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How to buy - Tree guards and shelters

How to buy - Tree guards and shelters

Young and newly planted trees need protection against a range of threats to their successful establishment, says Sally Drury.

How to buy - tree stakes and ties

How to buy - tree stakes and ties

Various options are available to support young trees, Sally Drury explains.

Buyer's guide - Blowers, vacs & sweepers

Buyer's guide - Blowers, vacs & sweepers

Many of the latest tractor-mounted and towed machines can improve productivity, Sally Drury explains.


Arboriculture In Depth

From the archive - Magnificent machines

From the archive - Magnificent machines

Continuing our 175th anniversary celebrations, here is our pick of adverts from early editions of The Gardeners' Chronicle -- including a Joseph Paxton-patented glasshouse.

Kit test - Blowers

Kit test - Blowers

Two of the latest battery models take on petrol-powered counterparts at Derby College, but which will our reviewers prefer? Sally Drury finds out.

From The Archive - Darwin and the humble-bees

From The Archive - Darwin and the humble-bees

On 21 August 1841, Charles Darwin wrote to Horticulture Week forerunner The Gardeners' Chronicle about "the humble-bees which bore holes in flowers" following a reader's complaint about damage to his bean crop. Continuing celebrations of our 175th anniversary, here we republish Darwin's letter

Chainsaws

Chainsaws

Manufacturers' latest top-handle models have been designed with the exacting demands of professional arborists in mind, Sally Drury reports.

Perennial: a helping hand for horticulturists

Perennial: a helping hand for horticulturists

Horticulture industry charity Perennial offers a lifeline to those in need and support from business partners can help it to meet rising demand.

Notifiable pests & diseases

Notifiable pests & diseases

Import controls and nursery inspections are crucial tools for keeping stock healthy and enabling sales.

What Kit

Find and compare landscape & amenity equipment.

Pest & Disease Management Factsheets

Pest & Disease Management - Honey fungus

Pest & Disease Management - Honey fungus

With action difficult and labour intensive, accurate identification of this root disease is key to tackling infection.

Pest & Disease Management - Ash dieback

Pest & Disease Management - Ash dieback

Ash dieback is caused primarily by the fungal disease Chalara fraxinea. The number of infected trees in Europe has risen over the past few years, partly due to wet summer weather.

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Peach leaf curl

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Peach leaf curl

Despite its limited impact on plant health, this fungal infection can cause customers to reject plants.