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May 23, 2018

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Hat trick of awards for Landform Consultants at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

10 design trends at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show from SGD members -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pro Landscaper Chelsea Blogs: Lisa’s first blog, but not her first Chelsea -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pro Landscaper Chelsea Blogs: Max’s outlook -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Pro Landscaper Chelsea Blogs: Abbie’s first experience -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

GREATsoils event hailed a success by attendees -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

See who took home the medals at The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Millboard decking selected for London’s first ‘floating park’ -

Monday, May 21, 2018

Recycling plants from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 at Barking Riverside London -

Monday, May 21, 2018

Gaze Burvill celebrates a milestone: 25th Anniversary Year at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Sunday, May 20, 2018

John Deere show garden celebrating 100 years of tractors -

Saturday, May 19, 2018

The Wuhan Water Garden to appear at this year’s RHS Chelsea -

Friday, May 18, 2018

TCL Group duo aim to conquer the Alps in memory of colleague -

Friday, May 18, 2018

Dalefoot release new peat free Bulb Compost -

Friday, May 18, 2018

Hedges Direct donates to Love Your Garden’s NHS Special to mark Manchester Arena bombing -

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Clifton Nurseries pop up at Peter Jones Department Store in Chelsea -

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Ranger helps take the Dales to Chelsea -

Thursday, May 17, 2018

A simple guide to securing tools on site -

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Hillier inspires future horticulturalists and celebrates the royal wedding at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Geraniums at the Door, Zetter Townhouse in Clerkenwell Chelsea Fringe -

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Where to see Coles Nurseries in 2015

Coles will be taking their stock on the road this year, attending a number of shows, exhibitions and events. They have a number of dates confirmed below, with plenty more to come; Four Oaks – Tuesday 8th – Wednesday 9th September The UK’s leading show for the Horticultural Industry; Four Oaks Trade Show is a two day event based near Macclesfield that attracts exhibitors and visitors from all over Europe, and further afield. With four exhibition halls and over 450 exhibitors, there’s bound to be something for everyone! Members of the Coles team will be attending en mass, so just…

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Thrive supported by Europlants

Thrive, the national charity that uses gardening to bring positive changes to the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, will feature at the Europlants open days next month. Europlants, the leading supplier of specimen plants in the country, is opening its 12 acre wholesale nursery in Hatfield on February 25 and 26 to those in the horticultural industry. Visitors will be able to learn more about Thrive and the work of the charity which operates in Reading, London, Birmingham and Gateshead helping people aged 14 and over using social and therapeutic horticulture (STH). The process of using…

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Boningale invest in new nursery machinery

Boningale Nurseries has committed to further improving the quality of its stock by investing in two top-of-the-range pieces of machinery. A new potting machine will enable the Shropshire-based nursery to pot both bare root and larger pot sizes more efficiently, with minimal disturbance to the plants roots thus maximising growth. Penny Fryer, Production Director at Boningale Nurseries, one of the UK’s largest nurseries and horticultural specialists, said it had invested in a Javo Plus Mark 2 because it allows nursery staff to change from one pot size to another quickly and gives them better control of compost supply. “The machine…

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Order Now for late Winter planting at Thornhayes

For late winter/early spring planting you need to contact them now to secure the trees and shrubs you require Well the new year is with them and thankfully, unlike last year, it appears that large parts of the country are not submerged. This means that tree planting is progressing well as the ground conditions are good. So if you intend to plant trees this winter/spring they suggest you get them ordered now, to avoid the disappointment of stocks of certain items running out. Some fruit varieties have been in great demand this season and availability is now becoming very low. They have a good selection…

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Classiflora announce Spring dates for annual trade show

Classiflora are pleased to announce the 19th Annual Open Day Trade Show on Wednesday 4th & Thursday 5th March 2015  –  10:00am – 6:00pm daily On View the most beautiful personally hand sourced plants from around Europe Over 1,700 hand-sourced new and exciting lines to tag Many lines that can be retailed at £59.99 or less Additional discounts available across the two days Vastly expanded Zelari sample house for direct shipment orders Kick start your season Over 180 shelf deals and trolly combinations Build your own selection to meet the needs of your audience Vast variety in the most cost…

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SunPatiens® receive prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)

SunPatiens® from leading independent producer and supplier of young plants, Earley Ornamentals, have been awarded the prestigious RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM). The award, whilst helping gardeners choose the best plants for their garden, builds on this power flower’s reputation for landscaping performance and will offer growers and retailers significant commercial opportunity. Easy to grow and easy to care for, SunPatiens® are a hybrid with New Guinea Impatiens making them disease resistant and weather tolerant too. This robust garden performer excels in full sun or shade, providing versatile landscaping options. As the UK’s primary distributor of SunPatiens®, Earley entered…

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Coles win employer of the year

Coles were successful at this year’s family business awards, scooping highly commended in the employer of the year award. Celebrating excellence in Family Business across the Midlands, the Family Business Awards is a charitable, not for profit initiative run by The Wilson Organisation. Now in it’s fifth year, the Family Business Awards are open to any Family Business or Family Business Advisor based in the Midlands.  Coles’ entry into the Employer of the Category focussed largely on the Company’s approach to staff training, development and retention. Caring for staff has always been a top priority for the Company and has led to…

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Can you guess the nation’s favourite landscaping trees?

A LEADING UK nursery has unveiled some of the nation’s favourite landscaping trees this month (November, 2014) to link in with National Tree Week 2014. The top ‘old faithfuls’ that nearly every landscaping project involves include Acer campestre ‘Elsrijk’, Betula utilis ‘Jacquemotii’, Prunus avium ‘Plena’, Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’ and Tillia cordata ‘Greenspire’ says Wyevale Nurseries. Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, Adam Dunnett said: “These are tree varieties that just seem to appear on every list sent through to us each year and are so well-known and well-loved they probably always will do! “But although they remain the firm…

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Wyevale launches its first Landscape & Amenity Catalogue in 17 years

ONE OF the UK’s leading nurseries has this month (November, 2014) unveiled its first Landscape & Amenity Catalogue in 17 years. Wyevale Nurseries’ new 169 page catalogue lists more than 2,500 lines and all the plants listed in the catalogue are all grown by the company. Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, which is based in Hereford, explained: “We are one of the UK’s largest amenity growers, something we are very proud of, but with our tree, transplant and container grown plant nurseries all being separate up until this year, we have struggled to get the message…

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Nurseries’ investment in transplants pays off

Wyevale Nurseries has reported a bumper crop of transplants this year (2014) thanks to a new field irrigation system. The company, which is one of the UK’s leading nurseries, invested £25,000 in the system and has seen sales in its transplants division up 10% compared to the 2012/13 season. Ray Jenkins, Production Director of the Transplants Division at Wyevale Nurseries, explained: “The Transplants Division has been a major part of Wyevale Nurseries for 27 years and it has been particularly successful in our more recent history. “However, we recognised that to remain an industry leader we needed to invest. I’ve…

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