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Seabrook on...Co-operation makes the smaller independents stronger
According To Farrer ... Embracing change through recognition of landscape

According To Farrer ... Embracing change through recognition of landscape

Noel Farrer sees a link between our treatment of landscape and our decision to vote Brexit.

From The Editor - Let's make this inquiry count

From The Editor - Let's make this inquiry count

In just two weeks, the public consultation being carried out by the communities and local government select committee on the impact of parks funding cuts will come to a close - and with it the best opportunity for a decade for horticulture professionals to convey the depth of the parks crisis to our politicians.

Tender - Galloway and Dumfries & Borders forest planting

The Forestry Commission is looking for planting work in the Galloway and Dumfries & Borders forest districts.

Dixon on...Urgent need to put agriculture back at the heart of policy

Dixon on...Urgent need to put agriculture back at the heart of policy

Titles mean a lot. When Defra was formed in 2001, "agriculture" was deleted from its title. Environment, food and rural affairs were then fashionable terms. Agriculture, in the widest sense including horticulture, was politically very unfashionable. Hence Great Britain became one of very few countries where the essential rural industry and dominant formative landscape force was lost.

Seabrook On ... Lack of specialist coverage will impact horticulture

Seabrook On ... Lack of specialist coverage will impact horticulture

July saw the usual cross-country tour of trial grounds and offered the opportunity to catch up with all the latest novelties due to be introduced next season, get re-acquainted with established lines and meet up with a good cross section of the trade. The notable thing for me was the shrinking number of fellow scribes and broadcasters attending these events.

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