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Is garden centre pricing becoming more competitive?

Is garden centre pricing becoming more competitive?

Plants, furniture and food are under price pressure.

What can we learn from the London Assembly's 'Park Life' report?

What can we learn from the London Assembly's 'Park Life' report?

Report calls for mayor Sadiq Khan to develop a city-wide, strategic approach to green infrastructure.

Christmas tree market 2017: what are the prospects for UK growers this season?

Christmas tree market 2017: what are the prospects for UK growers this season?

British growers say they are in a good place for 2017 thanks to exchange rates and prices remaining steady.

What next for The Royal Parks with new charity status?

What next for The Royal Parks with new charity status?

Chairman of the newly formed Royal Parks charity Loyd Grossman has ruled out a significant increase in commercial activity despite the parks needing to bring in more income.

How pollution fears are driving interest in greening

How pollution fears are driving interest in greening

Air Quality Business Fund helping firms tackle pollution and boost green credentials.

What can be done to stave off labour shortages in fresh produce?

What can be done to stave off labour shortages in fresh produce?

With a seasonal labour shortfall starting to take its toll in production horticulture, and some crops already being left unpicked, growers' representatives say clarity from the Government on migrant labour is now essential.


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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

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.

Tiarella

Tiarella

Pretty flowers and striking leaves are behind the rising appeal of the foam flower, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Berkheya

Berkheya

These long-flowering thistle-like daisies are well worth a go for consistent interest in the border, writes 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.