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Can housing deal set a new trend for green space?

Can housing deal set a new trend for green space?

Innovative Lovedon Fields scheme gains funds and protection for recreational area

Petunia case sparks debate on role of GM

Petunia case sparks debate on role of GM

Need for broad-based debate agreed as investigations continue across EU.

What green space opportunities do new regional mayors offer?

What green space opportunities do new regional mayors offer?

Green space pledges of metro mayors bode well for improvements to city regions.

How to build a garden brand

How to build a garden brand

We are used to companies selling us the dream of a happier life magically created through buying their branded products. But what about our beautiful public gardens?

Mounting frustration over horticultural labour crisis response

Mounting frustration over horticultural labour crisis response

General election threatens impact of committee's report supporting call for action.

Hosepipe ban talk premature says sector

Hosepipe ban talk premature says sector

Alton Garden Centre director Andy Bunker appeared on BBC Radio Five on 9 May to say there should be "no knee jerk" reaction by water companies to low rainfall in April.


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Latest Plant Focus

Albizia

Albizia

Fluffy flowers and bipinnate foliage make these rarely seen shrubs and small trees highly prized, says Miranda Kimberley.

Brunnera

Brunnera

These perennials offer fantastic foliage and beautiful sprays of flowers in the springtime, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Cytisus

Cytisus

These shrubs have stunning pea-like flowers, good scent and an undeserved reputation, Miranda Kimberley explains.


Pest & Disease Factsheets

Pest & Disease Management - Fusarium patch

Pest & Disease Management - Fusarium patch

Avoid damage to ornamental lawns and sports turf

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Moles

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Moles

Protect against root damage caused by tunnelling.

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Plane anthracnose

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Plane anthracnose

Take action to avoid this disease causing dieback and rendering plants unsaleable


Latest products and kit

Kit for pitches

Kit for pitches

What is available to help groundsmen keep playing surfaces in the best possible condition? Sally Drury asks the experts.

Pots and containers

Pots and containers

Taking advantage of the latest available sizes, shapes and formats could help you boost production as well as sales, Sally Drury suggests.

Growing media

Growing media

With a scheme promoting responsible sourcing nearing completion, growers need to take a fresh look at what they are using, says Sally Drury