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YMCA Training & GoLandscape hold apprenticeship levy coffee morning.

On Tuesday 24th September, YMCA Training and BALI GoLandscape hosted their first collaborative apprenticeship levy coffee morning. At the picturesque Hampton Court Palace on a particularly rainy morning, Horticulture Careers’ Brand Manager Liam Colclough was in attendance amongst a small group of employers and training providers. The purpose was to discuss the benefits of welcoming an apprentice amongst their workforce.

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Yorkshire stately home where Peaky Blinders was filmed needs a new head gardener

Yorkshire’s famous floral landmark Newby Hall is on the search for a new head gardener to look after its magnificent 40 acres of gardens and woodland – including its flagship double herbaceous border, one of the longest in the country.   Newby’s much-loved gardens are visited by over a hundred thousand people every year and often feature on film and TV. Taking

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4 weeks to go until the Future Landscape Conference

The Future Landscape Conference London 2019 is a new specialist conference for future-focused organisations actively creating superior landscapes in urban, commercial and public open spaces. Take your place at this inaugural event and prepare to explore, debate and challenge the future of commercial and urban landscaping design, construction and methodology. Spaces are limited. To book your place within this new

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Brooksby Melton student becomes head gardener at The Old Hall

Student Tom Walters, 33, completed his Horticulture apprenticeship with Brooksby Melton College earlier this year. He has now secured a Head Gardener role at The Old Hall in Market Overton. Whilst completing his Level 2 apprenticeship in Horticulture, Tom was employed as an Apprentice Gardener at Hambleton Hall in Oakham. After successfully completing his qualification with BMC, he was offered

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FutureScape 2019: Are you registered yet?

On Tuesday 19th November, the UK’s must-attend leading landscaping event and a vital addition of any landscape business schedule for the past 8 years; FutureScape will return to Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey. One day, one show, one landscape: FutureScape is an intense and informal one-day show featuring seminars and sessions full of practical business advice and a chance to connect,

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YMCA Training & GoLandscape Holding Coffee Morning at Hampton Court

Have you thought about incorporating Apprentices into your business? Come along to YMCA Training & GoLandscape’s Apprenticeship Levy Coffee Morning and learn about how Apprenticeships are a cost-effective way to help you develop your existing talent, reduce staff turnover and give your business the skills it needs to succeed. Where: Hampton Court Palace – Molesey, East Molesey KT8 9AU When: 8.30-10am, 24 Sept

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A Career with… Garden Club London

Based from their headquarters in South East London, Garden Club London design and build gardens and landscapes from concept to completion with a passion and dedication like no other. Their specialist in-house team of Designers, Landscape Architects and Landscapers work with a range of clients to produce creative solutions and award winning standards of workmanship. Horticulture Careers caught up with

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Woodland Trust recognised for its work with volunteers

Woodland Trust has been recognised for the opportunities it gives to volunteers.   The Charity has been awarded the Investing in Volunteers Quality Standard. This is after being assessed against a range of best practice standards and having proved to excel in the areas of recruitment, safety standards, management, support, recognition and value.  ` The charity has 3,226 roles for volunteers who undertake invaluable work for trees

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