RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show News

Hillier to launch Rantzen lavender

Hillier to launch Rantzen lavender

Hillier Nurseries has announced that the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016 will see the introduction of Lavandula 'Silver Line' in aid of The Silver Line charity, founded by Dame Esther Rantzen DBE.

Chelsea preview to run at RHS London Spring Fair

Chelsea preview to run at RHS London Spring Fair

Landscape designers from this year's Chelsea Flower Show will answer questions from the crowd at the RHS London Early Spring Fair, to be held in Westminster next week.

Grower Bill Lockyer dies aged 73

He ran W & S Lockyer nursery with son Simon, where they grew primula auriculas.

Salvia 'Love and Wishes' crowned best plant

Salvia 'Love and Wishes' crowned best plant

A plant in the product portfolio of Plants For Europe Limited has won the Best New Variety (Bedding and Pot Plants) Award at the UK Grower Awards 2016, held in London this week.

Dickson launches slavery rose

Dickson launches slavery rose

Dickson Nurseries, based in County Down Northern Ireland, has developed the 'Modern Slavery Rose', for the Modern Slavery Garden designed by Juliet Sargeant.

James Basson wins Society of Garden Designers grand award

James Basson wins Society of Garden Designers grand award

Designer James Basson has won three awards at the SGD awards, with Robin Williams being awarded lifetime achievement and judges criticising an over-reliance on using software by some designers.

BBC and RHS launch Hampton Court garden design competition

BBC and RHS launch Hampton Court garden design competition

The RHS and the BBC are calling for aspiring garden designers in England to design a 'Feel Good Front Garden' for the world's largest annual flower show.

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Seabrook on...Valuing the contribution of your employees

Seabrook on...Valuing the contribution of your employees

A recurrent theme through the Garden Centre Association Conference presentation on "A Lifetime Experience in Retailing" by John W Herbert was the value of staff. They are our greatest asset and most ignored, we were told.

According to Seabrook...Exhibits show thriving spirit of co-operation
According To Dixon ... Destruction reaped by price deflation

According To Dixon ... Destruction reaped by price deflation

Price deflation is a great idea for the retail consumer, at least in the short term. The supermarkets and other large retailers are scrambling over each other offering low prices right now.

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