These ideal water garden plants offer summer colour and year-round ground cover, says Bethan Norris.
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Ornamentals In Depth
The glasshouse red spider mite, also known as the two-spotted spider mite, is a troublesome pest of both protected and outdoor ornamentals.
Major Government changes to apprenticeships put employers in the driving seat. Is horticulture ready? Jez Abbott finds out.
The reduced availability of herbicides has led growers to consider alternative options, Sally Drury finds.
How will these three new models fare when tested at Cannington Golf Club? Sally Drury finds out.
Prolific flowers and a long season make this an attractive addition to the garden, writes Bethan Norris.
These highly attractive trees and shrubs remain popular among landscape gardeners, Miranda Kimberley reports.
Fragrant flowers in many colours make these plants a favourite in borders, says Miranda Kimberley.
Showy flowers and variegated leaves make this a useful choice in borders, says Miranda Kimberley.
Attractive flowers and foliage have made Jacob's ladder a cottage garden favourite, says Miranda Kimberley.
Ornamentals Production News
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- Lorry drivers warned to complete training or pay penalty
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- Key Essentials relaunched
- Rose of the year unveiled
- Kew looks to BBC radio series to 'spark interest' in science as cuts bite
- BRE clarifies native planting confusion
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Boningales Nursery chairman Tim Edwards on the business of ornamentals production
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- HEAD GARDENER REQUIRED - COTSWOLDS Knight Frank £28,000 - £30,000 no accommodation, Gloucestershire / Cheltenham, Gloucestershire / Northleach, Gloucestershire
- Nursery Supervisor Griffin Nurseries 20-25k, Hampshire / Liphook, Hampshire
- Landscape Construction Manager Ground Control Competitive salary + semi-annual bonuses + share options, South East England / East Sussex / Hampshire / Surrey / West Sussex
- Graduate Trainee: Seed Research, Procurement and Processing Maelor Forest Nurseries Ltd £18,000 per annum, Whitchurch, Shropshire
- Landscape Architect The Royal Parks Grade II - £24,570 - £29,942 per annum , London (Central), London (Greater)
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UK GROWER AWARDS 2015: Entries now open