Parks & Gardens (Page 5)

PRO53MV field

PRO 53MV mulcher launched

John Deere is expanding its range of walk-behind professional mowers with the new commercial PRO 53MV mulching mower

in Parks & Gardens - on 7/10/16

Japanese Knotweed

JK on the agenda

Insight into the major issues relating to Japanese knotweed and other invasive weeds are being presented at the 2016 Amenity Forum conference, by the head...

in Parks & Gardens - on 4/10/16


Green spaces worth £2.2bn

Outdoor exercise delivers an estimated £2.2bn of health benefits to adults in England each year, a study suggests

in Parks & Gardens - on 24/9/16


Deep penetration!

Landscapers, groundsmen and gardeners responsible for large grassed open space areas such as parkland, sports pitches, golf courses, bowling greens and...

in Parks & Gardens - on 23/9/16


FIT UK’s Best Park 2016

A nationwide search to find the country’s favourite local green space nominated and selected by public vote

in Parks & Gardens - on 23/9/16


October lawn care info

These monthly bulletins, from the distributors of Viano organic fertilisers, aim to provide helpful information on lawn care, as a handy reference point...

in Parks & Gardens - on 15/9/16


Public parks in decline

According to a report from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF), public parks face decline, and the HLF calls for combined national and local action to deliver...

in Parks & Gardens - on 14/9/16


Stoke Park a cut above

The nation is currently celebrating the 300th anniversary of the birth of the legendary landscape designer Lancelot ‘Capability' Brown - and, at Stoke...

in Parks & Gardens - on 7/9/16

Make it clear to people what's happening!

Has the paradigm shifted?

In his previous article, green space specialist, Bernard Sheridan, called for local authorities and land owners to seriously consider having ‘no-mow’...

in Parks & Gardens - on 2/9/16

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Hard surface weed control

Taking care of sports surfaces and public areas means controlling weeds, and hard surfaces need special care to meet legislation. Monsanto Technical Manager...

in Parks & Gardens - on 26/8/16

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Heaton Park buzzing

The Queen Bee of Manchester’s parks has been crowned with three Green Flag awards for 2016 – including a special community award handed to a century-old...

in Parks & Gardens - on 17/8/16

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Is your park threatened?

Model boat races, cricket matches, ice-cream vans and bootcamps – all human life can be found in our green spaces. But with government cuts and looming...

in Parks & Gardens - on 15/8/16


Royal Parks see green!

London’s eight Royal Parks are among some of the best in the UK after all of them received Green Flag awards this year

in Parks & Gardens - on 14/8/16


New knotweed service

The Knotweed Experts are PCA accredited contractors (Property Care Association). They are fully qualified in Japanese Knotweed control and complete removal....

in Parks & Gardens - on 11/8/16

Bodnant Pergola

A Rippin Yarn!

Bodnant Garden is the jewel in the crown of the National Trust’s gardens portfolio. Overlooking the Conwy valley, the garden’s Laburnum Arch is regarded...

in Parks & Gardens - on 5/8/16

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Royal Parks appointment

A new Royal Parks charity will be led by lifelong arts and heritage enthusiast Loyd Grossman CBE following his appointment as its new Chairman

in Parks & Gardens - on 9/7/16

Major TDR Blenheim Palace May 2016 (165) E1

Called to the palace!

Steeped in British history, Blenheim Palace has stood like a ‘jewel in the crown’ in the English countryside at Woodstock, Oxfordshire for over 800...

in Parks & Gardens - on 8/7/16

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Olympic Legacy Park boost

Sheffield’s Olympic Legacy Park (OLP) – the largest London 2012 legacy project – has won £4.9m in infrastructure funding

in Parks & Gardens - on 6/7/16


Is yours the best bush?

The art of topiary has been around since Roman times. As well as Europe, it was also popular in Japan and China at about the same time and has remained...

in Parks & Gardens - on 30/6/16

Mulberry Trees

Mulberries in spotlight

Some of London’s oldest trees will be coming under the spotlight thanks to a new campaign supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund

in Parks & Gardens - on 7/6/16