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Landscape Welcome to this first preview edition of LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September. Over the coming months further editions will be available showing new exhibitors, new products and new ideas that will be available for you to see at the show. Taking place in Battersea Park in central London on Tuesday and Wednesday the 23rd & 24th of September 2014, LANDSCAPE will play host to the annual meeting place for the landscaping industry. This year’s event continues it’s programme of uniting the industry, bringing together all of the Associations and Media under one roof. 2014 will also see lots of changes to the event. This year will provide the opportunity to ‘Meet The Editor’; your chance to get up close and personal with the people that write about the things that affect us all. This year sees the return of the popular free Seminar Sessions and as part of LANDSCAPE’s ongoing commitment towards uniting the industry and enhancing the professional qualifications of it’s practitioners, all of this year’s seminars qualify for CPD learning points. With co-operation from our overseas colleagues LANDSCAPE is fast becoming the ‘go to’ show for Europe.

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Mel Howse Things are not always what they seem.  This is the discovery as you approach one of Mel Howse’s extra-ordinary sculptural vessels. Quite apart from their scale! At first glance these works of art are magnificent ceramics, but In fact these are works in spun steel within a glassy skin of fired vitreous enamels. The rich abstracted exterior and interior is a smooth web of fired colour. Most of her portfolio is architectural and permanently installed public art, and is concerned with art thriving within a space and integrating with its environs.  Her work embraces both contemporary and traditional techniques using both glass and steel. Her largest commission is a 500m2 glass façade for the retailer Sainsbury’s. Mel has been made a Queen’s Scholar for her work with enamels and has a number of Sussex Heritage Awards to her name. In June 2013 she was awarded The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust’s ‘Award For Excellence’. She is the first Scholar to receive the award and it is in recognition of her creative expansion of traditional craft skills into contemporary practice. Visit www.melhowse.uk to see her portfolio of commissioned work. Visit Mel and these unusual sculptures at The QEST Pavilion within the LANDSCAPE Show in Battersea Park this September with The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust on stand D9F.

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This years Association of Professional Landscapers(APL) award ceremony was held on 12th March at the Gibson Hall. First established in 1995 to recognise and reward the high quality of work carried out by landscape contractors belonging to the organisation, the awards continue to gain recognition and popularity and this year judges saw 60 over entries and CED are very proud to have supplied four of the short listed projects. The clients wanted a private retreat that could be used day or night, was low maintenance and contemporary in style. They requested the garden provide an area for entertaining but was also a fun usable place for their children. While having to overcome some particularly difficult site problems and restrictions, the clever use of plank sandstone paving to match the interior wooden floor planks enabled the designers to stay true to their ethos to extend the interior space into the outdoors and helped to make both interior and exterior spaces feel much larger. Having been a supper of stone to the landscape industry for over 35 years it still brings a huge amount of delight to see our products being used in such remarkable ways and would like to thank all of the winners for using our products to create such beautiful spaces. Come and visit them on stand number E23 at this years LANDSCAPE show in Battersea Park this September.

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This entire magazine has been put together with the help of the exhibitors, the associations and trade bodies as well as the various media partners that are uniting the industry in Battersea Park this September. Contractor Zones • Being very much an annual meeting place, this years LANDSCAPE Show in Battersea Park sees the introduction of the BALI Pavilion and the APL Contractors Zone. • BALI are wholeheartedly supporting the event and have a Pavilion of Members for you to meet. The APL have organised a Contractors Zone so that you can meet with new contractors to build your next project. Society of Garden Designers • This year the Society of Garden Designers are holding their AGM within the show, they will also be using the event as the launch pad of their new ‘Product of The Year’ competition.

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Masterclasses • The London College of Garden Design will be featuring “Master Classes” on Design, Planting and Construction. Their speakers will feature a line up of the great and good from the industry and include the very best from Chelsea 2014. CPD Accredited Seminars • As part of LANDSCAPE’s ongoing commitment towards uniting the industry and enhancing the professional qualifications of it’s practitioners, all of the ‘free to attend’ seminars at this year’s LANDSCAPE Show qualify for CPD learning points. • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is defined as ‘a commitment to structured skills enhancement and personal or professional competence’ and organisations that are granted membership by the CPD Certification Service must clearly demonstrate expertise in their field and provide a place for industry to turn to for advice and guidance.


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Students • On the 24th of September there will be special presentations to introduce all of the trade bodies to students, in order to highlight career paths and opportunities available within the industry. Interior Influences • To reflect the strong influences that interior designers play in shaping our landscapes, the Chelsea Design Quarter and the Pimlico Road Association will be very much part of things this year with feature stands and seminar presentations highlighting some of the very top names from the world of interiors. Royal Warrant Holders • The Royal Warrant Holders Association will be there in force again this year highlighting their scholarship scheme and showcasing the very best in artisan skills. Industry Support • Supported by trade associations and media from across the globe, LANDSCAPE is now internationally recognised as the ‘go to’ show for the industry.

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Meet the Writers • New this year there is the chance to ‘Meet The Editor’, - your opportunity to speak direct to the journalists that cover your industry. Alongside them will be a special ‘Meet The Author’ desk. Come and talk to the authors of those publications that have always interested you. International Pavilion • Due to high demand from overseas suppliers, we are delighted to announce an all encompassing International Pavilion. Focusing on the newest trends, innovative products and exciting opportunities, the pavilion will allow visitors to experience ideas from all over the World in one location. LANDSCAPE is truly uniting the industry and has something for everyone. Make sure you are part of it this year and visit our website for more details. www.landscapeshow.co.uk.


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With the recent increase in towns and cities offering ‘free wifi’ to allow shoppers and businesses the opportunity to constantly keep in contact, the drain on battery life from ‘smart phones’ continues to increase. Bright LED screens consume huge amounts of the battery energy and can run a battery from full to empty in as little as 4 hours. Often important calls or contact can be missed or just phoning for a lift home, or taxi is no longer possible with a dead battery. Street Charge resolves that issues easily Street Charge can be deployed either as a permanent solution (with sponsorship opportunities) as in New York where AT&T sponsored some in Battery Park, or else as temporary units for summer locations, fairgrounds, music festivals etc. they can then be stored during the winter months when not required. Never run out of charge on your mobile again. Available exclusively from Environmental Street Furniture who are exhibiting at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September.

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Street Charge has been successfully trialled in over 50 locations in New York, and is now available in Europe through a partnership with Belfast based Environmental Street Furniture, with a launch in the UK next month. The product keeps your mobile phone charged for people on-the-go in between home, office or the café, using only solar power.


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APL The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) are proud to continue their support of LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September. The APL was formed to try and raise maintain standards in the industry and to help consumers make an informed choice in a market place that is susceptible to problems. They provide homeowners with an even greater choice when selecting a landscaper.

The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) is delighted to announce that it has joined forces with WorldSkills UK, the country’s premier set of skills competitions for young people and adults. The APL will become the organising partner for the landscape gardening section of the WorldSkills UK competition.

A new feature at the exhibition this year will be the APL Contractors Zone providing an opportunity to meet with some of their members who can show you how to bring your garden designs to fruition. Featuring top names like Landform Consultants who have been helping to build gardens at Chelsea Flower Show for 25 years, there will be someone there for every type of project. Come and talk to us!

The competition is part of a set of over 70 UK wide skills competitions ranging from landscape gardening to engineering, electronics to the arts; all of which are designed by industry experts and targeted at apprentices, college and university students, trainees and employees. The aim of the competition is to inspire young people and adults to be ambitious in their pursuit of skills to the highest level. Entering the competitions is proven to catapult a person’s career, build on their skills, test their knowledge against their peers in industry and showcase their potential to employers. The competition features regional heats which will include a showcase of competition gardens at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2014, culminating in an international Olympics-style event at The Skills Show where finalists compete to be named the ‘Best in the UK’. It is hoped that a Development Day for finalists will take place alongside LANDSCAPE this September in Battersea Park.

