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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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    • Pro Landscaper’s ScotHort show guide

      Welcome to Pro Landscaper’s ScotHort show guide. In this supplement, we see the return of ScotHort to Edinburgh after a successful launch in 2015, it remains Scotland’s only landscaping trade event and is supported by industry associations BALI and the APL. This year will include a packed seminar programme and live debates with various industry leaders, and an in-depth exhibitor guide and easy to follow floor plan reveals there will double the number of exhibitors attending the 2017 event. To view the supplement, please click here.

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    • September issue – Pro Landscaper

      INFORM Agenda: Should local authorities be responsible for ensuring parks are protected in the long term? News: Our monthly roundup of industry news Pro Landscaper Business Awards: The launch of our brand new awards RHS Tatton Park: Reporting back from this year’s RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 30 Under 30: Previous winners share their experience Let’s Hear It From: Hugo Bugg and Charlotte Harris of Harris Bugg Studio Company Profile: Indoor Garden Design View from the Top: ideverde’s Nick Temple-Heald on the problem of park funding Making a Statement: Andrew Wilson asks whether politics should be kept out of garden…

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    • August issue – Pro Landscaper

      INFORM Agenda: What importance do you place on your online marketing strategy? News: Our monthly roundup of industry news RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2017: A look back at this year’s edition of the world’s largest flower show RHS Summer Urban Garden Show 2017: Previewing this year’s event Let’s Hear it From: Steven Thompson of Out There Company Profile: Steve Evans, Kingston Landscape Group Landscape Architect’s Journal: AHR View from the Top: Mitie’s Tim Howell discusses how technological advances benefit the industry Bright Young Things: New columnist David T. Binks on the importance of apprentices Floral Fantasy: We delve…

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    • Pro Landscaper London Supplement

      Welcome to Pro Landscaper London Supplement, now in its second year. In this supplement, Pro Landscaper speaks to industry professionals including Tony Woods of Garden Club London, Paul Newman, owner of Paul Newman Landscapes and Lesley Lawson of Galliard Homes. Landscape Architect at Urban Movement, Ian Hingley, discusses the company’s roots, flagship projects, and why London is at the cutting edge. We also take a look at the community-focused parks in Hammersmith and Fulham and the development from Nine Elms which has seen a previously neglected stretch of the Thames completely re-imagined. A number of portfolio’s from the capital see…

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    • July

      July issue – Pro Landscaper

      INFORM Agenda: How important is ethical sourcing when choosing a supplier? News: A monthly summary of the latest industry news Pro Landscaper Live Manchester: A look back at our successful event in Manchester RHS Chatsworth Flower Show: Our coverage of the RHS’s newest show The Chelsea Diaries: Designer Manoj Malde and contractor Dan Riddleston sign off their Chelsea diaries Let’s Hear it From: Bawden Group Landscape Architect’s Journal: Oobe View from the Top: Ground Control’s Marcus Watson looks at the role of technology in landscaping A Fond Farewell: In his parting column, David Dodd assesses the present state of the…

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    • June issue – Pro Landscaper

      INFORM Agenda: How can we encourage seasonal workers to remain in the industry? News: A monthly summary of the latest industry news from the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Nurture Landscapes, Young Horticulturist of the Year, Royal Parks, Etesia UK and TD Green Streets efig Awards 2017: A look at the winners from this years efig Leaf Award ceremony RHS Chelsea Flower Show: Celebrating the spectacular medal-winning gardens at this year’s festival The Chelsea Diaries: Designer Manoj Malde and contractor Dan Riddleston will be keeping Pro Landscaper in the loop as they each prepare for their Chelsea 2017 gardens The search…

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    • Pro Landscaper’s guide to RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

      Welcome to our guide to RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017 supplement in association with CED Ltd. Our 36-page supplement includes exclusive interviews with RHS Chelsea’s most decorated designer, Sarah Eberle; Jacqui Haskin, marketing director at M&G Investments, now in its eighth year of sponsorship at Chelsea and debut designer Charlotte Harris. This supplement also showcases every 2017 garden, across Main Avenue, Fresh and Artisan as well as the last-minute additions from BBC Radio 2 Feel Good. It also includes our choice of the main highlights to look out for this year and an agenda question focusing on the inspiration found…

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    • May Issue – Pro Landscaper

      INFORM Agenda: How well does the industry use technology in gardens and how could we improve this? News: A monthly summary of the latest industry news from John O’Conner, Dover District Council, Camden Borough Council, RHS Garden Bridgewater, Glendale, EILO and Oldham Council Two new roles for Mark Lane: The new ambassador for Thrive and Groundwork speaks about why he took on the new roles The Chelsea Diaries: Designer Manoj Malde and contractor Dan Riddleston will be keeping Pro Landscaper in the loop as they each prepare for their Chelsea 2017 gardens Let’s Hear it From: Garden Designer Tracy Foster…

