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  • Germinal Amenity: ForeFront grass seed mixture for better golf greens
    ForeFront grass seed mixture for better golf greens
    Germinal Amenity
    Germinal will be showcasing its ForeFront Greens grass seed mixture at the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME) in Harrogate from 22nd to 24th January 2019. Containing a unique blend of three top-ranking bentgrass varieties, ForeFront Greens delivers the highest levels of disease and stress resistance. It is rated for cutting heights down to...
    03 December 2018
  • Germinal Amenity: New Technical Sales Rep for Scotland and North East
    New Technical Sales Rep for Scotland and North East
    Germinal Amenity
    Germinal has recruited Alan Thomson as its new Amenity Technical Sales Representative for Scotland and the North East of England. Based from his home in Glasgow, Alan will provide technical sales support to Germinal’s customers throughout his region, and will be responsible for promoting the company’s popular range of Grade-A sports and amenity...
    27 November 2018
  • County Turf: An ECLIPSE at Castle Park, Doncaster Knights RFC
    An ECLIPSE at Castle Park, Doncaster Knights RFC
    County Turf
    In Spring 2017, Championship club Doncaster Knights initiated part of a long-term development plan at Castle Park. Investment was made into a new HYBRID surface for the main pitch, to enable not only more training sessions and matches for the Knights but also to allow all Doncaster Phoenix matches to play on the new surface, including double...
    18 October 2018
  • Artform Urban Furniture: Artform & Landscape Forms expand into European market
    Artform & Landscape Forms expand into European market
    Artform Urban Furniture
    Artform Urban Furniture are delighted to announce that as part of their commitment to US Partners, Landscape Forms, the company has appointed its first European agent, Velopa City. Based in Zurich, Velopa City have been recruited to promote and sell the Global Collection of Landscape Forms products to the Swiss market. The collection comprises the...
    18 September 2018
  • Artform Urban Furniture: Bailey Group announces next phase in its growth plans
    Bailey Group announces next phase in its growth plans
    Artform Urban Furniture
    As part of the Bailey Specialist Business Group, Artform Urban Furniture is involved with a group restructuring that will deliver greater efficiencies & improved lead times. The relocation of our Stoke on Trent based manufacturing plant to our larger Burscough facility will simplify the Group into three customer-focused business units...
    13 September 2018
  • Germinal Amenity: Germinal to showcase 'Seed and feed' package at Saltex
    Germinal to showcase 'Seed and feed' package at Saltex
    Germinal Amenity
    Germinal will be showcasing its new, all-in-one sports pitch renovation package at this year’s Saltex show at the NEC, Birmingham, from 31 October to 1 November. The A20 Seed & Feed package gives groundscare professionals everything they need to renovate sports pitches and to create a playable surface in time for the new season. The new...
    11 September 2018
  • DLF Seeds: DLF Seeds acquires PGG Wrightson Seeds
    DLF Seeds acquires PGG Wrightson Seeds
    DLF Seeds
    DLF Seeds has announced that an agreement has been reached to acquire PGG Wrightson Seeds. With DLF recognised as a leading seed player in the Northern hemisphere, and PGG occupying a similar position in the south, the combined business is seen as a significant strategic leap towards a significant global presence. PGG Wrightson Seeds is an...
    20 August 2018
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: How GreenBlue Urban supports arboriculturalists' visions
    How GreenBlue Urban supports arboriculturalists' visions
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    25 years after our inception, GreenBlue Urban has developed solutions we are proud of but we don’t stop and stagnate! It is through our work with arboriculturalists that we are truly able to understand the complexities of our most precious assets – trees. Our focus is on providing the most robust, structural soil support systems for the...
    17 August 2018
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: SuDS podcast series from GreenBlue Urban
    SuDS podcast series from GreenBlue Urban
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    GreenBlue Urban has an entire website dedicated to podcasts on SuDS and managing stormwater with tree planting. It is called Trees, Stormwater and the Built Environment. To see the list of podcast episodes , click 'Visit website' opposite....
    08 August 2018
  • Germinal Amenity: New amenity website from Germinal
    New amenity website from Germinal
    Germinal Amenity
    Germinal has announced the launch of a brand new, amenity-specific website aimed at making it easier for landscape architects and sports turf professionals to get the very best results from their amenity spaces. The new website contains all the information needed to optimise the performance of their amenity facilities. It includes complete...
    31 July 2018
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: Podcast: Trees, stormwater and the built environment
    Podcast: Trees, stormwater and the built environment
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    We were delighted to be able to grab a few minutes with arguably one of the most forward-thinking and enthusiastic Head of Highways in the capital - Ian Hawthorn Cmgr MCMI ExDip, Head of Highways Maintenance and Capital Projects (LBHF + RBKC) Co Chair at London Technical Advisory Group. Ian has extensive experience working across the public and...
    24 July 2018
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: New infographic on urban tree planting
    New infographic on urban tree planting
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    For specifiers, the use of a complete tree pit package saves time and reduces the complexities of ensuring that below and above ground solutions for the tree are integrated. ArborSystem provides the long-term irrigation, aeration, support and protection for all urban trees to thrive and projects to prosper for many years to come. Discover...
    22 May 2018
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: GreenBlue Urban launches brand new tree grille
    GreenBlue Urban launches brand new tree grille
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    GreenBlue Urban is delighted to announce the launch of a brand new tree grille onto the market. Named SettStone, the precast grille measures 1200mm square. It is manufactured from permeable materials therefore is SuDS compatible by remaining highly porous. The high-strength grille can be used in trafficked areas, is simple to assemble, and will...
    19 April 2018
  • Germinal Amenity: Germinal seed plant investment enhances customer service
    Germinal seed plant investment enhances customer service
    Germinal Amenity
    A £1.5 million investment in state-of-the art packing facilities and additional storage capacity at Germinal GB’s Lincoln headquarters is part of a broader long-term strategy to increase efficiencies and competitiveness throughout its expanding forage and amenity seed businesses. So reports Managing Director Paul Billings, who says the improved...
    16 April 2018
  • Germinal Amenity: New wildflower mix for quick, reliable meadow habitat
    New wildflower mix for quick, reliable meadow habitat
    Germinal Amenity
    A new wildflower seed mixture, specifically designed to produce a fast-establishing sward of UK-native wildflowers and meadow grasses has been launched by Germinal Amenity. Formulated to produce the kind of quick and easy- to-establish meadow-type habitats required by modern, commercial landscaping projects, Germinal’s Everyday Meadow seed mixture...
    09 April 2018