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Martha Schwartz

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The LANDSCAPE Show is delighted to welcome the internationally renowned architect Martha Schwartz to the ever growing list of speakers at this years event. Featured here are some of her recent projects. Sowwah Square in Abu Dhabi which was completed in 2012 and is the first development within the larger Sowwah Island master plan and is intended to be the centre piece of the island development, providing a green retreat at the centre of the new commercial hub. On the southern edge of Sowwah Island, the main urban space is located on top of a twolevel retail podium and creates a landscape setting for the Sowwah Square complex. Future phases of the project will include a 5 star Business Hotel, serviced apartments, and additional retail complexes adjacent to Sowwah Square. Also shown is Fengming Mountain Park which is set on a 16,000m2 site, located in the growing Shapingba District of Chongqing. Opened in Spring 2013, visitors are taken on a dynamic journey via a series of iconic mountain-shaped follies, plazas, greenery and water features to the proposed Vanke Golden City Development sales centre. The brief was to design a demonstration park and urban public realm to express a unique indentiy in order to market the future development. The park is required to draw attention to the development sales centre from the upper main road and entrance from Fengxi Road; and be adaptable for retrofit and integration for the adjacent future development. The presence of water is an important part of Fengming Mountain Park and is expressed as a ‘flow’ of water from the arrival plaza to the sales centre, using a variety of different water effects, such as: channels, pools and jets to assist with cooling, provide sounds and atmosphere to what is a captivating landscape.

ASLA The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) was founded in 1899. It now represents more than 15,000 landscape architecture professionals and students in the United States, it’s territories and 42 other countries around the world. With 80% of it’s members working in private practice and 12% in the public sector, ASLA members work on projects of every type, scale and budget. The ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo is the largest gathering of landscape architecture professionals and students in the world. This year the event will be held in Denver, Colorado and LANDSCAPE will be hosting the UK Pavilion. One of the most frequent requests ASLA receive is to see more exhibitors from the UK and Europe. Attendees want access to products that are well designed and feature the highest quality workmanship. If you would like to be part of things please do get in touch directly with LANDSCAPE at info@landscapeshow.co.uk for more details. ASLA will be featured at this years show and will be hosting some American Themed Seminar Sessions. Please do visit them for more information about their event and membership. To visit ASLA direct please visit them online at www.asla.org

Martha will be one of the featured speakers at the ‘free to attend’ CPD accredited Seminar Sessions at this years LANDSCAPE Show in Battersea Park this September. Register for free tickets to come along and listen to what she has to say at www.landscapeshow.co.uk.

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Aralia Garden Design


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BALI Aralia Garden Design was set up in 2004 when Patricia Fox started out as a Garden Designer, working as a sole practitioner, and operating from her home office, very much on a part time local basis. Now celebrating 10 successful years in business having developed into a multidisciplinary landscape design studio with both UK and international clients. Aralia’s design team are now involved in a range of high end projects including a series of penthouse roof terraces at the prestigious Chelsea Creek Development, London, with world class Property Developer St George PLC (part of the Berkeley Home Group).

BALI (British Association of Landscape Industries) are very much part of this years LANDSCAPE show. With a new members pavilion, BALI will be there in force to show what their members are capable of achieving. As the UK’s largest represntaitve body for professional landscape contractors, garden designers and companies supplying products and services to the landscaping industry, BALI and its members work tirelessly to raise standards across the industry. Come and find out more about them at this years LANDSCAPE show in Battersea Park in September.

The Aralia design team have a wide selection of projects on their desks, or more accurately on their PC’s, from sprawling country estates to high specification urban gardens. They work on a broad range of projects, but tend to be involved on design projects that require a core element of innovation. This they believe is their speciality, coupled with their underlying professionalism in their approach across the board, from the design process through the full spectrum of their services. With a string of national awards to their name the team is well placed to provide that assurance and confidence to their clients. Aralia believes that the early stages of the project are absolutely key. Fox says ‘We spend a significant amount of time in the early stages working through the objectives for the brief and really exploring concepts and design styles with our clients. It is essential that we take the time to do so: it is the only way to know for sure that you are designing a landscape that is going to satisfy your client’s needs!’ The future for Aralia is looking good, come and listen to Patricia Fox, one of the speakers at the CPD accredited seminars at this years LANDSCAPE show in Battersea Park in September.

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Australian Garden Show The dates have been set for the 2014 Australian Garden Show Sydney, to be held once again in Sydney’s iconic Centennial Park. The show will officially launch the start of the floral and garden shows that take place each year throughout NSW and will be held over four days from 4 - 7 September, 2014. Event Director, Anthony Bastic, AGB Events, says. “The 2014 Australian Garden Show Sydney promises to be a world-class outdoor event, which will once again attract the participation of highly respected international and Australian gardening experts. We design the show so it is both inspiring and educational for gardening novices as well as the more experienced gardeners via our popular educational workshops and lecture series. The first week of spring is also the perfect time to showcase what nurseries and retailers have on offer and launch new plant releases.” Australia’s key gardening associations have once again endorsed the show. David Foster, CEO, Nursery & Garden Industry NSW & ACT Ltd (NGINA) believes, “As an industry association we represent the nursery and gardening industry, we believe the Australian Garden Show Sydney offers the very best opportunity for industry to showcase itself to a large public audience. Through the experience we gained via exhibiting at this year’s show, we can guarantee that this is a quality event with real gardens and real value”.

The event will enable visitors at a perfect time of year, to soak up inspiration for outdoor spaces from some of the most spectacular display gardens that they will ever see. The Horticultural Media Association is an enthusiastic supporter of the Australian Garden Show Sydney and will be there in force in 2014 to educate and inspire the gardening public. The Australian Garden Show Sydney is part of the NSW Events Calendar developed by Destination NSW on behalf of the NSW Government.

Minister for Tourism and Major Events, George Souris said, “The Australian Garden Show Sydney is set to inspire garden lovers, showcase the best in landscape design whilst at the same time delight participants with award winning floral displays and offering the latest in cutting edge green technology.” Anthony Bastic, the Event Director and Founder, will be one of the featured speakers at this years LANDSCAPE event in Battersea Park in September. Come along and listen to how you can be part of the 2015 event. www.australiangardenshowsydney.com.au


Bronzino Specified by leading architects and designers for luxury projects around the world, Bronzino® will be using LANDSCAPE 2014 in September to showcase its new Charger collection, a range of shallow planters designed specifically for use indoors and in small spaces.

Inspiration for Bronzino’s Charger came, says founder and designer Kenneth Topp: “from noticing that designers were looking for versatile containers that could be used to create low planting schemes that didn’t restrict a view or sightlines. Our Basin has been a popular product for larger gardens, but when it comes to a more intimate space or for a tabletop, Chargers are perfect. “The design works especially well for drought tolerant plants such as Echeveria, as these tend to have shallow roots. It’s a great way to give houseplants a more contemporary look.” Beautifully finished both inside and out, Chargers can also stand alone as table centrepieces, or used as casual storage for papers and magazines. Like all Bronzino designs, the Chargers are hand-made by artisans from solid copper. Kenneth’s expert knowledge of traditional metalworking can be seen in each design, and while many are based on historic forms, Bronzino designs are not reproductions. They are reinventions of the past, and new forms that have been created to meet contemporary functional requirements. Bronzino planters are available to order, in any quantity, they work with many of the world’s leading architects and designers, and are happy to ship worldwide. Come and talk to them at this years LANDSCAPE show in Battersea Park this September.

Guild of Master Craftsmen The Guild of Master Craftsmen has recently redesigned and updated its website with a host of new features to make it better both for its members and for their customers to find them. The website – www.guildmc.com - is designed to convey the quality and skill of its members. It explains the background to the Guild and gives help and advice for the general public and businesses who might need to use a member of The Guild of Master Craftsmen for work on their home or garden. The online ‘Find a craftsman’ service has been improved to help prospective customers find a skilled and experienced person. Trades represented include landscape and garden designers, gardening services, groundwork contractors, fencing specialists and tree surgeons. Also represented are supporting trades such as paving, drystone walls, stonemasons, blacksmiths, sculptors and carpenters specialising in outdoor furniture and structures. The Guild of Master Craftsmen are proud to be working with LANDSCAPE again this year and look forward to welcoming their members to the show in Battersea Park this September.

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Scotscape

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Scotscape Limited, one of the market leaders in the design, installation and on-going maintenance of living wall systems, has completed the installation of four new living walls at Marks and Spencer’s Simply Food stores in a variety of locations around the UK. The living walls form an integral part of Marks and Spencer’s renowned ‘Plan A Sustainability Programme’ which has inspired retailers worldwide to improve their sustainability performance.

Having built a series of sustainable learning stores over the past couple of years at Sheffield, Norwich, Stratford City and Cheshire Oaks, Marks and Spencer has further refined its commitment to implementing successful sustainable building features. Along with 100% LED lighting, re-using waste heat, and rain-water harvesting, Scotscape Living Walls have now been applied to four of Marks and Spencer’s existing Simply food stores at - Slough, Heswall, Oswestry and Epping. Proven in applications throughout the UK and Europe, the benefits of living walls are far-reaching, delivering a wide range of both aesthetic and performance advantages to buildings of all size, shape and scale. The key benefits include air-purification, sound abatement, insulation (leading to improved U-values and carbon reduction) and flood water mitigation. The installation of welldesigned and well-maintained living walls also contributes significantly to the development of biodiversity in our cities, providing habitats for insects, birds and butterflies. In the retail environment living walls bring an eco store to life for customers and employees. For detailed research results, more information on the company’s extensive range of living wall systems, or to discuss a particular project come and visit them at this years LANDSCAPE show in Battersea Park in September.

