June 25, 2017

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New play areas set to be approved -

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Design contest launched for €30M concert centre in Kaunas, Lithuania -

Sunday, June 25, 2017

‘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 re-brands for a ‘customer driven era’

Wyevale Nurseries has unveiled its new branding, logo and website this month (July, 2014) to capitalise on its rich heritage and to appeal to the modern buyer. The company says it is bringing its image very much into the 21st century while also building on the knowledge and expertise developed during the past 86 years. Sales and Marketing Director, Adam Dunnett said: “This year we have seen some significant changes to the company, we have re-structured from three separate businesses into one, with our container plant, tree and transplant (hedging) companies now all trading as Wyevale Nurseries. “In celebration of…

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Carbon Gold compost embodies ‘Earth’ at Tatton Park

Carbon Gold’s carbon capturing compost embodies ‘Earth’ in Ian Price Design’s Elemental garden at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park Carbon Gold, the world’s leading biochar company, is providing peat-free, enriched biochar compost for Ian Price Design’s ‘Elemental’ show garden at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2014. This unique garden has been selected as one of five gardens in the Elements category at July’s show. Each of the concept gardens are designed around the Four Elements, with dramatic and creative designs evoking Earth, Air, Water and Fire. The ‘Elemental’ garden features breezy grasses, innovative shading, charred larch boards and a still,…

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Lovania Nurseries serve up success at HTA National Plant Show

The award for Best Plant Display, sponsored by Flowering Plants Ltd, announced on the second morning of the HTA National Plant Show, has gone to Lovania Nurseries for their inspirational display of alpines. Bransford Webbs Plant Company, Channel Island Plants and Pentland Plants were all highly commended for their innovative exhibits. The main feature in the Lovania display was a dining table with an alpine centre piece complete with place settings consisting of garden trowels and forks for cutlery. Lighting around the edge of the table helped to provide added effect. Along with a water feature, a planted chest of…

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New for 2015: Forsythia ‘Spring Show Off’

One of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries is unveiling today (June 24, 2014) at the HTA National Plant Show a new Forsythia and several other new plants for 2015.  Following the launch of Forsythia ‘Spring Show Off’ in the USA, Wyevale Nurseries, which recently re-organised from three companies into one, is offering the plant in the UK. Sales and Marketing Director, Adam Dunnett said: “The launch of Forsythia ‘Spring Show Off’, which was named by us, in the States was hugely successful and it will form an important part of the range we’re offering to garden centre plant buyers for…

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Noel Kingsbury speaking at Palmstead Nurseries Soft Landscape Workshop

Noel Kingsbury is a plant designer, writer, researcher and consultant. Best-known for promoting what is broadly called an ecological or naturalistic approach to planting design, he has written 20 books on various aspects of plants and gardens, three of them in collaboration with Dutch designer and plantsman Piet Oudolf. Noel will be taking the ‘rabbits-eye view’ when he speaks at Palmstead Nurseries Soft Landscape Workshop on long term plant performance. Vikki Rimmer reports You have been invited to speak at Palmstead Nurseries ‘Design for maintenance’ workshop, what will you be speaking about? I will be encouraging designers and landscape architects at Palmstead Nurseries Workshop to get down on their hands and knees and see…

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Sheila joins ‘the 25 year club’ at Wyevale Nurseries

Sheila Jackson has this month (June, 2014) joined an exclusive group of individuals in ‘the 25 year service club’ at one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries. The 63-year-old, who is the receptionist at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, joins 22 other colleagues who have all worked for the company for 25 years or more. Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, explained: “We would like to congratulate Sheila on reaching 25 years’ of service. She is an integral part of our team and we would like to thank her for her commitment to the company. We look forward…

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Wyevale Nurseries staff raise £4,500 for Greenfingers

Twenty-two members of staff Wyevale Nurseries have this month (June, 2014) raised £4,500 for a children’s charity by taking part in a 30 mile sponsored walk. The employees at Wyevale Nurseries walked the Mortimer Trail on Saturday, June 7 in aid of Greenfingers, which is dedicated to creating gardens at children’s hospices nationwide. Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, explained: “We are so pleased that we have raised £4,500 for the charity. We were only hoping to raise £1,000 so we are delighted to have smashed our target. “The charity does such fantastic work creating and improving the…

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Boningale web tools help professionals grow green roofs

Landscape professionals can ensure they create an ideal green roof for its environment, thanks to a series of free-to-use web tools from Boningale GreenSky. The two sets of award-winning online guides, one aimed at contractors, the other aimed at designers and architects, were designed in partnership with the University of Sheffield and offer a comprehensive package with advice, tips and guidance. Maggie Fennell, Technical Green Roof Expert at Boningale GreenSky, the green roof division of Boningale Nurseries, said the tools were devised to help the horticulture sector use best practice at all times when planning a green roof. “Creating a green…

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The Little Growers club get growing at Hillier Horsham

Eager young gardeners came to Hillier Horsham during the half term holiday to get a bit grubby and learn more about gardening. The Little Growers gardening club launched at Hillier Horsham on Brighton Road during the half term and all three sessions were full. Children of all ages got the chance to decorate and plant up two pots, a funny face cress pot and a smart marigold one. The Little Growers also got to meet some bugs and beasties and learnt from Hillier staff, Sally and Declan, about good bugs and bad bugs. Helen Young, whose children both joined in, said:…

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Study uncovers UK plants linked response to climate change

Could 38 native species which are not responding be at risk?  A study led by the University of Cambridge using data collected by the Woodland Trust and published in the Royal Society Journal, has found that plants and trees in the UK are responding to climate change by either moving range north or flowering earlier. However a number of species appear to show no response, which may suggest an inability to adapt to change. The data recorded by members of the public for the Trust’s Nature’s Calendar project, combined with records dating back over 250 years, highlight how 293 species…

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