Time for change Welcome to a special 100 page edition, jam-packed growth will with ideas and images from Chelsea, Dublin and continue as Chatsworth. Seeing the reaction of visitors at soon as we have these events, proves you can be in no doubt that some element of gardening is our number one hobby. political stability. It’s not just a hobby, a well kept, easy to manage The backlash garden adds to the value of a property. A spectacular against austerity garden can sell a property. is now underway. Landscaping is a great industry with the potential It has not for substantial, sustained growth in both the short and worked. We need long term. to invest in our We have dispatched our roaming reporter Ffion infrastructure. Llwyd-Jones to the North East to check out the health We need to build networks of green spaces, rivers and industry developments in that part of our UK. and lakes that intersperse and connect villages, The UK economy towns and cities. In rural areas this SHOWTIME! slowed even more sharply can include fields, than first thought in the woodlands, hedgerows, opening months of this country parks, rivers and year as rising prices in lakes. In urban areas it JUNE 2017 ISSUE 218 £3.95 the wake of the Brexit can include domestic vote took their toll on gardens, street trees, THE UK’S NUMBER 1 consumer spending. sports pitches, civic LANDSCAP ING INDUSTRY MAGAZIN The Office for National spaces, green roofs E Statistics said GDP and walls. grew just 0.2% in the Our industry offers first quarter of 2017, a a great opportunity for marked change of pace young people as it’s going from the 0.7% growth in to be busy for generations the final three months to come. of 2016. Statisticians If you have a vacancy to n CHELSEA n CHAT SWORTH n DUBLIN had previously fill I am please to confirm estimated the economy that you can advertise would grow 0.3% in the completely free of charge first quarter. on our web site which has n LANDSCAPING IN n PONDS AND The immediate now been improved and THE NORTH EAST FOUNTAINS effect of this downturn updated. n MOWERS n BRUSH CUTTER S is bound to impact n IRRIGATION n WEED CONTROL on order books but Have a good month.
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