This November, on the 800th anniversary of the signing of this ancient document, a new Charter for Trees, Woods and People is being launched by The Woodland Trust.
Eighteen outstanding parks, gardens and tree teams have scooped awards at the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2017 presentation.
Landscape Maintenance Horticulturist
Minine's Plants & Landscaping British Virgin Islands (VG)
Groundsman/Climber - A195
The National Trust for Scotland Brodick, Isle of Arran
Mobile Gardening staff – Home Counties (full time) or Portsmouth (part time) Permanent
Glendale Home Counties (full time) or Portsmouth
Arboricultural Team Leader/Supervisor - L002
Horticruitment West Yorkshire
|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.
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.
Raised levels of investment in horticulture education and increased student take-up is welcome news for the industry, says Rachel Anderson.
Choosing the right plant, correct planting procedure and best aftercare are the three basic rules for sucessful tree planting, Sally Drury explains.
Mitigating climate change, providing windbreaks and reducing the risk of soil erosion are some of the best reasons for planting trees, says Sally Drury.
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.
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.
- NIAB Park Farm Cambridgeshire
- Exeter University
- The Forum University of Exeter