Projects and case studies featuring planting on EXTERNAL WORKS. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • DLF Seeds: ProMaster 79 seed mix addresses racecourse challenges
    ProMaster 79 seed mix addresses racecourse challenges
    DLF Seeds
    Maintaining a strong, healthy and dense sward over a wet winter period is a headache for any Turf Manager, but for Guy Woodward, Head Groundsman at Warwick Racecourse, that challenge is further exacerbated by the impact of...
  • Harrowden Turf: Urban front gardens win gold at rural gardening show
    Urban front gardens win gold at rural gardening show
    Harrowden Turf
    Urban front gardens are being paved over and used as parking spaces. This potentially has a negative impact upon urban drainage, the urban heat island effect, biodiversity, wildlife habitat and our own wellbeing. Garden...
  • Harrowden Turf: Wildlife-Friendly Alternative Lawn in Back Garden
    Wildlife-Friendly Alternative Lawn in Back Garden
    Harrowden Turf
    I’m really pleased to be able to share these pictures of Meadowmat wild flower turf being installed in a private garden in Leeds. This isn’t a huge corporate project, neither is it a high-end landscaping project. This is one...
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Greenwich University urban tree pit comparative study
    Greenwich University urban tree pit comparative study
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    Led by landscape architect and senior lecturer Duncan Goodwin, The University of Greenwich is running a University Urban Tree Pit Comparative Study, looking at the various tree pit systems available in today’s marketplace.
  • Johnsons Sports Seeds: Bespoke grass seed selection for golf course extension
    Bespoke grass seed selection for golf course extension
    Johnsons Sports Seeds
    Horsham Golf Club is being extended from a short 9 hole course into an 18 hole golf course. Because of different soil conditions around the course, the grass seed mixture required careful consideration and guidance which was...
  • Harrowden Turf: Meadowmat wildflowers installed in London's Royal Parks
    Meadowmat wildflowers installed in London's Royal Parks
    Harrowden Turf
    The Royal Parks in London were keen to promote wildlife and biodiversity in Britain's capital city, as well as managing rising maintenance costs. Following trials in 2016 using Meadowmat wildflower matting beside the lake in...
  • Platipus Anchors Ltd: Rootball fixing system anchors trees in walled garden
    Rootball fixing system anchors trees in walled garden
    Platipus Anchors Ltd
    jarmanmurphy garden designers designed and worked with The Garden Company to create a private flint and brick-walled garden in Hertfordshire. The trees were anchored using the Platipus Rootball Fixing System with Plati-Mat.
  • Platipus Anchors Ltd: D-MAN ensures tree stability at One Tower Bridge, London
    D-MAN ensures tree stability at One Tower Bridge, London
    Platipus Anchors Ltd
    One Tower Bridge is a prestigious flagship project by Berkeley Homes, offering a stunning mixed-use development directly adjacent to Tower Bridge, one of London’s most iconic landmarks. The project was multi-phased and...
  • Johnsons Sports Seeds: Premier league turf for Bolton garden
    Premier league turf for Bolton garden
    Johnsons Sports Seeds
    Contractor Pukka Turf have used Johnsons Sport Seed's J Premier Pitch on this domestic lawn in Bolton. Daniel Hibbert of Pukka Turf said: “I’d heard that J Premier Pitch was the choice of premier league pitches and, after I...
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Tree pit system - 5 Broadgate, London
    Tree pit system - 5 Broadgate, London
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    The Broadgate area in the City of London has seen a series of changes since its busy times as a Victorian railway hub, including the addition of the 5 Broadgate building. GreenBlue Urban supplied the horticultural and...
  • Dingle Nurseries: Trees / shrubs, Bradley Stoke Community School, Bristol
    Trees / shrubs, Bradley Stoke Community School, Bristol
    Dingle Nurseries
    Bradley Stoke Community School, completed in 2005, is a showcase for quality landscape design. The scheme was designed by Davis Lite Associates and implemented by a Bristol-based landscape contractor. Dingle Nurseries...
  • Platipus Anchors Ltd: Tree anchoring for Woodland Garden, Detton Mill
    Tree anchoring for Woodland Garden, Detton Mill
    Platipus Anchors Ltd
    The Woodland Garden is the final part of a 15-year project to transform a water mill and to make a new garden from scratch. The client was looking for a serene garden to offer a moment of tranquillity. 73 mature trees were...
  • Architectural Street Furnishings: Bespoke ASF MaxPave tree grilles - Manchester
    Bespoke ASF MaxPave tree grilles - Manchester
    Architectural Street Furnishings
    ASF was approached to supply bespoke-sized, stainless steel, triple tray paving infill units for the centre of Manchester. Working directly with the buyers on this job, ASF specified a product, producing pre-approval...
  • Johnsons Sports Seeds: J Premier Pitch grass seed used at Rugby World Cup venue
    J Premier Pitch grass seed used at Rugby World Cup venue
    Johnsons Sports Seeds
    Leicester City's King Power Stadium has been chosen to host some of the Rugby World Cup matches. Head Groundsman John Ledwidge has been at Leicester since 2014. In addition to the main pitch, John and his team of 7 are...
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Tree systems aid Northwood Hills regeneration programme
    Tree systems aid Northwood Hills regeneration programme
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    GreenBlue Urban provided a package to aid the installation of trees as part of the Northwood Hills project, which received £1.3m investment from the GLA and £461k match funding from Hillingdon Council. The project delivered...