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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

Hillier inspires future horticulturalists and celebrates the royal wedding at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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As a decorated Chelsea exhibitor, Hillier holds the world record for having the most consecutive Chelsea gold medals and is truly a must-see exhibit at the show. This year incorporating a live artist, horticultural inspiration and the royal wedding. If going for a 73rd gold wasn’t enough to keep the Hillier team busy, they are also creating a special installation for the RHS. As well as the main exhibit, the team is also creating “A Royal Celebration by Hillier”, which will be at the entrance to the Great Pavilion, marking the royal wedding this year. This is the first time…

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Geraniums at the Door, Zetter Townhouse in Clerkenwell Chelsea Fringe

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Pelargonium for Europe announces Geraniums at the Door – an installation for Chelsea Fringe, garlanding the entrance of the Zetter Townhouse in Clerkenwell, one of the most photographed doorways in London, with 200 geraniums in deepest burgundy to palest pink. The installation is co-designed by award winning garden designers, Claudia de Yong and Indoor Garden Design, to celebrate geraniums, the ubiquitous summer bloom, decorating the ironwork high above the doorway and stretching down to ground level in a burst of vivid colour. Added to this are traditional horticultural elements of ivy and box, interwoven with aged, vintage wood and some…

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TouchWood expands its service for landscape architects

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TouchWood, the UK’s leading design, build and installation play company, has appointed Chartered Landscape Architect Alison Brown to its team, to expand its bespoke service to the landscape and design sector. Alison, pictured right, joins TouchWood as a Landscape Architect and Play Consultant, having specialised in designing and commissioning play for over 13 years. Alison has worked in several senior roles in local Government in the South and South West. She has extensive experience in developing play spaces for public open space and can also advise on funding options, including Section 106, Lottery and Landfill Tax. In her new role…

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Beth Chatto obituary

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Beth Chatto OBE sadly passed away on 13 May 2018 at the age of 94 at her home near Colchester. Beth was an accomplished gardener, plantswoman and writer over a six-decade long career, winning numerous awards including 10 consecutive gold medals at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the Victoria Medal of Honour, and The John Brookes Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Garden Designers. Giving back to the world was a huge part of Beth’s life. During her lifetime, she set up the Beth Chatto Education Trust, with the aim of carrying her passion for plants and nature to…

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Cameron Landscapes & Gardens relaunch with new website

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Cameron Landscapes & Gardens was set up by Alasdair Cameron in 1992 with a vision of creating a 360 degree garden design, build and maintenance company, Today Cameron Gardens is exactly that, an award-winning, fully integrated garden service with a reputation for designing, building and maintaining distinctive, yet practical, domestic and commercial gardens. Such a practice requires a state of the art, modern, engaging and user friendly website. Central to the company’s ethos is a shared passion for gardens, customer service and quality of finish. Each team member is highly skilled, expertly trained and experienced in their specific area.  For…

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Gin garden unveiled by Silent Pool at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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Silent Pool, the multi-award-winning Intricately Realised gin, will be unveiling an exquisite garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 (22 to 26 May), designed by gardener David Neale and created by his company Neale Richards Garden Design. Made with a delicate blend of 24 botanicals and bottled on-site in the beautiful, rural landscape of the Surrey Hills, Silent Pool Gin draws inspiration directly from its unique surroundings. The Silent Pool Gin Garden reflects this ethos, mixing sleek, hard landscaping – including textural Portland stone, Purbeck walling and weathered oak – with drifts of soft planting, to create a contemporary yet…

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Lady Penelope Gardens celebrating 10-year anniversary – How did they get there?

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“I was filming a wildlife documentary in Mozambique … that is where I decided … it was time for a change!” Angela Palmerton, director and owner, Lady Penelope Gardens. Angela Palmerton established Lady Penelope Gardens Ltd in 2008. The business has grown from just sole gardener to a full-time skilled team of 12, maintaining, managing and landscaping fine country estates and gardens across Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire. Angela said “My first ten customers knew that I’d just started out, I was self-taught and they appreciated the honesty … they trusted, supported, and were happy to recommend me as a new…

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Urban Edge Architecture welcome Gosia Soltan to Landscape Design team

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Joining the Landscape Design team at Urban Edge Design is Gosia Soltan. Gosia completed her Master’s Degree in Landscape Architecture in Warsaw and went on to work for the Ministry of the Environment. Working there until 2017, Gosia’s role was senior sustainability consultant on environmental programmes and she spent a significant amount of time in Brussels as Poland’s representative on the EU forum.  Prior to her work at the Ministry, Gosia worked at a private landscape design practice in Suffolk where she focused predominantly on residential and public realm landscape design, from conceptual work through to detailed hard and soft landscape proposals. “Joining…

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Passage from Yorkshire to RHS Chelsea for Welcome to Yorkshire show garden stone

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Green-tech is sponsoring the transportation of 50 tonnes of York stone to London to showcase Yorkshire at RHS Chelsea Flower Show and then return it home again. Designer Mark Gregory has designed the Welcome to Yorkshire garden at RHS Chelsea that showcases the region’s iconic countryside and celebrates the county’s plentiful natural materials, traditional crafts and skilled artisan food production. Designer and managing director of Landform, Mark is celebrating his 30th year at Chelsea. He has been inspired by the stunning Dales; world famous for its Wensleydale cheese, wildflower and buttercup meadows and iconic drystone walls. His breath-taking design aims…

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Design inspiration with David Keegan

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Pro Landscaper sits with David Keegan of David Keegan Garden Design, discussing his design inspiration and feelings upon being presented an International Landscape Design Award.   Can you tell us about some of your most distinguished projects? I have been fortunate enough to have received a previous award in the international landscape design awards USA in 2012 for a project in the High Peaks in Derbyshire and that project is one that is still dear to my heart as it perfectly embodies my love of unique and rugged landscape that is the Peak District National Park. The project was also…

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