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Why pioneers of the fast-growing green roof market are looking to Metro Mayors to pick up the baton

Why pioneers of the fast-growing green roof market are looking to Metro Mayors to pick up the baton

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

Why UK shrub production needs to rise to meet demand

Why UK shrub production needs to rise to meet demand

With Xylella on the horizon and planting trends moving towards hardier stock, how can UK growers meet the needs of garden retailers?

Therapeutic landscapes: An area of growth for designers

Therapeutic landscapes: An area of growth for designers

A plethora of gardens at this year's RHS Chelsea, Chatsworth and Hampton Court Palace Flower Shows featured a therapeutic theme, reflecting increased interest in the market for gardens and landscapes specifically designed to help recovery or wellness.

How should fruit growers prepare for water abstraction reform?

How should fruit growers prepare for water abstraction reform?

Upcoming reforms to water abstraction licensing will for the first time cap the amount of water that fruit growers can take for trickle irrigation.

Houseplants: the fastest garden centre growth sector?

Houseplants: the fastest garden centre growth sector?

London's Camden Garden Centre managing director Peter Hulatt says other garden retailers can follow the urban trend and make more of houseplant and cacti sales.

How will promised new urban trees be looked after?

How will promised new urban trees be looked after?

The need to plant more trees in both urban and rural areas is now widely accepted across the political spectrum.


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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

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.

Hedging - what are the alternatives to box?

Hedging - what are the alternatives to box?

With box blight and box tree moth both posing problems, Miranda Kimberley looks at alternative planting choices.


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.

Tractor-mounted trimmers for hedgerows

Tractor-mounted trimmers for hedgerows

Mzuri, McConnel and Becx Machines are all offering new kit for hedgerows, Sally Drury reports