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April 27, 2018

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The last 10 gardens to win ‘Best in Show’ at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Children help promote flower festival -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Gardens line-up announced for RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018 -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Urban chic wins top show garden honours at Harrogate -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Peabody invites tenders for Thamesmead’s Landscape and Green Infrastructure Strategy -

Thursday, April 26, 2018

30 years at RHS Chelsea Flower Show for Mark Gregory -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Top international designers to gather at Singapore Garden Festival 2018 -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Yorkshire horticulturist sees life’s work immortalised -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Civils Expo returns to Birmingham this October -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Sensory tours of the famous rose garden -

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Final four young landscapers selected for Young Landscapers Award -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Plant power, pollination and urban innovation at Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hunts Engineering celebrating double milestone -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Outdoor Creations celebrates 10th Anniversary -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Brewin Dolphin Installation takes visitors back in time at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show -

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Hard Landscaping features on Trailfinders South African Wine Estate Garden -

Monday, April 23, 2018

New Lifestyle Gardens revealed for RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2018 -

Monday, April 23, 2018

National Children’s Gardening Week -

Monday, April 23, 2018

BALI announces GDPR Awareness Day for members -

Monday, April 23, 2018

GreenBlue Urban announce new Tree Grille -

Monday, April 23, 2018

Growers short-listed for International Grower of the Year Awards 2014

Growers from The Netherlands, Canada, China and Denmark are up for the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year Awards 2014 (IGOTY), in association with FloraCulture International.   The shortlist was selected by an international jury from nominations submitted by AIPH member grower organisations. Shortlisted businesses are: The Netherlands: Schoneveld Breeding based in Twello, the Netherlands, a specialist in flowering pot plants including cyclamen and primula, with a substantial share of the world market for cyclamen: approximately 80% the Netherlands, 50% Europe and 35% worldwide. Canada: Winkelmolen Nursery, a tree and shrub grower in Ontario, Canada, situated…

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Wyevale Nurseries raises £5,225 for Greenfingers

STAFF at one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries has this month presented a cheque for £5,225 to Greenfingers. The team at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford raised funds for the charity, which creates gardens at children’s hospices, by taking part in a 30 mile sponsored walk. Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, explained: “We are so pleased that we have raised £5,225 for the charity. We thought our final total was £4,500 but people just kept donating after the walk, which was fantastic. Our initial aim was to raise £1,000 so we are delighted to have smashed…

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Industry gears up for International Grower of the Year Awards 2014

Global nominations are in for the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) International Grower of the Year Awards 2014 (IGOTY), partnered by FloraCulture International.  Growers of ornamental plants were invited to nominate a candidate for the coveted prize of AIPH International Grower of the Year. This year represented countries include: UK, The Netherlands, Denmark, Turkey, China, Japan, South Korea, Chinese Tapai, Canada and Australia. An expert international jury will select a shortlist of five candidates to join the IGOTY gala dinner at the Expo Plaza hotel in Qingdao, China on 17 September 2014, where winners of the four prizes available…

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Sir Roy Strong a hit at Wyevale Nurseries’ open day

A landscape designer, writer and ex-Director of the Victoria & Albert Museum was the guest speaker this week (July 2, 2014) during an open day at one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries. Sir Roy Strong attended Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford on July 2 to meet landscapers, amenities experts and plant buyers from garden centres that were invited to the event. Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, explained: “We were delighted that Sir Roy was our guest speaker for our open day. He has had a varied career and his talk was very interesting. The event was a huge success and…

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Full line-up of speakers at Palmstead Soft Landscape Workshop

Noel Farrar and Phil Askew to speak at this year’s Palmstead Soft Landscape Workshop on September 17 Palmstead Nurseries have today unveiled  the full line up of speakers for their 2014 workshop ‘Design for Maintenance’ on the 17 September: Noel Farrar and Phil Askew will join Noel Kingsbury, Colin Crosbie (RHS Wisley) and Richard Sneesby at the popular annual event, which this year will discuss the costings of maintaining a design. Nick Coslett, Marketing Manager at Palmstead Nurseries in Kent said: “I’m delighted to announce that Noel Farrar will be returning (by popular demand) to Ashford to chair the event, and…

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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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