I'm currently in the final phases of putting together a quote for a project with some fairly large retaining walls and the client has asked me to provide revised costs to replace a block and render…Continue
Thinking of starting a landscaping business?This exceptionally well produced PDF from the Institute of Occupational Health with health you sort the health and safety aspects of your business.See…Continue
was replacing some fence panels for a client today, & I've found that the best way for me anyway is to cut through the old nails/screws with an angle grinder, then take out the old panels &…Continue
A recent study by The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) showed that the average new family home had less than 100 square metres of floor space while it had 75 square metres of rear garden. As homes are getting smaller and gardens represent a significant proportion of our living space, homeowners are thinking carefully about how to get the best use from their outside space.
There will always be room for gardens that look good; aesthetically pleasing spaces that complement…Continue
Souters Sports, one of the UK’s leading specialist sportsturf contractors, has announced that it will be exhibiting at the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME) in Harrogate from 20th-22nd January 2015 on stand C2.Continue
An exotic plant species previously unknown to science has been discovered growing in a hothouse in London’s famous Kew Gardens.
Botanists discovered the carnivorous pitcher plant – now named Nepenthes zygon – had been growing at Kew for almost a decade and helping to keep down cockroaches, before anyone realised it didn’t match any species on record.
It originated from the Philippines where it was collected as a seed by a plant hunter in 1997 and donated to Kew in 2004 as a…Continue