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    • Pro Landscaper’s Manchester Supplement

      Welcome to Pro Landscaper’s Manchester Supplement, part of our series of regional focuses. Covering the landscaping businesses and green environment of this diverse region with its vast array of challenges and opportunities. In this supplement, Pro Landscaper speaks to industry professionals including Charlotte Atherton of Inleaf and Nick Abbott of Beech Landscapers about the development of their businesses in the region and why they are thriving. Director of Landstruction, award-winning landscaping industry, David Binks discusses their activities in the north, recruitment and his core beliefs in terms of staff. We ask Paul Butler, owner of domestic landscaping specialist, Butler Landscapes,…

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    • April Issue – Pro Landscaper

      This month’s issue of Pro Landscaper includes an introduction from our first ever guest editor, John Melmoe. INFORM Agenda: Is globalisation good for the British landscape industry News: A monthly summary of the latest industry news from APL, ideverde, RHS, SGD, Glendale and Crown Group APL 2017 awards winners The Chelsea Diaries: Designer Manoj Malde and contractor Dan Riddleston will be keeping Pro Landscaper in the loop as they each prepare for their Chelsea 2017 gardens Let’s Hear it From: Skidmores of Hertford Ltd Company Profile: Aralia View From the Top: Marcus Watson discusses Brexit’s impact on mergers and acquisitions…

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    • FutureArc

      FutureArc Launches

      After the success of the Landscape Architectural seminars at 2016’s FutureScape, comes the launch of the new industry leading magazine, FutureArc. The debut issue covers a wide range of fascinating topics and stories, including; an interview with Stephen O’Malley of Civil Engineers, the exploration of BIM from a landscape architect’s perspective by Romy Rawlings, the analysis of how green infrastructure enhances urban environments with Ewan McGill, project focuses from Grant Associates and Mott McDonald, along with much more! To view the very first issue of FutureArch, please click here

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    • March

      Pro Landscaper March Issue

      INFORM Agenda: Do you think that the SGD recognising practices as well as individuals is a good decision? News: A monthly summary of the latest industry news from efig, SGD, BALI, RHS, Parks Alliance and APL SGD Award winners 2016 Let’s Hear It From: Andrew Grant of Grant Associates Company Profile: The Garden Builders Play On The Farm: Adam White looks on how farm diversification is leading to more work for the landscape design and construction industry and how we can take advantage Spread The Word: David Dodd gives an update on the GoLandscape initiative and it’s progress since it’s…

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    • February

      February Issue – Pro Landscaper

      INFORM ■ Agenda: Do you buy, lease or rent your plant machinery any why? ■ News: Our monthly roundup of industry news including the latest updates from efig, SGD, BALI, RHS, Parks Alliance and APL ■ RHS Chelsea 2017 Press Preview ■ Let’s Hear It From: Catherine MacDonald of Landform Consultants ■ Company Profile: idverde UK ■ It’s Not Easy Being Green: Angus Lindsay asks where we have to turn for greener vehicles as major European cities move closer to banning diesel ■ Cherry Picking: Pete Jones expands on a topic from FutureScape 2016 – how businesses can decide which leads will…

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    • January

      January Issue – Pro Landscaper

      January Issue – Pro Landscaper INFORM ■ Agenda: When replacing your fleet, would you purchase green vehicles? ■ News: Our monthly roundup of industry news including the latest updates from efig, SGD, BALI, RHS, Parks Alliance and APL ■  BALI Awards 2016 ■ Let’s Hear It From: Matt Killingley of NT Killingley Ltd ■ Company Profile: NAG Solutions ■ The Five Year Plan: David Dodd looks to the future, expanding on the View from the Top debate at FutureScape 2016 to take into account how the past five years will affect the next ■ How Safe is Safe?: Angus Lindsay considers…

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    • December

      December Issue – Pro Landscaper

      INFORM ■ Agenda: What is the one thing the industry needs to do better in 2017? ■ News: Our monthly roundup of industry news including the latest updates from efig, SGD, BALI, RHS, Parks Alliance and APL. ■ Let’s Hear It From: David Houghton of Kings Landscapes ■ Company Profile: The Garden Company ■ View From The Top: Phil Jones discusses what he thinks will happen in the parks management sector going into 2017 ■ It’s Good to Talk: Adam White considers the often gruelling realities of competitive tendering – if clients could simply initiate a conversation, it would be…

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    • FutureScape

      FutureScape 2016 Show Guide

      Welcome to our FutureScape 2016 show guide in association with CED Stone Group. Our 52-page supplement includes everything that you need to know about the event, held on 15 November at Sandown Park Racecourse, including our unique and comprehensive seminar programme with over 30 individual sessions from leading professionals. The seminars cover a variety of subjects, from presenting your designs to clients and tips on how to save money, to the future of arboriculture and architectural industries. Brand new to this year’s event is FutureArch, held in association with the Landscape Institute. This section aims to shed light on the…

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