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Government departments to spend up to £400m a year more on British food

Government departments to spend up to £400m a year more on British food

21 July 2014

Government moves to substantially increase its purchasing of UK-grown food under new standard have been welcomed by the industry.

 
 
Hyde Hall seeks new curator as part of development plans

Hyde Hall seeks new curator as part of development plans

21 July 2014

The RHS is expanding its management team at Hyde Hall, promoting current curator Ian LeGros to head of site while a new curator is sought.

 
 
Gateacre Garden Centre to close after a century of trading

Gateacre Garden Centre to close after a century of trading

21 July 2014

Liverpool based Gateacre Garden Centre will close on 31 July after a century as a business.

 
 

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What Kit?

Find and compare landscape & amenity equipment.

What kit? - Find and compare landscape & amenity equipment
 
 

UK Grower of the Year Awards

Bumper fruit award categories to launch at Fruit Focus

Bumper fruit award categories to launch at Fruit Focus

Join the UK Grower Awards 2015 team on Horticulture Week's stand (66) at this year's Fruit Focus show (23rd July) to hear about the launch of a bumper package of award categories giving UK fruit specialists even more opportunities to demonstrate thei...

Plant Focus

Ligularia

These ideal water garden plants offer summer colour and year-round ground cover, says Bethan Norris.

 



Pest and disease factsheets

BEAT THE BUGS

Key facts to help you protect your crops from pests and diseases

 
 

Explore Horticulture Week

Kit test - Chainsaws Three of the top brands submit saws for testing in the Wild Wood at Derby College, Sally Drury reports.

Weed control: production The reduced availability of herbicides has led growers to consider alternative options, Sally Drury finds.

Kit for pitches Repairing pitches with precise machinery can sustain more play and increase revenue, says Sally Drury.

Kit tests - Tractors How will these three new models fare when tested at Cannington Golf Club? Sally Drury finds out.

Business Planning - Exporting: a calculated risk worth taking Intrepid British nurseries looking to export can hope to achieve multiple benefits, Neville Stein explains.

Sargent's solutions - new ways to market your company Sharing behind-the-scenes details of your work can improve customer satisfaction and offer public relations opportunities, says Alan Sargent

Events

Fleuroselect 45th Annual Convention

  • Fleuroselect
  • Date: Tue 22 Jul 2014 - Thu 24 Jul 2014
  • Venue: Norwich

Fruit Focus

  • Date: Wed 23 Jul 2014 - Wed 23 Jul 2014
  • Venue: East Malling, Kent

Groen-Direkt Fair

  • Groen-Direkt
  • Date: Tue 29 Jul 2014 - Tue 29 Jul 2014

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Latest jobs Jobs web feed

  • HEAD GARDENER REQUIRED - COTSWOLDS Knight Frank £28,000 - £30,000 no accommodation, Gloucestershire / Cheltenham, Gloucestershire / Northleach, Gloucestershire
  • Contract Supervisor Lowther Forestry Group Ltd Attractive salary, vehicle and benefits package, South East England / South West England
  • Gardener - Team Leader Landscape Associates Ltd £19,000 - £23,000 - Dependant on individual experience, Teddington, London (Greater) / Teddington, London (Greater)
  • Landscape Operations Manager MorePeople £30000 - £32000 per annum, London (Central), London (Greater)
  • Junior Buyer MorePeople £20000 - £30000 per annum, Cambridgeshire




 

In This Issue

Horticulture Week - 11 July 2014 NEWS: Industry co-working sparks engagement with Government

SARGENT'S SOLUTIONS: Offering clients a glimpse behind the scenes of your work builds satisfaction and PR

KIT TESTS: Tractors

PLANT FOCUS: Leucanthemum

SHOW PREVIEW: Sector prepares for Fruit Focus