Garden lighting specialists Lumena Lights progress with an impressive range of high end outdoor lighting with stylish new additions for 2014. Over the past 12 months they have supplied and worked with many garden designers and landscapers, some of which have won awards for their projects. With a versatile, durable and reasonably priced selection of lighting and exclusive discounts available to SGD members and trade professionals, Lumena are the perfect choice for the discerning garden designer. One new product that is receiving attention is the new ‘Smartflood’, an elegant, adjustable circular 80mm diameter LED floodlight. Available in 12v and 240v mains options, the ‘Smartflood’ is highly versatile and can be used for any application. The built in warm white 9w LED panel (3 x 3w LEDs) emits a strong light equivalent to around 90w ideal to illuminate outdoor focal points such as statues, water features, house facades, trees and other outdoor features. Its high waterproof IP65 rating makes it totally durable for exterior use.


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IFLA IFLA’s vision is to establish the importance of all matters relating to landscape and landscape architecture as the physical, socio-economic, cultural, visual, conceptual and spatial context of our European communities. Their holistic vision demands they establish, support and promote the landscape architectural profession across Europe, contributing to international discourse, shaping and disseminating European initiatives, facilitating the exchange of information, whilst promoting excellence in professional practice, education and research culminating in a culturally rich, diverse and sustainable Europe. IFLA are proud to be part of LANDSCAPE in London and look forward to meeting like minded individuals at the show this September. www.europe.iflaonline.org

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The unique copper-like anodised finish blends in naturally with garden surroundings and makes the ‘Smartflood’ a stunning garden light with a classic aesthetic. It can be fixed into the ground using the stainless steel tubular spike supplied or can be mounted directly on to decking or walls using the built in aluminium bracket. For instant coloured lighting effects, our 50mm dichroic lenses will fit into the ‘Smartflood’. Simply unscrew the head, remove the spring clip and place the coloured lens on the existing LED panel. Lumena will be exhibiting at this years LANDSCAPE show in Battersea Park in September, come along and see their products face to face.

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Originally created in honour of the Queen’s silver jubilee in 1977, the Jubilee Gardens are situated on London’s South Bank. As tourist traffic to the area increased and other infrastructure projects including an extension to the Jubilee Tube line, the Golden Jubilee bridges, and the London Eye were undertaken, the plush grass slowly began to deteriorate. However, 31 years after the silver jubilee, the Jubilee Gardens Trust was formed to rejuvenate the gardens, bringing together neighbouring landowners, local businesses and community representatives in the process. TopSport, Tarmac Building Products’ professional landscaping division, was approached to offer advice on helping the Trust ensure that the new gardens received the optimum growing conditions for the turf and plants based on London’s soil type. After analysing the garden’s soil, TopSport developed a bespoke topsoil to suit the site’s planting requirements. This was achieved by blending a quality washed sand from Tarmac Building Products’ Kingsley Quarry, located in Hampshire, with Green Compost at a predetermined ratio. This created the perfect growing medium for both plants and grass.

See us at LANDSCAPE Over the course of the Jubilee Gardens renovation project, TopSport delivered 5,000 tonnes of the bespoke TopSport to the Central London site, ensuring the gardens had an appropriate supply of topsoil at all times to keep the project on track. Dale Mcrobbie at TopSport, commented: “The Jubilee Gardens is situated on one of London’s prime tourist areas and is just a stone’s throw away from the South Bank centre, the London Eye and the Houses of Parliament. It’s a common misconception that topsoil is a ‘one size fits all’ solution, but the PH levels within the ground differ around the country. Given the importance of this project, we wanted to ensure that we could offer a bespoke solution which was tailored to the specific area and best complemented the garden’s design. For more information on Tarmac Building Products’ Topsport range, please visit their stand at this years LANDSCAPE show in Battersea Park in September.


Woodblocx Institute of Horticulture The company that has turned the humble raised bed into a beautiful garden must-have is launching a nation-wide competition to help rejuvenate public gardens across the UK. WoodBlocX is pledging up to £5000 worth of it’s products as part of its Raised Bed Rescue campaign, which aims to help community and public gardens that are in need of some TLC. “We came up with the idea after being approached by Edinburgh Botanical Garden which hosts an Edible Gardening Project run by a team of volunteers,” said WoodBlocX’s Henry Blake. “The group is funded purely by donations and the team contacted us about supplying some raised beds.” “We have decided to put an annual budget aside for gardens and gardening groups to apply for which are in need of a little boost, maybe their current raised beds have fallen into disrepair or a group of people has a space set aside within the local community to set up a gardening group, whatever the circumstances we want to hear about it!” Gardens of any size can be entered into the competition as long as they are open to and used by the public. Those wishing to enter can do so via www.woodblocx.com/raisedbedrescue and fill in the entry form and specify the amount of raised beds they require and tell us why. The competition is open now and until 31st May 2014. WoodBlocX is an online company based in Scotland and is backed by Dragon’s Den Investor Peter Jones; its raised beds are widely used by gardeners, landscapers, schools, garden designers and businesses across the UK. Come and visit WoodBlocx at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September and see the winners of the competition.

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The Institute of Horticulture (IoH) is delighted to announce that Her Majesty the Queen has been graciously pleased to grant a Royal Charter to the Institute of Horticulture. The Institute’s Royal Charter will come into legal effect when it is sealed by the Crown Office at the House of Lords.. The granting of a Royal Charter has been an aspiration of the Institute since its inception in 1984 in view of the major benefits it will bring to the Institute and its members. A Royal Charter will enhance the Institute’s ability to present our profession through increasing the profile, recognition and standing of professional horticulture. As a Chartered body the Institute’s ability to raise standards will be strengthened and the Institute will be better placed to represent and support horticulture as a profession and assist members in the practice of the profession. Leigh Morris FI Hort, Institute of Horticulture President commented: “The IoH is THE body representing professional horticulture and being granted a Royal Charter will reflect that to a much wider audience. Such status will undoubtedly give our members a higher status, stimulate more to join us, give the IoH much greater gravitas in our advocacy for the industry and it is something the horticulture profession deserves. The work done to date by IoH Council on taking this forward on behalf of horticulture is tremendous and all of us should recognise their vision and application in achieving this. The Institute has raised the bar for professional horticulture in the UK and Ireland. This is a landmark moment and exciting times ahead!” The Institute of Horticulture are delighted to be back at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September and look forward to welcoming new and existing members to their stand. www.horticulture.org.uk

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For every square metre of Passchendaele Poppy Meadowmat sold, 50p will be donated to the Royal British Legion to help care for serving members of our Armed Forces as well as veterans and their families and dependents.

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Q Lawns are excited about the latest addition to their Meadowmat range of wild flower matting. Meadowmat’s Passchendaele Poppy Mix has been created for gardeners who wish to mark the centenary of the First World War and help support wildlife at the same time.

Chris Carr from Q Lawns commented on the new product “As a Company, we’re honoured to be able to help those who have done so much for us. My own Father served in the Green Howards Regiment for 25 years and took part in the Korean War. I’m a garrison kid and proud of it” Meadowmat created quite a buzz at the LANDSCAPE Show last year. “The world is waking up to the value of wild flowers” says Angela Lambert from Q Lawns “not just for their beauty, but for the vital role they play in ecosystems. There’s no easier way of establishing them in a garden than by using wild flower matting. It’s simply unrolled onto prepared ground, just like turf, and bingo! You have instant ground cover that will suppress annual weeds and impress garden visitors.” Meadowmat will be back at the show this year. The new Meadowmat for Birds and Bees will be on show and there’ll be plenty of expert advice on natural lawns and on green roofing using sedum matting. Please do come along and see it for yourself at this years LANDSCAPE show in Battersea Park this September.

Product of the Year Awards

Great gardens are achieved when professional garden designers use the finest products to implement their visions, be it a spectacular new plant or tree specimen, a hand-crafted greenhouse or an innovative new lighting product.   With a vast range of new products available to garden-makers every year, the SGD want to find and celebrate the very best and this month the search begins with the launch of  The SGD Product of the Year 2014.   SGD are calling on manufacturers and product suppliers to submit entries for the products they believe should take the coveted title.  If you produce or supply a garden product that can help to create beautiful gardens we want to know about it.

