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Horticulture Weekly
Landscape & Amenity Bulletin 17th October 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 a focus on stewardship could change the way new housing estates are managed
How a focus on stewardship could change the way new housing estates are managed
 

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News review 
 
Villiers says net zero emissions could help fund parks Defra secretary of state Theresa Villiers, speaking at the Conservative Party Conference, says the Government's commitment to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 will lead to investment in green spaces. Villiers says net zero emissions could help fund parks
 
 
Grounds Care Group buys Japanese Knotweed Management The Grounds Care Group (TGCG), has announced the acquisition of invasive weed specialists, Japanese Knotweed Management (JKM). Grounds Care Group buys Japanese Knotweed Management
 
 
Benmore Botanic Garden's giant redwoods under threat The Redwood Avenue at Benmore Botanic Garden, on Scotland’s west coast, is in "desperate" need of innovative actions or risk being lost to the nation through climate change and disease. Benmore Botanic Garden's giant redwoods under threat
 
 
UK requests further evidence after Italy designates oak processionary moth pest-free area The Italian National Plant Protection Organisation has notified the UK of the establishment of a pest-free area (PFA) for oak processionary moth (OPM), in the Pistoia nursery district and some parts of the municipality of Montemurlo in Tuscany. UK requests further evidence after Italy designates oak processionary moth pest-free area
 
 
Michael Walker leaves Trentham after 15 years Michael Walker has left Trentham Gardens to become a national gardens specialist. Michael Walker leaves Trentham after 15 years
 
 
Help make the Northern Forest happen, North of England leaders urge PM More than 120 northern England MPs and local authority leaders have written to the Prime Minister urging him to back the Northern Forest initiative with practical measures. Help make the Northern Forest happen, North of England leaders urge PM
 
 
Green-tech green screens installed on housing estate for Kings Landscapes/Bovis Homes Green-tech has supplied 36 1.8m x 1.2m green screens to Kings Landscapes as part of their extensive landscape plans for a new housing estate in the historic town of Wellingborough in Northamptonshire. Green-tech green screens installed on housing estate for Kings Landscapes/Bovis Homes
 
 
Gavin Jones installs Macgregor Smith landscape design at Teesside retail park Grounds maintenance specialist Gavin Jones, part of Nurture Landscapes Group, is beginning the first phases of a project at Teesside Park, aiming to transform the shopping experience into a fun family day out. Gavin Jones installs Macgregor Smith landscape design at Teesside retail park
 
Partner content
 
Why Dewi Jones can't get enough of the Kubota G23 ride-on-mower Dewi Jones, groundsman at Glan Gors Holiday Park in Anglesey and winner of the #MyKubota social media campaign on why the Kubota G23 ride-on-mower does the job. Partner Content presented by Kubota Why Dewi Jones can't get enough of the Kubota G23 ride-on-mower
 
Landscape Project Leads
 
Project lead: wildlife friendly and native planting for Foul Sewage Pumping Station Wales
 
 
Project lead: landscaping and play areas for housing scheme in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
 
 
Project lead: residential scheme requiring landscaping and Green SUDs in Essex
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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

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HW CUSTODIAN AWARDS

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