This November Horticulture Week will jointly host Healthy Design, Healthy Places - a conference designed to inspire and educate professionals involved in the creation of the built environment and the integration of green infrastructure.
Horticulture is at the forefront of a major change in the way we train people for work, after its various sectors joined together to become one of the first industries to develop Trailblazer Apprenticeship standards.
The draft London Environment Strategy proposes a London as a city ready to tackle climate change and growth, with more green spaces, trees, green walls and roofs, sustainable drainage and investment in its parks.
The growing number of attacks using vehicles as weapons has focused minds on how to make urban public spaces safer from such attacks, without turning them into fortresses.
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Bali national landscape Awards 2016: the winners
The 40th BALI National Landscape Awards, run in association with Horticulture Week, were presented in London on 2 December.
Masses of colourful tubular flowers can give these plants a substantial presence in the border, says Miranda Kimberley.
Beautiful but underused, this tall and elegant plant can persist for years, says Miranda Kimberley.
Fluffy flowers and bipinnate foliage make these rarely seen shrubs and small trees highly prized, says Miranda Kimberley.
These machines have advanced rapidly over recent years but what does the future hold? Sally Drury looks ahead.
The tractors chosen by professionals across the sector reflect the best features, backup and support on offer, says Sally Drury.
A vast array of new garden products will be displayed at this year's show. Matthew Appleby previews what visitors can expect to see.
Mzuri, McConnel and Becx Machines are all offering new kit for hedgerows, Sally Drury reports
The right equipment is essential to restrain growth, maintain shape and ensure a dense, close texture, Sally Drury advises
The revolution in battery powered equipment continues apace with more manufacturers offering ever-improving machines, Sally Drury reports.
- Horticulture House, Didcot, OX11 0RN
- NIAB Park Farm Cambridgeshire
- If there are any agenda items you wish members to consider, please forward them to the e-mail address below, to be received by 28th June 2017.