Horticultural techniques, plant pests & diseases, equipment & machinery, energy management, horticultural research findings and other technical information
Hiring is a cost-effective option but a more versatile machine can be worth owning, Sally Drury suggests
Hiring is an increasingly popular option for nursery equipment and new kit is improving, says Sally Drury.
Saving a few quid on inferior personal protective equipment is a false economy, Sally Drury warns.
Equipment & Materials
Arborists, landscapers and grounds-maintenance teams can put chippers to good use, says, Sally Drury.
Tracked models mean easier access and eradicate the need to shift bulky materials, Sally Drury finds.
Brighter colours and modern designs feature among the latest emerging trends, Sally Drury finds.
A range of petrol and battery models tested on hedges at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. Sally Drury reports.
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Pest & Disease News
- Sweet chestnut and plane diseases may be coming into UK
- CPA calls for light touch in implementing CAP greening
- Harper Adams Centre for Integrated Pest Management launches
- Atmospheric pest control offers alternative to spraying, say Dutch researchers
- New "world-leading" institute will study environmental and disease pressure on trees
- Forest Research reveals latest findings on ash dieback control methods
- The impact of climate change on herb production is to be the focus of herb "Exploratory Day"
- BCPC launches latest online edition of Manual of Biocontrol Agents
- Scottish Government hopeful of protecting ash woodlands
- Defra to restrict plane, sweet chestnut and pine movement from next week
- Science Into Practice - New fungicides to defend crops
- Science Into Practice - Targeting cavity spot on carrots
- Science Into Practice - Probing tomato health benefits
- Science Into Practice - Tackling thrips on strawberries
- Science Into Practice - Better control of Sclerotinia
- Raspberry variety trials
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