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SoluForm MSE

SoluForm MSE Soil Filled Bagwork lauched by Green-tech

Green-tech has added SoluForm MSE Soil Filled Bagwork to its extensive landscaping supplies portfolio. SoluForm MSE Soil Filled Bagwork are mechanically stabilised earth (MSE) geotextile bags used for the construction of earthworks such as riverbanks, slopes and walls. They are delivered prefilled with Green-tree topsoil which negates the need to hand fill the bags yourself …

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APL Awards 2022

APL Awards 2022 winners announced

Simply Green Landscapes & Andrea Newill Garden Design crowned Supreme Winners at the APL Awards 2022 The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) annual awards ceremony, sponsored by Bradstone, took place on Friday 18 March at the Brewery in London. Hosted by James Alexander Sinclair, the event recognised and celebrated the outstanding landscaping carried out by …

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Compo Expert

Compo Expert appoints product manager

German fertiliser manufacturer COMPO EXPERT has announced the appointment of former Agrovista Amenity Product Development Manager, Neil Pullen, as its new Product Manager. Neil brings his valuable insight of the sport turf sector to his new role, as well as a sound understanding of how COMPO EXPERT products meet the sector’s specific needs. In fact, …

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Supported apprenticeship

Supported apprenticeship in landscaping

A UK first – a supported apprenticeship pathway has been expanded to help young people with learning difficulties develop work skills in landscaping expanded programme will help students with learning difficulties transition into work new college will mentor students through internships and onto apprenticeships unique program comes after five years of collaboration between school and …

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Pay rise for grounds staff

3% pay rise for grounds staff says GMA

Following research commissioned by the Grounds Management Association (GMA), conducted by Myriad Research*, a 3% pay rise for grounds staff  in national minimum salary bands for all levels of grounds staff is being recommended this year by the not-for-profit membership organisation. In addition, the GMA suggests that the ‘bonus’ amounts paid in recognition of those …

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#GoSchoolSuccess

#GoSchoolSuccess brings horticulture to schools

#GoSchoolSuccess campaign launched to promote landscaping and horticulture careers in primary schools A campaign to bring horticulture and gardening to primary schools has been launched by GoLandscape, The British Association of Landscape Industries’ careers initiative and The School Gardening Success Plan. #GoSchoolSuccess aims to promote horticulture and landscaping as a career to a younger generation, …

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