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Seabrook On ... Biographies reveal secret behind success

Seabrook On ... Biographies reveal secret behind success

Two recently released biographies - Chasing Spring by Ernest Wertheim with Linda Hamilton and Barton Grange: A Topping Tale by Carole Knight and Ian Topping - should be stocked and listed as essential reading at all horticultural college libraries.

Rising value of green roofs adding benefits

Rising value of green roofs adding benefits

This summer saw the launch of HW's Landscape4Places campaign designed to highlight the crucial role of landscaping in creating places truly valued by those who work, live and play there.

According to Edwards...Why plant health is being taken more seriously

According to Edwards...Why plant health is being taken more seriously

Ash dieback, or more accurately the British public's reaction to it, marked a change in the way we consider plant health.

Awards help to open new doors

Awards help to open new doors

Last month's HTA National Plant Show couldn't have kicked off the trade show season better.

Seabrook on...Show demonstrates our thriving industry

New Tenders - Arboriculture services in Elmbridge

Elmbridge Borough Council is seeking up to three providers for a framework agreement for arboricultural services across the borough. The four-year contract is worth between £160,000 and £320,000.

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Battle Town Council

is looking for expressions of interest for the development of a cemetery extension.

Closing date: 7th July 2015