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April 20, 2018

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Green-tech launches new spring catalogue -

Friday, April 20, 2018

The numbers behind an award-winning Chelsea Flower Show garden -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Is the gender pay gap an issue within landscaping? -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Outdoor Creations continues growth -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The chainsaw of the future -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

University College Dublin’s Future Campus International Design Competition shortlist announced -

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Celebrate Life without Walls at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Great Escape industry exhibit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Gillespies to put ‘the Garden’ into Ebbsfleet Garden City -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

First look at Macmillan’s RHS Chatsworth Legacy Garden -

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Capel Manor College scoops Best in Show at Ascot Spring Garden Show -

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tim O’Hare Associates completes Soil Resource Survey RHS Wisley -

Monday, April 16, 2018

BALI to launch Professional Designer Webinar Series -

Sunday, April 15, 2018

The “live outdoors” Partnership -

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Nurseries unveil new environmentally friendly bags at Hall Place Plant Fair -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Countrywide Grounds teams up with Perfectly Green -

Friday, April 13, 2018

Alan Titchmarsh to open exhibition to mark Humphry Repton bicentenary -

Friday, April 13, 2018

The Ascot Spring Garden Show makes its inaugural bloom -

Friday, April 13, 2018

RHS chooses leading design duo for RHS Bridgewater Kitchen Garden -

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Planning approval for Bernard Works in Tottenham -

Thursday, April 12, 2018

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

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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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