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Tyler Grange marks B Corp milestone with first impact report

Tyler Grange marks B Corp milestone with first impact report

Environmental consultancy Tyler Grange is marking one year of B Corporation status by publishing its first impact report. The report outlines its B Corp achievements thus far, alongside its commitments for the future and goals for recertification in 2025. Since implementing a permanent four day work week, the business has seen an almost 30%...

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Husqvarna helps Environment Agency make the switch battery-power

Husqvarna helps Environment Agency make the switch battery-power

A local UK Environment Agency has made the switch to battery-powered tools, opting for Husqvarna’s zero-emission hand-held range. Working year-round in the London boroughs of Dagenham and Barking, the Environmental Agency’s Operations Delivery team operates machinery daily to prevent flooding. Traditionally the team used fossil-fuelled equipment...

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Millboard acquires longstanding French distributor

Millboard acquires longstanding French distributor

UK-based decking and cladding solutions manufacturer, Millboard has acquired long-term French distributor, AnsyearsSAS, in a move to strengthen its European market presence. The acquisition has been completed through a newly established entity, Millboard France SAS, and is a decision influenced by French market demand. When discussing the...

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Yorkshire nursery undergoes inclusive rebrand

Yorkshire nursery undergoes inclusive rebrand

A Yorkshire nursery founded over 100 years ago has announced a major rebrand. Johnsons of Whixley will be rebranding to Johnsons Nurseries in a move that aims to secure the brand for future generations. Group managing director at Johnsons Nurseries, Graham Richardson, says: “We have used the generic term ‘Nurserymen’ as part of our branding for...

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New products showcased at FutureScape 2023

New products showcased at FutureScape 2023

Following the success of FutureScape 2023 last week, here is a selection of some of the new products showcased at the event.   Lux Unique and Zoe Claymore - The ‘Hampton Collection’ of galvanised steel raised beds Following the success of Claymore’s Renters’ Retreat garden at RHS Hampton Court this year, Lux Unique have teamed up with the...

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Landscapeplus unveils first rebrand in 20 years at FutureScape

Landscapeplus unveils first rebrand in 20 years at FutureScape

Landscapeplus has revealed its new branding today at FutureScape 2023. The trade-only, Wiltshire-based company has undergone a three-year process to enhance its culture, vision and branding since celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2020. The result is a new logo – which still uses the recognisable magenta for which Landscapeplus has become known...

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What’s on at FutureScape 2023?

What’s on at FutureScape 2023?

FutureScape 2023, in association with Caribbean Blinds will be opening its doors tomorrow, alongside Public Spaces Expo and Outdoor Living & Wellness Expo, for the UK’s largest event for the landscaping, public space design and outdoor living event! As well as playing host to dozens of educational seminars across multiple stages, the show...

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idverde appoints new Group CEO

idverde appoints new Group CEO

idverde has appointed a new chief executive officer (Group CEO) effective today. Luzius Wirth joined the Group in November last year as deputy group CEO with a primary focus on leading and developing high-performing operations across idverde’s country footprint. Commenting on his position, Wirth says: “I see tremendous opportunity for this...

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Green-tech Specifier joins NBS Source

Green-tech Specifier joins NBS Source

Green-tech Specifier has signed up to NBS Source, an online source for product information available to architects and specifiers. NBS Source has been connecting architects to the relevant manufacturers for over 50 years, with a platform of over 1,100 manufacturers and 33,000 products, free for Specifiers to use. Green-tech’s Specification...

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Tubex Nature expand on biodegradable tree shelters

Tubex Nature expand on biodegradable tree shelters

Tubex Nature announces expansion of biodegradable range ahead of 2024 planting season. In addition to the original Tubex Nature Standard shelter, the company will be releasing a new range of sizes and styles of tree shelters including easywrap, vole guards and shrub shelters. “The surge in popularity of biodegradable solutions means it is vital...

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Chairman of Hillier Nurseries steps down after more than 50 years

Chairman of Hillier Nurseries steps down after more than 50 years

The chairman of Hillier Nurseries, Robert Hillier has announced he will be stepping down from the role after more than 50 years. George Hillier will be taking over as chairman of the family-run business from 1 January 2024, while Robert remains at the company on a part-time basis as a board director. “It has been a privilege to be at the...

