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Horticulture Weekly
Landscape & Amenity Bulletin 24th April 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.
 
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. 


 

Landscape Analysis

 
What landscape is planned for the new garden towns?
What landscape is planned for the new garden towns?
 
News review 
 
Biosecurity proposals pose challenge for Chelsea show garden creators A potential conflict between commercial realities of tree importation and mooted quarantines on specimens shipped from the continent has been highlighted at a biosecurity risks event. Biosecurity proposals pose challenge for Chelsea show garden creators
 
 
Mitie wins year extension to NHS Property Services mega-contract Mitie has won an extension to a three-year contract with NHS Property Services, which includes grounds maintenance. Mitie wins year extension to NHS Property Services mega-contract
 
 
Contractors needed for £704,000 grass-cutting contract in north Wales Gwynedd Council is dividing its rural highways grass-cutting contract into 17 lots and is offering a framework 24-month framework contract, with an extension option. Contractors needed for £704,000 grass-cutting contract in north Wales
 
 
Johnsons of Whixley supplies £40m development Johnsons of Whixley has supplied plants to Spinning Acres, a £40m development within a conservation area in Leeds. Johnsons of Whixley supplies £40m development
 
 
Minister warns developers of "further action" after tree netting outcry A Cabinet minister has urged homebuilders and other developers to net trees and hedges on development sites "only when appropriate". Minister warns developers of "further action" after tree netting outcry
 
 
Council blames "cock-up" rather than conspiracy for street trees felling A dispute over the felling of a row of street trees in central Bristol has highlighted the issue of whether local authorities need to consult more with communities before taking such steps. Council blames "cock-up" rather than conspiracy for street trees felling
 
 
Housing association tendering for £270,000 landscape maintenance contract Bellsmyre Housing Association is tendering for a £270,000 landscape maintenance contract. Housing association tendering for £270,000 landscape maintenance contract
 
 
Chelsea Physic Garden awarded £172,500 grant for glasshouse restoration A £172,500 National Lottery Heritage Fund grant has launched a project to restore Chelsea Physic Garden's Victforian glasshouses, which are home to 1200 rare plants. Chelsea Physic Garden awarded £172,500 grant for glasshouse restoration
 
 
Shrubs in short supply across Europe as demand increases Demand for shrubs is rising, with some evergreen plants becoming hard to get hold of Europe-wide. Shrubs in short supply across Europe as demand increases
 
 
Plantscape clients order large planters to double as a traffic calming solution Civic floral display company Plantscape has reported an appetite among clients to use its large outdoor planters to calm traffic as well as improve the environment. Plantscape clients order large planters to double as a traffic calming solution
 
 
McQueens Flowers highlights importance of bee conservation at RHS Chelsea Flower Show McQueens Flowers has been commissioned by the RHS to create two original art installations at the Chelsea Flower Show, 21 - 25 May. McQueens Flowers highlights importance of bee conservation at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
 
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Horticulture Week Exclusive Ranking and Report
 
Top 70 landscape firms see combined sales hit £1.3bn
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