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Park athletics stadium saved thanks to parks department

A council-run athletics stadium threatened with closure because of budget cuts will now stay open, after a parks team found other ways to save money.

TGP Landscape Architects and Glendale work on Newcastle park restoration

TGP Landscape Architects and Glendale work on Newcastle park restoration

Walker Park in Newcastle is being restored in a £2.5m project run by Newcastle City Council.

Vegetable fungicide tebuconazole successfully re-registered

Bayer CropScience has successfully defended Nativo 75WG (tebuconazole + trifloxystrobin) through the re-registration of tebuconazole-containing products.

Shortlisted flood prevention design films revealed

Shortlisted flood prevention design films revealed

Bright ideas of how to use good design to prevent flooding are presented in eight films shortlisted in an international competition.

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Latest Comment

Dixon on...A changing landscape for trust's gardens

Dixon on...A changing landscape for trust's gardens

The National Trust owns fantastic gardens. They chart English gardening's evolution from early enclosed knot gardens through parklands to the intimacies of suburban owner-occupied plots and all in-between.

Gleditsia

Gleditsia

These deciduous, spiny trees can tolerate pollution, making them a good choice for parks and gardens, says Miranda Kimberley.

According To Edwards ... Find ways to support homegrown product

According To Edwards ... Find ways to support homegrown product

There is a grey area between sensible regulation and illegal protectionism that makes it difficult to see the line dividing the two.


Latest Tenders

New Tender:

Broadwalk Borders Project - Perennials and Grasses.

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Closing Date: 27th February 2015