August 21, 2017

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Perennial success at Southport Flower Show -

Monday, August 21, 2017

Garden Bridge Trust announces the closure of the project -

Monday, August 21, 2017

Palmstead Nurseries workshop to focus on urban architecture -

Monday, August 21, 2017

Kew Scientists sequence a whole genome on a Welsh mountainside to identify a plant species within hours -

Monday, August 21, 2017

Instarmac achieves prestigious RoSPA Gold Medal Award -

Monday, August 21, 2017

NatraTex hard landscaping new animated video -

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Christmas at Kew 2017 -

Sunday, August 20, 2017

Sky Heroes return to Kenley Airfield -

Sunday, August 20, 2017

The ‘On the Tools Awards’ shortlist is now live and voting is open to the public -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

How to effectively treat leatherjackets -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Relax in style this summer with iVY and iRIS -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Permeable pathway for Bermondsey roof garden -

Friday, August 18, 2017

House of Fraser’s new department at Rushden Lakes features 48m2 Fytotextile living wall -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Ventrac dealer network grows apace across the UK -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Highlands business sows seeds for growth with UK-wide franchise -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Green-tech out in force to attend a record number of industry events -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Meeting increased demand in tree protection -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

RHS Master of Horticulture award goes global this autumn -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Call for local groups to join new Epping Forest Consultative Committee -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Lucy Edge of Avanti Communications joins Eden Project board -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

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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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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