Q Lawns There is no limit to type, size or number of different product entries that can be made in the competition, but products must have been launched no more than 5 years ago. Examples include: plants, planters, garden furniture, garden lighting, greenhouse, summer houses, garden maintenance products, hard landscaping materials and garden accessories.  Each product entered must have its own entry form and fees and these should be submitted by 30 April 2014.   For SGD designer members this is the chance to have your say.  All the product entered will be displayed on The SGD Product of the Year website and we will be asking you to cast a vote for your favourite to help us determine the shortlist.  If you are passionate about a particular product and want to make sure it is entered into the competition do encourage the manufacturer or supplier to take part.   All the shortlisted products will be displayed at The LANDSCAPE Show (23-24 September 2014) Battersea Park, London where designer visitors to the Show will be asked to vote for the winning product. The winner will be announced at the Show on 24 September 2014.

 

To find out more and to download an entry form, please visit: www.sgdproductoftheyear.com The SGD Product of the Year website.


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Wayne Hart Wayne Hart, lettercutter, lettering artist and typographer, recently completed the prestigious memorial to C.S. Lewis in Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey. The final design, which took months of ideas, sketches and full-scale drawings, features Lewis’s name and dates in the center of the stone encapsulated by one of his quotes. This reads, ‘I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen, not only because I see it but because by it I see everything else’. The style of the lettering is very free to mimic Lewis’s imagination and writing style, though the composition of the piece is sober and retains the dignity of a memorial. The work was drawn and carved by hand in Purbeck Green Marble, with mallet and chisel, in Wayne’s studio in Manchester before being inset into the floor of the Abbey. The memorial was unveiled during a special service at Westminster Abbey on the 22nd November 2013, the fiftieth anniversary of Lewis’s death. This was Wayne’s second major public art project since setting up his studio in October 2012. It follows his piece On ignore la Somme des mots, sited on the Hortillonages site in Amiens, France. Wayne’s piece, a 3.5 met re-high column of corten steel contains words written by local Picard poet, Pierre Garnier, and was installed in a small wooded area. He chose corten steel as the outer layer of the material rusts, connecting it with the landscape which is dominated by water.

QEST The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) is the charitable arm of the Royal Warrant Holders Association. Established in 1990 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Association and the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, QEST provides awards to craftsmen and women of all ages to help them further their careers. QEST scholars are excellent ambassadors and are in demand throughout the world, some have led the way in using traditional skills to forge a career in contemporary arts whilst others have become crucial in conservation. With a skill base ranging from stone carvers and blacksmiths, through to illustrators and basket makers, carpenters, gilders, enamellers, mosaic artists, pargeters and thatchers, QEST grants scholarships to hundreds of scholars each year. LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September will feature a QEST Pavilion of just some of the artisan scholars who will demonstrate the range of skills and talents available. QEST are grateful to the on-going generous support given by LANDSCAPE to the Trust and it’s scholars and looks forward to meeting visitors in September. www.qest.org.uk

Wayne Hart will be exhibiting at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park in September as part of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) stand.

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This entire magazine has been put together with the help of the exhibitors, the associations and trade bodies as well as the various media partners that are uniting the industry in Battersea Park this September. Contractor Zones • Being very much an annual meeting place, this years LANDSCAPE Show in Battersea Park sees the introduction of the BALI Pavilion and the APL Contractors Zone. • BALI are wholeheartedly supporting the event and have a Pavilion of Members for you to meet. The APL have organised a Contractors Zone so that you can meet with new contractors to build your next project. Society of Garden Designers • This year the Society of Garden Designers are holding their AGM within the show, they will also be using the event as the launch pad of their new ‘Product of The Year’ competition.

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Masterclasses • The London College of Garden Design will be featuring “Master Classes” on Design, Planting and Construction. Their speakers will feature a line up of the great and good from the industry and include the very best from Chelsea 2014. CPD Accredited Seminars • As part of LANDSCAPE’s ongoing commitment towards uniting the industry and enhancing the professional qualifications of it’s practitioners, all of the ‘free to attend’ seminars at this year’s LANDSCAPE Show qualify for CPD learning points. • Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is defined as ‘a commitment to structured skills enhancement and personal or professional competence’ and organisations that are granted membership by the CPD Certification Service must clearly demonstrate expertise in their field and provide a place for industry to turn to for advice and guidance.


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Students • On the 24th of September there will be special presentations to introduce all of the trade bodies to students, in order to highlight career paths and opportunities available within the industry. Interior Influences • To reflect the strong influences that interior designers play in shaping our landscapes, the Chelsea Design Quarter and the Pimlico Road Association will be very much part of things this year with feature stands and seminar presentations highlighting some of the very top names from the world of interiors. Royal Warrant Holders • The Royal Warrant Holders Association will be there in force again this year highlighting their scholarship scheme and showcasing the very best in artisan skills. Industry Support • Supported by trade associations and media from across the globe, LANDSCAPE is now internationally recognised as the ‘go to’ show for the industry.

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Meet the Writers • New this year there is the chance to ‘Meet The Editor’, - your opportunity to speak direct to the journalists that cover your industry. Alongside them will be a special ‘Meet The Author’ desk. Come and talk to the authors of those publications that have always interested you. International Pavilion • Due to high demand from overseas suppliers, we are delighted to announce an all encompassing International Pavilion. Focusing on the newest trends, innovative products and exciting opportunities, the pavilion will allow visitors to experience ideas from all over the World in one location. LANDSCAPE is truly uniting the industry and has something for everyone. Make sure you are part of it this year and visit our website for more details. www.landscapeshow.co.uk.


EXOTIC SATURDAY 26 APRIL 2014 • Imperial College, London SW7 1LU Spring – an excellent time to refresh your thinking about gardens, about their design and planting. Exotic will celebrate gardens that invite us to enter an alternative world: to celebrate the flamboyant, the extreme, the extraordinary. What do we mean by exotic? Gardens are by definition unnatural, even if their constituent parts are entirely natural – natural, but not necessarily native, or reflective of local landscape or culture. Exotic is not static – plants that not so long ago were labelled as such are now accessible to all, widely available and grown. Exotic is not necessarily tender, wherever garden making is taking place – right plant right place still rules, and many plants have looks that ‘read’ exotic but they are reliably hardy in most parts of the country. Exotic will explore and examine the extraordinary – it promises to be an excellent adventure. Our speakers invite you to come and find out more!

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Made Wijaya jumped ship from Australia to Indonesia, and now builds exotic jungles across the world. Monty Don described his meeting: “...at his home at Villa Bebek where he strides round from group to group dressed in shirt, turban, dark glasses and long wrap-around, shouting, cajoling, flirting, roaring with laughter and working on twelve different projects at once.” Dan Hinkley will provide a privileged look into his new garden - introductions that have flourished there, and those that have not done so well. He will also give us insights into establishing a prairie meadow - what thrives and becomes a thug, what has failed dismally. Not to be missed, this is a preview of some of the plants we will all be using in the next few years. Sarah Eberle the dictionary describes the opposite of exotic as being boring, native, standard, common, normal, dull ordinary and familiar! Sarah Eberle investigates how to bring an 'exotic' feel to our work in order to make it alluring, different, fascinating, glamorous and enticing. Overall design, plants and features all contribute to the 'WOW Factor' that makes it stand apart. Sarah will be looking at projects in London, the New Forest, Oxfordshire and Berkshire along with the inspiration from travels abroad. James Wong will give us a showcase on some of the world’s best exotic gardens to examine their cuttingedge, innovative ethos. Tropical garden style is premised on embracing change, modern ideas and new techniques. James will show us what the UK designer can learn from this. We are not giving you a conference on plants to put in your conservatory, rather opening a brave new world. Sponsored By:

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With 33 years of experience as a street furniture designer and manufacturer, Concepturbain works cast iron, steel, aluminium and stainless steel in combination with wood, polyethylene or composite materials. Equipped with efficient industrial tools, Concepturbain strives to offer topquality products providing the best response to environmental constraints. With its complete lines of contemporary design street furniture (bollards, posts, barriers, benches, bins, ashtrays, planters, tree grate, bicycle stand, fountains) Concepturbain offers technical responses for road problems and elegant solutions for landscaping, public spaces or commercial centres. Attentive to the needs of local authorities, designers, architects and urban planners, Concepturbain draws on its long experience in urban planning to response as flexibly as possible to made-tomeasure projects.

