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    • Avant

      Avant launches new products as part of 10m investment plan

      On 14th February Avant invited Pro Landscaper to visit their factory in Tampere to reveal some of their new products and talk about the company’s investment plan.   Sales have grown steadily for Avant over the last decade. Main reasons for the success are a large market area with a continuously developing modular product range. Avant’s Vice President for production Saku Vastamäki says: “The current investment plan is about €10m. Our target is to increase weekly production by 50% from today’s figures. In practice this means a gradual production growth from 100 loaders a week to 150 loaders a week”.…

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      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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    • 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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    • FutureScape Spring

      Make your mark at FutureScape Spring

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    • FutureScape Spring

      Focus on you: The People of FutureScape Spring

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    • Plant Health

      Healthy Plants, Healthy Business conference

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    • Chelsea Fringe

      Chelsea Fringe returns for its eighth year

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    • FutureScape Spring

      Introducing FutureScape Spring

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    • Lantra Scotland

      Lantra Scotland announce finalists

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    • Pot Co

      The Pot Company to Exhibit at Palmstead Soft Landscape Workshop

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    • BALI

      BALI sponsors Specifi Landscape Roadshow Programme 2019

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    • FutureScape seminar

      FutureScape 2018 | Seminar roundup

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    • Flower Show Cardiff

      RHS Reveals Highlights for Flower Show Cardiff 2019

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    • Thrive

      Thrive launches It’s Not Just Gardening campaign

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    • Party for Perennial

      Party for Perennial

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    • Palmstead Soft Landscape Workshop | January 23 2019

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    • increase profit

      Grow Your Client Base and Increase Profit – the A.P way

      FutureScape bolstered its seminar offering this year, providing attendees with informative sessions on the latest products and materials available to landscapers, garden designers and landscape architects. These seminars took place in the Esher Hall, with visitors giving immensely positive feedback on all sessions. Specialist nursery Architectural Plants addressed an eager audience in the afternoon. Managing director Guy Watts, broke down the three keys to increase profit: finance, marketing and selling. More colloquially, Guy referred to these as: the boring bit, the fun bit and the hard bit. The financial aspect heralded keeping all costs tracked, ensuring everything is taken into…

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    • versatility

      Versatility in Garden Design

      FutureScape bolstered its seminar offering this year, providing attendees with informative sessions on the latest products and materials available to landscapers, garden designers and landscape architects. These seminars took place in the Esher Hall, with visitors giving immensely positive feedback on all sessions. Millboard’s Carl Markham took the audience through the decking solutions available to garden designers looking to bring their vision to reality. Carl’s material knowledge was paired with the garden designer know-how of Greenbird Gardening’s Chris Rixton, who explained the role of decking in bringing a show garden to life. Chris considered how lighting, plants and seating areas…

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    • National Tree Week

      Explore Milton Keynes’ Parkland This National Tree Week

      The Parks Trust wants to encourage people to get out and explore the city’s parkland this National Tree Week. This runs from Saturday 24 November to Sunday 2 December 2018.   To celebrate the many varied and beautiful trees that feature across the Milton Keynes landscape, The Parks Trust has devised a series of activities for people of all ages to enjoy.   A route for a self-guided walk. This covers several of the central parks, including Campbell Park, Newlands and the Tree Cathedral.   The route details which trees walkers should look out for. This includes the majestic oak…

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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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    • Stoneleigh Park

      The Nursery Supply Show finds new home at Stoneleigh Park

      The HTA Nursery Supply Show, sponsored by ICL, is moving to a bigger and easily accessible home at Stoneleigh Park in Hall 1. This is directly connected to the HTA National Plant Show.   The show has moved halls to give more space for development. The new venue will ease flow of visitors between the National Plant Show and the Nursery Supply Show. The shows take place on 18 and 19 June 2019.   Hall 1 will offer an opportunity to solidify the Nursery Supply Show as a must attend event in the industry. It is showcasing UK horticulture and…

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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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    • marina

      Public open day for new 111 Berth Marina in Milton Keynes

      Experienced marina operator Land & Water Estates Ltd will be hosting a public open day offering an early look at ‘Campbell Wharf Marina’, the brand-new facility on the Grand Union Canal in Milton Keynes, on Sunday 25 November 2018 between 10am and 3pm. The marina, which is currently under construction, is part of an impressive larger development by Crest Nicholson which will include apartments and houses, a canal-side pub, café, restaurant and an iconic new footbridge. Due to open in spring 2019, this is a unique opportunity to view the marina before it is filled with water. The marina will be…

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    • FutureScape seminar

      BALI at FutureScape 2018

      The future is literally right around the corner for BALI and its members as they make last minute preparations for FutureScape 2018, one of the most successful industry trade events for landscaping, garden design, grounds maintenance and supply. BALI is proud to be supporting the Eljays44 operated event which once again returns to Sandown Park Racecourse in leafy Esher in Surrey on Tuesday 20 November. BALI’s stand number is 89 and is located in the Surrey Hall. Both BALI’s Marketing and Communications Manager, Darren Taylor, and Education Officer Stephen Ensell will be in attendance, supporting both BALI and its members…

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    • Soft Landscaping Workshop

      Palmstead Soft Landscaping Workshop 2019

      Green Connections ‘Empowerment through collaboration, Wednesday 23 January 09:00-17:00. Soft Landscaping Workshop – Ashford International Hotel, Kent.   In the world of horticulture the need to connect to landscape underpins everything Palmstead Nurseies does. Many believe that human beings are predisposed to want to find connections with the natural world. The common term for this is ‘biophilia’.   As human beings we are also tribal animals, craving social interaction. We gain pleasure and motivation from our interactions with each other. When we inhibit or remove our connections with the natural world and with each other we are limiting our potential. This…

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