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Landscape Plant Focus

Gleditsia

Gleditsia

These deciduous, spiny trees can tolerate pollution, making them a good choice for parks and gardens, says Miranda Kimberley.

Scilla

Scilla

With star- or bell-shaped flowers mainly with blue accents, these bulbs make a splendid contribution to any spring display, says Miranda Kimberley.

Elaeagnus

Elaeagnus

Fragrant flowers and lustrous leaves help these often overlooked shrubs and small trees to stand out, says Miranda Kimberley.


Landscape In Depth

Kit test: Pedestrian mowers

Kit test: Pedestrian mowers

Four manufacturers submit new models for testing on the grounds at Derby College, Sally Drury reports.

Landscape training - Skills factor

Landscape training - Skills factor

Landscape business that go the extra mile to train apprentices are now earning greater recognition in the battle against skills shortages, Jez Abbott reports.

Market report - Pedestrian mowers

Market report - Pedestrian mowers

A wide variety of styles, sizes and power options ensures models suitable for all jobs, Sally Drury finds.

Business Planning - Raising finance to expand your business

Business Planning - Raising finance to expand your business

There are various funding options for budding entrepreneurs but preparation is key, says Neville Stein.

Sargent's solutions: how much should you charge for your garden services?

Sargent's solutions: how much should you charge for your garden services?

There is a lot more to working out how much to charge for your services than simply looking at your competitors' rates, Alan Sargent explains.

What Kit

Find and compare landscape & amenity equipment.

How To Buy

Buyers' guide - Lending trees support

Buyers' guide - Lending trees support

Young, newly-planted trees need all the support and protection they can get, writes Sally Drury.

Buyers' guide - Tree stakes and ties

Buyers' guide - Tree stakes and ties

The size of the planting stock will determine which support system to use, Sally Drury advises.

Buyers' guide - Blowers, vacs & sweepers

Buyers' guide - Blowers, vacs & sweepers

Having the right machine to clear away debris can save you a lot of time and effort, Sally Drury explains.


Latest Tenders

New Tender:

Broadwalk Borders Project - Perennials and Grasses.

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Closing Date: 27th February 2015

Forthcoming Events

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