August 19, 2017

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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

Mitie’s Tim Howell discusses how technological advances benefit the industry -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Griffin Glasshouses complete one of their largest and most challenging domestic structures in 50-year history -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Gristwood and Toms Lands Acquisition of Foremost Treesurgeons, bolstering turnover by £3M -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

UK artists and practitioners invited to breathe new life into Waltham Forest’s unloved spaces -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched to help popular UK garden residents -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Simon Fraser appointed to HTA Board -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

10 days left for communities to nominate their local heroes -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Choosing the best lopper for the job -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Rolawn hit 160 million -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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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Provender Nurseries working in partnership with Mobilane Green Screens

Provender Nurseries

Provender Nurseries is now a stockist of Mobilane Green Screens and Mobiroof green roof system. Supplying landscapers, planners, local authorities and garden designers in the South East Mobilane Green Screens are a valuable addition to the already comprehensive plant stock on offer at Provender Nurseries. A limited range of Mobilane Green Screens is held in stock, however the entire range is available to order through Provender Nurseries and subject to the usual trade discount. Hedera helix ‘Woerner’ is the most popular of the lines on offer and is available in panels of 120cm x 220cm, 120cm x 100cm and 120cm…

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Medal sweep for Plant Heritage’s National Plant Collection exhibitors at RHS Hampton

National Plant Collection

Three first-time National Plant Collection exhibitors, with their displays of Echium (from the Macaronesian Islands), Hakonechloa cultivars and Fuchsia (bred by James Lye), have received 2 Silver and 1 Bronze Medals at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. In total, 31 Medals were awarded to Plant Heritage’s National Collection Holders for their hard work with Hogarth Hostas and Peter Beales Roses each receiving an additional prestigious Floral Award. Jonathan Hogarth, who exhibited his National Collection of Small and Miniature Hosta for the first time at Hampton Court in 2015 has won a Gold medal and a Floral Award…

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Wyevale Nurseries’ Open Day is a blooming success

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Garden designers and landscapers visited one of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries, Wyevale Nurseries, in Hereford yesterday to see its new product developments for the coming year. The founder and principal at the Cotswold Gardening School, Caroline Tatham and garden designer and TV presenter, Kate Durr, were the guest speakers at the Open Day at Wyevale Nurseries. Adam Dunnett, sales and marketing director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “We would like to thank everyone who attended our Open Day. It was a great event and such a fantastic opportunity for our current and potential customers to meet our team and take…

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Donations to Greenfingers Turn Old in to Gold campaign are auctioned

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Donations to Greenfingers’ Turn Old into Gold scheme were auctioned off earlier this month and have raised over £2,300 – the charity is now urging other suppliers to donate unwanted stock. At the beginning of June Greenfingers auctioned off generous donations from Wyevale Nurseries, Wyevale Garden Centres and The Scotts Company at auctioneers W & H Peacocks in Bedford. The donations from Wyevale Nurseries included all the plants used in Wyevale Garden Centre’s awarding winning garden from this years’ RHS Malvern Spring Garden Show – which won a Gold Medal and the prestigious Best Garden in Show award. This donation…

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Wyevale Nurseries helps raise £1,000 for Greenfingers

One of the UK’s leading commercial nurseries in Hereford recently (June, 2016) helped to raise £1,000 for Greenfingers by taking part in its ‘Turn Old into Gold’ fundraiser. Wyevale Nurseries raised the money by auctioning off some of its plants in aid of the charity, which creates gardens for children who spend time in hospices across the UK. Adam Dunnett, sales and marketing director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “We donated approximately 800 plants to be auctioned off. Some of the stock was from us and some were donated by Wyevale Garden Centres, which recently had a show garden at the…

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Clematis Nubia Evipo59 wins Visitor Vote Award at HTA National Plant Show

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Visitors to the HTA National Plant Show, sponsored by Hortipak, have voted Clematis Nubia Evipo59 from Darby Nursery Stock as best in show at the New Plant Awards. The Visitor Vote Award, sponsored by Floramedia, proved extremely popular and with over 100 entries in this year’s awards visitors were spoilt for choice. Clematis Nubia Evipo59, bred by Guernsey Clematis, is a stunning compact free flowering Clematis with striking deep red flowers with red anthers. Full Visitor Vote results were:- Best Shrub & Climber and best in show –  Clematis Nubia Evipo – Darby Nursery Stock Best Annual – Nemesia Aroma…

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Fashion event success for Clifton Nurseries

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The launch of fashion designer Matthew Williamson’s ‘Mirage’ clothing range was hosted last week by Clifton Nurseries (newly part of the Gavin Jones Group) on 15 June and prevailed despite the on/off rain. With numerous members of the fashion industry in attendance the event was packed with an abundance of plants, flowers and trees and held in a glass house in the heart of Little Venice. With a bespoke flower curtain separating the audience and models, there were ‘Frocks and Flowers’ galore along the length of the catwalk, with models displaying Matthews’ latest pieces set against the Clifton Nurseries back drop. “…secret garden…

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