HORTICULTURE

Sir Tom memorial

Sir Tom memorial – a tribute from a landscaping firm and nursery suppliers

Harrogate Landscaping firm, Ray Skelton (Harrogate) Ltd and Yorkshire nursery Johnsons of Whixley have recently helped create a touching memorial for a national hero and fundraiser Captain Sir Tom Moore, who in 2020 raised millions for the NHS and also celebrated his 100th birthday before sadly passing in February this year. Unveiled in July, alongside …

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Garden centres to reopen

Garden centres to reopen

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the stages that are being set up for easing the UK out of lockdown. Part of these measures includes allowing garden centres to reopen across the country – the Welsh government allowing centres to open from today, May 11th, while across England retailers will open their doors from Wednesday 13th …

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Key supplier to £3.5m project

Wildflower Turf Ltd has recently been nominated as a key supplier by Cornwall Council as part of the council’s Green Infrastructure for Growth (GI4G) project. The Hampshire-based wildflower experts are assisting Cornwall Council and its incumbent contractor Cormac with the delivery of a £3.5 million programme invested in public recreational areas, roadside verges and old …

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New amenity plants 2020

Wyevale Nurseries has unveiled its new amenity crop range for 2020, with eight new plants selected based on their habit, colour and functionality. Kyle Ross, Production Manager at Wyevale Nurseries based in Hereford, explained: “We have been trialling and testing these plants over the past two years to ensure the crops we put forward are …

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