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Johnsons of Whixley accredited Plant Healthy for third year running

Johnsons of Whixley accredited Plant Healthy for third year running

North Yorkshire nursery, Johnsons of Whixley has received its Plant Healthy accreditation for the third year running. The accreditation recognises suppliers that trade and grow plants of a high standard of health and biosecurity, reducing the risk of introducing or spreading destructive plant pests. Whilst protecting the horticultural industry,...

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Sussex tree nursery becomes an EOT

Sussex tree nursery becomes an EOT

A tree nursery in Sussex has become 100% employee-owned following its sale to a newly created Employee Ownership Trust (EOT). English Woodlands supplies an assortment of tree and shrub species to a range of clients, including private individuals, farmers and landowners, landscapers, developers, conservation and environmental bodies, parish and...

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DLF: A £3.5m expansion to meet demand

DLF: A £3.5m expansion to meet demand

Grass seed supplier, DLF has completed a £3.5m investment programme to increase production efficiency. The supplier has introduced a new mixing plant technology known as ‘Titan’ to the breeding centre in Inkberrow, Worcestershire with the aim to improve seed quality and increase production capability by over double to meet market demand. The...

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Made in Britain to host panel at FutureScape

Made in Britain to host panel at FutureScape

Made in Britain is set to host a panel session focused on localisation and sustainability at FutureScape on 21 November at London’s Excel. The ‘Made in Britain: The Benefits of Buying Local’ panel will explore the benefits to choosing local suppliers and the importance of sustainability in the landscaping industry. The session will be moderated...

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Tivoli secures three-year contract with Whitbread

Tivoli secures three-year contract with Whitbread

Tivoli Group has secured a new landscaping contract with hospitality provider, Whitbread Plc, following a tender process. The three-year contract will see the Group deliver planned grounds maintenance services across 120 Whitbread sites around Scotland and the North of England. With reactive works at over 500 sites across the Midlands, London,...

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Makita launches new redemption promotion

Makita launches new redemption promotion

Power tool manufacturer Makita has launched a new redemption promotion for its XGT Power Source Kit range. Customers can claim a free 40VMax XGT 2.5Ah battery when purchasing a one of the 6 qualifying XGT Power Source Kit, the promotion is running from 1 October until 31 December 2023. Four of the qualifying kits are two batteries (2.5Ah, 4.0Ah,...

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Provender Nurseries launches design competition for customers

Provender Nurseries launches design competition for customers

Provender Nurseries is asking its customers to put forward a design for a large new border on its site in Kent, following its recent expansion into an adjoining paddock field. Entrants to the competition are being asked to only use plants from the Proven Winners® range to create the border, and the winning design will be planted up as a living...

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6 Takeaways from the Stihl Fully Charged Roadshow 2023

6 Takeaways from the Stihl Fully Charged Roadshow 2023

Stihl kicked off its Fully Charged Roadshow last week to showcase its range of cordless tools for professional users. The commercial solutions team is travelling up and down the UK, starting in Leeds last Monday, with its fourth show taking place today at Westonbirt Arboretum, and its final show – there are 10 in total – being held at Writtle...

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Euroflor Flower Seed Pollinates West Lancashire

Euroflor Flower Seed Pollinates West Lancashire

West Lancashire Council is trialling Euroflor flower seed from Origin Amenity Solutions to provide pollinators with a natural habitat and "brighten up the area for their residents". The seeds have been planted along the major roads into Skelmersdale. Stephen Bissette, the clean and green operations manager at the council, has led the scheme,...

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Reesink Hydro-Scapes: Award-winning customer service

Reesink Hydro-Scapes: Award-winning customer service

Reesink Hydro-Scapes has won the National Support Network (NSN) Service Award for 2022, in recognition of its service, training and support for UK Toro irrigation customers.  To win the award distributors have to exhibit strong passion for customer service, well-rounded product knowledge, hold successful regional NSN training events, and attain a...

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