The Society of Garden Designers (SGD) exists to promote excellence in garden design and their members are committed to providing you with the best service. Each registered member of the SGD has undertaken a rigorous adjudication process, adheres to a professional code of conduct and is experienced in delivering gardens of the highest quality. This year the SGD are wholeheartedly supporting LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park. They will be welcoming existing and new members to talk to them on their stand and are also holding their Annual General Meeting at the show. In addition this year features the launch of their new Product Of The Year competition. The finalists of which will be displayed actually at the show alongside their stand. The winner will be chosen at the show itself. For more information about the benefits of membership please speak to them on their stand at LANDSCAPE this September in Battersea Park.

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Thrive Thrive is a national charity that uses gardening to help people living with disability or mental ill health affect positive change in their lives. The charity uses social and therapeutic horticulture to bring about positive transformations in the lives of disabled and disadvantaged people. Thrive runs a number of projects which help people with all kinds of disabilities; those whose lives are blighted by mental ill health; stroke survivors; people with a visual impairment; those living with dementia; people living with acquired brain injury; those with learning difficulties; older people looking for ways of maintaining good health and becoming less socially isolated and young people with special needs. One of its most recent projects, funded by The Royal British Legion, is called Down to Earth which sees the charity working with exmilitary personnel. It uses elements from Thrives’ successful ‘Working it Out’ programme, which, alongside the social and therapeutic horticulture aspect follows a City and Guilds training pattern leading to qualifications and hopefully onto employment. Can you help Thrive? Thrive relies on donations to fund its work helping hundreds of people every year harness the benefits of gardening in order to make positive life changes and achieve ambitions. The charity is always looking for corporate supporters and volunteers to either garden with them on team building days, or to raise funds in other ways like being sponsored to wear wellies to work, or fill one of its garden shed collecting boxes. Thrive will very much be part of LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September and look forward to welcoming you to their stand. www.thrive.org.uk

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Garden Museum

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In August 2014 the Garden Museum’s Director, Christopher Woodward, will swim the length of the River Thames from Oxford to London in an epic journey that mirrors the Tradescant Collection’s journey when it left Lambeth for Oxford over 350 years ago. If successful, Christopher will become only the fourth person to swim this distance. The generosity of the Ashmolean Museum will enable the Garden Museum to recreate part of the Tradescant Collection, which was a museum in Lambeth but was bequeathed to Sir Elias Ashmole to become The Ashmolean, the oldest public museum in Britain. The collection, a wonder of 17th century London known as ‘The Ark’, is a cabinet of curiosities assembled from their travels by the Tradescant family, the gardener-scholars whose legacy lies at the heart of the Garden Museum. This story inspired Christopher to retrace the journey of the collection that first left Lambeth by water for Oxford in 1683; earlier sponsored swims of The Hellespont and The Strait of Gibraltar have raised over £35,000 for the Museum’s collection and the setting up of an archive of garden design. Donations towards this Swim will go towards the recreation of the Ark as a permanent installation at the Museum, but will also count towards our target of matching the Heritage Lottery Fund award for the Garden Museum Development project. Christopher is one of the featured speakers at this years LANDSCAPE Show in Battersea Park in September, please come along and listen to how he got on.


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Drafix

Version 20 adds more than 1,000 new images to the photo imaging library bringing the total to over 12,000 objects. The free PRO Landscape Companion tablet app for iPad and Android tablets includes the ability to not only design right on the tablet, but also to create an instant price quote. PRO Landscape offers a robust set of design tools that will meet the needs of any designer and give them the power to easily and effectively design and bid a project; and most importantly communicate those design ideas to the customer in terms they can understand. Whether designing for residential or commercial, PRO Landscape has the tools available to meet your needs: The flagship component of PRO Landscape is a design and sales tool that provides your customers with a visual representation of a proposed project, and makes communicating design ideas with your customers much easier. Simply take a photograph of your customers’ home or building and begin dragging and dropping items from the PRO Landscape database right on to the original photo. PRO Landscape is available in English, Spanish, Italian and German.

Drafix Software, Inc., the leading provider of professional landscape design software has announced a new release of its PRO Landscape design software. Coinciding with the company’s 20th anniversary, the new release incorporates many new enhancements for landscape & garden designers, contractors, architects and garden centres.

Well one developer, in co-ordination with UK Power has broken the mould. Poplar HARCA housing trust in East London commissioned leading mosaic artist Gary Drostle to come up with a scheme that would be both tough, beautiful and reflect on the purpose of the block in it’s latest housing development.

Gary will be exhibiting at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September as part of the QEST Pavilion. Please come along and talk to him about your future projects.

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Gary took the flow of electrons along a circuit and it’s relationship to electro-magnetism and the visible spectrum as his inspiration. Using the rich colours of hand made glass Smalti, Gary’s mosaic sparks with life and colour, the very essence of electricity. This new work includes also includes two innovative features, departing from Gary’s obvious skill in this most ancient craft. The first innovation is in the centre of the work, a QR code made in the same glass mosaic connects the viewer to an animated film made by local school children in an associated project devised by Gary. The second innovation becomes apparent as night falls, when the main ‘circuit’ line of transparent glass Smalti lights up, forming the circuit around the building.

Gary Drostle

What to do with those anonymous blocks that sit in our streets, the electricity sub station? Architects and landscape architects have often wondered how to deal with these necessary but boring blocks of brick.

Come and see it for yourself on the Drafix stand at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September.

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Being in the right place at the right time has proven invaluable to Jacuzzi Spa & Bath recently. Following a chance meeting at a County Show between our National Sales Manager and a key member of the industry familiar with Darwin Group – a fruitful relationship was born! Darwin Group are investors in a diversified portfolio of UK Holiday Parks, who look for the very best quality products and suppliers to ensure they receive excellent returns on their investments. The relationship began with an order for a small number of Jacuzzi Hot Tubs which were installed late in 2013 at the brand new Cheddar Woods Holiday Park in Cheddar, Somerset. Cheddar Woods has since opened its doors following a 9 month period of redevelopment. Thrilled with the quality and performance of the products, Darwin have since placed an order for a further 23 Jacuzzi Hot tubs. Furthermore, they have also requested 27 tubs for Woodside Beach Holiday Park, which is coming soon to the Isle of Wight, as well as 30 tubs for Piran Meadows in Cornwall.

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Jacuzzi

Jacuzzi will be exhibiting again at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September, please come along and talk to them about your projects.

Pimlico Road, one of London’s premier design districts, is the capital’s must-visit destination for those in the know seeking the most tasteful and unusual antiques, art galleries, décor inspirations and bespoke one-of-a-kind shopping experiences. Pimlico Road is set within the heart of Grosvenor’s London estate, offering an eclectic mix of boutiques creating a shopping environment like no other. Located just north of Battersea Park and the location of The LANDSCAPE Show, visitors can find some of the world’s most renowned brands on the street and the craftsmen themselves. Many of the brands that have made Pimlico Road home specialise in furniture and art for your garden as well as the house, others work with specialist garden designers to create the ultimate outside space, whether in the heart of the city or in the countryside. Whether you are looking for a one-off piece or advice on a complete look, there is a wealth of experience on Pimlico Road to help guide and inform from the artisans and experts themselves.

Pimlico Road Dale Rogers Ammonite (77 Pimlico Road) have been sourcing unique fossils and minerals from around the world since 1986, the result is an ongoing collection of some of the Earth’s most breath-taking examples of natural history that have formed over the past 450 million years. The minerals and crystals offer the perfect art for the outside space. On Pimlico Road, community is at the heart. Rare in such a vast city to find a street with a welcoming sense of community and concentration of specialists. Visitors and locals can meander along amongst some of the world’s most famous and inspirational designs, whilst feeling at home. Pimlico Road Association will be featuring some of its members at this years LANDSCAPE Show in Battersea Park, please come along and meet them.


Architectural Heritage

Architectural Heritage now have their Spring 2014 Fine Garden Ornament Catalogue available. It features new products including verdigris copper planters, stone dining tables and new design seating.

In addition, their Period Garden Statuary & Architectural Elements Catalogue, featuring the best examples from their current antique inventory, is also available. Come and collect them both at their stand at LANDSCAPE this September in Battersea Park.

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HAHN PLASTICS LIMITED

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Hahn Plastics Ltd. offer a landscape range which is ideally suited to applications where lifespan is important as it is durable; lasting at least five times longer than timber. Many landscaping designs now incorporate the use of recycled plastic products because of their many product benefits.

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Their eco screens are supplied as a ready to use product, designed to withstand exterior weather conditions and can handle full exposure to the elements. They can be treated with an oil, stain or paint finish to your own personal preference and will greatly enhance any interior or exterior application.

