The Stroke Association's new digital garden

Charity

The Stroke Association launches digital garden

In a charity first, the Stroke Association has launched a digital garden called ‘Strength in Bloom’ to raise vital funds for the charity and support stroke survivors.

Old cash register

Business

Challenging June trading for garden centres

According to the July Market Update by the Horticultural Trades Association, garden centres experienced continued challenging trading conditions in June 2024.

Mayfield Park Manchester

Awards

Mayfield Park wins coveted Green Flag Award

The Green Flag Award has been granted to Mayfield Park in Manchester with the judges declaring that they had ‘never seen such an outstanding urban park in 20+ years of judging’.

Coombe Abbey Hotel

Charity

Greenfingers 25th anniversary celebrations

Marking their 25th anniversary, the Greenfingers Charity’s Floral Ball is set to take place, June 2025 in the historic Coombe Abbey Hotel in Warwickshire.

Design

Max Fordham House & Garden

The environmental engineering firm and its eponymous late founder designed Max Fordham House, the UK’s first net zero residential home in Camden, north London.

Katie Leach, Lloyds Banking Group’s first Head of Nature

Interview

Biodiversity Net Gain: the new nature market explained

The Dirt News interviews Katie Leach, Lloyds Banking Group’s first Head of Nature about the wider environmental and industry benefits brought forward by BNG, and the role of the financial institutions to develop the new compliance nature market.

Winner Home Garden Category Henchman Topiary Awards 2024

Awards

Winners Henchman Topiary Awards 2024

The winners of the inaugural Topiary Awards, organised by ladder manufacturer, Henchman were announced at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Flower Festival.