Greenwood to deliver first of National Highways’ 3m trees

Greenwood Plant is preparing for the first delivery of the Three Million Trees project with National Highways in the forthcoming 2024/2025 season. Read more - members only

David Green inspecting plants (Credit - National Highways)

Final piece in Amenity puzzle for Hillier

New appointment at Hillier Trees, marks the conclusion of a two-and-a-half year focus on developing the company’s industry leading amenity team. Read more - members only

Will Innes-Taylor

HNS Growers cautiously optimistic for the Spring

An early, wet Easter, potentially holding back garden centre sales, has created some challenges for hardy nursery stock growers. Despite that, they remain cautiously optimistic… Read more - members only

Trees ready for sale at Frank P Matthews

Chat from aisles of the Garden Press Event

300 members of the garden media visited around 100 exhibitors at a buzzing Garden Press Event. Best new product was a Dipping Tank. Blue Diamond won the Best Stand award. Read the chat. Read more - members only

The Dipping Tank

Greensleeves unveils new brand identity, logo and website

Greensleeves Lawn Care has launched a new brand identity and website to reinforce its position as a leading voice in the UK’s lawn care market. The new branding is now being introduced throughout the network of 100+ locations and is designed to represent the core values of the business. Read more - open to all

Investment pays off for weed control and tree management specialist

A major investment by one of Scotland’s leading tree management and weed control specialists has led to a substantial contract win from North Lanarkshire Council to make the area safe by removing nearly 300 hazardous trees. Read more - open to all

Complete Weed Control - Keith Gallacher

Greenwood Plants named ‘International Grower of the Year’

Greenwood Plants won three awards, including overall ‘International Grower of the Year’ at the annual AIPH awards, held at IPM Essen, Germany on 24th January. Read more - members only

Melanie Asker with Jaap Huisman of Greenwood Holland and Commercial Director Alastair Fairbairn

Tiger enters landmark deal with British Garden Centres

Specialist online garden building retailer Tiger, a part of Woodlands Home & Garden Group, has just agreed a landmark deal with the British Garden Centres group. Read more - members only

Green-tech announces George Barton is a winner

Green-tech is celebrating after their key account manager has been named as a winner of the Pro Landscaper ‘30 under 30’ - The Next Generation Initiative. Read more - open to all

George Barton

Staff take control at Majestic Trees

Majestic Trees has announced that MD Steve McCurdy and his wife Janet have sold 74% of Majestic Trees to their team via an Employee Ownership Trust. Read more - members only

Fern Snowling, Sarah Shynn, Eliot Barden, Helen Morgan, Maria Bengtsson, Carlos Guinand

JJH and Radial Landscapes triumph in the APL Landscaper Skills

In a thrilling showcase of horticultural excellence, JJH and Radial Landscapes emerged victorious in the highly anticipated Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) Landscaper Skills 'The Professionals' competition. Read more - open to all

JJH and Radial Landscapes

Form Plants announces new Surrey home

Award-winning Form Plants, established in 2020, today announces expansion into a new 8-acre site in Chobham, Surrey.   Read more - open to all

London Stone achieves carbon neutral status

Award-winning national hard landscaping supplier London Stone has been awarded Carbon Neutral status in 2023.  Mark Gregory will be its first Green Ambassador. Read more - members only

London Stone MD Steve Walley In No Child Left Behind Meeting, Rajasthan, India

'Say No to Plastic Grass & Plants' campaign

The Society of Garden Designers (SGD) has launched the ‘Say No to Plastic Grass & Plants’ Campaign to raise awareness of the extreme environmental damage caused by artificial grass and plants and to encourage the landscape industry and the public to seek environmentally friendly alternatives. Read more - open to all

Green-tech takes the Gold for the BALI Chalk Fund

Green-tech is showing its support for the industry by becoming a champion advocate for training and development in the landscaping sector. Read more - open to all

(L-r) Alasdair Innes, Jordan Webster, George Barton, Richard Wexham, Georgia Gilbert, Sarah Whitley.

