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Horticulture Weekly
Landscape & Amenity Bulletin 24th January 2020
 
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.
 

Industry Analysis

 
How Maylim is landscaping one of London’s most recognisable landmarks
How Maylim is landscaping one of London’s most recognisable landmarks
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Horticulture Week Survey
 
Will Brexit be good for Horticulture? - HW Survey
Will Brexit be good for Horticulture? - HW Survey
With the deadline for the UK's exit from the European Union now in sight, minds are sharpened and businesses are now focusing on what Brexit will mean for them.
 
News review 
 
Green-tech expands with £2.3m HSBC backing The UK’s largest landscaping and gardening wholesale supplier is significantly scaling-up its business following £2.3 million funding from HSBC UK. Green-tech expands with £2.3m HSBC backing
 
 
HS2 reveals updated designs for Midlands stations ahead of decision on Government review HS2 has revealed the updated designs for two new high speed rail stations in the West Midlands, which it claims will be “two of the most environmentally-friendly stations in the world.” HS2 reveals updated designs for Midlands stations ahead of decision on Government review
 
 
Blenheim Palace £9m project to save "finest view in England" A massive civil engineering project to help save the ‘finest view in England’ is set to get under way at Blenheim Palace later in 2020. Blenheim Palace £9m project to save "finest view in England"
 
 
Knotweed is 'knocking £34.12bn off of UK property values' A survey by YouGov and Environet UK found around 5% of UK houses are directly, or indirectly affected by Japanese knotweed. Knotweed is 'knocking £34.12bn off of UK property values'
 
 
Works begins on restoration of Newby Hall rock garden Newby Hall in Yorkshire is set to get an extensive rock garden facelift, thanks to a restoration scheme being led by new head gardener Phil Cormie. Works begins on restoration of Newby Hall rock garden
 
 
Historic Sevenoaks garden to open early due to warming climate Great Comp Garden in Sevenoaks has opened its doors early this year in a bid to allow more people to see its renowned collection of magnolia trees and seven acre garden. Historic Sevenoaks garden to open early due to warming climate
 
 
Committee on Climate Change (CCC) issues first in-depth advice on UK agricultural policies The UK has committed to becoming a Net Zero economy by 2050, with increasing tree planting, restoration of peat bogs and stopping sale of peat high on the agenda. Committee on Climate Change (CCC) issues first in-depth advice on UK agricultural policies
 
 
National flowers and totem poles added to Britain’s first Korean-themed garden The Korea National Arboretum has donated a pair of totem poles to be used in Britain’s first Korean-themed garden at the Eden Project, Cornwall. National flowers and totem poles added to Britain’s first Korean-themed garden
 
 
RHS unveils latest from Chelsea Flower Show and Bridgewater opening The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has announced that its fifth garden RHS Garden Bridgewater is opening to the public from 30 July 2020. RHS unveils latest from Chelsea Flower Show and Bridgewater opening
 
 
Lottery funding to restore Great Linford Manor Park in Buckinghamshire Work is set to begin on the restoration of Great Linford Manor Park in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, thanks to lottery funding. Lottery funding to restore Great Linford Manor Park in Buckinghamshire
 
 
Continental backing to power expansion of RootWave's "weed-zapping" technology Electrical weeding specialist RootWave has secured €6.5m (£5.5m) investment to develop products and markets in the the crop-growing and amenity sectors. Continental backing to power expansion of RootWave's "weed-zapping" technology
 
 
Improved public realm to deter anti-social behaviour at Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens Landscape architectural practice LDA Design has been appointed to produce concept designs for improvements to Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester. Improved public realm to deter anti-social behaviour at Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens
 
 
City dwellers less likely to act sustainability, finds Exeter University report People who live in built up areas and spend less time around nature are less likely to take actions that benefit the environment, such as recycling, buying eco-friendly products, and environmental volunteering. City dwellers less likely to act sustainability, finds Exeter University report
 
 
People’s Postcode Lottery awards funding for Royal Parks’ invertebrate protection initiative A project to protect and increase wildlife across 5,000 acres of London parkland has received a £750k boost, thanks to players of the People’s Postcode Lottery. People’s Postcode Lottery awards funding for Royal Parks’ invertebrate protection initiative
 
 
Agrovista Amenity launches at BTME Maxwell Amenity and Sherriff Amenity, the professional turf and landscape division of Agrovista, have joined forces. Agrovista Amenity launches at BTME
 
 
Agrovista completes Maxwell Amenity takeover Farm services company Agrovista has completed the acquisition of sports turf, landscaping and horticulture business Maxwell Amenity. Agrovista completes Maxwell Amenity takeover
 
 
Environmental challenges the focus of Westonbirt Arboretum Forestry England and the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum have launched a 10-year vision for Westonbirt, The National Arboretum. Environmental challenges the focus of Westonbirt Arboretum
 
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Landscape & Amenity 2020 Previews

 
Sector Preview 2020 - Green Space Management
Sector Preview 2020 - Green Space Management
 
 
Sector Preview 2020 - Landscape
Sector Preview 2020 - Landscape
 
 
Sector Preview 2020 - Grounds Care
Sector Preview 2020 - Grounds Care
 
TOP 70 LANDSCAPE AND MAINTENANCE FIRMS 2019

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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.


 
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.


 
HW CUSTODIAN AWARDS

Find out more about the outstanding parks, gardens and arboricultural projects and teams that became our Custodian Award 2019 winners.


 
 
 
 
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