June 25, 2017

Latest:

New play areas set to be approved -

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Design contest launched for €30M concert centre in Kaunas, Lithuania -

Sunday, June 25, 2017

‘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

May Issue – Pro Landscaper

INFORM

  • Agenda: How well does the industry use technology in gardens and how could we improve this?
  • News: A monthly summary of the latest industry news from John O’Conner, Dover District Council, Camden Borough Council, RHS Garden Bridgewater, Glendale, EILO and Oldham Council
  • Two new roles for Mark Lane: The new ambassador for Thrive and Groundwork speaks about why he took on the new roles
  • The Chelsea Diaries: Designer Manoj Malde and contractor Dan Riddleston will be keeping Pro Landscaper in the loop as they each prepare for their Chelsea 2017 gardens
  • Let’s Hear it From: Garden Designer Tracy Foster
  • Company Profile: Landscape Associates Ltd
  • Landscape Architect’s Journal: PLACE Design + Planning
  • View from the Top: Tim Howell discusses why, in an increasingly gig-based economy, retaining your own workforce is still the best option
  • Don’t Fence Me In: Landscape architect Adam White asks whether playground fencing is essential, and explores more informal and less restrictive alternatives
  • Way Down South: Pro Landscaper takes a trip to Southampton to learn more about the growth of a unique parks and green spaces offer

INSPIRE

  • Sharp Focus: Portfolio looking at the transformation of a small Hampstead garden by Peter Reader Landscapes
  • Rural Rapture: Portfolio focusing on how traditional-style planting is given a modern update in an Oxfordshire cottage garden with Creative Landscape Co.
  • Whatever the Weather: Anji Connell presents a selection of eye-catching but weather-resistant garden furniture
  • Hign-end lighting: A look at the industry’s top fencing
  • Life/Style: Garden designer Tom Hoblyn on his successes, struggles and passions

NURTURE

  • Nurture News: A summary of all the latest news including the launch of Ian Drummond and Kara O’Reilly’s ‘At Home with Plants’, Norman Hambrooks Plant Book and Coles Nurseries
  • Designer Plants: Anne Jennings runs through the plants she used to create an aged ‘secret garden’ in Chelsea
  • The Long Game: Andy McIndoe suggests some of the best long-blooming shrubs and perennials for year-round interest
  • Branching Out: Noel Kingsbury considers the challenges of urban tree selection and suggests some possible solutions
  • Nursery Interview: Pro Landscaper spoke to Johnsons of Whixley’s production manager Ian Nelson about the nursery’s growth

EDUCATE

  • Helping you make a Profit: In the second part of his series on costs and profitability, Sam Hassall examines a requested speciality area, the cost of materials for bedding and jointing paving
  • Committing to an Ethical Supply Chain: Steve Walley explains how an ethical supply chain can support good business practice and boost your profitability
  • Knowing the Law: In the first of a three-part series, Sean Butler provides some much needed clarity on several laws affecting those in the landscaping industry
  • Professional Portfolios: Ben Shaw, national account director at Adtrak, explains the importance of online portfolios in building up your business, and suggests how to use them to your advantage
  • What I’m Reading: Robert Barker talks about ‘Derek Jarman’s Garden’ and the inspiration it has given him
  • What’s Your Role: Craig Potter, London Stone’s garden design director, spoke to Pro Landscaper about his daily responsibilities
  • Report: What does the future hold for Mower Manufacturers

 

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