Next month's Four Oaks Trade Show will once again be the place where the horticulture industry meets (8-9 September). The annual event takes place at Lower Withington in Macclesfield, Cheshire, and it will bring together the best of UK and overseas growers, suppliers and retailers.
Politics has recently been dominated by foreign affairs - immigration and, closer to home, the housing crisis. But landscape seems to have slipped off the agenda. Even with the need for extensive new housing areas, there is no talk of garden cities, green belt, new towns or visions to meet this need.
Biostimulants - a good idea when they work. That was an industrialist's view in the 1990s. Cynical maybe, but at the time their intricate modes of action were not understood. Consequently, guidance for use was very rudimentary and resultant efficacy was equally erratic.
Protecting trees through tree preservation orders was historically a good idea but the modern reality is somewhat different. Similarly, conservation areas effectively protect local character, but to apply those same principles to trees is a step too far.
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Gardener - Full time gardener required for 5* Hotel in The New Forest
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Gardener Grounds Assistant
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MorePeople England, East of England
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- 18 Southlands Road, Denham, Middlesex UB9 4HD
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- Vienna University of Technology, Karlsplatz 13, 1010 Vienna
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is looking for expressions of interest for the development of a cemetery extension.
Closing date: 7th July 2015