June 25, 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

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

Wyevale

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

greenfingers

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

HTA

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

fashion

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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Long service medals for Wyevale staff

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HRH Princess Anne presented three members of staff from Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford with medals in June to honour their long service to the company. Commercial director, Simon Williams, IT and stock control manager, James Mattock and maintenance engineer, Graham Slade all received bronze medals from the Three Counties Agricultural Society in recognition of 30 years’ continuous service at Wyevale Nurseries. Andy Johnson, managing director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “We’re delighted to be able to celebrate with our colleagues and share our appreciation of them. Simon, James and Graham have contributed so much to the success of Wyevale Nurseries in…

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An interview with Mike Raupp and Paula Shrewsbury

In early June 2016 I was fortunate to meet Professors Mike Raupp and Paula Shrewsbury as they visited the Ely nursery of Barcham Trees. The couple were in the UK for a week in order to make a presentation to the Society of Garden Designers at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and to address the Arboricultural Association. Mike Raupp is Professor of Entomology at the University of Maryland, USA. The focus of his research is to elucidate the mechanisms by which plants escape attack from herbivorous insects. His goal is to create sustainable landscape systems with minimal dependence on synthetic…

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Wyevale Nurseries’ stand to be 100% new plants

The Wyevale Nurseries’ stand at the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) National Plant Show this month (June 21 & 22, 2016) will be all about its new plants this year. Following the appointment of Ben Gregory as new products development manager, the nursery has been fully focussed on bringing new and innovative plants to market. Adam Dunnett, sales and marketing director at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford, said: “At the National Plant Show in 2015 we walked away with the prestigious Best Stand in Show Award with our inspirational ‘Inside Out’ stand, this year the stand is all about our new plants….

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