Awards

  • Podium Awards

    Pro Landscaper Podium Awards winners announced

    The winners have been revealed for the inaugural Pro Landscaper Podium Awards, which were sponsored by Bourne Amenity. The event took place at FutureScape Spring on Tuesday 12 March at Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey. The Podium Awards are the only ones of their kind in the industry to recognise the phenomenal podium landscapes being created across the UK. Landscape architects fabrik Limited were announced as the Supreme Winner for the firm’s fantastic Fulham Riverside project, which also won the Commercial Design category. Fabrik’s recent project, Fulham Riverside, has scooped not only the Best Commercial Design award but also the…

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  • Matthew Wood

    Registration for the APL WorldSkills UK Landscaping competition is now open

    Registration for the APL WorldSkills UK Landscaping competition is now open until 5 April 2019.   The WorldSkills UK Landscaping competition is run by the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL).   The competitors who qualify in the competition can progress through to the National Final in November. This is held at WorldSkills UK LIVE in Birmingham.   This competition requires trainee landscapers to showcase their skills across a number of technical skill areas, planning and material management.   There will be regional heats, followed by a semi-final. The semi-final will consist of three days of training and testing on planting,…

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  • Spring Conference

    SGD Awards announces new category for 2020

    The SGD has announced a new ecological design award for the SGD Awards 2020 in honour of visionary plantswoman, garden designer and author, Beth Chatto. The Beth Chatto Eco Garden Award is open to all SGD members. It will be presented for a project where the design focus is on the garden’s environmental impact by the creative, ecological use of materials and planting, to maximise sustainability, minimise maintenance and attract pollinators and wildlife. Lynne Marcus MSGD, Council Member for the SGD Awards, said: “Beth Chatto was one of the most influential horticulturalists of the last 50 years. Her firmly held…

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  • Lantra Scotland

    Lantra Scotland announces winner of Horticulture category

    Tyler Tovey, a 22-year-old trainee from East Calder, has won the Horticulture category at Lantra Scotland’s annual Land-based and Aquaculture Learner of the Year Awards. The awards took place at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Dunblane Hydro on Thursday 7th March. Joint runners-up were 22-year-old Calum Melrose from and 24-year-old Ross Yuile.   Tyler has completed an SVQ Level 3 in Horticulture at SRUC, while working as a Gardener at Jupiter Artland Gardens in Edinburgh. He was top student for his SVQ. He is also the only Scottish student selected to attend the Royal Horticultural Society’s Breakfast Reception at the RHS…

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  • BALI Awards 2019

    Entries now open for the 43rd BALI Awards 2019

    Entries are now open for the 43rd BALI National Landscape Awards supported by Headline Sponsor Green-tech. The awards returns on Friday 6 December at the JW Marriott, Grosvenor House, Park Lane London. BALI Registered members can now download the 2019 Entry Guidelines at baliawards.co.uk and enter their scheme(s). BALI Registered members can take advantage of this year’s Early Bird discounted rates. The first deadline for Registered Contractor, Registered Designer and Group members set for 24 April 2019. The Early Bird deadline for International, Affiliate Exceptional Service and Employer Excellence categories is 5 June 2019. BALI have introduced one new category…

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  • Podium Awards

    Pro Landscaper Podium Awards Shortlist Announced

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  • small project BIG IMPACT

    small project BIG IMPACT awards 2019

    Based on the phenomenal success of last year’s launch, the Pro Landscaper small project BIG IMPACT awards will be back in 2019. This year sees the value increased to under 25k and introduced a brand new hard landscaping category to showcase more of the industry’s incredible work. The Pro Landscaper small project BIG IMPACT awards 2019 will celebrate projects with a value under £25k. After all, these are just as important for the industry’s reputation as their larger counterparts. The Pro Landscaper small project BIG IMPACT awards will be held at FutureScape event on Tuesday 19th November 2019. We will…

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  • Tim O'hare

    Tim O’Hare Associates Celebrates Pro Landscaper Business Awards Win

    Soil and landscape consultancy Tim O’Hare Associates (TOHA) based in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, is celebrating winning the Soft Landscape Supplier category at the Pro Landscaper Business Awards.This is the first time a ‘service’ rather than ‘product’ supplier has won this award, reflecting the tremendous contribution to the landscape industry that Principal Consultant Tim O’Hare and his colleagues have made. Over the past 20-plus years, Tim has personally raised the profile of soil science within the landscape industry, demonstrating in project after project why soils are the absolute foundation of every successful landscape scheme. His company has been delivering soils science expertise…

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  • Green-tech

    Green-tech delighted with win at Pro Landscaper Business Awards

    Leading landscaping supplier Green-tech, celebrating its 25th anniversary this year; has been named as the winner of the Industry Partnership category in the Pro Landscaper Business Awards 2018. Sales Director, Richard Gill comments; “We are all so pleased to win the Industry Partnership category. Our submission was based on our unique partnership with award-winning commercial landscapers Ground Control and it’s one that means a lot to me. I have worked with Ground Control for many years and was instrumental in setting up this formal partnership in 2016. It’s been a great success and I’m thrilled that both companies have been…

