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Lawn care - a new career?

This article has been written by Jack Chapman of Kingsbury Lawn Care, an independent lawn care company based in the West Midlands. He’s been extremely...

in Parks & Gardens - 2 weeks, 1 day ago

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Leisure and golfing feast

One of those much-visited jewels in the crown of historic country properties is Hever Castle in a corner of west Kent. It is best known as the home of...

in Parks & Gardens - on 4/2/21

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Palace of the Peak

Chatsworth, said by many to be the Palace of the Peak, is set on the banks of the River Derwent in the heart of the Derbyshire Peak District. Since 1549,...

in Parks & Gardens - on 10/12/20

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Switch to battery power

A keen gardener has recently made the switch from petrol to battery power and it has proven to be no mistake! She encourages anyone still using petrol-powered...

in Parks & Gardens - on 21/11/20

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Brodsworth Bounces Back!

Brodsworth Hall, virtually unchanged since the 1860s, is one of the most complete surviving examples of a Victorian country house in England. Located in...

in Parks & Gardens - on 9/10/20

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People need parks

Following the release of several new pieces of research relating to parks and green spaces over recent days, in our latest blog Fields in Trust Chief Executive,...

in Parks & Gardens - on 3/10/20

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DLF Wildflower success

A wildflower meadow at the heart of a brand-new retirement village in Alcester has been praised for its outstanding, long-lasting visual impact

in Parks & Gardens - on 21/9/20

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The abuse of parks

I have sat for long enough and read the reports, seen the pictures, headlines, Tweets, Facebook updates and had conversations with my own team and...

in Parks & Gardens - on 30/6/20

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Why parks matter?

A statement from the Parks Management Forum to the Prime Minister

in Parks & Gardens - on 24/6/20

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Green spaces at risk

Despite their newfound importance - as a place to get outside, exercise and meet loved ones safely during the COVID-19 lockdown – Fields in Trust has...

in Parks & Gardens - on 9/6/20

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Green Space Index 2020

The Green Space Index - Fields in Trust's annual barometer of publicly accessible park and green space provision - shows that 2.7m people in Great Britan...

in Parks & Gardens - on 1/6/20

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Terrain aerates deep

Armed with a number of solutions, Terrain Aeration have been treating trees in all types of situation for over twenty-five years, from back gardens to...

in Parks & Gardens - on 24/5/20

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A cut above ...

With two sets of specially designed counter-rotating blades to minimise the scattering of debris, the new EGO Professional-X RotoCut attachment (RTX2300)...

in Parks & Gardens - on 15/5/20

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FCC impresses with Toro

For several years Toro machinery has been helping FCC Environment’s grounds maintenance department achieve excellent results for its clients, which is...

in Parks & Gardens - on 6/5/20

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Q&A with Paul Dibb

Paul Dibb - mood swing if you hide the biscuit barrel!

in Parks & Gardens - on 30/3/20

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Spirit of place!

Knowing such a marvellous house, gardens and grounds - with Robert Adam architecture and Chippendale furniture in abundance - and then learning about a...

in Parks & Gardens - on 30/3/20

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National Trust turns 125

The National Trust is celebrating 125 years since it was founded, on 12 January 1895. As they mark this milestone anniversary, Director-General, Hilary...

in Parks & Gardens - on 12/2/20

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King's Ely keeping busy

King’s Ely sits in the shadows of the city’s splendid cathedral and its location and history demands high standards are maintained at all times. Blair...

in Parks & Gardens - on 24/1/20

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National Trust Chartwell

“A day away from Chartwell is a day wasted”. That’s what Sir Winston Churchill said about his family home near Westerham in Kent, which has been...

in Parks & Gardens - on 22/1/20

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New Donky wheel barrow

The environmentally friendly Donky electric wheel barrow has quickly become a popular choice for those responsible for landscape management with many green...

in Parks & Gardens - on 8/1/20