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Two new speakers announced for Plant Retailing - Fit for the Future?

Neil Grant, Ferndale Garden Centre and Graham Spencer, Plants for Europe are the latest speakers to join the line-up for Plant Retailing, Fit for the Future, sponsored by XL Horticulture, which takes place during the Ball Colegrave 2015 Summer Showcase .

Graham Spencer

Graham will present on plants that breeders, growers and retailers might need to be offering to be ‘fit for the future’ whilst Neil will talk about some of the challenges faced in selling plants in a retail environment.

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Medals haul for HTA members at Hampton Court

Members of the HTA have come out on top at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show with many winning medals for their floral displays.

David Austin Roses

Rose growers were celebrating in the Festival of Roses and Floristry tent as David Austin Roses scooped Gold and Best Rose Exhibit for their showcase of English Roses.  Silver-Gilt medals also went to HTA members Harkness Roses, Apuldram Roses, Peter Beales Roses, Seale

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Another great year for APL members at RHS Hampton 2015

Members of the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) group are celebrating their success once again at this year's RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show which takes place this week (30 June - 5 July).

Hadlow College 'Green Seam'

APL's success continued this year at Hampton Court continued with am impressive accolade of Best in Show, Best World Garden, four Gold medals, seven Silver-Gilt medals, one Silver medal and two Bronze medals, taking their tally to a 40 medals over the past four years of the show.


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Rated People joins forces with APL, giving visibility to vetted tradesmen

The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL), currently at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, are happy to announce the finalisation of their partnership with RatedPeople

APL logo

The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL), currently at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, are happy to announce the finalisation of their partnership with RatedPeople as part of the benefits of being a member of TrustMark, the only Government-endorsed scheme for all trades in an around

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DCF orchids raise £1,000 for students

The launch of the new David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) Phalaenopsis Orchid Collection has raised £1,000 for students at the HTA National Plant Show.

DCF Stand @ NPS

DCF and Garden Centre Fresh (GCF) the orchid supplier worked together to promote the collection at the show. Jessica Laurent, ex-horticulture student at Writtle College who was part of the orchid selection team and DCF trustee Nigel Wait from Barnsfold Nurseries, were also part of the show team.


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Key Essentials take home Best ‘Plantie'

Key Essentials took home the award for the best ‘Plantie' at this year's HTA National Plant Show.

Key Essentials Plantie Presentation

The competition, sponsored by Blooms of Bressingham, celebrated the beauty of plants through plant selfies taken by the exhibitors.

Amanda Smith from Key Essentials was thrilled to receive the award, which includes a bottle of bubbly and £1,000 worth of advertising in HTA News. She says

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