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

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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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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