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Hozelock put up for sale for £200 million

Simon Laffin, the company's chairman, is consulting with a number of banks about a sales process which is likely to be finalised by the end of the year, according to reports over the weekend. Rothschild is said to be among the banks to be favoured to lead the sale process.

This marks the third time in four years that CVC Capital Partners, the private equity company which owns Hozelock's parent company, Rasindeck, has tried to offload…


Added by Phil Voice on April 18, 2011 at 19:56 — 2 Comments

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Some DIY tips from a PR professional

Forever conscious that with a little knowledge and effort you can gain some valuable exposure for your business, I thought I'd point to a very helpful article from PR professional Sarah Hall.


Sarah has written a piece titled DIY PR for start ups and from it you can pick up some tips on what might constitute news, how to research what may appeal to editors and how to spot potential…


Added by Craig McGinty on April 18, 2011 at 17:10 — No Comments

New Outdoor Furniture From McVeigh Parker - Designed For The Toughest Environments

Manufactured by the UK's most technologically advanced producer of sustainable, high performance, environmentally friendly recycled plastic products.


Made from 100% recycled plastic. Low maintenance, weatherproof and vandal resistant. Lasts five times longer than timber reducing whole life costs. Tough, durable, will not chip, crack or splinter. No rot, non toxic and  impenetrable by insects such as woodworm. 100% recycled and recyclable.


One of the picnic…


Added by Lucy @ Mcveigh Parker Fencing on April 18, 2011 at 15:44 — No Comments

Lawn edging

You can read more about lawn edging At lawn edging

or on our ebay shop ebay lawn edging


here is another part from our customers list ( no names and first line of address)

100% satisfactio- had no unsatesfied…


Added by Ofer El-hashahar on April 18, 2011 at 14:15 — No Comments

Lawn edging

I read this week, as a fire fighter- retained (part time) about work/lesiure balance.  One recomended thing (that succesful people do) is to reduce unneeded tasks!


or how not to be like this hamster that his life seems like one very long task.





Lawn edging reduce thew work at more than 70 % of the time it takes do the edging ... month after month and year after year. ( you can read how on our site)…


Added by Ofer El-hashahar on April 18, 2011 at 14:01 — No Comments

New Etesia Dealer Appointment

As part of Etesia's on-going plan for expansion in the UK, the company has announced the appointment of GMS Garden Machinery Services of Holyhead for the sales and after-sales…


Added by Chris Bassett on April 18, 2011 at 13:59 — No Comments

5 Easy Steps To Easier Gardening

What began as a set of insights aimed at making gardening life easier for Seniors, has now evolved into a far more generally-applicable set of systems which make life easier for any gardener at all. A glance over the items listed below can inform absolutely anyone about labor and money-saving methods of gardening.

1. Less Turf, Lawn Edging

By cutting down the area of lawn we are faced with continually maintaining, we free up land for other purposes…


Added by Ofer El-hashahar on April 17, 2011 at 0:03 — No Comments

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400m² Laboratory sub-floor prepared in only 2 days using Ultra Floor

NKS Flooring Ltd. damp proofed, primed and levelled a laboratory floor using a complete system of products from Ultra Floor.


Experienced contractors and CFA members, NKS Flooring Ltd. have completed a 400m² flooring project at a York University laboratory in Yate using high-performance Ultra Floor sub-floor preparation products.


The product started with the power floated floor being diamond ground the company's…


Added by Instarmac Group on April 15, 2011 at 15:23 — No Comments

Colours of Change for Ferrari Tractors

The complete range of Ferrari tractors, which includes the Raptor, Vipar, Cobram, Thor, Vega and the recently launched Cromo models, is being updated for 2011to include a brand new colour scheme of green and silver.


The new colours are now available for order, with production already well underway…


Added by Chris Bassett on April 14, 2011 at 11:09 — No Comments

All About Gardening - Lincolnshire Showground 1st to 3rd July

We will be attending the brand new gardening show to be held at Lincolnshire Showground in July this year



See 1000s of beautiful plants on sale at reduced prices, get expert advice from experienced growers, plus fantastic food and drink as well as horticultural gifts and accessories. Call 01702 549623 or email Advance…


Added by Unreal Gardens - John Stobart on April 14, 2011 at 10:00 — 2 Comments

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Presenting the Flex Factor Winner!

The Ultra Tile grout range is now available with a brand new look!

What's more, Ultra Tile FlexJoint has an improved formula!


