October 16, 2017

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Embrace a multi-generational workforce, says Glendale -

Monday, October 16, 2017

Makita adds to their 10.8V CXT range -

Monday, October 16, 2017

Year of change brings strong results for Broadway Malyan -

Monday, October 16, 2017

Mulchrone Brothers makes impact in groundcare market with Kubota UK -

Monday, October 16, 2017

The University of Manchester launches new interactive tree trail -

Monday, October 16, 2017

Support the launch of the Woodland Trust’s Charter for Trees, Woods and People -

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Lina’s ‘Break Free’ wins prison garden poll -

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Diarmuid Gavin unveils plans for the largest container garden in the world -

Friday, October 13, 2017

Green Flag Award reveals the public’s favourite parks -

Friday, October 13, 2017

National infrastructure commsion reveals gallery of final design concepts for the Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition -

Friday, October 13, 2017

Proposals to improve council’s Streets and Open Spaces service -

Friday, October 13, 2017

idverde helps transform Shepton Mallet into ‘the Snowdrop Town’ -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Willmott Dixon lands £66m Midlands universities treble -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Designs for Manchester’s proposed new Peace Garden created by landscape architecture students -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Green-tech smash charity target for children’s charity Physcap -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Phase two of the Greening of Vauxhall Walk opens -

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Council granted order to acquire land for Waterside scheme -

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Inclusive outdoor learning and play area from Sutcliffe Play -

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Blowing petrol power out of the garden -

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

API says we must act now to save our parks, playgrounds and green spaces -

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Sir Roy Strong a hit at Wyevale Nurseries’ open day

A landscape designer, writer and ex-Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum was the guest speaker this week (July 2, 2014) during an open day at one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries. Sir Roy Strong attended Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford on July 2 to meet landscapers, amenities experts and plant buyers from garden centres that were invited to the event. Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, explained: “We were delighted that Sir Roy was our guest speaker for our open day. He has had a varied career and his talk was very interesting. The event was a huge success and…

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Full line-up of speakers at Palmstead Soft Landscape Workshop

Noel Farrar and Phil Askew to speak at this year’s Palmstead Soft Landscape Workshop on September 17 Palmstead Nurseries have today unveiled  the full line up of speakers for their 2014 workshop ‘Design for Maintenance’ on the 17 September: Noel Farrar and Phil Askew will join Noel Kingsbury, Colin Crosbie (RHS Wisley) and Richard Sneesby at the popular annual event, which this year will discuss the costings of maintaining a design. Nick Coslett, Marketing Manager at Palmstead Nurseries in Kent said: “I’m delighted to announce that Noel Farrar will be returning (by popular demand) to Ashford to chair the event, and…

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Provender Nurseries 5 Week Special

Provender Nurseries 5 Week Special! From the 30 June to 1 August all plants in stock  in a 7.5 litre pot and above will be eligible for DOUBLE SETTLEMENT DISCOUNT OF 14% on all plants selected by you from Provender Nurseries for collection or delivery within this time period. Everything, across the board: Trees, Specimen plants, Fruit, Climbers, Conifers, Topiary, Bamboos, Hedging  and more – as long as the plant is in a 7.5 litre pot or larger and in stock – you will get DOUBLE SETTLEMENT DISCOUNT OF 14% This is a superb opportunity to get some great value specimen plants and really make an impact while saving some…

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Enjoy the long hot summer with Salvia

A plant that is loved by landscapers and novice gardeners alike for its colour and structure is Salvia, making it the perfect choice for the Horticultural Trades Association’s Plant of the Month for July. Salvia is a member of the sage family and is available in both annuals and perennials. Salvias are a diverse group of plants and comes in various shades of colour – red, cream, purple and pink. Some varieties, such as culinary sage, are edible to humans as well and are used in foods such as stuffing and to add flavour to dishes. Salvias are long flowering,…

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Mulberry Plants joins BALI and is involved in RHS Chelsea

Mulberry Plants is proud to have become a member of BALI. The homegrown wholesale nursery based in Berkshire recently started growing its own stock enabling prices to be kept down as well as knowing that it has been grown in good conditions and well cared for at every stage of the process. The staff team is knowledgeable and always happy to help customers get just what they want. The nursery has also recently become a one-stop shop for landscapers, stocking high quality soils, as well as being able to hire out machines to customers. The team are aware that time…

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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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