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Seabrook on...Work together to capitalise on Christmas

Seabrook on...Work together to capitalise on Christmas

Last month I went to my local fruit farm/farm shop to buy a gift pack of Cox's Orange Pippin only to be told they had run out of the festive printed trays.

Celebrating best practice

Celebrating best practice

The close of the year is always a time to take stock of achievements and last week's BALI National Landscape Awards did just that, with 850 of the industry's finest celebrating the very best in UK landscaping practice.

According to Edwards...Keeping our national cynicism in check

According to Edwards...Keeping our national cynicism in check

Here's a sweeping statement: we British don't think highly enough of ourselves. One of our greatest strengths is our cynicism.

According To Hewson ... Under-production makes business sense

According To Hewson ... Under-production makes business sense

Long ago, I was told that under-production is always better than over-production. It came from one of our most talented, experienced and pioneering production directors of the time, so it must have been right. It still is - in fact, more so now than ever before.

Dealing with unrealistic tenders

Dealing with unrealistic tenders

The comments of Andy Corcoran, boss of contractor Glendale Managed Services, reported in the last edition of Horticulture Week highlighting the potential threat from the "price-focused tender model" to sustainable contracting and skills development, have clearly touched a raw nerve with many in the sector.

Seabrook on...Unnecessary meetings strike a raw nerve

Seabrook on...Unnecessary meetings strike a raw nerve

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