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
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
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
Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says.
The Royal Society warns that the risk of heatwaves to an ageing population will rise about ten-fold by 2090 if greenhouse gases continue to rise.
They estimate the risk to individuals from floods will rise more than four-fold and the drought risk will treble.
The report’s lead author Prof Georgina Mace said: “This problem is not just about to come… it’s here…Continue