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SCOTHORT

28 SEPTEMBER 2017

ROYAL HIGHLAND CENTRE, EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND

SEMINARS

SEMINAR ROOM 1 10.30-11.30

PROTECTION AND STABILISATION, EROSION CONTROL IN THE LANDSCAPE

Speaker: Tim Martin, Greenfix Soil stabilisation and erosion control are long established methods in controlling the depredations of weather, water and human interaction with the landscape. As the UK distributor for the original cellular confinement material, Geoweb, Greenfix is in a unique position to provide support and direction for this versatile material. ecently introduced innovations in earth retention systems and bioengineering highlight Greenfix’s position at the forefront of this growing area of interest for everyone working on the landscape. Greenfix sales consultant Tim Martin has 15 years’ experience in the practical implementation of solutions to the problems of erosion control, and he will discuss applications for slope reinforcement and surface soil stabilisation, focusing on the benefits of biodegradable materials.

11.30-12.30

GARDEN LIGHTING: THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE UGLY

Speakers: Sam Cox & Paul Willavoys, Landscapeplus Garden lighting has come a long way in the last couple of decades, from power hungry, unreliable A s via halogen, to cool, long-lasting LED, colour change capability and smartphone lighting controls. As wholesaler to the professional garden trade, Landscapeplus has always been involved in helping garden designers and landscape contractors design, specify and supply everything needed for their garden lighting schemes. So come and listen as aul Willavoys and Sam ox talk you through the options and possibilities of lighting your garden projects, and hear the inside track on avoiding the pitfalls that can come with design and installation. f you want to know about cabling, conduits, drivers and light fittings or understand more about light outputs and lighting e ects, then take a moment and see how you can get the most from your budget and wow your clients.

14.30-15.30

PORCELAIN PAVING: WHAT’S THE FUSS ALL ABOUT?

Speaker: Sara Cullis, Global Stone As one of the first to introduce porcelain paving into the market four years ago, Global Stone is now a market leader serving the domestic market and has been instrumental in the biggest shift in the paving arena for nearly 15 years. This session will explore the market, key features and benefits of this exciting new paving innovation, explaining why it is proving so popular and has become the fastest growing hard landscaping trend. t will also look at the practical side of things, covering top tips for installation, laying patterns and cleaning and maintenance. So, if you want to find out more about why porcelain paving continues to grow in popularity then join us for this seminar.

15.30-16.30

DESIGN EVOLUTION IN LANDSCAPE DRAINAGE

Speaker: John Harte, Lateral Design Studio Why should channel and manhole drainage be purely functional, when the design is just as significant as the water collection and controlled dispersal Why shouldn’t they become a major part of your design project For years drainage covers have been unfairly denigrated and placed in less e ective locations so as not to spoil the overall landscape design. However landscapers, architects, public realm design teams and homeowners are identifying the need to return to quality craftsmanship from the Victorian era, and utilise current cutting edge technology. Something that, when well designed, will help lead a new renaissance period in urban street architecture. We will endeavour to stay ahead of the curve by continuing to improve this quality and introduce innovative new landscape products, and we want to share these ideas with you.

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