Perennial impact report

Perennial impact report calls for action from industry

Perennial calls on the horticulture industry to help sustain its community after the charity experiences a steep increase in the need for its support. With Perennial’s impact on people’s lives revealed as greater than ever, the charity helping people in horticulture is calling for the industry to help sustain its community. The charity’s 2022 Impact …

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Kubota UK supports Hickstead

Kubota UK are delighted to have entered into a sponsorship agreement with one of the country’s most recognisable and well-respected equestrian sporting venues, the All England Jumping Course, Hickstead, with an agreement which sees the supply of additional machinery support for their busy 2023 events season. With sponsorship of a further eight machines, Hickstead are …

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Lantra awards

Lantra instructor excellence awards

The hard-work and dedication of Lantra’s Instructor and Assessor network was celebrated in June at the inaugural Instructor Excellence Awards at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire. Over 40 Instructors were in attendance for the ceremony, which also saw Lantra hosting a networking session whilst delegates enjoyed a celebratory hog roast lunch. Lantra staff presented winners with industry …

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GroundsFest registration

GroundsFest visitor registration opens

Visitor registration for GroundsFest 2023 is now officially open at Taking place at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire on 20 and 21 September, GroundsFest is set to be the annual free must-attend event for grounds staff, greenkeepers, landscapers, local authorities, estate managers and contractors. The two-day event will feature hundreds of brands including some of the …

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Dealer Hub

BAGMA Dealer Hub at GroundsFest

BAGMA (British Agricultural & Garden Machinery Association) will be launching a BAGMA Dealer Hub at GroundsFest taking place at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire on 20 – 21 September. BAGMA has been representing independent garden and agricultural machinery dealers in the UK for over 100 years. Throughout that time the association has been fighting for better terms …

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Meadfleet in awards final

Meadfleet, a leading provider of open space management services, has been selected as a finalist in the Excellence in Social Value category at the CN Specialists Awards 2023, which are due to take place in London in September.  These awards recognise the outstanding achievements of specialist contractors and highlight inspirational businesses across the construction industry. …

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Suståne programme

Suståne programme gets top marks from Farleigh School! 

The Suståne programme of organic feeding has wowed staff, parents and pupils at Farleigh School, Hampshire who have cited how surfaces across the 70-acre school site are providing consistent presentation and performance, despite the challenging climatic conditions. The school grounds manager and sports coach Shaun Crowley attributes the reliable results to  using 18-1-8+Fe and 5-2-4+Fe …

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Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) review

Meadfleet Ltd, provider of open space management servicess, reviews the latest updates on forthcoming Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) regulations. Meadfleet’s Operations Director and Ecologist, Samantha Hursey, explores the benefits and challenges of both onsite and offsite BNG solutions. Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) regulations effective from November 2023 will affect all new planning applications, with 10% minimum …

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Horatio's Garden

Horatio’s Garden awarded Best in Show at RHS Chelsea

Horatio’s Garden Chelsea, the beautiful and accessible show garden designed by Charlotte Harris and Hugo Bugg at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2023, has been awarded a gold medal and the coveted Best in Show. Designed for Horatio’s Garden, the UK-based charity that nurtures wellbeing after spinal injury in vibrant sanctuaries in NHS spinal centres, Horatio’s …

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