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  • Palmstead Nurseries: New specimen facility for Palmstead Plants
    New specimen facility for Palmstead Plants
    Palmstead Nurseries
    Palmstead is pleased to announce the completion of the final phase of the construction of its new specimen facility. The company will be stocking a larger and more diverse range of specimens than ever before, enabling customers to find the specimen that's just right for their projects. As part of this final phase, from 10 June 2019 visits to the...
    14 June 2019
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: GreenBlue Urban opens its first showroom
    GreenBlue Urban opens its first showroom
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    Global tree pit innovator - GreenBlue Urban - is proud to announce the opening of their first ever showroom, located in Farringdon, London. Located at 117 St John’s Road, EC1V 4JA. The London-based showroom will be the only place in the UK to showcase a range of tree pit products that enable healthy, uncompacted, aerated soil for extensive urban...
    21 May 2019
  • DLF Seeds: DLF Seeds joins The Amenity Forum
    DLF Seeds joins The Amenity Forum
    DLF Seeds
    DLF Seeds, the world’s largest producer and distributor of grass seed, has become members of The Amenity Forum. It joins over 70 other organisations, covering all aspects of the sector, to deliver research and information to those responsible for natural turf areas. Amenity Forum Chairman Professor John Moverley commented, “We are delighted that...
    18 April 2019
  • Germinal Amenity: A20 sports pitch seeding updated with perennial ryegrass
    A20 sports pitch seeding updated with perennial ryegrass
    Germinal Amenity
    Germinal has updated its leading sports pitch seeding and renovation mixture, A20 Premier Ryesport, with the introduction of the UK’s top-rated perennial ryegrass cultivar, Europitch. Europitch (at 20% inclusion) joins the A20 team alongside Eurocordus (20%), Eurosport (20%) and Carnac (40%), giving users of the revised seed mixture access to...
    17 April 2019
  • Practicality Brown: 1.8m High Beech Instant Hedge Available Now!
    1.8m High Beech Instant Hedge Available Now!
    Practicality Brown
    We have 2000m of 1.8m (approx. 6ft) high UK grown Instant Beech Hedge available to plant right now. This is premium product is the best in class in terms of the size, density and quality; it is perfect for high end projects that demand a superior finish. Common Beech or Fagus sylvatica is deciduous tree, native to the UK and its rich golden/brown...
    28 March 2019
  • GreenBlue Urban Ltd: GreenBlue Urban publish Edition 9 – The New Design Guide
    GreenBlue Urban publish Edition 9 – The New Design Guide
    GreenBlue Urban Ltd
    GreenBlue Urban is delighted to announce the launch of Edition 9 – The Urban Tree Planting Design Guide. This comprehensive publication contains: updated product information; a wealth of technical information to assist with best practice tree planting; global case studies; tree species selection; research to support the soil cell solution. To...
    18 March 2019
  • Germinal Amenity: Cabrio tops the ryegrass fineness of leaf ratings again
    Cabrio tops the ryegrass fineness of leaf ratings again
    Germinal Amenity
    Cabrio Ultra Fine Ryegrass has, for the third consecutive year, been announced as the number one variety for fineness of leaf in the BSPB’s Series L Table 1 for perennial ryegrasses. Formally introduced as a new cultivar in 2016, Cabrio Ultra Fine Ryegrass went straight to the top of the BSPB’s Table L1 for 2017 thanks to a fineness of leaf...
    04 February 2019
  • 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