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Supamoss brand returns to Four Oaks!

Supamoss brand returns to Four Oaks!

Gardeco are returning to Four Oaks in September with the Supamoss range of hanging basket liners. This long standing brand was developed as an alternative to natural sphagnum moss, and is manufactured in the UK. It is the number one choice for nurseries, growers and serious gardeners. A fresh new logo has been designed and produced to enhance this leading horticultural brand.

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Design theme for Palmstead Workshop

Design theme for Palmstead Workshop

In this, their 7th year of Workshops, Palmstead are revisiting the Design for Maintenance topic touched on in 2011. This is an important theme because good maintenance and management of our planted landscapes is what keeps good design 'looking good'.

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2015 Perennials Catalogue launch!

2015 Perennials Catalogue launch!

In preparation of their forthcoming presence at Four Oaks 2014, final touches are being made to the 2015 edition of the JustMust Perennials Catalogue. This annual catalogue lists a huge number of rare, specialist and unusual perennials including many new varieties.

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A new event for UK Horticulture

A new event for UK Horticulture

HortiGrow is a new exhibition for the UK Horticultural industry which will be held at the Donington Park Exhibition Centre near Derby in November. This new show, which is being sponsored by PG Horticulture and Vitax Limited, will take place on Wednesday, November 26, 2014. It has been launched to meet demands from within the industry for a high profile Midlands-based event that will serve all sectors of the com...

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Prestigious Green Space Contract

Prestigious Green Space Contract

Now in their 20th year of trading, Weed Free are currently managing a significant contract at TASIS, the American School in England based at Thorpe, Egham. This private school has a superb plantscape and its landscape and grounds management is crucial to its overall ambiance.

In 2013, an initial full day's consultancy with M.D. Mike Seaton and the Schools' Estates Manager resulted in a full ou...

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Silver-Gilt for BALI show garden

Silver-Gilt for BALI show garden

Members involved in the creation of BALI’s Tatton Park show garden are celebrating the Silver-Gilt medal awarded to the garden today (July 23) by the RHS judging panel. Months of planning by the garden’s designer, Belinda Belt, and the efforts of the team of BALI members who assisted with its construction, have finally paid off.

‘Vogue’ is a contemporary garden that was inspired by Belinda's passion for...

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Unique Capillary Irrigation system

The Florimat capillary irrigation systems offer a proven value for growers, retailers and the nursery sector. Not just a product, these are backed by decades of related development work. This now encompasses water quality, biological security, plant nutrition and support for those nematodes which eat plant pests. The effects of these systems on production costs and plant quality are dramatic.

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Plantarium to demonstrate a sustainable future

Plantarium to demonstrate a sustainable future

Plantarium 2014 will feature a special sustainability square which will establish a connection between the current sales methods and a sustainable future. A special retail layout will show the role to be played by sustainability in the sale of garden plants in the future.

Sustainability is a hot topic, and the same is true in the tree nursery sector. Plenty of initiatives in the sector aim...

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Sustainable Tree Planting

Sustainable Tree Planting

Dutch based Natural Plastics have introduced an innovative system which makes sustainable tree planting possible. Wooden support stakes are no longer required, which means that cutting trees to support new trees is no longer a necessity. The Keeper system is a truly sustainable alternative, which helps trees develop their roots until they can stand on their own in an eco-friendly fashion.

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Seed Raised plants create inspiration

Seed Raised plants create inspiration!

The annual Summer Showcase at Ball Colegrave kicked off in style this week. Monday (July 14) saw the launch of Kabloom, the world's first seed raised Calibrachoa. Ball Colegrave's Joan Handy is pictured with one of the 6 core plants in the series.

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