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Five Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra' donated!

Five Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra' donated by the nursery Lorenz von Ehren were planted by Betriebsgemeinschaft Straßendienst (BGS) of the district of Harburg ( near Hamburg) recently on the traffic circle at the Open-Air Museum at Kiekeberg.

Councilman Dr. Björn Hoppenstedt helped to plant these and thanked the donors. 'I am delighted that the visitors to the museum will now be greeted by this beautiful Prunus ceras...

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'Why is my lawn not perfect?'

'Why is my lawn not perfect?'

With the Chelsea Flower Show in full bloom, the subject of domestic lawns raises its head once again. The huge interest in gardening (and lawns in particular) begs the question 'why is my lawn not perfect?' If you view garden programmes on televison you will rarely see or hear the topic of lawns featured. It's a real conundrum that this quintessential part of the 'English' landscape does not attract a higher profile within the media.

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'Timeless' Agave from JustMust!

The Agave Parryi 'Cream Spike' is a rare and timeless plant which is not your average Agave! Its hardy down to -10C and retains both its compact and saleable profile for many years. The images shown here are from its original planting in August 2007

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'The Green Heart of Glee!'

'The Green Heart of Glee'

This year entry into Glee 2014 is going to take on a ‘greener’ look thanks to the introduction of a new dedicated plant area at the entrance to the show. Dubbed ‘The Green Heart of Glee’ this new area is set to be a leading showcase of British-grown plants. Managed by Glee’s new consultant Neil Gow, ‘The Green Heart of Glee’ will be home to over 40 UK growers, each showing their latest 2015 ranges as well as offering exclusive, show-only deals...

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'Tree Energy' theme for Expo TCO!

'Tree Energy' theme for Expo TCO!

The theme of Expo TCO will be illustrated this year on 45 different stands. 'Tree Energy', the theme of the third edition of Expo TCO, will be illustrated across 45 stands. Expo TCO takes place on Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd October 2014 at the IJsbaan complex in Dodewaard. The fair aims to position the Opheusden region as the leading avenue tree centre.

The theme of 'Tree Energy' once again takes centre stage in 2014. A sympo...

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Wyevale re-organises to offer ‘one-stop-shop’

Wyevale Nurseries have re-organised its business from three separate limited companies to one. This will enhance service, broaden its product range and offer customers a ‘one-stop-shop’. Wyevale Containers, Wyevale Trees and Wyevale Transplants have officially re-launched in May under the generic name, Wyevale Nurseries.

The new company will be overseen by Managing Director, Andy Johnson. He said: 'Wyevale Nurseries ...

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Engagement with Gardeners of the Future

Engagement with Gardeners of the Future

David Arnold, Project Manager for the Garden Industry Marketing Board (GIMB) will share key messages from the latest research into what 30-45 year olds want from their gardens during his seminar at the HTA National Plant Show at 3pm on Tuesday 25 June.

New research, commissioned by the GIMB highlights that the way the garden industry currently communicates with this consumer group does not always resonate with them. David ...

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Belgium next stop..!

Belgium next stop..!

Hillview Hardy Plants are in Belgium this week as they expand their plant sales across Europe. The Park van Beervelde 'Garden Days' event opens today (May 9) and runs until Saturday in Beervelde, located between Gent and Antwerp. Twice a year, in Spring and Autumn, the park opens it gates to over 200 exhibitors creating a stunning celebration of horticulture. Hillview are making their debut in Beervelde this week and are looking fo...

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Mixed Case option boosts sales!

CastClear™ is an organic non-pesticide control solution available to domestic lawn owners to deter the worms from casting. This unique liquid combination was exhibited at Glee 2013 where a new 'Mixed case' option was launched. For the growing number of Cast Clear™ stockists, this has increased sales by providing mixed cases of 4 bottles of each size of this product.

The sizes of 250ml, 500ml and 1000ml are displayed as an attracti...

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New Sales Partnership

The sales teams of Delamore and Volmary UK will join forces as part of a sales partnership agreement signed yesterday. This will provide both companies with the opportunity to better service their customer’s needs under one umbrella and to provide a much wider range of products sourced from these two well respected, family owned businesses.

The sales agreement will allow Delamore to offer a full range of seeds, both for ornament...

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