Erlau

As a market leader in high-quality and innovative designer furniture for public waiting areas, Erlau are introducing the Bella Via outdoor furniture range to LANDSCAPE this year. It comprises an innovative trapezoid elegance, optical attractiveness alongside a bold distinctive style. The Pagwood offers a variety of advantages to the benches. They are crack proof, resistant to chemicals and are low maintenance benches.

Their eco panel architectural screens are made using a premium quality manufactured timber board, 9.5mm in thickness and have a beautiful natural brown patina. They consist of 97% Australian plantation hardwood byproduct and 3% natural wax and have a low carbon footprint for maximum eco friendliness.

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Kyoto Design Erlau outdoor furniture offers customers a great degree of functionality and design combined with versatility and durability. Their furniture range consists of a variety of innovative benches, seating systems, litter bins, bicycle parking systems to planters and bollards to name a few.

Kyoto Design Eco Screens can be easily mounted onto any fixture, be it a frame, wall, fence, gazebo or any other application. They are easily sawn, drilled, screwed or glued and come in a variety of finishes.

You could expect to see the Bella Via outdoor furniture range at train stations, parks and a variety of urban surroundings.

Find out more about the entire range on their stand at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September.

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The Bella Via premium wire mesh bench can also be supplied with Erlau’s robust RAL 9006 Anti-Graffiti coating. Graffiti can be a problematic issue causing loss of money and wasted man power, with Erlau’s anti-graffiti protection, piece of mind can be guaranteed.

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Meet Some More

This years LANDSCAPE Show in Battersea Park will be featuring at least featured earlier in this magazine, we will be joined by John Taylor from Malmo and

Richard has been designing gardens for over 15 years, both in the UK and abroad, including a country garden for a grade 1 listed house in Norfolk, a 15 acre garden for a new build Palladian mansion in Surrey and numerous town gardens in London. Richard was chosen to represent the United Kingdom in the 2012 Gardening World Cup in Nagasaki Japan, his garden ‘Serenity’. Despite being rooted in this time-honoured tradition, his gardens are clean and classically contemporary in style, with a strong sense of geometry. If there is a theme that runs through his work it is the curved hedging that winds its way though his herbaceous borders or stands out in sensuous baroque curves against lawn or gravel. Symmetry is also important, coupled with a sense of balance and proportion, resulting in gardens that are both harmonious and handsome.

Richard Miers

2014 is shaping up to be a busy year for Richard with projects taking him to Cambridgeshire, Surrey and Sardinia. He will also be working closer to home on a couple of London gardens and two London roof terraces. Come and listen to Richard at LANDSCAPE this September in Battersea Park to hear what else is new.

Originally from Plymouth in Devon, Saul trained as an Archaeologist but soon found his call digging different kinds of holes in gardens. He worked and studied as a Carew-Pole sponsored trainee at Antony House, a National Trust property on the Rame Peninsula in Cornwall. After 5 years he was accepted to study the Kew Diploma in Botanical Horticulture at RBG, Kew after which he worked there further as a Woodland Garden Horticulturist. Saul then moved into the shows department at the RHS in April as the Deputy Show Manager of the Hampton Court Palace Flower show and after a very successful 2013 show, moved over to the Chelsea Flower Show as the new Show Manager. Saul will be one of the speakers at LANDSCAPE this September in Battersea Park and will be telling you about how to design and get sponsorship for one of their show gardens.

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Lucy Summers is a British businesswoman, writer, television personality and garden designer. She has seen commercial success through a variety of business ventures that embrace landscape design (Winner of Gold and Silver medals at the Chelsea Flower Show London), publishing (6 Greenfingers Guides), broadcasting (Room with a Viewer BBC, Home Works BBC, Homegrown Anglia for ITV, Britain’s Best Back Gardens ITV). Her latest gardening venture - ‘Lucy Summers Living’ - takes her into the world of garden related merchandising with advice. She is looking forward to sharing new products and gardening technologies that she regularly discovers across Britain. Traditionally, Lucy has designed gardens for people who have large open spaces to work with and equally large wallets! What Lucy has discovered over the years is that many of these clients know next to nothing about gardening except that they want a stunning space to complement their cherished home.

Lucy Summers

Lucy is one of the featured speakers at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September and she is genuinely looking forward to meeting everyone as well as to be able to share her ideas and inspirations and to answer questions that participants have about landscape gardening.

Taylor, 48, went to Sweden in 1992 and currently works as one of the faces on Sveriges Television’s Trädsgårdsonsdag (“Garden Wednesday”) programme. It’s been a long road from Sheffield to Sweden’s small screen, one that involves love, the Territorial Army, and getting kicked out of Swedish classes in the aptly name Rosengård (“Rose Garden”). He had his gardening training in tow when he arrived, but his first task was to master the language. He realized quickly that learning the native tongue was the key to blooming opportunity. He found Swedish to be quite easy and picked it up quickly - within a year he was speaking fluently. And now with over 20 years of Swedish experience under his belt, it’s safe to say that Taylor has indeed made it. He even has his own set of fans. This year at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park he will be talking about his role as head gardener in the Slottsträdgården project at the Malmö Castle Garden and the Malmo Garden Show. This year is the fourth time that Malmo Garden Show will be held in the beautiful castle garden. Last year they had over 25,000 visitors Please come along and listen to John tell you how to become involved in this important annual event, either as a visitor or a designer of one of their show gardens.

John Taylor


Being contracted by Frosts Landscapes, Europlanters manufactured the bespoke 5.2 metre diameter, GRP teardrop shaped planters for the New Birmingham Library. These were then used as flowerbeds to create a tranquil space on level three. Here visitors can relax, catch their breath or take a look at the interesting views of the Birmingham skyline. After being transported from the Europlanters factory in Stockport the planters were then lifted by crane and positioned before planting began ready for the opening. John Wilkes (Director) said ‘2013 has brought some very exciting projects to Europlanters, but perhaps the most memorable has been the New Birmingham Library, as British manufacturers we are proud to have been involved in this very prestigious project’

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Europlanters is a British manufacturer with a zest for innovative ideas that enhance the landscaping industry. Come and visit them at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September to find out how they can help you.

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The library was officially opened on 3rd September and this impressive piece of architecture holds one of the world’s largest Shakespeare collections.

Europlanters

Hahn Plastics offer a landscape range which is ideally suited to applications where lifespan is as important as it is durable; lasting at least five times longer than timber. Many landscaping designs now incorporate the use of recycled plastic products because of their many product benefits which include water impervious, hard wearing as well as being maintenance free. Castle Special School in Cambridge recently had to find an alternative product to replace failing timbers. The school, which has 165 children attending, was opened in 2006 to replace four existing special schools in Cambridge. Timber had been used to edge planting bays and due to the poor quality of the existing material large areas were now unusable and also unsafe. The Hahn Plastics recycled rectangular palisade that was used is ideal for challenging outdoor environments. The timber equivalent had rotted very quickly due to the poor quality preservatives that are used in timber since the legislation that stopped the use of oil based preservatives. There are a great variety of hanit® palisades, suitable for creative design in any new development, reconstruction and modernisation project. They are strong, durable and weatherproof, the palisades have a smooth splinter free finish. They have strong impact resistance and require little maintenance. The brown and textured surface resembles the natural beauty of wood. These products can be easily cut, nailed and screwed. Why not visit Hahn at LANDSCAPE this September in Battersea Park to see for yourself.


CPD Certification

As part of LANDSCAPE’s ongoing commitment towards uniting the industry and enhancing the professional qualifications of it’s practitioners, all of the seminars at this year’s LANDSCAPE Show will qualify for CPD learning points. This accreditation means that attending any of the Seminar Sessions hosted in all theatres now counts towards delegates’ Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points. CPD is defined as ‘a commitment to structured skills enhancement and personal or professional competence’ and organisations that are granted membership by the CPD Certification Service must clearly demonstrate expertise in their field and provide a place for industry to turn to for advice and guidance.

LANDSCAPE which opens in Battersea Park, London on the 23rd of September 2014, will be running an extensive free two-day seminar programme. The full programme will be available to view online in August at www.landscpeshow.co.uk.

On achieving CPD certification for the programmes, Event Director Jeremy Storey-Walker says: “We are delighted to offer visitors to LANDSCAPE the broadest range of free and relevant content delivered by some of the highest-level experts in the industry. We believe this exciting offer is enhanced further through the ability of delegates at these presentations to credit their attendance towards their CPD.” “Being accepted as a member of the CPD Certification Scheme also reinforces the quality of LANDSCAPE’s seminar programme and the real value that delegates can gain from attending these sessions.” Attendees will receive their Certificates of Attendance at the end of each session they attend.

