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    • Tim Howell: Raising Industry Standards

      Sharing a common goal to raise industry standards says Tim Howell will increase its value and attract ongoing investment into the horticulture and landscaping sector.   There is no better place to demonstrate the diversity of the horticultural sector than at a trade event that brings together both suppliers and contractors, events that allow us to showcase the best that we can offer, to encourage others to join with us and to have a conversation – to collaborate. At the last Futurescape event, in November last year, I was invited to take part in The Pro Landscaper Summit and joined…

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    • Pro Landscaper March

      Pro Landscaper March 2019

      March has been an exciting and busy moth for Pro Landscaper as awards season is upon us. In this months issue we bring you coverage of the Pro Landscaper Business Awards, SGD Awards and the Podium Awards shortlist. Pro Landscaper also takes a tour of Regent’s Park in London, uncovering its history and learning that even the most high-profile UK sites have not escaped the effects of austerity. Following on from her feature on recruitment last month, this month sees Holly Youde talk about staff training. Whilst Jamie Butterworth reviews how a no-deal Brexit might impact how we buy and…

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    • FutureScape Spring

      It’s here: The FutureScape Spring showguide 2019

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    • Pro Landscaper

      Pro Landscaper February 2019

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    • Pro Landscaper January 2019

      Pro Landscaper January 2019

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    • Pro Landscaper portfolio 2018

      Pro Landscaper Portfolio Supplement 2018

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    • December's issue

      Pro Landscaper December 2018 Issue

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    • FutureScape Showguide

      FutureScape Showguide 2018

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    • pro landscaper november

      Pro Landscaper November issue review

      The Pro Landscaper November issue sees an assortment of industry heavy weights, laying out their views on crucial issues that hit both the landscaping industry and UK businesses as a collective. Here we break down a selection of the must-read features in this month’s edition.   Agenda: Is ‘flexism’ affecting your business?   Managing director of John O’Conner, Matt O’Conner kicks things off by pointing out, “flexible working can benefit both employees and the company.” His company’s staff have the legal right to request flexible hours after 26 weeks continuous service, but he sees this is no bad thing, continuing:…

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    • october

      Pro Landscaper October issue review

      Pro Landscaper’s October issue is jammed with your monthly dose of landscaping news and must-read features. Here we break down the highlights and features we believe will improve your business or spark your curious side. Let’s Hear it From: Steve Etheridge, owner, Esse Landscapes The Sussex-based landscaping businessman takes us through how Esse Landscapes operates as a contractor and the type of projects the company undertakes. Steve also tackles some hot industry topics, such as staffing, training and market saturation in the area his business operates, saying: “There’s enough work out there for everyone.” Crime Wave: Angus Lindsay Crime is…

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    • pro landscaper september

      Pro Landscaper September issue review

      116 pages packed with all you need to know in the landscaping industry – the Pro Landscaper September issue is one you don’t want to miss! The magazine hits the ground running with the burning agenda question: ‘As an industry, what could we be doing to reduce waste, particularly plastics?’ With the heat ramping up on businesses throughout the UK to cut down their plastic use, Pro Landscaper gets some industry heavy-weights to chime in on this topic. John Wyer tells us that abiding by legislation sometimes just isn’t enough, as; “the industry could do so much more”. A vital…

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    • august

      Pro Landscaper: August Issue

      The landscaping community continues its assurgence in the height of summer, providing the August issue with plenty of hot news and amazing projects from across the country. Here are some must-reads in this month’s issue:   INFORM Agenda: Improvements at RHS Chelsea? Company Profile: Bowles & Wyer #ChooseLandscape – Adam White Up From The Ashes – Phil Mason   INSPIRE Majestic Flair – Frogheath Landscapes Active Spaces – The London Borough of Hounslow Outdoor Lighting Trends – John Cullen Lighting Love Horticulture: Wayne Grills NURTURE Designer Plants: Alexandra Noble Natural Beauty – Ian Drummond From Russia With Love – Jamie Butterworth Nursery…

