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The Renaissance of Denmans Garden

The Renaissance of Denmans Garden

An award-winning, Grade II registered garden, Denmans is renowned for its 50+ year-old gravel gardens, horticultural diversity, strong layout and planting design, and peaceful year-round interest. The contemporary country garden, located on the edge of Fontwell, West...

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Little Interviews Expanded – Dave Solly

Little Interviews Expanded – Dave Solly

 As the House of Lords’ Horticultural sector have recently opened an inquiry and subsequent report into the future of horticulture, just one of the many questions being investigated by the twelve committee members explores the affiliation between horticulture and mental health.   This inquiry will also consider the challenges, opportunities and...

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Little Interviews Expanded – Robert Myers 

Little Interviews Expanded – Robert Myers 

At Pro Landscaper, we have been investigating the link between therapy and horticulture. Speaking with a few key members of the community and getting their opinions and perspectives on how horticulture could be contributing to the nation’s mental health, and how the industry could take this further.  Read the full article in the September issue...

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Jack Skinner joins Blakedown Landscapes’ senior management team

Jack Skinner joins Blakedown Landscapes’ senior management team

Blakedown Landscapes is strengthening its management team with the introduction of Jack Skinner as senior contracts manager. The horticulturist brings a wealth of experience to the new role, the most recent being helping to launch and then heading up Maylim Landscapes, Maylim’s soft landscaping arm, over a year ago. Prior to this, Skinner had...

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When root barrier is the solution

When root barrier is the solution

Root barriers can prove a key asset in landscaping and construction projects. Used in a targeted way, long-term cost-saving benefits can be gained by eliminating maintenance repairs caused by root damage. However, they can also play a role in preventing legal disputes by stopping root encroachment onto neighbouring land. Installing a bamboo...

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From Chelsea to the Biome, the Fauna, and Flora Garden

From Chelsea to the Biome, the Fauna, and Flora Garden

Working closely with conservation partners in over 40 countries, saving nature and boosting awareness, Fauna and Flora focuses on protecting and restoring habitats, saving species from extinction, and developing sustainable livelihoods for those living closest to nature. Cornish-based Garden designer, Jilayne Rickards approached Fauna & Flora...

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Little Interviews Expanded – Rachel Platt 

Little Interviews Expanded – Rachel Platt 

 As the House of Lords’ Horticultural sector have recently opened an inquiry and subsequent report into the future of horticulture, just one of the many questions being investigated by the twelve committee members explores the affiliation between horticulture and mental health.   This inquiry will also consider the challenges, opportunities and...

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Timber Landscaping Solution

Timber Landscaping Solution

Unilog Pro is the UK’s market-leading machine round landscaping timber range, ideal for a wide variety of landscaping projects, exclusively from M&M Timber. The machine-rounded timbers offer an attractive, practical, flexible, and cost-effective solution. Unilog Pro is manufactured from specifically selected pine species to optimise...

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Trades people set to be “worst hit” by ULEZ expansion

Trades people set to be “worst hit” by ULEZ expansion

The expansion of the ULEZ is causing concern across London’s trade sector as the added charge inflicts unsustainable financial pressure on a number of trade businesses, and for good reason. As of today, drivers of non-compliant vehicles will have to pay £12.50 a day to travel in the now affected areas, which cover a majority of Greater London....

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30 Under 30: A catch-up with Arron Grange

30 Under 30: A catch-up with Arron Grange

Over the last year, Arron Grange has been playing a significant role in establishing and managing Green-tech’s new warehouse in Ireland. The key account manager, who became became one of Pro Landscaper’s 30 Under 30: The Next Generation last year at just 27 years’ old, was originally employed as a sales advisor in 2016 and has since risen through...

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Could T-Levels help solve the industry’s skills shortage?

Could T-Levels help solve the industry’s skills shortage?

It’s no secret that the sector is facing a substantial succession crisis thanks to an ongoing skills shortage. Encouraging more young people into the sector is the obvious solution, but it’s not quite as easy as it seems. The latest effort is the introduction of new T-Level courses in Agriculture, Land Management and Production. Educational...

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The Frustrated Gardener is here to help

The Frustrated Gardener is here to help

The Great Comp Summer Show, scheduled to take place this weekend, will feature over 25 specialist award-winning exhibitors, including Dan Cooper. Many will recognise Cooper from his acclaimed gardening blog, The Frustrated Gardener, which he launched in 2012. It quickly took root and he was celebrated in the press for creating a ‘subtropical...

