June 24, 2017

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‘Customers put price first’, according to new tradespeople study -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Well-known BBC gardener Bob Flowerdew to present talk on scented plants at Bishampton and District Gardening Club -

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Action needed on consistently poor planting rates -

Friday, June 23, 2017

ITV’S ‘Love your Garden’ features Addagrip’s Addaset resin bound surfacing for war veterans garden in Plymouth -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Fullers Mill Garden awarded Visit England Quality Rose Marque -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Large or small, Victorian or traditional, Griffin Glasshouses has it all -

Friday, June 23, 2017

The Land Trust acquires new sites to protect and enhance valuable community green space across the UK -

Friday, June 23, 2017

Peak’s quirky cows hit the heights -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Public urged to nominate community groups for national awards -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries scoops six awards at HTA Show -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

New Scape paves the way with porcelain exterior tiling -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rolawn hit the mark at Gardeners’ World Live -

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Show Garden success for St Albans based company at BBC Gardeners’ World Live -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rare hazel dormice reintroduced into a Warwickshire woodland -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Experience the mystery and romance of Galica’s ‘Pazo’ Gardens at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Landscape Watering Systems looks at how effective irrigation systems, technology and practice provide a major contribution to water conservation -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

GoLandscape’s ‘Watch this Space’ build begins at Hampton Court -

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bradstone supports MS Society Garden at BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2017 -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Wyevale Nurseries launch 2018 promotional catalogue -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Bernard Tickner awarded MBE in Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday Honours -

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Johnsons of Whixley supplies multi-million pound park in Northern Ireland

Whixley

Johnsons of Whixley, one of the leading suppliers of plants and trees to the amenity sector in the UK, has supplied a contract grow worth £138,000 to supply a historic park in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Brooke Park, located near the city centre, has recently been reopened after a £5.6 million regeneration project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Derry City and Strabane District Council and the Stormont executive. GB Landscapes, a 70-strong landscape contractor team based in Castlederg, County Tyrone – specialists in hard and soft landscaping, construction works and commercial and public authority landscaping – appointed Johnsons of Whixley…

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Barcham supplies pleached holm oaks for Newmarket’s tribute to the Queen

Barcham

Royal Warrants-holder Barcham Trees has supplied the pleached holm oaks (Quercus ilex), which form the backdrop to the statue unveiled at Newmarket, Suffolk, by HM The Queen on Thursday 3 November to mark her special relationship with the home of British horseracing. The trees were selected by members of the Newmarket Commemorative Committee, who visited Barcham’s Cambridgeshire nursery in the spring of 2016, and supplied and installed by Barcham Trees in collaboration with Brett Valley Landscapes of Great Wenham, Essex. Barcham’s David Johnson represented the nursery, which holds Royal Warrants from HM The Queen and HRH The Prince of Wales,…

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New apprentice at Wyevale Nurseries

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Levina Bromwich has recently started a two-year apprenticeship programme at one of the UK’s leading nurseries based in Hereford. Sixteen-year-old Levina, who lives in Peterchurch, has taken on a Level 2 Diploma in Production Horticulture at Wyevale Nurseries. Adam Dunnett, sales and marketing director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “We would like to welcome Levina to our team. We are passionate about encouraging young people in to our industry and we now have three apprentices at our nurseries. “Levina’s apprenticeship is a specifically designed National Apprenticeship Programme for the Midland Regional Growers in conjunction with Pershore College. During the next two…

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Tatham & Durr to collaborate with Wyevale Nurseries

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Two award-winning garden designers have recently (September, 2016) announced that they will be working in the future with one of the UK’s leading nurseries. Caroline Tatham and Kate Durr will be collaborating with the team at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford on a series of projects that are currently confidential. Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “The talented duo partnered with us to host our hugely successful Open Day earlier this year, designing and planting displays inspired by the key new horticultural trends seen at this year’s Chelsea Flower Show. They also gave talks about their experiences…

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Wyevale Nurseries sees 45% increase from garden design sector

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One of the UK’s leading nurseries in Hereford has announced that it has seen a 45% increase in sales year-on-year this month from the garden design sector. Wyevale Nurseries believes it has seen this growth in sales from the garden design market with more people moving away from DIY to ‘Do it for me’ (DIFM). Adam Dunnett, sales and marketing director at Wyevale Nurseries, explained: “It’s a fantastic sales increase and we feel the trend for DIFM has seen a greater demand for the services of garden designers and landscapers. “In response to the trend, which we started to see in…

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Nurserymen and women to raise funds for children’s charities

Nurserymen and women from The Plant Fair Roadshow plan to raise funds to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Banardo’s and the 30th anniversary of NSPCC’s Childline this year with a specialist plant fair at Knowle Hill Farm in Ulcombe near Maidstone. The event on Sunday 11th September will see nurserymen and women from the South East of England, and in particular Kent, showcase a wonderful selection of herbaceous plants, perennials, shrubs, bulbs and alpines. Specialists such as Rose Cottage Plants, Usual And Unusual Plants, Swallowfields, Copton Ash, Pineview Plants, Sussex Fruit Trees, Little Omendon, Invicta Herbs and the Kent Group…

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Provender Nurseries and Capel Manor College present winning designers

Provender

Provender Nurseries in conjunction with Capel Manor College, Enfield campus, are pleased to announce two deserving winners of the Provender Nurseries Redesign competition 2016. Provender Nurseries sponsor a garden at Capel Manor College and have for the last 4 years selected a design that best represents the use of the space in the garden with a broad interesting range of plants that fulfil the brief. The design brief was for a couple who wish to entertain and wanted a contemporary feel to the garden with an emphasis on the colour red. The brief was given to students of Garden Design…

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Two start Management Trainee Scheme at Wyevale Nurseries

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Chris King and Kyle Ross have started their two-year Management Trainee Scheme at one of the UK’s leading nurseries based in Hereford. Twenty-three-year-old Chris and 22-year-old Kyle, who both live in Hereford, will be working at Wyevale Nurseries on its in-house programme, which covers all areas of the business. Adam Dunnett, sales and marketing director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “We were looking for management trainees with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude and who enjoyed being challenged to come up with solutions. Chris and Kyle had all of these attributes and we’re delighted to welcome them to the programme. “During the two…

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Boningale expands national sales team

Boningale

Midlands-based Boningale Nurseries has added two new members to its sales team in order to facilitate the company’s growth and expansion plans in the North and South. The first member to join the sales team is Lucy Bravington, who has worked in the landscape industry for the last nine years, starting out as a designer and specialising more recently in hard landscaping materials as part of her sales manager role at Hardscape Products Ltd.  At Boningale, Lucy will be responsible for managing existing customers and developing new business opportunities in the South of the country. Second is Andrew Dunkley who…

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New Master Grower feature launches at RHS Tatton Park

RHS

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has introduced a new ‘Master Grower’ feature at the RHS Flower Shows, starting with RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, to inspire visitors to grow and learn about plants through engagement with nursery practices. The initiative, which includes story-boards, focuses on growing methods and provenance, highlighting nurseries that grow their plants using sound and skilful production methods when generating their stock. Hooksgreen Herbs is the first to pilot the Master Grower scheme at this year’s RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, celebrating the skill and experience the nursery has to offer and exemplifying the very best in…

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