News relating to planting on EXTERNAL WORKS. Keeping you up to date with sector news and innovations.
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  • Palmstead Nurseries: Soft landscape workshop from Palmstead - Jan 2020
    Soft landscape workshop from Palmstead - Jan 2020
    Palmstead Nurseries
    Palmstead will be holding a soft landscape workshop - 'Thinking Outside the Pot' - on 22 January 2020. Find out how we can work both together and within our own businesses towards a more sustainable, carbon neutral future. Venue: The Ashford International Hotel, Kent. Book by 1 Nov for early bird offer...
    16 September 2019
  • Bailey Streetscene: New weatherproof planter range from Bailey Streetscene
    New weatherproof planter range from Bailey Streetscene
    Bailey Streetscene
    Furnitubes has recently added a selection of planters made from GRP to its range. These contemporary planters are ideal for bordering, access control and most importantly creating green spaces in urban environments. GRP or Glass Reinforced Plastic is an incredibly durable and versatile material. Bailey Streetscene offers GRP planters in a wide...
    13 September 2019
  • DLF Seeds: DLF Seeds return to SALTEX
    DLF Seeds return to SALTEX
    DLF Seeds
    Sports, lawn and wildflower seed will be under the spotlight as DLF Seeds return to SALTEX in October. The technical team will be on hand to provide mixture advice across the Johnsons Sports Seed and Masterline ranges, but also, visitors to stand J100 will have the chance to win innovative tools for effective on-the-spot overseeding, worth over...
    10 September 2019
  • Architectural Street Furnishings: ASF bespoke product designs - materials
    ASF bespoke product designs - materials
    Architectural Street Furnishings
    We are being asked more and more to complete bespoke products using a variety of non-standard finished materials. Corten steel has been growing in popularity for the last 2 decades and has become a mainstay for many artists, architects and designers. Each year we are completing more products in this material as well as other materials that are...
    03 July 2019
  • 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. Visits to the newly expanded facility now require a pre-arranged appointment...
    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
  • Bailey Streetscene: Fantastic new development near Paddington Station
    Fantastic new development near Paddington Station
    Bailey Streetscene
    The Brunel Building is an impressive 240,000 sq ft commercial development located on North Wharf Road, London. The landmark design by Fletcher Priest Architects comprises 16 storeys of high quality office space, with the ground floor housing 5,500 sq ft of retail units, fronting directly onto the canal. The brief for the complimentary external...
    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