Archive for 2012

Marshalls Sustainability Head Appointed Chair of United Nations Global Compact in the UK

Posted on: December 13th, 2012 by Rob

Chris Harrop, group marketing director, responsible for sustainability, at Marshalls plc. has been appointed Chair of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) UK Network. Said […]

Prestigious Russian First Prize For CGD Landscape Design

Posted on: November 6th, 2012 by Rob

cgd landscape design together with their Russian contractor, Honka and their chief landscape architect Gleb Kalyuzhnyuk, were awarded first prize for their Barvikha garden at […]

MyGardenSchool launches Global Garden Photography Competition

Posted on: November 2nd, 2012 by Rob

MyGardenSchool, the world’s first virtual gardening school – where every course is taught by a world leading gardening expert – today launches its global garden […]

Fisher Tomlin and Bowyer celebrate Garden Designer of the Year title

Posted on: November 2nd, 2012 by Rob

Leading Surrey-based garden designers Fisher Tomlin & Bowyer are celebrating after being named Garden Designers of the Year 2012 at this year’s New Homes Gardens […]

CGD Landscape Design Continue to Produce the Magic of Meadows in Garden Design

Posted on: November 2nd, 2012 by Rob

CGD Landscape design install meadows starting with pure native wild flower mixtures ranging from John Chambers from the early experimental days to pictorial meadow mixes […]

London College Garden Design announces new Royal Horticultural Society collaboration

Posted on: November 2nd, 2012 by Rob

London College of Garden Design announces new Royal Horticultural Society collaboration[/caption]The London College of Garden Design has announced an exciting new collaboration with the Royal […]

RonaDeck Tree Pit System enhances building project at Middlesbrough School

Posted on: September 23rd, 2012 by Rob

Ronacrete Approved Contractor Route One Highways laid over 200 square metres of RonaDeck Tree Pit System at Beverley and Tollesby School, Middlesbrough. The landscaping work […]

Festive Sweet Trees – the latest trend in Christmas treats

Posted on: September 23rd, 2012 by Rob

An incredibly cute, edible tree hand made from Maltesers, drizzled with white chocolate and planted with chocolate raisins – what could be a more sumptuous […]

Turf Grower takes delivery of Green Machines

Posted on: August 27th, 2012 by Rob

It’s not just the grass that’s green at Q Lawns; the well-known turf growers have just taken delivery of two eco-friendly VW Golf Bluemotion cars […]

Garden Centres Order ‘MO BACTER’ Lawn Moss Product For Autumn Sales

Posted on: August 19th, 2012 by Rob

DJ TURFCARE launched a new 7.5 kilo bag for the award-winning MO Bacter earlier this year, specifically for the garden centre marketplace. And garden centres […]

The National Trust recruiting for Kid’s Council

Posted on: August 19th, 2012 by Rob

The National Trust has announced it is recruiting a group of advisors made up entirely of children to provide advice on how to get more […]

Rolawn Appoint Beechwood Turf As New Premier Stockist

Posted on: August 10th, 2012 by Rob

Rolawn, the UK’s largest turf grower and leading topsoil supplier have appointed Beechwood Turf as Premier Stockists for Warrington and the surrounding area. Beechwood, owned […]

National Trust reveals new Giant’s Causeway visitors centre

Posted on: July 10th, 2012 by Rob

A giant transformation awaits visitors to Northern Ireland’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site with the opening of a new state-of-the-art visitor centre at the Giant’s […]

The National Trust launches fundraising appeal to save England’s White Cliffs of Dover

Posted on: July 10th, 2012 by Rob

The National Trust has launched a £1.2 million fundraising appeal in a bid to secure the long-term future of the world famous White Cliffs of […]

Top garden tips from Anglian Home Improvements for bringing the garden indoors

Posted on: July 10th, 2012 by Rob

TV garden expert David Domoney provides conservatory and garden tips from the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Visitors to last week’s Hampton Court Palace Flower […] Launched New Garden Sofa Range

Posted on: June 17th, 2012 by Rob

Luxury garden furniture can make all the difference in transforming your outdoor living space into a space you can actually relax have just launched […]

Alitex Wins an RHS Award of Excellence at Chelsea Flower Show 2012

Posted on: May 30th, 2012 by Rob

For the second year running Alitex has won a coveted RHS Award of Excellence at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2012. One of only four such […]

Gold at Chelsea for Waitrose for Jubilee-inspired display

Posted on: May 28th, 2012 by Rob

A Waitrose ‘Celebration of British Growing’ stand at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has been awarded a prestigious gold medal. For the second year running […]

HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Chess Set

Posted on: May 23rd, 2012 by Rob

The Royal Collection, one of the largest and most important art collections in the world, including the majority of the contents of some 13 royal […]

The London College of Garden Design Forecasts Top 10 Design Trends at Chelsea 2012

