Tree and woodland groups have welcomed plans in last week's housing white paper to amend the National Planning Policy Framework so as to give "ancient woodland and aged and veteran trees" explicit protection from development.
Basingstoke & Deane Council Basingstoke, Hampshire
Head Gardener, Drum Castle
The National Trust for Scotland Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire
Trained Gardeners for Private Estate, Ascot, Berks., UK
Luxury Assets Berkshire
Assistant Arboricultural Officer
London Borough of Redbridge Ilford, London (Greater)
London Borough of Ealing Ealing, London (Greater)
Chainsaw sales are buoyant at the moment; it's that time of year. Winter gale damage needs clearing and firewood preparing.
Details of the latest machines currently being offered by the major suppliers in the market, collated by Sally Drury.
Young and newly planted trees need protection against a range of threats to their successful establishment, says Sally Drury.
Next month's introduction of the Government apprenticeship levy could offer good value for money for horticultural businesses, Rachel Anderson discovers.
These machines offer busy grounds staff far more uses than just simply tidying up leaves, Sally Drury explains
Right now is the ideal time to improve how you handle waste material and doing so could deliver benefits, Sally Drury explains
Optimum lifespan for street trees at odds with felling policy of Sheffield City Council.
The right protection is essential to ensure successful establishment but which type should you choose? Sally Drury examines the options.
Biosecurity, contractor scheme, electric equipment, flood mitigation and pest threats.
Control strategies mainly focus on larval stages.
Import controls and nursery inspections are crucial tools for keeping stock healthy and enabling sales.
With action difficult and labour intensive, accurate identification of this root disease is key to tackling infection.
Read on for the latest Pest & Disease Tracker Alert.
Xanthomonas arboricola pv. pruni on Prunus Laurocerasus.
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