We begin by recapping the annual APL Awards.
The ceremony took place on Friday 15th March 2019 and welcomed over 380 guests, who celebrated the outstanding landscaping carried out by the 2019 APL Winners. (Page 13)
In March the first ever FutureScape Spring event took place, we cover all the highlights of the event in the April issue.
It was a busy event, bursting with some of the top suppliers in the UK exhibiting as well as an inspirational line up of industry professional speakers. Topics include climate change, business development and tips on how to design a successful show garden. (Page 14)
Joint Director of North West based Urban Landscape Design Ltd, Holly Youde, shares her strategies for dealing with difficult clients. Expressing that: “Many disputes we have come across could have been avoided with good communication” (Page 37)
Working from home is continuing to increase in popularity. A bespoke outdoor office or garden room is an inspired and contemporary option for the professional home worker. This month, Anji Connell presents some eye-catching examples. (Page 58)
Is the UK landscape design and build market ready for the recycled products entering our industry?
Sean Butler discusses why we need to embrace recycled products and push ourselves to make them the norm. (Page 102)
Alongside Pro Landscaper, readers also received the Podium Landscapes supplement.
Podium Landscapes are becoming increasingly prevalent and with the increase in popularity, Pro Landscaper created an awards ceremony dedicated to the specialist projects.
The ceremony was held at the inaugural FutureScape Spring event, which took place in March. In the supplement we catch up with some of the winners and look at the projects which took centre stage.