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Horticulture Weekly
Landscape & Amenity Bulletin 20th August 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.
 

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How will newly merged council's Future Parks grant help develop a 21st century green-space strategy?
How will newly merged council's Future Parks grant help develop a 21st century green-space strategy?
 
News review 
 
Council consults on greening plans for five streets in £115m Glasgow Avenues project Glasgow City Council is consulting on improvements to five more city centre streets in its £115 million Avenue project. Council consults on greening plans for five streets in £115m Glasgow Avenues project
 
 
Balfour Beatty Living Places creates 'UK's first highways living wall' Biotecture is working with Balfour Beatty Living Places on a hydroponic highways living wall for client Southampton City Council's - believed to be a UK first. Balfour Beatty Living Places creates 'UK's first highways living wall'
 
 
Liverpool City Council approves funding towards £1.2m of green and open space improvements Liverpool City Council has approved contributions towards a £1.2 million programme of improvements to green and open spaces across the city. Liverpool City Council approves funding towards £1.2m of green and open space improvements
 
 
Gardeners at Brodsworth Hall resurrect hidden Edwardian garden Gardeners at Brodsworth Hall and Gardens are working on a restoration of its Edwardian landscape design, with the help of historic plans and photographs. Gardeners at Brodsworth Hall resurrect hidden Edwardian garden
 
 
John Melmoe joins Bowles & Wyer as a non-executive director Former Willerby Landscapes chairman and managing director John Melmoe is joining Bowles & Wyer as a non-executive director. John Melmoe joins Bowles & Wyer as a non-executive director
 
 
More than 100 street trees planted following door-to-door consultation A south London borough has completed a £50,000+ street tree-planting programme in response to residents' stated priorities. More than 100 street trees planted following door-to-door consultation
 
 
Plantscape wins new work with BID following good feedback Birmingham Business Improvement District Southside BID has extended its contract with Plantscape after ordering floral displays to provide winter and spring colour proved a success. Plantscape wins new work with BID following good feedback
 
 
Peatland inquiry launched by Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee The Parliamentary Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Committee is to look into the state of peatland in England. Peatland inquiry launched by Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee
 
 
SGD produces video to demystify garden design The Society of Garden Designers has released a new video aimed at explaining what professional garden designers do, and how to find one. SGD produces video to demystify garden design
 
Landscape Project Leads
 
Project lead - planting, green wall, turfing and SuDS at student scheme
 
 
Project lead - garden area and hard and soft landscaping needed at Peterborough retail park
 
 
Project lead - planting, play areas and a MUGA needed at Southwark school
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Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2019
 
Stars of parks and gardens world revealed as Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2019 winners announced
Stars of parks and gardens world revealed as Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2019 winners announced
Fifteen outstanding parks, gardens and tree teams have scooped awards at the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2019 presentation.
 
Partner content
 
What does it take to be a great leader in horticulture? Is it your dream to lead a public horticulture institution one day? Longwood Gardens outside Philadelphia, USA, is looking for high-potential future leaders to join its fellows programme. Partner Content presented by Longwood Gardens What does it take to be a great leader in horticulture?
 
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

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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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