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Horticulture Weekly
Landscape & Amenity Bulletin 17th February 2019
 
Bringing you the week's top stories and tenders for landscape, parks, gardens and turf professionals. Make sure you sign in to access all the benefits of your subscription. Sign in here.
 
Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019
 
Two weeks to go for landscape design, build and maintenance businesses to enter the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019
Two weeks to go for landscape design, build and maintenance businesses to enter the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019
Landscape design, build and maintenance businesses have three weeks to enter the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019 and take advantage of an exceptional year-round package of promotional benefits helping shortlisted entrants and winners to open the door to new customers, reward staff and celebrate their achievements.
 
News review 
 
Sheffield City Council to decide on programme of green space investment Capital investment on 11 parks and green spaces in Sheffield will be considered by the council's cabinet on Wednesday, alongside £30m of cuts. Sheffield City Council to decide on programme of green space investment
 
 
New parks, walking and cycling routes feature in LDA Design for Liveable Exeter Exeter Council has unveiled a housing delivery programme which aims to transform life for its residents and includes new parks and walking and cycling routes. New parks, walking and cycling routes feature in LDA Design for Liveable Exeter
 
 
Mitie logistics firm outsourcing deal to include provision of landscape services A £7.5m integrated facilities management contract signed by Mitie with logistics company Connect Group is to include landscaping services. Mitie logistics firm outsourcing deal to include provision of landscape services
 
 
Tender for £660,000 schools grounds maintenance contract launched A facilities management consultancy, The Litmus Partnership, is tendering for a grounds maintenance contractor to look after 15 schools in the South West of England. Tender for £660,000 schools grounds maintenance contract launched
 
 
Arundel Castle Gardens installs replica tropical greenhouse Arundel Castle's Gardens has installed a new tropical glasshouse - a modern replica of a Victorian Pineapple House - which it hopes will be an "unmissable attraction". Arundel Castle Gardens installs replica tropical greenhouse
 
 
Garden Bridge costs finalised at £53m The London River Thames Garden Bridge cost £53m, with £43m paid for by the public, a Transport for London enquiry has revealed. Garden Bridge costs finalised at £53m
 
 
Planning rules should require protected open space in new developments, Open Spaces Society says New developments should be designed with protected open space to benefit both humans and wildlife, The Open Spaces Society has said, as part of its submission to Defra's consultation on biodiversity net gain. Planning rules should require protected open space in new developments, Open Spaces Society says
 
 
Hillier Chelsea Flower Show garden design revealed Hillier Nurseries, the most successful exhibitor in the history of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, can now reveal the design of the 2019 garden. Hillier Chelsea Flower Show garden design revealed
 
 
Climate change trees to be shown at Forestry Commission show garden The Forestry Commission is trialling different tree species on its estate to understand how they fair in diverse climatic conditions. Climate change trees to be shown at Forestry Commission show garden
 
PARKS & GARDENS LIVE 2019

Parks & Gardens Live is a free-to-attend event, curated by Sally Drury for professionals working in garden attractions, parks and private estates. It is the only dedicated showcase for the sector featuring: kit demos, product tours, expert seminars and more.  

To exhibit please call Sanjana Pillai on 0208 267 4958 and quote P&G10 for 10% off. 


 
Horticulture Week Awards
 
Four weeks to go to entry deadline for the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2019
Four weeks to go to entry deadline for the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2019
Horticulture Week is calling on the stars of the professional parks and gardens world to start preparing their entries for the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2019 - the leading awards scheme for professionals managing the UK's parks, gardens, woodlands and landscape.
 

 

Landscape Analysis

 
Why are amenity plant and tree sales continuing to boom?
Why are amenity plant and tree sales continuing to boom?
 
HW's Tenders Tracker Service
 
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HORTICULTURE WEEK INTELLIGENCE

CLICK HERE to view a sortable and regularly updated table of key Brexit-related policy, legislation and guidance documents published by the UK government, devolved administrations and the European Commission, relevant to horticulture.


 
Turf and Sports Pitch Maintenance - month by month

Plan your work schedule for the year with Horticulture Week’s month-by-month guide to essential maintenance and management tasks for recreational turf, fine turf and sports pitch staff.


 
Parks & Gardens Maintenance - month by month

Plan your work schedule for the year with Horticulture Week’s month-by-month guide to essential maintenance and management tasks for parksgardens and grounds maintenance staff.


 
BUSINESS LEADS

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