Register for your FREE tickets to attend by visiting www.landscapeshow.co.uk

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With the United Kingdom’s adoption of the Government Construction Strategy (GCS), the necessity for BIM solutions specific to landscape architecture has risen and Land F/X is poised to lead the way. “The GCS currently shows little direct relevance to site,” says Jeremiah Farmer, Land F/X CEO, “however, the necessity is still the same.”

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Land F/X, is one of the standards in landscape architecture and irrigation design software. They are delighted to announce their attendance at the 2014 LANDSCAPE Show in London in response to a growing international user-base and debate over the Government Construction Strategy.

“Landscape architecture is the profession at the center of all the disciplines most equipped to respond to site conditions, coordinating with architects, civil engineers, and irrigation consultants – and in the case of some our clients, like Disney Imagineering, even with the roller coaster designers,” says Farmer.

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“In short, landscape architecture requires highly specialized software, the same as architects, we just don’t have a prevalent acronym for what we do, other than calling it, ‘Land F/X’,” says Farmer. Coinciding with Landscape in Battersea Park this September will be the launch of the latest version of Land F/X 11.0 will include the ability to send COBie files – well ahead of the 2016 BIM Task Force deadline. Just another way the nimble company continues to lead the way as the standard in landscape architecture software. Come along and see it in action.

Gwyn Carless Design

Gwyn Carless Designs are truly unique interior and exterior lighting solutions that bring contemporary elegance and style to homes and businesses across the UK and worldwide.

Based in Crich on the edge of the Peak District in Derbyshire, all of their interior and exterior lighting are made to order in their workshops by craftsmen with years of experience. The range of products includes contemporary exterior lighting, stylish interior lights, hanging chandeliers, bollard lights and even  glass planters.

They have stunning interior and exterior lighting, all constructed to very high standards using traditional materials such as stainless steel and hardwoods including oak, walnut and iroko – a very durable hardwood that combines exceptional beauty with a strong resistance to the elements. This commitment to using top quality materials really shines through in all their creations – from stylish bollard lights to contemporary exterior lighting, and each piece is individually made to order. Come and see them for yourself on their stand at this years LANDSCAPE show in Battersea Park this September.


Tim Gosling Interior Designers to Speak As part of the ongoing programme of making LANDSCAPE as inclusive as possible, this year sees leading international designer Tim Gosling becoming one of our featured speakers. Tim joined David Linley on Pimlico Road and became a director in 1993. At Linley he was instrumental in developing the company’s design style and expanding their bespoke business over 18 years. In 2005 Tim set up Gosling, giving him the freedom to design a wider range of furniture whilst continuing his working relationships with interior and landscape designers worldwide. Gosling creates unique pieces of furniture tailored to each individual client’s exact specifications. The company’s objective is to create a bespoke service of design and furniture that has style and longevity. Each commission begins by working with the client to ensure the designs reflect their needs and taste. Gosling has an impressive portfolio with furniture and interior commissions worldwide. Commercial projects include the Goring Hotel, The Berkeley Hotel, BP Headquarters in London, the Oriana cruise ship and many more. In 2013 Gosling launched Gosling Marine, a very fine range of carbon fibre deck furniture, which is perfect for Superyachts, gardens, spa and pool areas. Tim works with some of the finest landscape designers in the UK and takes great pleasure in the collaboration of the interior and exterior design. Tim will be speaking at this years LANDSCAPE event in Battersea Park, make sure you get your free tickets to come and listen by visiting www.landscapeshow.co.uk

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Hannah Griffiths is a mosaic artist and painter; she makes bespoke mosaics for public and private clients. Trained as a fine art painter, most of her work is initially developed through painting and then she loves the process of transposing these designs into mosaics, which is a beautiful and tactile medium. Working with a variety of materials including glass and ceramic tesserae, gilded glass and broken china she has undertaken diverse commissions including wall art for colleges and hospitals. Numerous domestic commissions for floors, kitchens, tables, mirrors etc. have been inspired by diverse subject matter including African textiles, Moroccan pattern, Italian church floors, the crown jewels, space invaders and red hot chilli peppers. In 2012 Hannah created an exquisite egg ‘Conchiglia’ for The Faberge Big Egg Hunt London. In 2011 she made a beautiful crocodile, ‘Flora’, for Jungle City Edinburgh, and in 2010 she made ‘Figgy’ for Elephant Parade London. In 2009 Hannah was honoured to be awarded a scholarship by QEST to attend the Master in Mosaic course at Orsoni in Venice where she learnt how to work with smalti mosaics, which are made from beautiful handmade enamelled glass and cut with a traditional hammer and hardie, in the oldest and most respected mosaic establishment. Hannah will be exhibiting at LANDSCAPE this September in Battersea Park as part of the QEST Pavilion.

Practicality Brown

Hannah Griffiths

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Practicality Brown has announced that the Elveden Instant Hedge, which is usually grown to 1.8m high, is now available clipped at 1 – 1.2m high. Graeme Jenkins, Sales and Business Manager told The Landscape Show that “the Elveden Instant Hedge is now available at 1 – 1.2m high as well as at various heights up to the usual 1.8m. Coupled with our trade pricing this shorter hedge is a particularly cost effective way to buy this hedge”. The 1 – 1.2m high hedge is currently available in Yew, Native Mix, Common Laurel, Holly, Green Beech, Hornbeam, Portuguese Laurel and Privet. Practicality Brown has over 40,000 metres of certified UK provenance stock currently in production. Supply only as well as supply and plant terms are available with an optional irrigation system if required. Prices vary according to species, height, quantity and delivery location. The Elveden Instant Hedge is generally supplied in continuous 2.5 metre long root strips that enable stress free all year round planting. Come and seeit for yourself on their stand at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park, this September.


Schellevis specializes in larger sized paving slabs including 1metre x 1 metre sizes. These slabs are reinforced and are suitable for vehicle traffic. The company, and its products, are established as market leaders on the Continent and have established a name for design and quality in The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, France and Internationally.

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Schellevis produces a wide range of architectural paving slabs, roofing slabs, landscaping products, horticultural and noise reducing products. Besides slabs in a variety of colours, Schellevis offers a complementary range of products such as cobblestones, elements for stairs, walls and for around the pool.

Schellevis paving and landscaping products can be found in parks, homes, offices, and private gardens. Schellevis products offer functional quality which is combined with inspired creativity in maintenance free and non-slip slabs and other landscaping elements. Peter van Vugt, CEO of Schellevis said “ We are excited about introducing our range of unique paving and landscaping products into the UK market. We are well established as a market leader at the high end of the market in Continental Europe and see an opportunity in the UK for our stylish products.” “We invite enquiries from architects, designers, landscapers, developers, house builders and end users to discuss our product range”. Come and meet them on their stand at LANDSCAPE this September in Battersea Park.

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The world’s first 3D printed garden show took place in The Strand Gallery, London recently. The idea was that ten leading garden designers were commissioned to design unique and ambitious gardens without the self limiting constraints of budget, engineers and sponsors. All in 3D printed miniature! Some of the gardens are 10 metres deep, some 10 metres tall, all of them are very different from your average gardens and hopefully will inspire gardeners to do something new with their own plot. The internationally renowned designers come from the UK, Australia, Korea and Italy. Made possible by using 3D printing alongside traditional modelling techniques has made high quality, detailed and accurate models accessible for the first time.

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Following it success the ‘exhibition’ will be touring Europe and then Japan and Australia later this year.

Online Playgrounds is a one stop shop for playground spares and associated products from swing seats to surfacing repair materials, dedicated to offering a fast, efficient and professional service. They are a division of Fenland Leisure Products; a family run company who have been manufacturing high quality playground equipment in Cambridgeshire for over 21 years and therefore share the expert knowledge that sets them apart. With their combined experience of the play industry, they have a thorough understanding of the needs of play and leisure and supply a wide range of playground spares and consumable parts to the requirements of caravan, campsites, visitor attractions and local parks through to landscape architects and designers. At Online Playgrounds they also design and manufacture ropes and nets using steel core combination rope, meaning that they are able to offer an efficient net and rope replacement service. Why not come along and see their range at LANDSCAPE this September in Battersea Park.

Online Playgrounds

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The event is co-curated by Tom Harfleet, Andrew Fisher Tomlin and Kajsa Björne, all well known international designers. It is hoped that the models will be on display at this years LANDSCAPE show in Battersea Park in September.


