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

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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Tamata Trees At Home at Chelsea Flower Show

The Chelsea Flower Show saw a debut at the Show for the Tamata specimen Japanese Maples.  We had the privilege of supplying five large red Acers to the showcase exhibit in the Great Pavilion for Hillier’s Nurseries; an exhibit that deservedly won a Gold medal. The five trees we supplied to Hillier’s included two Skeeter’s Broom and a Trompenburg; all up to 3.5m, a multi-stemmed Villa Taranto (2.5m) and a feathered Tamukeyama (2.2m).  They all looked stunning surrounded by the rest of the beautiful planting in the Hillier’s exhibit. The Hillier’s team were particularly impressed with the trees and are…

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BOPP seminar to highlight latest British ornamental grower issues

All retailers, growers and suppliers are invited keep up to date on the newest legislation affecting ornamental growers at the British Ornamental Plant Producers (BOPP) AGM and Technical Seminar on Thursday 25 September 2014 at the Oak Tree in Stoneleigh Park, Coventry. The event will bring guests together to learn about and discuss the current issues affecting the industry and also provide an update on the strategy and activities of the BOPP Scheme. New for this year, the seminar will include an interactive workshop session to delve further in to the individual topics affecting businesses. A highlight of the programme…

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Wyevale re-organises to offer ‘one-stop-shop’

One of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries has re-organised its business from three separate limited companies to one to enhance service, broaden its product range and offer customers a ‘one-stop-shop’. Wyevale Containers, Wyevale Trees and Wyevale Transplants in Herefordshire have officially re-launched this month (May, 2014) under the generic name Wyevale Nurseries. The new company will be overseen by Managing Director, Andy Johnson. He said: “Wyevale Nurseries is embarking on the start of this new journey with renewed passion and determination to become market leaders in the supply of trees, transplants and container grown plants into the British market place….

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John Chambers Wildflower seed – helping to turn Yorkshire yellow

As the countdown to the Tour de France fast approaches, Yorkshire is preparing for the most important sporting event to hit the county. Amongst the excitement the Welcome to Yorkshire and The RHS are encouraging gardeners to paint the canvas of the county yellow by planting flower displays across Yorkshire to mark the historic occasion. To celebrate the arrival of the World’s Greatest Cycle Race in Yorkshire, the team at Wildflower seed supplier, John Chambers Wildflower Seed has developed an exclusive Yellow Jersey Wildflower mix. The mix, available for a limited time, displays mainly yellow flowers when in bloom and is suitable for a…

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