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    • London supplement

      Pro Landscaper London Supplement

      It’s all kicking off in the capital, as we take a look at some of the stunning projects blooming into life in the heart of London and interview a selection of the city’s top landscapers. Features Willerby Landscapes Commercial Aftercare – Jeff Stephenson Plant Health – Bartlett Tree Experts   Portfolios Circle of Life – Kingston Landscape Group On the Terrace – Bowles & Wyer Top Flight – The Garden Builders   Profiles Bourne Amenity Pro Landscaper Business Awards Green-tech   You can view a complete copy of the London supplement by clicking here. Pro Landscaper release multiple supplements a…

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    • july

      Pro Landscaper: July Issue

      July has been an exciting and busy month for Pro Landscaper as we reveal coverage of our Pro Landscaper Live events in Manchester and Leeds, and look ahead to the RHS Hampton Court show. A list of highlights of this month’s issue can be found below:   Inform Agenda: How can small companies take the next step? News Extra: Pro Landscaper LIVE Manchester and Leeds RHS Chatsworth 2018 Coverage Let’s Hear It From: Simon Kitchin, Randle Siddeley Company Profile: Kebur Landscaping Landscape Architect’s Journal: Strata Design Ltd Living History: We take a look at Bournemouth’s parks   Inspire Simple Pleasures:…

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    • june

      Pro Landscaper: June issue

      June has been a packed issue for Pro Landscaper as we revel in the numerous upcoming shows within the industry. A rundown of the must-see features can be found below:   INFORM Agenda: How would you best handle conflict resolution? Let’s Hear it From: Paul Hervey-Brookes Different Strokes – Andrew Wilson Setting Forth – Adam White Healing Touch – Pro Landscaper visits Helmsley Walled Garden in York   INSPIRE Green City – Dickens Yard development’s greenery Ebb and Flow – Looking at the calming effects of cool greys and flowing water Clean Green and Sustainable – Anji Connell looks at…

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      May issue – Pro Landscaper

      It’s been a fantastic issue for Pro Landscaper, meeting numerous big names in the industry. Below we’ve listed a round up of the features, people and projects that are truly unmissable;   INFORM Agenda: Are mergers and acquisitions good for the industry? Pro Landscaper LIVE – A report on the great successes in Bristol and Guildford Chelsea Diaries – Ed Burnham and Robert Baker share their Chelsea debut plans 30 Under 30: The Launch – Applications open for 2018 What Next? – Andrew Wilson considers the importance of maintenance   INSPIRE Grey Matter – Cube 1994 uses cool tones to…

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      April issue – Pro Landscaper

      It’s been a great April for Pro Landscaper, delving deeper into the hot button topics within the landscaping industry. Below is a roundup of this issue’s unmissable features:   INFORM APL Awards – We report back from this year’s ceremony Let’s Hear it From – Marian Boswall View from the Top – Marcus Watson on how Brexit will likely impact the sector The Power of Two – Andrew Wilson explores the concept of designers working together Give and Take – We visit Knowslet to find out about its controversial parks strategy   INSPIRE Bird’s-Eye View – Landscape Associates Ltd refreshes…

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    • Pro Landscaper’s Podium Landscapes

      FEATURES Designing rooftops: Adolfo Harrison Gardens Building podiums: Mark Gregory of Landform Consultants Top tips: Expert advice for podiums   PORTFOLIOS In High Office: Gardenlink Breathing Space: Matthew Wilson Gardens Luxury Living: Aralia   TECHNICAL Correct soil: Jonathan Bourne of Bourne Amenity The right plants: Plants for podiums Solid foundations: Karl Harrison of Exterior Solutions Latest Products: Top picks for podiums   To view the Podium Landscapes supplement digitally, please click here.

