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February 21, 2018

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RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018 highlights announced -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Mayor of London and L&Q to invest £500m in Barking Riverside -

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Innovative new equipment from Sutcliffe Play -

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Andrew Wilson and Gavin McWilliam to focus on separate ventures -

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Masterplanners appointed for Stonedale regeneration plan -

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Collectors Garden at RHS Malvern Spring Festival -

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Kubota UK launches new B Series compact tractors -

Monday, February 19, 2018

Registration opens for The Chelsea Fringe 2018 -

Monday, February 19, 2018

New directors appointed as Glendale announces restructure -

Monday, February 19, 2018

Alan Titchmarsh teams up with Beth Chatto Educational Trust for charity fundraiser -

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Cheltenham High Street improvements begin this summer -

Saturday, February 17, 2018

LDA Design to deliver a Big Town Plan for Shrewsbury -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Mayor’s £6m fund to boost green spaces & reduce plastic waste -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Get your hands dirty with an RHS apprenticeship -

Friday, February 16, 2018

Kubota UK launches new zero turn ride-on mower -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Piet Oudolf at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2018 -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

RAF100 Centenary Garden seeks sponsors -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Show of resilience from invasives experts at industry conference -

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Celebrating business success: The Pro Landscaper Business Awards 2017 -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Palmstead Nurseries launches new staff training academy -

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

RHS announces new director of shows

Helena Pettit joins the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) leadership team as director of shows. In her new role Helena will be responsible for leading on the strategic planning, organisation, logistics and the commercial success of the society’s prestigious portfolio of flower shows including the world-famous RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

For the last nine years Helena has been managing director at Grandstand Group, a full-service event management organisation. In this role Helena worked across the Grandstand Groups three businesses delivering prestigious events including the Horse of the Year Show and The British Show Jumping National Championships in Stoneleigh.

Sue Biggs, RHS director general said: “I am delighted to welcome Helena to the RHS leadership team. She brings with her a great wealth of experience in the event sector and will play an integral part in leading the RHS and helping us fulfil our vision to enrich everyone’s life through plants and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place. Helena joins us at the dawn of the 2018 RHS show season so will really be able to hit the ground running in her new role for what is set to be a fantastic year.”

Helena Pettit said: “I am thrilled to be joining the RHS at such an exciting time with so much going on not just in the shows, but the wider organisation too. RHS shows are renowned as the best horticultural events in the world so I’m delighted to be working on them. I am relishing the challenges of working with the shows team to innovate and deliver incredible shows that inspire millions of people to get out gardening and growing plants.”

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