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June 25, 2018

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MEDITE TRICOYA EXTREME helps create urban oasis in London Bridge -

Monday, June 25, 2018

Clean Air Day: Calling on plants -

Monday, June 25, 2018

Beauty of the Galicia coast to feature at RHS Hampton Court -

Monday, June 25, 2018

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

Wyevale Nurseries features in new BBC series

One of the UK’s leading nurseries was yesterday (May 12, 2015) featured in a new BBC series to find the best aspiring garden designer in the UK. Wyevale Nurseries based in Hereford got involved with the programme called The Great Chelsea Garden Challenge last August when it was being filmed and appeared in the second episode last night. Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, explained: “The series was made in conjunction with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and we were delighted we could help by supplying a selection of our plants. “In each episode the contestants must…

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Owner of the most diverse collection of Salvias in The UK to return to RHS Chelsea

William Dyson, curator at Great Comp Garden and owner of Dyson’s Nurseries is to return to RHS Chelsea next week after a break of 11 years to showcase plants from his Salvia collection. William Dyson has spent over 20 years building what is considered to be the most  diverse collection of shrubby Mexican Salvias in the UK. He is thought of as one of the leading Salvia experts in the world having developed many new species at Dyson’s Nursery on site at Great Comp Garden in Sevenoaks. William will be exhibiting 100 square metres of Salvias on his 10x10m stand…

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Barcham’s 2015 Big Barn Conference promises to be Britain’s biggest ever

Barcham Trees, Europe’s largest container tree nursery, is hosting its Big Barn Conference entitled ‘A Day in the Urban Forest’ at its Ely, Cambridgeshire, headquarters on Wednesday, 17 June 2015.  The event’s organiser, Barcham’s sales director Keith Sacre, has secured a group of world-class arboricultural experts as speakers to the expected 550 delegates for whom attendance, plus breakfast and lunch, is completely free of charge.  “We believe our 2015 Big Barn Conference will be the biggest arboricultural gathering of its kind ever held in the UK, and I am delighted we have nine speakers from three continents to make the…

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#Cedricmorris launch for RHS Chelsea 2015

With one week to go until the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Sarah Cook, in collaboration with Howard Nurseries and Suffolk Plant Heritage, are launching #CedricMorris on Twitter. By following @howardnurseries and #CedricMorris you can read all the live updates about how preparations are going and some behind the scenes stories, plus you will get more information about the plants being displayed. Cedric Morris was a well- known artist and breeder of Irises during the early part of the 20th century and he bred over 90 varieties up until his death in 1982. Sadly by 2004 only 3 were available for…

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New look AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards 2016

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The International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) has launched a ‘new look’ competition for the 2016 AIPH International Grower of the Year Awards. The Awards which recognise the best of the best nurseries from all over the world, organised with founding partner FloraCulture International, invite growers anywhere in the world to enter. Top ornamental production nurseries that demonstrate best practice in horticultural production can compete for the coveted Gold Rose with entries assessed by an international jury. New for the 2016 Awards: There are now three entry categories to suit different types of grower businesses: • Category 1 – Finished…

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Coles Nurseries to hold open day

On Thursday 3rd September, James Coles & Sons (Nurseries) Ltd will be holding their biennial open day, this time at their Syston Nursery. The free event is open to all to attend (pre-registration required), and will feature a tour of the 60+ acre production site, networking opportunities , talks from various industry experts and a visit to a local craft brewery. Starting at 9:30, guests will spend the morning on a tour of the Nursery, stopping at various stations for talks and demonstrations on new and industry leading practises from guest and in-house experts. These will include a demonstration of…

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Perfect time to plant pleached trees

Dutch based E. de Jong have a fantastic range of Containerised trees available now. These include pleached trees in containers. These are grown as high pleached trees, low pleached trees, cubes and ‘trees with a roof.’  Now is a perfect time to plant them in the field. Great interest was shown in this range at the Gardenia trade event in Poland in February. Janny de Jong commented ‘This was again an interesting show for us on our second visit as exhibitors. Visitors were interested mainly in pleached trees and our multishrubs. Our young trees and the 3x Transplanted trees also…

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Palmstead Nurseries host Coastal Planting Masterclass with Janine Pattison

Palmstead Nurseries are proud to present a ‘Coastal Planting Masterclass’ with award winning garden designer Janine Pattison. The masterclasses are designed to educate and inspire and will give you all the tools you will need to create your very own masterpiece. This year’s ‘Coastal Planting Masterclass’ will investigate the particular conditions and challenges which face plants in seaside and coastal locations. Janine will be looking at what makes a plant suitable to cope with these conditions and how we can improve the success of our planting through careful selection of trees, hedging, shrubs, perennials and grasses. Janine will be using…

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Wyevale Nurseries helps to plant Forest of Imagination

One of the UK’s leading nurseries has helped with a contemporary arts event taking place this month (May, 2015) in Bath. Wyevale Nurseries has supplied and loaned plants and trees to the international landscape architects Grant Associates, who have designed the ‘Forest of Imagination’. Andrew Congera, Sales Manager at Wyevale Nurseries, which is based in Hereford, explained: “This is the second year we have been involved in this project and helped Grant Associates with its plant and tree needs. “We have supplied and loaned items including birch trees, clematis, dwarf grasses, Galium odoratum, Ajuga reptens, Carpinus betulus fastigiata, wild garlic…

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Mark Johnston new book signing session a feature of Barcham Big Barn conference

In addition to chairing Barcham Trees’ Big Barn Conference for 550 delegates on 17 June 2015, eminent arboriculturist Dr Mark Johnston will also hold a signing session of his latest work Trees in Towns and Cities: A History of British Urban Arboriculture at the nursery’s Ely, Cambridgeshire, headquarters.   The book is published by Windgather Press, which specialises in accessible and attractive book on landscape history, landscape archaeology, and the history of Britain’s countryside. Dr Johnston’s book will be the first on the history of trees in Britain’s towns and cities, and the people who have planted and cared for them. …

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