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    • March issue – Pro Landscaper

      INFORM Agenda: In the wake of the collapse of Carillion, would you forfeit your own payment terms for the opportunity to work for a large service provider? Pro Landscaper Business Awards 2017: Read all the coverage from our brand new event The Chelsea Diaries: Robert Barker and Ed Burnham share their progress as they plan their Chelsea debuts Let’s Hear It From: Maylim View From the Top: Nick Temple-Head considers Carillion’s collapse and what it means for the industry Risky Business: David T Binks provides a framework on reducing business risk National Park City: Daniel Raven-Ellison tells us why London…

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    • February

      February issue – Pro Landscaper

      INFORM Agenda: As our climate changes, are drought-tolerant plants the future? RHS Chelsea Flower Show Preview: Pro Landscaper looks ahead to this year’s exciting event Pro Landscaper Business Awards: Unveiling the shortlist ahead of the event Let’s Hear It From: Landscape designer and Cube 1994 director Sean Butler View From The Top: With plastic pollution a hot topic, Tim Howell discusses Mitie’s approach A Pioneer’s Passing: Following the sad loss of Tony Hewitt, Angus Lindsay reflects on the positive changes he brought to CCT   INSPIRE Modern Magic: Clean lines transform a back garden in Poulton-le-Fylde Open for Business: An…

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    • January

      January issue – Pro Landscaper

      INFORM Agenda: The government plans to build 300,000 new homes a year. Will this have a positive impact on the landscape industry? FutureScape: We run through the seminars and panel debates from this year’s event BALI Awards: All the winners from 2018’s BALI National Landscape Awards Let’s Hear It From: Garden designer and SGD Chair Sarah Morgan View From The Top: A businesses success depends on developing staff, says Marcus Watson Winning Ways: Adam White reports back from the recent Landscape Institute Awards 2017   INSPIRE Renaissance Art: An extensive restoration reinstates the splendour of a 16th century Italian villa…

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    • December issue – Pro Landscaper

      INFORM Agenda: How much value can business consultants add to a company? idverde: A New Chapter: We speak to outgoing chairman Nick Temple-Heald and his replacement, Doug Graham ScotHort: Looking back on this year’s event FutureScape: All the highlights from FutureScape 2017 Let’s Hear it From: Jody Lidgard of Bespoke Outdoor Spaces View from the Top: As he steps down, Nick Temple-Heald reflects on succession planning Changing With the Seasons: How Oldham is using its green spaces to move on from its industrial heritage INSPIRE Breathing Space: Show garden style comes to a tiny back garden in Wiltshire, with impressive…

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    • November issue – Pro Landscaper

      INFORM Agenda: Should it be the garden designer’s or the landscape contractor’s responsibility to buy the plants for a project? News: Our monthly roundup of industry news Hard Landscaping Meets Horticulture: Jamie Butterworth joins London Stone Let’s Hear it From: Mandy Buckland of Greencube Garden and Landscape Design View from the Top: Tim Howell on how a safe workplace can help to attract new employees Thamesmead Regeneration: Peabody’s plans to overhaul the South London housing estate INSPIRE Make a Splash: A swimming pool is the focal point for a multilevel back garden transformation Love Horticulture: Janine Pattison tells us about…

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    • October issue – Pro Landscaper

      INFORM Agenda: Given the threat posed by Xyella Fastidosa, what precautions and protocols should be implemented when procuring trees and shrubs, and who should be responsible for these? News: Our monthly roundup of industry news RHS Green Plan It: The challenge that gets teenagers engaged with garden design returns for a second year Pro Landscaper Business Awards: All the details on the launch of our new awards for recognising excellence in business FutureScape: The seminar programme and floor plan for this year’s event Let’s Hear It From: Peter Cunliffe or Northumbrian Landscaping Ltd Company Profile: Marian Boswall Landscape Architects View…

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    • Majestic Trees supplement

      Inviting leaders of the garden design and landscape construction community to a Landscape Industry Symposium at Majestic Trees on Tuesday 12 September 2017 in conjunction with Pro Landscaper. With a personal invitation from Majestic Trees’ managing director, Steve McCurdy, this supplement reveals the exciting programme of events set to take place at the nursery in September, including speakers such as Wayne Grills, Chief Executive, BALI; Jody Lidgard, Bespoke Landscapes; Ann-Marie Powell, MSGD; Andy Sturgeon, Dip (Landscape) FSGD; and Jon Wheatley, AH(RHS). We meet the team behind the nursery’s success, taking a look at the services, growing practices and advice provided…

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