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From The Editor - Prospects for the year ahead

From The Editor - Prospects for the year ahead

Making predictions about the future is a risky business in the best of times. Throw in a year when the UK is set to begin the formal process of leaving the EU and all bets are off. Despite this, the HW team has prepared our biggest-ever preview of the year ahead.

Barrell on...The shocking state of trees suffering in new developments
Geoff Dixon: Diminished research on soils threatens climate ambitions

Geoff Dixon: Diminished research on soils threatens climate ambitions

The Paris climate change accord requires that governments reduce emissions by 50 per cent before 2050. Soils store CO2 as organic matter. They now have political importance and organic matter content must increase by 0.4 per cent a year.

According To Edwards ... Why horticulture needs a different dialogue to farming

According To Edwards ... Why horticulture needs a different dialogue to farming

The Government will always look on "horticulture" as a sector within "agriculture" and, when the trade effectively gets its message across, the Government recognises "nursery stock" as a non-edible subset of horticulture.

From The Editor - Celebrating great Landscapes

From The Editor - Celebrating great Landscapes

It was the Horticulture Week team's privilege on 2 December to join a record gathering of 964 landscape professionals celebrating the outstanding winners of the 40th BALI National Landscape Awards, run in association with Horticulture Week and head sponsor Green-tech.

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