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Landscapeplus shines a light on Unsung Heroes

Landscapeplus shines a light on Unsung Heroes

Pro Landscaper’s Unsung Heroes in association with Landscapeplus launched earlier this year to shine a light on the individuals who keep their companies and the industry going but often go unrecognised. With just five days left to enter, director Sam Cox of Landscapeplus talks about why the company was keen to support the awards and what visitors...

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30 Under 30: A catch up with Rachel Platt

30 Under 30: A catch up with Rachel Platt

A year after becoming one of Pro Landscaper’s 30 Under 30: The Next Generation winners, Rachel Platt has scooped a hat-trick of awards at this year’s RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, including the coveted People’s Choice Award. Platt’s show garden at this years Tatton Park, ‘Chained to Tech’ in partnership with J. Parkers, explores the behavioural...

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Chilstone donates handmade planter to new Centrepoint house

Chilstone donates handmade planter to new Centrepoint house

Chilstone has donated an original handmade planter to feature in the courtyard garden of Ruben House, a new Centrepoint independent living facility in southeast London. The handmade planter has been engraved to commemorate the centres opening by charity patron, HRH Prince William. The opening of Ruben House comes after the Centrepoint show garden...

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The Bees’ Needs of Hampton Court

The Bees’ Needs of Hampton Court

This years’ RHS Hampton Court Palace Garden Festival saw a significant emphasis on sustainable gardening, with designers showcasing the means to garden for wildlife all year round in a variety of spaces, featuring pollen centric ornamentals to encourage attendees to garden with pollinators in mind. Pollinators contribute the equivalent of more...

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GeoGrow Launches Innovative Range of Environmental Services

GeoGrow Launches Innovative Range of Environmental Services

GeoGrow, Cannock-based specialists in geotechnical engineered solutions, has launched an innovative range of environmental services and products designed to help landscaping contractors, developers and local authorities include more green spaces into new or existing developments. The new range is also being supported by a brand new website, which...

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Adding a pop of colour to the community

Adding a pop of colour to the community

A community centre in Maybury, Woking has undergone a vibrant transformation to better respond to the community’s needs, designed by budding RHS Diploma student, Lois O’Connell. The Arch Community Centre in Maybury, Woking owned by Woking Borough Council and leased to the Woking Asian Business Forum was the muse for level 4 students on the RHS...

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Zoe Claymore on empowering renters to garden

Zoe Claymore on empowering renters to garden

The National Wildlife Trusts’ first Hampton Court Show Garden ‘Renters Retreat’ designed by Zoe Claymore,  highlights ways to support the natural colonisation of local wildlife in residential gardens, employing transient tenant friendly features. Over eight million households in England alone rent, of those eight million, over five million...

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Ruth Gwynn on the benefits of gardening through menopause

Ruth Gwynn on the benefits of gardening through menopause

Menopausal support takes centre stage at this year’s BBC Gardeners’ World Live (GWL) with menopause expert Dr. Louise Newson partnering with award-winning garden designer, Ruth Gwynn to create a show garden representative of the nutritional and physical power of nature. Over 50% of the world’s population will go through menopause, with the...

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Author Jenny Bailey on bringing green roofs to children

Author Jenny Bailey on bringing green roofs to children

In celebration of World Green Roof Day (6 June), The Green Roof Organisation (GRO) has partnered with children’s author and nature enthusiast Jenny Bailey to release ‘Journey to the Green Roof’, an interactive children’s book, to inspire nature engagement from an early age. With continued urban expansion, green roofs provide a great many...

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Taking on BBC Gardeners’ World Live for the first time

Taking on BBC Gardeners’ World Live for the first time

Katerina Kantalis is set to make her show garden debut this month. The Australian designer is creating a garden for the APL Avenue at this year’s BBC Gardeners’ World Live in Birmingham alongside contractor New Look Landscapes, which will also be making its debut.  “New Look have done quite a lot in the commercial space and want to transfer their...

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Making the most of the world famous show

Making the most of the world famous show

We feel that Chelsea is the annual opportunity to learn from our incredible horticulturists on a number of levels; about how plants benefit not only plants and soil but our bodies too. Surely this is as relevant as finding out the latest on cultivating a stunning rose, and there is a place for both. Weeds are taking centre stage at Chelsea this...

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Behind the Fauna & Flora Garden

Behind the Fauna & Flora Garden

The Fauna & Flora Garden at this year’s Chelsea has been four years in the making. Garden designer Jilyane Rickards was fresh from winning a Gold medal and the People’s Choice Award at the 2019 show when she started designing the next one – one which would have as much gravitas as the last.  Whilst her show garden four years ago highlighted...

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