New categories for UK Grower Awards 2015 offer even more opportunities to highlight strengths to potential customers.
A record total of 1476 parks and green spaces have been awarded Green Flags this year.
Commons environmental audit committee urges Government to accept European risk assessment on neonicotinoids28 July 2014
The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee into the Government's National Pollinator Strategy has criticised the Government over neonicotinoids.
Morden Hall Garden Centre in London, which Capital Gardens has run for 23 years, is to begin a closing down sale on 1 August.
- Horticulture industry's relationship with science to be examined
- Commons committee backs neonics ban, questions independence of research
- Fertiliser change saves £4,500 a year
- Sunflower sales bloom
- Bishop Burton walled garden re-opens
- Supplier calls for artificial turf regulatory body
- Wyevale ensures plants are 'king' in promotional materials
- Reports suggest Homebase might be sold
- Produce World boosts supply north of the border with acquisition
- UK's largest Huntingdon elm felled over safety fears
- Champion growers revealed at cherry and soft-fruit show
- Research covers splits in radishes
HW's pest & disease bulletin delivers a monthly round-up of news, information, products and research developments relating to the battle against pests and diseases.
- Tatton Park medallists announced
- Industry awards reflect on transformed garden centre supplier market
- Farming minister gives backing to UK Grower Awards 2015
- Syngenta urges greenkeepers to sign up to Operation Pollinator scheme
- Morden Hall Garden Centre prepares for closing down sale
- Retail sales prosper in the heat as garden centre figures slip back.
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Pest & Disease Management - Spider mites - These pests can cause trouble in ornamentals crops The glasshouse red spider mite, also known as the two-spotted spider mite, is a troublesome pest of both protected and outdoor ornamentals.
Apprenticeships: Employers in charge Major Government changes to apprenticeships put employers in the driving seat. Is horticulture ready? Jez Abbott finds out.
Top 100 profile - Coolings Now operating across two sites in Kent, Coolings has built a reputation as a successful family business, won multiple awards and achieved a high rank in the Garden Retail Top 100, Matthew Appleby reports.
Grow your own - Back on track Weather conditions have led to a more steady sales season for fruit and vegetable products and suppliers are lining up new varieties for 2015, Matthew Appleby reports.
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.
- Date: Tue 29 Jul 2014 - Tue 29 Jul 2014
- Date: Thu 31 Jul 2014 - Thu 31 Jul 2014
- Venue: Woking, UK
- Date: Wed 06 Aug 2014 - Wed 06 Aug 2014
- Venue: E M Cole Farms Ltd, Small Drove Lane, West Pinchbeck, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 3NL - then National Cut Flower Centre, Rookery Farm, Joys Bank, Holbeach St Johns, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 8SG
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UK GROWER AWARDS 2015: Entries now open