Posts Tagged ‘Horticulture products’

How to install Everedge Garden Rings

10/01/2014

 

The EverEdge Garden Ring is perfect for protecting trees and shrubs from garden maintenance.

EverEdge supplies maintenance-free path, drive and lawn edging, manufactured in the West Midlands from recycled steel.

Compare EverEdge edging products  and all landscape edging products on ESI.info.

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Guest post: autumn care tips

06/09/2012

Alex Edwards of Inturf offers a general guide to the upkeep and maintenance of established turf areas during the autumn months.

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Guest post: specifying and laying turf

05/09/2012

Adam Pounds of Tillers Turf runs through a simple guide to preparing areas for turf, for landscaping and sports situations, and getting the best results when laying it.

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On urban trees moving, climbing and tidying up

06/01/2011

There’s a thaw on in Central Scotland and it’s a relief to see a bit of greenery. Bring on the green shoots, literal and otherwise.

UrbanTick reviews a few books and articles that look at the ‘mobility’ of trees in urban design and landscape architecture. They test assumptions about trees’ rootedness, reporting on things like seed vaults, the international migration of plant species, and the industrialisation of tree production.

They include Dominique Ghiggi’s Tree Nurseries – Cultivating the Urban Jungle: Plant Production Worldwide:

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Defra on Saving our Soils

25/09/2009

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A Defra study has highlighted the dangers posed by general degradation of soil quality in England.

It explores the potential impact on agriculture and food growth, and on flood alleviation.

Its proposals would affect the construction industry by regulating handling and removal of soil from land under development for housing and infrastructure. At the same time, the agricultural industrial will be required to change its approach to fertiliser use.

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Soft landscaping 2080: reducing watering

26/06/2009

Defra forecasts a possible 4.2°C summer temperature increase by 2080.

Green Places reports interesting approaches to cultivation, watering and rainwater recycling.

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