APL Awards 2023

APL Annual Awards 2023

The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) annual awards 2023 ceremony, sponsored by Bradstone, took place on Friday 17 March at the Brewery in London. Hosted by garden designer and TV presenter Diarmuid Gavin, the event recognised and celebrated the outstanding landscaping carried out by members of the APL. JJH Landscapes & Construction Ltd took home …

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#Groundsweek 2023

#GroundsWeek 2023 receives backing

#GroundsWeek receives backing by key industry organisations #GroundsWeek, returning from 20 – 26 March 2023 for its third year, is buoyed by support from key industry organisations representing all corners of the grounds care sector, from products and services to industry media. The not-for-profit membership association launched #GroundsWeek two years ago amidst a challenging environment …

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Scottish Environmental Horticulture

Scottish Environmental Horticulture growth strategy

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) launched their Scottish Environmental Horticulture Growth Strategy at the beginning of March – and it was this plan that was the topic of conversation for the Gardening and Horticulture Cross Party Group (CPG) in Scotland’s Parliament on Thursday (16th). The CPG brings together members from across Scottish Horticulture, MSPs and …

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GroundsFest shopping spree

Organisers of GroundsFest have announced a retail area – the largest ever seen at a groundscare event. This will allow visitors to purchase a wide range of products, tools, clothing, and accessories at a discounted rate. The retail area is being organised by FR Jones and Son, a family run business that offers over 10,000 …

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Horticultural apprenticeships

Horticultural apprenticeships needs government support says HTA

HTA celebrates apprenticeships but seeks action on assessments and Levy National Apprenticeship Week runs from 6 to 12 February  The UK horticulture sector welcomed 1,169 new apprentices in 2021/22  The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has called on the government to provide greater flexibility and support to horticultural businesses training apprentices as it marks National Apprenticeship …

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Trade shows 2023

Trade shows 2023

Landscapers, turf professionals and suppliers are busy setting their schedules for 2023.  Is there time to fit in a trade show, too? Maggie Walsh discovers why putting at least one trade event in the diary can be beneficial And to find out what the Trade Show organisers think of the event scene read here Trade …

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SALTEX | Sports Turf Amenities Landscaping Trade Exhibition

Geoff Webb, CEO of The Grounds Management Association (GMA), the event organisers of SALTEX speaks with The Landscaper  Who within the industry sector is SALTEX primarily setting to attract from both a visitor and exhibitor stance? SALTEX is key for visitors and exhibitors alike who are passionate about keeping green spaces and playing surfaces safe, …

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Landscape Show

Landscape Show

The Landscaper Magazines speaks with Jeremy Storey-Walker, Event Director at LANDSCAPE show  What is The Landscape Show and who within industry does it attract?  LANDSCAPE launched at Olympia in 2011, then moved to Battersea and having outgrown the venue, moved to the NEC, Birmingham in 2021. The move to the NEC has been a great fit …

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