August 19, 2017

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How to effectively treat leatherjackets -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Relax in style this summer with iVY and iRIS -

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Permeable pathway for Bermondsey roof garden -

Friday, August 18, 2017

House of Fraser’s new department at Rushden Lakes features 48m2 Fytotextile living wall -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Ventrac dealer network grows apace across the UK -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Highlands business sows seeds for growth with UK-wide franchise -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Green-tech out in force to attend a record number of industry events -

Friday, August 18, 2017

Meeting increased demand in tree protection -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

RHS Master of Horticulture award goes global this autumn -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Call for local groups to join new Epping Forest Consultative Committee -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Lucy Edge of Avanti Communications joins Eden Project board -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Mitie’s Tim Howell discusses how technological advances benefit the industry -

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Griffin Glasshouses complete one of their largest and most challenging domestic structures in 50-year history -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Gristwood and Toms Lands Acquisition of Foremost Treesurgeons, bolstering turnover by £3M -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

UK artists and practitioners invited to breathe new life into Waltham Forest’s unloved spaces -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

First ever ‘Hedgehog Housing Census’ launched to help popular UK garden residents -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Simon Fraser appointed to HTA Board -

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

10 days left for communities to nominate their local heroes -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Choosing the best lopper for the job -

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Rolawn hit 160 million -

Tuesday, August 15, 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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