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December 10, 2017

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Kubota’s enhanced machinery to offer turf proffesionals more at BTME -

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Allies and Morrison wins international design competition to restore, reimagine and rebuild Clandon Park -

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Boosting construction productivity could deliver £15 billion savings every year -

Friday, December 8, 2017

Paysalia – The “must” show for landscape, garden and sports ground professionals -

Friday, December 8, 2017

£2million National Lottery boost to innovate and improve public parks -

Friday, December 8, 2017

New resources launched for professionals in refugee and green space sectors -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Glendale community garden scoops industry award -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Perennial’s 2018 Special Events programme gets boost from Challenge Fencing -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

idverde scoops industry’s top accolade for grounds maintenance for fifth consecutive year -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

December issue – Pro Landscaper -

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Shed Grounds Maintenance wins prestigious Award -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

SME Golden Bridge, Trade & Investment Award 2017 Winners – Les Carrières de la Pierre Bleue Belge -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Chelsea Physic Garden has announced Nell Jones as Head Gardener -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

New Pellenc dealer in Cambridgeshire -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

National Infrastructure Commission announces winner of Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition -

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Knowsley agrees plan to protect financial future of parks -

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Bowles & Wyer wins six awards at BALI 2017 -

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Viking Cruises unveils its Wellness Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Stunning new rose garden at Lowther Castle designed by Dan Pearson now under way -

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Platipus Direct has arrived -

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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

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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

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

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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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