HARDSCAPE & DESIGN

Gold for Kate Gould

It’s a gold for Kate Gould at this year’s RHS Chelsea 2022, who took time out last month to speak with us  in the lead up to the show. She has in fact been awarded three awards (including Best Sanctuary Garden) for her contemporary, wellness and lifestyle-themed RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2022 Sanctuary Garden, ‘Out …

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Green-tech Specifier team grows

The Green-tech Specifier team grows with the addition of Emily Murray who recently joined the company. Green-tech Specifier is the specification arm of leading landscape supplier Green-tech. The department focuses on technical specification and sourcing landscape solutions for landscape architects, contractors, and garden designers. Emily brings with her a wealth of knowledge in the Arboriculture …

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ArborRaft system helps Salford’s green infrastructure

Iconic 1960s apartment block given green facelift How the ArborRaft urban tree pit system is helping Salford’s green infrastructure   Background: Canon Green Court, a 1960s apartment block recognisable to some TV viewers by its distinctive blue façade, has seen its fair share of drama over the years, appearing in ITV’s Prey, and Channel 4’s …

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Get rid of algae on outdoor surfaces for good

Enclean is a 100% plant derived biocide that successfully breaks down algae on hard surfaces such as wooden decking, fencing panels and greenhouses, leaving no harmful residue. Launched in February 2021, the new biocide, Enclean, has made a successful introduction into the amenity sector in efforts to get rid of algae on outdoor surfaces. Following …

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LafargeHolcim commits to net zero pledge

A World First for Construction As Aggregate Industries’ Parent Company LafargeHolcim Commits To Net Zero Pledge LafargeHolcim, the parent company behind commercial and domestic landscape suppliers Aggregate Industries and Bradstone, takes action on climate change. It has become the world’s first building materials supplier to commit to hitting net zero emissions by 2050. The significant …

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Clay paver solutions

The Landscaper Magazine gets top tips from commercial suppliers Wienerberger on how to choose the right clay paver for a landscaping project Choosing the right clay pavers for a commercial project is no small feat; there are a number of factors to consider including surrounding architecture, the existing surface upon which the paving is to …

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Non-chemical weed removal

Many UK grounds maintenance companies and county councils are re-examining the use of glyphosate herbicides and seeking non-chemical weed removal. This is happening amid the continuing debates on the effects of glyphosate. Greg Bedson reports  The debate surrounding the use of Glyphosate, the active ingredient in the popular weedkiller Roundup, continues. Those lobbying against its …

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Greening business parks

As the awareness and impact of global warming continues to rise, tenants and employees at business parks need to pay more attention to greening business parkssays Simon Blackley, Business Development and Biodiversity Manager at Nurture Landscapes. There are plenty of good reasons to increase sustainability and green initiatives at business parks, from the chance to …

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