A stunning private garden in the Chilterns wins Grand Award for Bowles & Wyer

At the 42nd BALI National Landscape Awards, BALI Registered Contractor Bowles & Wyer received the coveted Grand Award for a Private Residence in the Chilterns, the stunning implementation of a garden design by BALI Registered Designer Gavin McWilliam and Andrew Wilson. Read more

Private garden in the Chilterns - Bowles and Wyer

World-renowned Designers explore Geometry in Garden Design at SGD Conference

A distinguished line-up of speakers will explore the use of geometry in garden design at the SGD Autumn Conference on 17th November 2018, sharing examples of their work to show how the relationship between shapes and lines is at the heart of garden and landscape design.  Read more

Garden by Cristina Mazzucchelli Credit Matteo Carassale

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Jacksons Fencing teams up with Titchmarsh to garden for a worthy cause

Jacksons Fencing helps create dream garden for hit ITV show Love Your Home and Garden. The redesign opens up the garden for an elderly couple, one of whom lives with dementia. Read more

Jacksons Tongue and Groove panels

Displays showcase new trends in the landscaping market

Grange Fencing, the UK’s leading fencing and garden structures supplier, is very impressed with how one of its stockists, MKM Building Supplies, is using displays strategically. Read more

Grange implements structural and operational improvements

Grange, the UK’s leading supplier of fencing and decorative garden structures, has announced two changes to its UK management team with immediate effect and has also completed a reorganisation of the company’s Much Wenlock site in order to improve stock rotation and stock quality. Read more

Wenlock Site

Forest uses stealth technology to reduce unwanted noise in the garden

Forest has unveiled a noise reducing Decibel Panel that it believes is the most significant development in fence panels in years. Read more

Vivid Arts settles dispute with Tom Chambers

The legal battle between Vivid Arts and Tom Chambers regarding allegations of design right infringement, copyright infringement and passing off has been resolved. Read more

Vivid's range

Good first half for Marshalls

Landscaping products specialists Marshalls saw its first half revenue grow 11 per cent. Read more

Kelkay completes its new plant and head office

Kelkay completes its new plant and head office with an investment of £1 million in machinery to secure its market leading position, says its managing director. Read more

December was the biggest month of the year for GCA members

The latest figures from the GCA show 2014 was the best year for 4 years with December beating May as the biggest sales month of the year. Read more

Green-tech unveil their 25th Anniversary edition product catalogue

Green-tech has announced that their new 2019 Green-tech catalogue is now printed and available for all their customers, architects and garden designers across the UK. Read more

£11.6bn landscape services industry must be taken seriously says BALI

A new industry report, commissioned by the Ornamental Horticulture Round Table Group (OHRTG), to establish the total size, breadth and contribution of the UK’s ornamental horticulture and landscaping sector, has led BALI, a member of the commissioning group, to now call on government officials to give meaningful support to landscaping in the UK. Read more

BALI CEO Wayne Grills

Category expansion opportunities in Water Features

Kelkay reported exceptional growth of over 65% across the water features category in 2018. This has driven their product development programme, which saw more than 50 new products launched at GLEE 2018.   Read more

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Paving that’s a little braver in the style department

The growing trend for natural paving continues to feature in Borderstone’s product development strategy and the latest exciting introduction is their new GEOMETRICS range. Read more

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Grange’s twenty-year fencing guarantee leads the market

Grange Fencing, the UK’s leading supplier of fencing and decorative garden structures, reports excellent feedback from customers on a new twenty year guarantee against wood rot and decay now covering the company’s traditional fence panels. Read more

Grange Lap Panel

The UK is on high alert for Xylella

Xylella fastidiosa has the potential to have huge implications for the UK horticultural trade. Landscapers, designers, retailers and anyone directly importing plants are now subject to the same stringent measures as growers and suppliers. Read more

AMA identifies trends that will benefit sales of landscape materials

AMA Research suggests that sales of landscaping materials will grow more modestly after a volatile period but says trends like artificial grass will benefit the market. Read more

Vote now to recognise Gardening’s best buyers

Believing that good buyers have not been given the recognition they deserve, Glee is asking you to nominate people or teams that might qualify as the country’s best buyers for awards being introduced at the show. Read more

GCA names best garden centres for plants and furniture

Sunshine Garden Centre and Van Hage are the best GCA outdoor living retailers.  Cowell’s and Bents are the best for plants. Read more

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Looking ahead - It's not all doom and gloom

2013 turned out to be another disappointing year in all three key sectors of the garden retail market – garden plants, garden care and garden leisure – with all three sectors showing a steady decline in the five years to 2013 covered by the Analysis. Read more

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