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Can green walls help tackle pollution health risks?

Can green walls help tackle pollution health risks?

It is one of the world's most prolific killers. Air pollution causes more than seven-million deaths globally every year, according to the World Health Organization.

Are garden centres taking business from department stores?

Are garden centres taking business from department stores?

Can other garden centres learn from Petersham Nurseries and the fusion of retail elements in its new Covent Garden outlet?

Electric car charging: an opportunity for garden centres?

Electric car charging: an opportunity for garden centres?

There are 11,700 electric car-charging points across the UK but only eight at garden centres, so more can be done to take the opportunity in garden retail.

Parks funding solutions for cash-strapped local authorities

Parks funding solutions for cash-strapped local authorities

When it comes to the much-debated future for public parks it is often said there is no one-size-fits-all solution.

How will reduced apple and pear harvests hit the industry?

How will reduced apple and pear harvests hit the industry?

This spring, many top-fruit growers in the UK and across Europe were dismayed to discover that swathes of their orchards had been hit by frost.

Why green roof pioneers are looking to metro mayors to pick up the baton

Why green roof pioneers are looking to metro mayors to pick up the baton

The recently launched UK Green Roof Market, First Assessment report has uncovered an area of significant growth for the landscape industry.


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Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2017 - the winners!

Find out more about the outstanding parks, gardens and arboricultural projects and teams that became our Custodian Award 2017 winners.

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Latest Plant Focus

Sisyrinchium

Sisyrinchium

This huge but slightly odd genus offers multiple choices for the rock garden or alpine house, says Miranda Kimberley.

Dierama

Dierama

Beautiful but underused, this tall and elegant plant can persist for years, says Miranda Kimberley.

Scaevola

Scaevola

This brilliant summer bedding plant has fan-shaped flowers that give it an elegant look, says Miranda Kimberley.


Pest & Disease Factsheets

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Bacterial and fungal canker

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Bacterial and fungal canker

A wide range of nursery stock can be susceptible to potential damage from various cankers.

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Spider mites

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Spider mites

Defences for protected and outdoor ornamentals.

Pest and disease management - Powdery mildew in edible field crops

Pest and disease management - Powdery mildew in edible field crops

Powdery mildew in field crops, by Professor Geoffrey Dixon


Latest products and kit

Blowers, Vacs and Sweepers: pedestrian and tractor-mounted kit

Blowers, Vacs and Sweepers: pedestrian and tractor-mounted kit

These machines offer a step up in power for those tackling bigger clean-up jobs and can help to keep costs down, Sally Drury explains.

Blowers, Vacs and Sweepers: handheld and backpack machines

Blowers, Vacs and Sweepers: handheld and backpack machines

Battery technology is widening choice and petrol models are also improving, Sally Drury reports.

Handheld machines for ornamental hedges

Handheld machines for ornamental hedges

Battery popularity continues to grow but is there still a place for petrol? Sally Drury asks what's new in both markets.