Jamie Wilkinson

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    Landscaping and gardening businesses marketing strategies

    Professional landscaping and gardening businesses have always been popular. After all, green spaces are attractive additions to any setting, from shopping areas and business districts to parks and nature reserves. Last year saw a surge in interest in gardening, with millions of UK residents searching online for what they could grow at home during lockdown. Suddenly, small gardening businesses were seeing interest like never before, and demand soared. As a landscape or gardening business owner, you may well have encountered this new customer base. But now, almost a year on, you might be wondering where to go next with your…

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    Why a website is essential for your business

    Pro Landscaper finds out why its essential that a business has a website.  With the rise of the internet, the number of possibilities in terms of finding jobs and opening new businesses has expanded broadly. Not only that, but the internet made our lives much easier. We can now shop online, pay the bills, book flights and hotels, read the news, etc. We wanted to stick on the business side of the internet and focus on the importance of having a website for your business. With that thought in mind, we decided to name a few reasons as to why…

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    Green-tech has you covered!

    Leading landscape supplier Green-tech is well known for tackling new challenges quickly and head-on. As it’s now mandatory to wear a face covering in shops, supermarkets, petrol stations and most other establishments; Green-tech has once again gone above and beyond to keep colleagues in the industry safe and on right side of the current legislation. It has designed and produced limited-edition face coverings which it is giving away on a first-come-first-served-basis. Managing director Rachel Kay comments: “It’s been a tough few month for everyone and we thought we’d bring a little light relief to a serious matter. We have supported…

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    One-third of injuries at home happen in the garden

    We all know that just as many accidents can happen in our home as they can outside of the home. But, what we probably don’t think of is the number of accidents that happen in our own gardens. Research conducted by National Accident Helpline has discovered that a third (33%) of all injuries in the UK happen in the garden. This isn’t surprising with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents saying hundreds of thousands of garden accidents happen annually. While the kitchen accounted for the most injuries at home, with 60% happening there, gardens came in second, which is…

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  • VIDEO: Watch how Inturf produces its turf

    This video from Inturf shows the various stages needed to ensure every single blade of grass is perfect.

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    Investing in outdoor space for long term gains

    A house with quality outdoor space is extremely desirable and outdoor space often dictates the saleability of a property. Having access to a garden alone can add a substantial amount of value to a property yet for maximum benefit, investing some quality time and money into an outdoor space can result in longer-term success; recent research suggests that a well-maintained garden can increase a property’s value by upwards of 20%. Creating a profitable garden does not always have to come at a high-expense or through self-teaching the art of topiary. An outdoor space that requires little maintenance but is still…

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    How smart home will soon become the norm

    Our world is consistently changing and evolving, between artificial intelligence, robotics and virtual reality, we are constantly connected through technology. But what is already in place in terms of smart homes and what can we expect to see in the years to come? What is a smart home? According to the dictionary, “A smart home refers to a convenient home setup where appliances and devices can be automatically controlled remotely from anywhere with an internet connection using a mobile or other networked device.” A smart home helps you manage your home via the internet with multiple applications. You can control…

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    How to start a horticulture business

    Opening a new business may be stressful but if you think you’ve got the talent and the resources then you should definitely give it a go. The horticulture industry is valued at more than £5bn each year and employs in excess of 50,000 people. Between garden centres and plant nurseries, there are many opportunities out there. But what does it take to open a business in this industry? We’re sharing some expert tips to help you make the right decisions. Skills Before committing, you need to know if you have what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur. The most…

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    Exclusive interview with CORE Landscape Products

    Pro Landscaper speaks with CORE Landscape Products as it approaches a decade since it was founded.   You’re soon to celebrate your 10-year anniversary! With years of experience in the industry now, how has CORE Landscape Products changed and what can we expect in the future? Here at CORE LP it’s certainly been a progressive journey from where we started to where we are now. As a family-owned business, we are so proud of our business and where we are today considering our humble beginnings; from taking our first delivery of CORE DRIVE into our back garden to now having…

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    Garden Club London win Build Environment Award

    Garden Club London are very happy to have won the Built Environment Award at the Canal and River Trust Awards 2018. The awards was for the company’s Floating Pocket Park in Paddington Basin, London. The Living Waterways Awards shine a spotlight on work that creates vibrant, thriving, living waterways.   Garden Club London are very pleased to receive recognition from such a well respected authority. The company had to work closely with throughout the planning and build process, to minimise environmental impact.   The intention was to create a space that would bring together the neighbouring communities and visitors to enjoy…

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