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Horticulture Weekly
Landscape & Amenity Bulletin 13th December 2019
 
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Industry Analysis

 
How data from smart sensors can help legacy parks access funding
How data from smart sensors can help legacy parks access funding
 
News review 
 
Concept drawings released for UK’s biggest theme park billed as 'one of the most sustainable on the planet' Developers have released the first visual renderings for The London Resort, a 535-acre sustainable theme park being built in Swanscombe, Kent. Concept drawings released for UK’s biggest theme park billed as 'one of the most sustainable on the planet'
 
 
Garden designers share their top trends for 2020 The Society of Garden Designers, a professional association for creatives in the gardening industry, has asked its members to share their predictions for the newest design trends for 2020. Garden designers share their top trends for 2020
 
 
Bamboo potentially more damaging than knotweed, warns Environet Environmental consultant Environet has warned homeowners to avoid ‘running’ varieties of bamboo due to its invasive nature, with some plants spreading up to 9m to neighbouring gardens. Bamboo potentially more damaging than knotweed, warns Environet
 
 
Maylim secures £13m landscaping project for Battersea Power Station Landscaping specialist Maylim has broken ground on the external works for the second phase of Battersea Power Station’s redevelopment programme. Maylim secures £13m landscaping project for Battersea Power Station
 
 
Park managers need new professional body, survey finds Park managers are calling for better industry representation in the UK, according to an independent survey by Watford Council’s head of parks, open spaces and projects Paul Rabbitts. Park managers need new professional body, survey finds
 
 
Community park takes shape in North Lanarkshire Landscaping contractor idverde has completed the utility and preparation works for a new community park at Ravenscraig in North Lanarkshire, Scotland. Community park takes shape in North Lanarkshire
 
 
Ground Control scoops top prize at BALI Landscape Awards 2019 Ground Control has been named the overall winner at this year’s BALI National Landscape Awards, receiving the Grand Award for the Children’s Garden project at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Ground Control scoops top prize at BALI Landscape Awards 2019
 
 
Plans unveiled for Achamore Gardens restoration Achamore Gardens on the island of Gigha, Scotland, is embarking on an ambitious project to update its exotic collection of plants, complete with new gardens and visitor facilities. Plans unveiled for Achamore Gardens restoration
 
 
Johnsons supplies plants for Ashlea to landscape £15m health centre Johnsons of Whixley has teamed up with landscaping company Ashlea to supply thousands of plants to a new £15m health centre in Barrow-in-Furness. Johnsons supplies plants for Ashlea to landscape £15m health centre
 
 
RHS to recruit record number of apprentices The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is preparing for its largest intake of apprentices to date, with 16 new recruits next year and 18 in 2021. RHS to recruit record number of apprentices
 
 
Last RHS Plants for Bugs study identifies optimal planting densities to promote invertebrates In the third paper from its four-year Plants for Bugs study, a team of researchers from RHS Garden Wisley looked at the particular needs of ground-dwelling invertebrates in gardens. Last RHS Plants for Bugs study identifies optimal planting densities to promote invertebrates
 
 
Morris+Company secures planning permission for riverside office development with amenity space Property developer Ballymore has secured planning permission for a 13-storey riverside office building at its new landmark development in Wandsworth. Morris+Company secures planning permission for riverside office development with amenity space
 
 
European platform 'Green Cities for a Sustainable Europe' grows European Nurserystock Association (ENA) is preparing an extension of the project beyond 2020, with new countries joining the campaign. European platform 'Green Cities for a Sustainable Europe' grows
 
 
Aberdeen councillors approve Queen Street public realm development Councillors have approved transformation plans for Aberdeen’s Queen Street, delivering more than 300 homes and incorporating a civic hub, cultural assets, enhanced heritage features and high-quality public realm. Aberdeen councillors approve Queen Street public realm development
 
 
New head gardener for Leonardslee Gardens Leonardslee Lakes and Gardens in East Sussex has appointed Stephen Herrington as head gardener. New head gardener for Leonardslee Gardens
 
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Turf and Sports Pitch Maintenance - month by month

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