Greenkeepers mental health recognised at BIGGA awards

Picture: Hazel Grove Golf Club head greenkeeper Michael Davie alongside Jacobsen’s Will Carr at the BIGGA 2020 awards The UK’s best and brightest greenkeepers were recognised at a dazzling awards ceremony hosted by the British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) on the opening night of BTME 2020, which took place at the Harrogate Covention Centre, […]

RHS Greening Great Britain for health and environment

RHS calls on nation to get Greening Great Britain for the nation’s health and for the environment RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2020 Garden for Friendship will promote ‘making friends through gardening’. The RHS which will live on at NHS Mental Health Trust through National Competition for Patients and Staff to enjoy RHS also announces RHS Plant […]

IOG rebrand

It’s time for an change says the Institute of Groundsmanship as it calls for an IOG rebrand. Following independent research entitled ‘Groundsmanship: Sports Vital Profession’ which highlighted the urgent need for change, the IOG intends to re-brand. After a thorough selection process, the proposed new brand name and identity, unanimously backed by the Board of […]

Effective irrigation

Contrary to recent weather forecasts, the biggest challenge for many landscapers, whether maintaining a lawn, sports turf or cityscape, is the need for effective irrigation. Maggie Walsh speaks with industry experts to find out how we can achieve this Water is not only essential for growth, but, and certainly in the case of the sports industry, is […]

RHS Chelsea Flower Show cancelled

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced that it is cancelling RHS Chelsea Flower Show and other upcoming RHS Shows and Garden Events following latest Government COVID- 19 Advice. Following the Government update on 16 March 2020 and ongoing situation with COVID-19, all RHS Shows, Garden events and school visits will be cancelled with immediate […]

Perennial prepared for Coronavirus pandemic

Perennial prepares for increase in demand as Coronavirus (COVID-19) hits UK horticulture workers and businesses Perennial is the safety net for people in the horticulture industry and is here to help anyone working in, or retired from any job involving trees, plants, flowers or grass. As the effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continue to evolve for the horticulture industry, Perennial is […]

BALI Position Statement – COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Issued 26th March 2020: Wayne Grills, BALI Chief Executive Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on the evening of Monday 23 March that saw the country effectively enter ‘lockdown’, the team at the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) has been working tirelessly to obtain clarification from the Government as to what this means in practice for […]

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