Jobs boost as Complete Weed Control secures massive contract

Jobs boost for North East as Complete Weed Control secures massive contract with Amey for trunk road network maintenance. Read more - open to all

Complete Weed Control - Keith Gallacher, Director, and Kirsty Brown Finance Director

SGD 'Say No to Plastic Grass & Plants' campaign: One year on

One year on from the launch of its 'Say No to Plastic Grass & Plants' campaign, SGD has revealed the progress that has been made in raising awareness of the devastating effects artificial greenery has on the environment. Read more - open to all

Ellicar crowned Supreme Winner at 2024 APL Awards

The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) annual awards ceremony took place on Friday 15 March. The sold-out event recognised and celebrated the outstanding landscaping carried out by members of the APL.  Read more - open to all

James Hitchmough receives SGD Lifetime Achievement Award

Renowned horticulturalist, author and lecturer James Hitchmough has been named as this year's recipient of the Society of Garden Designers (SGD) Lifetime Achievement Award. Read more - open to all

James Hitchmough pictured at the Knepp Estate

Hillier launches new online tree resource 

Hillier has unveiled its new amenity website, showcasing its vast offering of field and container grown amenity trees to make sourcing the highest quality trees for landscape projects easier than ever. Read more - open to all

Green-tech celebrates its 30-year anniversary

Green-tech is celebrating 30 years of being the leading supplier to the landscaping industry. Read more - open to all

The Green-tech team celebrating 30 years

2023 news roundup

We highlight the main events of 2023 including the collapse of Wilko, juggling of the trade shows calendar and the deaths of some notable pioneers in the industry. Read more - open to all

YPHA hold meeting at Coolings as tribute for their mentor Paul Cooling

APL WorldSkills UK Landscaping and Horticulture Champions announced

The winners of the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) WorldSkills UK National finals have been announced. 

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Foundation Horticulture Skills competitors

SGD Autumn Conference 2023 - Crossing Cultures

An inspiring line-up of speakers from all over the world will be sharing their ideas and expertise on creating globally inspired, locally focused gardens and landscapes at the Society of Garden Designers' Autumn Conference on 18 November 2023.   Read more - open to all

Sophie Walker

Society of Garden Designers announces new chair

The Society of Garden Designers (SGD) has announced Andrew Duff MSGD as its new Chair, continuing the role he has held jointly with Lynne Marcus MSGD since September 2022. Read more - open to all

The Bearded Botanist makes it 500 for the YPHA

The Young People in Horticulture Association reveals that the Bearded Botanist becomes their 500th member.  Plus, there are three additions to the committee. Read more - members only

Frances Tophill with Jordan Weston

Society of Garden Designers announces 2023 Fellowships

The Society of Garden Designers has announced its 2023 Fellowships with six leading garden designers being awarded the honour in recognition of their exceptional contribution to the profession.     Read more - open to all

APL announces winners at 2022 Awards ceremony

The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) annual awards ceremony, sponsored by Bradstone recognised and celebrated the outstanding landscaping carried out by members of the APL.  Read more - open to all

JJH Landscapes & Construction Ltd & Escarpment Garden

Hillier releases a comprehensive tree guide for landscape professionals

Hillier, the UK’s largest grower of semi-mature trees in the UK, has spent the last five years researching and curating a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive tree guide. Read more - open to all

Adam Dunnett, Amenity Director at Hillier with Tree Guide at the launch event.

Garden Design Trends for 2023

The environment is still centre stage in the latest Garden Design Trends to be revealed by members of The Society of Garden Designers for 2023.  From Rock Roses to Twisted Geometry, these are the styles, materials, patterns and plants to look out for next year. 
Read more - open to all

Gravel Garden and drought-tolerant plants in Rosy Hardy's Garden.

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