The Waitrose Store in Droitwich Spa, which has now been open for almost a decade, is a fine example of initial investment in car park tree planting really paying off. Retailers benefit from brand-building activities, including increasingly attractive shopping environments, encouraging greater numbers of visitors and inferring a premium on product prices.

Greenleaf

Much more emphasis is being placed on improving the long-term success rate of trees in retail car parks. Large mature trees are particularly effective in regulating the microclimate, attenuating and filtering water, attenuating noise, improving air quality and sequestering carbon.

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The tree pit detail, which was designed by Comprehensive Design Architects (CDA) with technical assistance from Greenleaf, includes structural soil modules, which provide additional rooting volume underneath the adjacent hard paving. The roots are guided to this slightly deeper profile with the use of a RootDirector. Deeper roots will prevent any risk of root damage to adjacent hard surfaces and increase drought tolerance and tree stability in high winds.

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Come and talk to Greenleaf at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September.

Tamar

Tamar Nurseries has been established since 1979 and has grown into one of the country’s leading nurseries. Tamar grow well over a million plants each year together with one of Europe’s largest range of trees up to semi-matures. They grow a wide selection of shrubs, herbaceous, perennials and containerised trees and also supply transplants and hedging, bare root and rootballed trees during the months of November – March. Tamar Nurseries pride themselves for supplying high quality plants, at extremely competitive prices. Their experienced, friendly staff are always on hand to provide a professional service at all times. Their Sales and Production team have a wealth of experience and they are proud to employ loyal and committed members of staff who have worked hard to build this company to the successful standard it is today. Their production manager has been with them for over 35 years and John Huibers the Managing Director has been a nurseryman from leaving school. Horticulture is John’s passion, fundamentally being the driving force behind this company. John frequently provides advice and gets very much involved in working with Architects and Designers at the early stages of planning. Tamar are delighted to be part of LANDSCAPE this September in Battersea Park

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Jacksons LANDSCAPE spoke to Louise Tomlin of Jacksons Fencing. She said: “It seems a long time ago now that we were all basking in the September sun in Battersea Park and enjoying chatting to visitors at last years LANDSCAPE show. There’s no doubt there was a really good ‘buzz’ that comes from having of a great mix of people. I think if this year continues to fly past as it has done so far, we will be looking at the next show in September before we know it! The timing of the show is particularly good for me as it is early autumn. It means it is something to focus on after the hullaballoo of spring and summer, espicalyy after the Jacksons Show Gardens Design competition, which peaks late May/early June. Crazy or not we’ve agreed to run the competition again this year and the fact that we are doing this for a fifth year seems to have been very well received by landscape professionals, if the numbers registering their interest this year is anything to go by. This is reinforced quite nicely by the numbers of garden designers, landscape architects and other landscape professionals, who introduce themselves to me at shows like LANDSCAPE and then ask if I am doing the competition again next, that has to be an encouraging sign!

See us at LANDSCAPE We launched our Retreat shelter at LANDSCAPE last September, this product was developed from an initial idea of a garden structure in The Sanctuary by Joanne Winn, one of the winning show garden designs last year. It was certainly well received and I’m pleased to say that it now gets to kick its heels up at the RHS Chelsea flower show in May in Chris Webb’s Sculpture Garden. This will be a space where visitors are warmly invited to freely touch and explore his work. The sculptures are thoughtfully positioned in a beautiful garden setting themed to complement the work. Chris will be working on the completion of a large stone carving during the show in his ‘pop-up’ workshop. Our Retreat will lend itself perfectly to a ‘sheltering’ role in the garden.” Come and see the Jacksons range and talk to Louise at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September.


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Perennial A host of gardening glitterati turned out to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Perennial, the UK’s only charity working exclusively to support horticulturists.

Established in 1839 by a group of wealthy landowners who wished to provide for their long-serving head gardeners in retirement, The Gardeners’ Benevolent Institution began life as a pension fund. It soon attracted the attention of Victorian high society, who willingly supported the fund with annual donations and appearances at its annual fundraising dinner. Perennial, as the same Institution is now known, still helps gardeners across the UK in retirement and has extended its reach to all professionals working in and retired from horticulture and their families. The charity provides a range of financial services to people experiencing hardship, and in the current economic climate is needed more than it ever was. In 2013 Perennial helped over 1,200 people, over 85% of whom were still of working age and a quarter of people needed help with debt. Perennial helps with debt advice, financial and general support, and often simply as a listening friend who can help make sense of a situation. Please visit Perennial at this years LANDSCAPE show in Battersea Park in September.

HRH Princess Alexandra, Perennial’s Royal Patron and Alan Titchmarsh, Perennial’s President and Perennial’s Chair Sir Roger Singleton cut a magnificent birthday cake to mark exactly 175 years to the day since the Gardeners’ Benevolent Institution (now Perennial) was founded.

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Leading Northern Ireland based paving and walling manufacturer, Tobermore, have supplied a range of fabulous paving products used to create the classic landscape of Cutters Wharf, Belfast. Products installed include Historic flags, Tegula Heather block paving, Tegula Setts Heather, Sienna Setts Silver and Step risers in Charcoal. The ultra-chic riverside events and entertainment complex has been referred to as ‘Northern Ireland’s favourite outdoor venue.’ Tobermore, who supply an extensive range of paving and walling products throughout the UK and Ireland, are thrilled to be involved in this venture which is attracting large volumes of visitors. Tobermore Historic flags in the soft, relaxed hue of Slate are a key style feature of the Cutters Wharf landscape. The Historic flag provides the look and feel of traditional natural stone with similar hard wearing characteristics. The flag embodies a certain rustic, timeless quality which compliments the classic theme of Cutters Wharf perfectly. Tobermore’s Tegula block paving and Tegula Setts are also showcased on the Cutters Wharf grounds in the warm, rich shades of Heather. The unique tumbled edges of Tobermore Tegula block paving creates a timeworn appearance, and combine the attractiveness of weathered paving and all the benefits of modern concrete paving.

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You can visit Tobermore at the LANDSCAPE Show in Battersea Park, London, on 23rd-24th September of this year where their expert team will be on hand to provide landscaping advice and solutions.

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Gilkicker

Last year was Gilkicker’s busiest season for sales and installations of their Light`n`Shade adjustable louvred canopy roofs. It was also the first year that the area of square metres of Light`n`Shade installed on commercial applications matched the area of square metres installed on domestic applications. Gilkicker Ltd. took the decision to promote the advantages of the adjustable Light`n`Shade system to commercial clients and designers in 2011 and were surprised at how quickly the concept and idea was adopted by the industry. The company are involved in supplying opening and closing roofs for a number of alfresco dining areas for projects in beer gardens, restaurant terraces, an outside kitchen a dining area for a boutique hotel and several covered play and learning areas for nursery schools.

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In all these projects it was the flexibility of the system that the clients and project teams liked about the product. Being able to supply any size and almost any shape of adjustable louvred roof in a variety of materials and colours meant that the design team were not limited or restricted. In turn the clients have been pleased to increase usable space and were delighted at how easy and quick to use the Light`n`Shade roof is throughout the day. It only takes a couple of seconds to adjust a Light`n`Shade system from a waterproof roof to an open area where up to 95% of the available sunlight and daylight can be enjoyed underneath. Come and see the roofs in action yourself at LANDSCAPE in Battersea Park this September.

LANDSCAPE show at Battersea Park 2013 was a good opportunity to meet decision makers from all over the industry as well as designers, landscapers and students. We distributed all of our application forms and received lots of interest from designers who were looking for gardeners they could recommend. New member applications increased by 50% in the 2 months following the show. Awareness of The Gardeners Guild continues to grow with features in articles by Horticulture Week, The Times and The Telegragh. Guild members, The Benton Brothers, won a contract to present a gardening segment on ITV’s This Morning and even Aviva insurance linked to our website when they wrote an article about professional trades. Exhibiting at respected trade shows such as LANDSCAPE 2014 will specifically help us to increase awareness of The Gardeners Guild among other horticultural professionals.

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Gardeners have experienced very difficult trading conditions in recent years. After the floods of 2012 we saw a very cold spring, followed by a late but welcome heat wave, an extremely mild autumn and then winter flooding. The weather also has a noticeable impact on new member applications to The Gardeners Guild.

Gardeners Guild As a trade network, our primary objective is to provide qualified gardeners with affordable access to practical business support and services. During 2014 we will continue to increase member numbers and add new member benefits. We look forward to meeting anyone interested in The Gardeners Guild at LANDSCAPE this September in Battersea Park. If you are thinking of starting a career as a self employed gardener please feel free to come and talk to us at the show.


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