As one of Gloucestershire's leading independent garden centres, Highfield Garden World uses local suppliers wherever possible, writes Matthew Appleby.
Farming minister George Eustice officially launched the new expanded UK Grower Awards at yesterday's Fruit Focus show.
Maggie's Forest Garden has won best in show at the RHS Tatton Park Flower Show.
Greenkeepers and golf course managers are being urged by Syngenta to sign up to its Operation Pollinator scheme as it will help them to deliver the Government's "Five Step Action Plan."
Forestry Commission Scotland is stepping up precautionary surveillance of the pine tree lappet moth, with a view to containing its geographic range.
- Deer have role in maintaining woodland plant diversity, say Irish researchers
- Retail sales prosper in the heat as garden centre figures slip back.
- Cider maker's bonus system raises quality of apples
- Podington takes honours at Garden Centre Association event
- National Trust property opens yew knot garden
- BALI win Tatton silver gilt
- Latest Hessayon Expert book sees sales of more than 25,000
- Manchester school students dig up history with their garden design for the Tatton Park Flower Show
- Dilley appointed to Environment Agency
- Landscaping competition gets underway at Tatton
- Saltex veteran wins award
- Fresh produce is big winner as first £18 million of Agri-Tech fund awarded
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.
- Pot and Bedding Centre to be sited at Baginton's
- Ousted Paterson lashes green pressure groups
- Ian Riggs steps down from BPOA role
- Drainage installation to bunker building lead to busy summer for Speedcut
- Gateacre Garden Centre to close after a century of trading
- Government departments to spend up to £400m a year more on British food
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
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