

Laurica Plants reports on another very successful IPM Essen. They saw not only existing clients from across Europe but a number of new customers from the U.K., Ireland and Germany. New orders are currently being desptached to these countries for the new planting season. Fresh New Image Europe’s leading Laurel nursery has supported IPM Essen since 1985. Their stand had a different and modern look this time which co-incided with a new Orange Certificate which has been re-designed (pictured here). This includes a modern and short explanation on plant maintenance to ensure their material receives correct management. New website for…

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Major international companies join AIPH as Affiliate Members

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In recognition of the growing importance of the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH), Affliate Membership has been eagerly taken up by major companies and organisations supplying and supporting the global ornamental horticulture industry. The following businesses and organisations have recently been welcomed as Affiliate Members: PRIVA – Global supplier of climate and irrigation management control technology and software. Philips – Researchers and suppliers of LED lighting technology for growers HortiAlliance – Integrated platform of suppliers of services, capital goods, consumables, seeds and cuttings to growers world-wide. Dopplemayr – Manufacturer and installer of cable car systems relevant for international horticultural…

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AIPH to identify vision for ornamental horticulture

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The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has launched a three year project with the aim of identifying an international vision for the ornamental horticulture industry. AIPH secretary general Tim Briercliffe said: “Globalisation has had a major impact on the ornamental horticulture industry. We have seen the traditional markets for flowers and plants slow down while at the same time production and consumption of flowers and plants in developing countries has increased rapidly both export to developed countries and to meet the growing demands of their own national markets. “It seems that the power-base for the production and market for…

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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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