Growing ornamental crops on Hadlow curriculum thanks to Provender Nurseries

Provender Nurseries and Hadlow College are collaborating on a new venture involving students and learning in line with the college curriculum.  Students of all levels of horticulture are learning real commercial experience of growing ornamental crops for sale with Provender Nurseries.   Resulting from a discussion between Richard McKenna, Managing Director of Provender Nurseries and Alan …

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Advanced golf greenkeeer

Advanced golf greenskeeper apprenticeship approved

The Golf Greenkeeping Trailblazer Group, an independent organisation representing British golf club employers and greenkeepers through a Board of Directors, is delighted to announce the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) has approved the ADVANCED GOLF GREENKEEPER Apprenticeship Standard (Level 3) for delivery.  Following the launch and success of the Level 2 Golf Greenkeeper Apprenticeship …

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Groundscare training by LANTRA

Groundcare courses by LANTRA

LANTRA, a leading awarding body for training in the land based industries,  recently launched it’s new groundcare courses at SALTEX 2019. At the event the LANTRA team met with a number of existing Lantra instructor/assessors and received an impressive number of enquiries from landscaping and pesticide professionals who were interested in our training and qualifications. …

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Marketing for success

Whether a start-up or planning the next phase of expansion, effective marketing strategies can be the difference between success and failure for any business. But with so many different ways to communicate your brand to a target audience, managing this vital part of your business can be bewildering. The Landscaper Magazine talks to industry professionals …

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