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    October Issue – Pro Landscaper

    INFORM

    ■ Agenda: What are you doing to combat the effects of the National Living Wage?

    ■ News: Our monthly roundup of industry news including the latest updates from efig, SGD, BALI, RHS, Parks Alliance and APL.

    ■ 30 under 30: We catch up with our inaugural 30 to find out what they’ve achieved in the past year.

    ■ FutureScape: Find out who will be speaking during the Special Events at this year’s show/

    ■ Let’s Hear It From: Garden designer Ruth Willmott.

    ■ View From The Top: Phil Jones on what makes the perfect tender proposal, fresh from ISS’s recent Arun contract retainment.

    ■ Tired and Tested?: Andrew Wilson ponders whether it’s time for something new in the world of show gardens.

    INSPIRE

    ■ Long Division: Frogheath Landscapes uses different surfaces to distinguish space in a long, narrow garden.

    ■ Inner Space: Gavin Jones Ltd freshens the inner atrium at Guy’s Hospital London with tropical planting.

    ■ Inside Rosebank Landscaping: Pro Landscaper meets Matthew Keightley and Cameron Wilson at their new shop-front studio in Surrey.

    NURTURE

    ■ Nursery news: A roundup of news from the UK’s growing sector.

    ■ Designer Plants: Plant choices for a front garden in Edinburgh.

    ■ Shady Characters: Jamie Butterworth’s top plants for shady corners.

    ■ Trees for Tints: Andy McIndoe talks trees with warm hues.

    ■ Nursery Factfile: Hortus Loci in Hampshire.

    EDUCATE

    ■ Think Tanks: Sean Butler has the ins and outs of water harvesting.

    ■ A Clean Gateway: Robert Webbers maintenance checklist for external lighting.

    ■What I’m Reading: Kate Gould on V. Sackville-West’s Garden Book.

    ■ The Three Peakers Ride Again: A closer look at Perennial’s work as the 2016 challenge comes to an end.

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