Posted on: May 20th, 2012 by Rob

The London College of Garden Design has forecast the top ten design trends that we’ll be seeing at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2012. With input […]

Siberia beckons for leading UK Garden Designer at Fisher Tomlin

Posted on: May 16th, 2012 by Rob

Leading UK garden designer Andrew Fisher Tomlin is off to Russia in June to inspire Siberian garden designers with the potential for new home gardens. […]

Cuffley Eco Home surrounded by SuDS compliant surfacing

Posted on: May 16th, 2012 by Rob

A property within a development of quality eco-homes in Cuffley, Hertfordshire has extended its green credentials by having SuDS compliant RonaDeck Resin Bound Surfacing laid […]

Critically Acclaimed Gardening Greats Launch New Online Courses

Posted on: May 16th, 2012 by Rob

Critically Acclaimed Gardening Greats: John Brookes (MBE), Noel Kingsbury, & Michael King, Launch New Online Courses with MyGardenSchool to Propagate Gardening Excellence Globally. Perhaps the […]

Wet weather hits sales at Travis Perkins

Posted on: May 16th, 2012 by Rob

Travis Perkins, the owner of the Wickes DIY chain, said it is on track to meet its profit expectations for the year despite slowing sales […]

Country Greenhouses by Alitex endorsement from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Posted on: May 13th, 2012 by Rob

Country Greenhouses by Alitex is delighted to announce its endorsement from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The new Acer Greenhouse will be launched at Chelsea Flower […]

If The Queen Were A Plant? RHS Show Sculptor’s Jubilee artwork from rubbish

Posted on: May 9th, 2012 by Rob


Workshop; gardening for wildlife with green roofs and floral meadows

Posted on: May 4th, 2012 by Rob

Q Lawns’ are hosting a wildlife gardening workshop on thursday 12th July 2012. Starting with a light breakfast at Brandon House Hotel on the Norfolk/Suffolk […]

Trade Body Launches New Group To Tackle Knotweed Problem

Posted on: May 4th, 2012 by Rob

UK trade body the Property Care Association (PCA) has launched a new group – dedicated to the removal and control of Japanese Knotweed. The PCA […]

Timber products affected by new European legislation

Posted on: April 27th, 2012 by Rob

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is stepping in to advise member retailers how they can prepare for a major new piece of European legislation because […]

Garden designer, Andrew Fisher Tomlin, reveals new floating bird hide design

Posted on: April 27th, 2012 by Rob

International garden design company Fisher Tomlin have just revealed details of a new floating bird hide designed for a wildlife park in Normandy. The unique […]

Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens Rejuvenated With Rolawn Medallion Turf

Posted on: April 24th, 2012 by Rob

Rolawn’s Medallion Turfmaster 1300 rolls have recently been used as part of a major restoration programme at one of Edinburgh’s most famous city centre gardens. […]

The Three Bears Enjoy Freedom To Roam On Rolawn Turf

Posted on: April 21st, 2012 by Rob

Carmen, Peggy & Suzy have arrived safely at the Five Sisters Zoo, West Calder and are adjusting to their new surroundings after being rescued from […]

War Graves In France Benefit From Revolutionary British Turf

Posted on: April 21st, 2012 by Rob

When an order was received for delivery to co-ordinates 50°02’45.30″ North 1°21’54.41″ East Rolawn knew it was for somewhere out of the ordinary and they […]

New Biodegradable Seedling Pots

Posted on: April 18th, 2012 by Rob

British Plant Nursery Guide announce new biodegradable seedling pots which makes a significant step towards sustainable gardening. We really want to get more people thinking […]

Mixed Materials in the Garden by Neptune

Posted on: April 18th, 2012 by Rob

Finding just the right garden furniture to suit your own individual taste and style of your garden need not be as difficult a task as […]

Morrisons moves into garden centres

Posted on: April 18th, 2012 by Rob

Supermarket chain Morrisons has opened garden centres in a quarter of its stores in the last year as it competes with specialist garden centre operators. […]

£9.99 Spray Beats the Hosepipe Ban

Posted on: April 13th, 2012 by Rob

JML reports a 144 per cent rise in waterless car spray compared to last year- The hosepipe ban is having an impact on sales of […]

York Minster Prepares For Royal Visit

Posted on: April 3rd, 2012 by Rob

Chadwick Landscapes of Leeds have recently laid Rolawn Medallion turf in an area of the grounds surrounding York Minster as part of preparations for the […]

New Alitex Mono Pitch Greenhouse – to be Launched at Chelsea Flower Show

Posted on: April 3rd, 2012 by Rob

Alitex is launching a new Mono Pitch lean-to greenhouse design at Chelsea Flower Show this year – stand number MA09. The steeply pitched roof provides […]

Get your own slice of paradise with a butterfly jungle

Posted on: March 31st, 2012 by Rob

With an ever growing awareness of our declining Flora & Fauna, interest in conservation and attracting wildlife into our gardens is becoming more popular. Loss […]

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