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May 27, 2018

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Success for Woodlodge at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Business rates success for growers -

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Covent Garden blooms for Chelsea Fringe -

Saturday, May 26, 2018

American Hardwood Export Council and Waugh Thistleton Architects collaborate with ARUP on landmark pavilion -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Summer celebration of art, creativity and imagination at Borde Hill Garden -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Special RHS Chelsea award winners revealed -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Stihl expands Viking range of petrol mowers -

Friday, May 25, 2018

Celebrating the benefits of plants with The Great Escape industry exhibit -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Plant of the Year and Product of the Year revealed at RHS Chelsea -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

HTA makes two big appointments -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Timotay Landscapes shortlisted for APL Avenue Show Garden competition -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Love Your Garden: NHS Special -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Alan Titchmarsh presents Griffin Glasshouses’ donation to the National Garden Scheme -

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Capel Manor’s ’50 Shades of Gold’ garden wins Gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Bernhard’s Nurseries enjoy success at Chelsea Flower Show -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Countrywide Grounds landscapes new garden to provide respite for patients at Alderney Hospital -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Myeloma UK Garden by John Everiss wins Silver-Gilt at RHS Chelsea 2018 -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

The Lemon Tree Trust Refugee Garden wins Silver-Gilt at Chelsea -

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Hat trick of awards for Landform Consultants at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

10 design trends at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show from SGD members -

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

One man, two marathons in two weeks – Nigel Bowcock, Acre Landscapes

Many people will have heard about Nigel Bowcock’s challenge to run two marathons in two weeks.  Nigel, MD of Brighton based landscape company, Acre Landscapes, pledged to run two marathons (Brighton and London) in two weeks to raise £5,000 for Perennial. Nigel, who is also a Board Member of BALI, completed the Brighton Marathon on Sunday and was back to work first thing on Monday morning. His fundraising total now stands at just over £2,000 and he’s hopeful he will reach his target. He said about the race on Sunday: “It was the most amazing event, with a party atmosphere all the…

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Lely UK develop news groundscare sales force

  As part of continued plans to build a specialist groundscare sales team, Lely UK has further strengthened its offering to councils, contractors and landscapers with the appointment of two new retail sales managers. Stewart Jeffs, based in South Lincolnshire, joined the team to take on a role that sees him cover Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Leicestershire; while Daniel Lake, based in Norwich, has come on board to cover Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex, East Hertfordshire and North East London. Together, Stewart and Daniel bring a wealth of sector knowledge and experience to the roles. Offering the full range of groundscare…

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Adrian promoted to Garden Design & Domestic Landscape Sales Manager

Adrian Hoare from Dilwyn in Herefordshire has this month (March, 2015) been promoted to Garden Design & Domestic Landscape Sales Manager at Wyevale Nurseries in Hereford. The 50-year-old will be able to give guidance to customers on plant selection, sourcing product and finding solutions to fill the most challenging landscape designs. Adam Dunnett, Sales and Marketing Director at Wyevale Nurseries, said: “I would like to congratulate Adrian on his promotion. “He was previously the Sales Executive for our Cash and Carry and has worked hard to achieve his new position since joining us in 1985. Adrian is an integral part…

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ACD appoint three new landscape architects

ACD are very pleased to introduce three new landscape architects, who are based in the Malmesbury office. Rupinder Chawlia answers to Rupi, and has recently been working for the Forestry Commission in Scotland. She brings considerable experience of working with Local Authorities, as well as a keen interest in Landscape & Visual Impact Assessments. Jai Tang brings an extensive knowledge of horticulture and he has considerable practical experience. Olivia Styles has a graphic design background and will contribute greatly to our graphics team. This brings our complement of landscape architects to 15 and supplements our multi-disciplinary staffing of ecologists, archaeologists,…

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Grace Landscapes appoints three new board directors

        Grace Landscapes Ltd based in Mirfield West Yorkshire, commercial landscape construction and maintenance Company has welcomed three new directors to the board. John Peacock, Finance Director responsible for Finance and Human Resources, he has been with the company since April 2013. John has worked in finance for 20 years, with the last 10 years being in Senior Management roles within the manufacturing and construction sectors. It is his role to manage the finance department and liaise with external bodies including the Bank, Inland Revenue, Auditors, Solicitors and Companies House. Jo Hardingham, Commercial Director joined Grace Landscapes…

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Gordon Castle Walled Garden confirms appointment of new Head Gardener

  Experienced Head Gardener John Hawley is joining the team at Gordon Castle Walled Garden in Fochabers, Moray, on 16 February 2015. RHS trained, John is the former National Trust Head Gardener at Sizergh Castle in Cumbria, and before that was Assistant Head Gardener at Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire. He comes to the 8.5 acre, Arne Maynard designed, Walled Garden project with experience and excitement in equal measure. Speaking about his appointment, John says, “I have been looking for the next challenge in my horticultural career for some time and when I heard about the opportunity at Gordon Castle I…

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Award winning Interior Landscaping company appoints General Manager

As they prepare to celebrate their 15th anniversary in business, Hampshire-based Interior Landscaping company, Green Team Interiors, have appointed Mark Berriman as General Manager to help orchestrate their ambitious growth plans and continue the company’s ongoing success. After over 25 years as an Interior and Exterior Landscaping Professional, Mark brings with him a strong knowledge and understanding of the industry, together with his extensive customer service and design expertise. Prior to joining Green Team Interiors, Mark spent three years as General Manager for Urban planters and held senior positions in ISS Facility Services Landscaping and OCS Group (formerly Throwers). In…

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Etesia recruit new after sales assistant

Etesia UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Giovanni Soare as after sales assistant. In his new role, Giovanni will provide after sales and dedicated support to the company’s specialist Etesia and Pellenc dealers, including involvement with local shows, demonstrations and open days. Over the past 25 years; Etesia has become an established brand relied upon by many industry professionals in a number of European countries. The UK, in particular, is now Etesia’s third largest market behind its homeland France and second placed Germany. It is also the only other market aside from France and Germany, where Etesia has…

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Turley strengthens Urban Design team in Scotland

Planning consultancy Turley has strengthened it’s Urban Design team in Scotland with the appointment of Director Geoff Whitten. Whitten, a Chartered Landscape Architect and Urban Designer, joined Turley in Edinburgh on Monday 2 February.  He brings to Turley’s 18-strong Design team extensive experience and insights into large, complex developments, particularly in the residential, education and leisure sectors. In Scotland, Whitten has played major roles on the successful planning and implementation of projects at The Carrick Loch Lomond, the Edinburgh City By-Pass, design guidelines for the Dundee Digital Media Park, masterplanning frameworks such as Queen Margaret University College Edinburgh and numerous…

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Vitax Amenity welcome new regional sales rep

Alex McDermott has been appointed as the new Technical Sales Representative for Vitax Amenity’s Midlands, Wales and South-West region, handling the full range of products for the leading line markers-to-fertilisers group. Pitching into the turf sector straight from school at 16, Alex, 30, had always hankered after a post in technical sales, despite quickly climbing the career ladder. “I love networking and meeting people in different circumstances,” said Alex. “My new role allows me to work in an advisory as well as a sales capacity for new and existing customers and that’ll be a most rewarding aspect of the job.”…

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