The Ultra Tile grout range consists of FlexJoint, WideJoint and FineJoint, all three products are now available in their new look packaging!


Sporting bright new colours, a modern design, simplified product information and now ideal bag sizes the packaging is perfect for both…


Added by Instarmac Group on April 13, 2011 at 13:37 — No Comments

Artificial Grass Sales Campaign

Our Artificial Grass sales campaign is now gathering momentum, and later next week will see us installing in Sleaford & Doncaster.


We will add more info on the jobs as we complete them but should anyone require any further assistance or know of any clients etc looking for artificial grass as part of their garden then please let me know.


We are approved installers and suppliers of the fantastic UK manufactured Tiger Turf artificial grass with several ranges…


Added by Unreal Gardens - John Stobart on April 13, 2011 at 13:20 — No Comments


Dear Southern-based landscapers and garden designers, (and everyone else that likes to travel)

I am keeping some 'living label' palms and olives at my holding nursery in Wimborne, Dorset. The idea is so that you or your customer can view the stock before you buy. Although some of the stock may only be in 10 litre pots, much larger specimens can be ordered from the same growers, with a quick turnaround.

I am able to deliver larger specimens, which can be seen on my website blog.…


Added by Charlie Pinder on April 13, 2011 at 11:38 — No Comments

Outdoor Wood Fired Oven, The Point Of Difference Your Client Needs

Its a competitive market out there, effected by the recession, the seasons, competition and more! So why not consider offering your clientele the point of difference that will make your company stand above the rest?

With a wood fired oven, not only can you offer your clients a social catering tool, mouthwatering wood fired delicacies, and outdoor heating, but a feature that can be customised to any design, to suit your clientele's demands. What could make a garden more memorable?…


Added by Laura on April 13, 2011 at 11:17 — No Comments

Magical Movements Garden, Devon

Hi All and welcome.


For those of you that are not familiar, allow me to introduce my self.....


My name is Kerry Jackson and I design, create and landscape gardens,  my company Jackson's Landscape Design (JLD) is based in Newton Abbot, Devon.


My aim for this blog is to compile a garden build up dossier using images, videos and brief descriptions on a daily basis to allow…


Added by Jackson's Landscape Design on April 12, 2011 at 19:32 — No Comments

Not just for MEN, but easy enough for Women....30 MINUTE MOWER TUNE-UP

Boys and their toys we all know how they love to VROOM VROOM, but here are 5 Simple Steps before revving
up that Lawnmower...

!.  Check the spark plug, use a wire brush for any deposit buildups, will help with the start up...
2.  Examine the Air Filter, even throughout the season...
3.  Sharpen Blade, if you have a grinder- if not remove and take to repair shop...
4.  Keep clean Fuel...old…

Added by Brigitt Stevenson on April 12, 2011 at 18:50 — No Comments

We love our gardens

We love our gardens. All around the world there is a great proliferation of gardening bogs, articles, websites and real retail and wholesale dealers for gardening lore and products. It seems the modern world has actually increased, rather than decreased, our interest in gardening. With all that has come stunning innovations and elements of design and composition which make this gardening thing more interesting to look at. These newer products have made designing and even…


Added by Ofer El-hashahar on April 9, 2011 at 14:00 — 1 Comment

Help in Pleaching Hornbeams

I am purchasing 500 Hornbeams canes approx 1.6-2m tall.I am hopping to pleach 200 of them for resale at a later date(probably 5-6 years),What i need to know is would it be best to plant them in containers or in the ground as i believe i need to prune the roots on a yearly basis.Is this correct?Also any info would be greatly reciecved as as you can see i am a novice at this.

I have seen them while working in Oxford as a gardener and was really…


Added by Earle White on April 8, 2011 at 5:52 — 4 Comments

Sunshine and hope

Again another day dawned and the sun was shining, more flyers delivered and more hope.......then it happened ~ a phone call late in the day from a prospective customer, result first job on it's way......let's hope that this is the start of something big!!!

Added by John Pickering on April 6, 2011 at 19:59 — No Comments

How to Achieve a Better Work/Life Balance

Do you have a good work/life balance? How do we determine what constitutes a good work/life balance? Some people spend their entire life working on their business. As a result, they don’t have a good family life. Nothing but work has resulted in a bad marriage, a failing relationship with their kids, and no source of interest or pleasure outside from their everyday work. Work is their reality, nothing else. On the other hand, some people choose to have a more balanced life. For them, it’s…


Added by Mark Bradley on April 5, 2011 at 21:50 — No Comments

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