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Landscape Plant Focus

Platanus

Platanus

This tough genus includes trees that can cope with pollution and poor soils but disease and leaf litter are challenges, says Miranda Kimberley.

Galtonia

Galtonia

These lesser-known summer-blooming bulbs feature elegant bell-shaped white and green flowers, says Miranda Kimberley.

Sorbus

Sorbus

These hardy plants offer year-round interest thanks to their changing leaf colour, bright berries and corymbs of flowers, says Bethan Norris.


Landscape In Depth

Apprenticeships - Trailblazers emerge

Apprenticeships - Trailblazers emerge

Industry bodies have been setting up trailblazer groups to establish horticulture apprenticeships under the Government's new framework, Jonathan Tilley reports.

Market report - Turf seed & consumables

Market report - Turf seed & consumables

Whether you tend bowling or golf greens, pitches, tennis courts or fine lawns in front of a grand residence, the challenge is the same -- to produce a healthy sward that is attractive and fit for purpose. The enemy is stress. Science is providing answers.

Market report - Stump grinders & log splitters

Market report - Stump grinders & log splitters

The latest models have been designed to get the job done faster and more easily, Sally Drury explains.

Market report - Tree lifting, moving & planting

Market report - Tree lifting, moving & planting

There are plenty of reasons why we should plant trees and increasingly we want to plant big trees. There are also plenty of sound reasons why, later in a tree's life, we should go to great lengths to dig them up and replant them elsewhere.

Your Landscape Questions Answered - Sargent's solutions

Your Landscape Questions Answered - Sargent's solutions

There are pitfalls to beware when looking to recruit suitable candidates for your business but the right approach can pay dividends, says Alan Sargent.

What Kit

Find and compare landscape & amenity equipment.

How To Buy

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.

Buyers' guide - Tractors

Buyers' guide - Tractors

Vibration levels, implements and working conditions are key considerations, Sally Drury explains.

Buyers' guide - Chainsaws

Buyers' guide - Chainsaws

Your experience and training are key factors when it comes to choosing a chainsaw, Sally Drury explains.


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