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Tranquility gardens at Newham Hospital

Tranquility gardens at Newham Hospital

Bart’s Health Trust, one of England’s largest NHS trusts, recently enlisted the landscaping and maintenance services of Ground Control to create tranquility gardens at Newham Hospital. Gardens and outdoor spaces have been transformed at the London hospital as a as a way of thanking staff and commemorating all those who tragically lost their lives to Covid-19 …

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IOG rebrand

IOG rebrand

It’s time for an change says the Institute of Groundsmanship as it calls for an IOG rebrand. Following independent research entitled ‘Groundsmanship: Sports Vital Profession’ which highlighted the urgent need for change, the IOG intends to re-brand. After a thorough selection process, the proposed new brand name and identity, unanimously backed by the Board of …

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Woodland Expansion National Trust

National Trust unveils woodland expansion as part of 125 anniversary celebration

The National Trust recently unveiled one of the UK’s biggest woodland expansion and tree planting projects in an ambitious plan to become carbon net zero by 2030 as the charity celebrates its 125th anniversary. In a landmark speech to mark the milestone, the National Trust’s Director General Hilary McGrady has announced a series of new …

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Tree preparation

Ultimate guide to tree preparation

Jim Upson, director of Upson Mowers and the UK distributor of Skarper chippers, offers the ultimate guide to tree preparation. As the days get longer, our trees inevitably grow leafier. They transform from a bare, spindly mass of twigs and branches to luscious, green miracles of nature. However, if you’d like your trees to transition through …

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HTA general election manifesto

With the 12 December general election approaching, the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has set out a manifesto outlining the key policy themes and ‘asks’ that are fundamental to developing a strong and vibrant horticulture sector.  This includes maintaining access to seasonal labour in a post-Brexit world. The UK ornamental horticulture industry is reliant on seasonal …

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