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  • Pro Landscaper Business Awards

    Winners announced! | Pro Landscaper Business Awards

    The winners have been revealed for the second-ever Pro Landscaper Business Awards. Highlighting the industry’s leading landscaping companies, the awards took place today at East Wintergarden in Canary Wharf, London. Now with over 15 categories, there were more opportunities than ever to shine a light on the businesses which are raising the standard of the UK landscaping sector. From garden design to grounds maintenance to arboriculture, every part of the sector was recognised at this prestigious event. Elmtree Garden Contractors scooped the overall prize of Supreme Winner, awarded by headline sponsor CED Stone Group. Managing director Giles Heap said it…

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  • Spring Conference

    SGD Awards 2019

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  • Piet Oudolf

    Piet Oudulf granted SGD Lifetime Achievement Award

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  • Eljays44

    Celebrating the Eljays44 Company Value Awards and record ever year

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  • Assured Awards

    Bradstone announces winners at Assured Awards

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    Pro Landscaper Business Awards | Shortlist

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  • David Colegrave Foundation

    David Colegrave Foundation scholarship applications

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  • Lantra Scotland

    Lantra Scotland announce finalists

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  • Landscaping Professionals awards

    Talasey Group announce winners of Landscaping Professionals awards

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  • APL Awards 2019

    Pro Landscaper names to take to the stage at APL Awards 2019

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  • Youth Ranger

    The Parks Trust’s Youth Ranger Scheme wins at Celebrating Outdoor Learning Awards

    The Parks Trust receives recognition from the Institute of Outdoor Learning for its Youth Ranger programme.   The Trust received an award in the Environmental Awareness & Action category at the 2018 Celebrating Outdoor Learning Awards. This aims to highlight innovative projects that encourage and enable more people to get out, be active, learn about and connect with the outdoors.   As well as receiving the award for its Youth Ranger programme, The Parks Trust was also a finalist in two further categories. These include: The Supporting Lifelong Learning Project for its Adult Explorers activities The Student Dissertation Award for…

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  • Young Horticulturist

    The Young Horticulturist of the Year Competition launches for 2019

    The 2018 Young Horticulturist of the Year Grand Final began at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show (www.flowershow.org.uk) on 28 April. It gives many of the eight competitors and their families their first opportunity to see this flower show.   The winner, after a tense competition, was won by the South East Branch Regional winner, Tim Miles who is currently working at the National Trust Garden at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent.   Tim said, after the competition, ‘The entire journey towards winning the YHoY 2018 competition has been fun. I have enjoyed meeting members of the CIH as well as my…

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  • best business

    Yorkshire nursery celebrates best business shortlist

    North Yorkshire nursery, Johnsons of Whixley, is on the region’s best business shortlist for the second year running.   This list is compiled by York Business School, York St John University, Make it York and The Press publication. The ‘York Top 100 Businesses’ report has nominated Johnsons as 34th place in the ‘Top 100 Businesses’ awards for 2018.   The Top 100 shortlist uses an algorithm devised by York Business School. It considers key performance factors such as turnover, profit, growth and staff numbers. Johnsons placed at number 55 in 2017 – the report’s inaugural year.   First established in…

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  • Matthew Wood

    Matthew Wood named APL WorldSkills UK Champion

    Matthew Wood, apprentice at Myerscough College, won gold at the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) WorldSkills final. The event taking place at WorldSkills UK LIVE from 15-17 November at the NEC Birmingham.   Sam Gordon, The Gardenmakers and APL apprentice, won silver, with Reece McKay from CAFRE took bronze.   The APL WorldSkills final took place last week from 15-17 November at WorldSkills UK LIVE. The event is at the Birmingham NEC in front of over 100,000 visitors over the three days. The first of four days was a training and familiarisation day. Then, the competitors had 16 hours to…

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  • Landscape Institute Awards

    Winners announced in prestigious Landscape Institute Awards

    The Landscape Institute is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Landscape Institute Awards 2018. From 163 entries, the winners highlight an array of projects which focus on landscape design, community, sustainability and innovative thinking. The diversity of the projects showcases the efforts the profession makes to protect and develop the landscape. The Awards Ceremony on Thursday 22 November at The Brewery in London celebrates those who are at the forefront of the profession, leading new work in the fields of design, community engagement and health and wellbeing across both the UK and internationally. Adam White, president of the…

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  • small project big impact

    small project BIG IMPACT winners

    The first Pro Landscaper small project BIG IMPACT awards have been a resounding success. The winners are finally in, taking home an assortment of prizes kindly donated from the award sponsors, and receiving industry-wide recognition for their superb small projects. Pro Landscaper would like to congratulate the winners and thank everyone who entered and attended the ceremony at FutureScape 2018. Winners are listed below: BUILD UNDER £20,000 Sponsored by KEBUR Winner: Suburbian Hideaway, by GreenScape Gardens Ltd Judges’ comments included: “Superb creative space and excellent quality of work”, “superb use of materials built well with finite attention to detail. Looked…

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