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Landscape Plant Focus

Ginkgo

Ginkgo

These trees have been around since before the dinosaurs so they are hardy survivors suitable for many schemes, says Miranda Kimberley.

Syringa

Syringa

Lilacs may not be trendy but they offer fragrance and colour when flowering in May and June, says Miranda Kimberley.

Geum

Geum

The bright blooms of these colourful hardy perennials make them ideal for borders, writes Miranda Kimberley


Landscape In Depth

From the archive - Magnificent machines

From the archive - Magnificent machines

Continuing our 175th anniversary celebrations, here is our pick of adverts from early editions of The Gardeners' Chronicle -- including a Joseph Paxton-patented glasshouse.

Kit test - Blowers

Kit test - Blowers

Two of the latest battery models take on petrol-powered counterparts at Derby College, but which will our reviewers prefer? Sally Drury finds out.

Woodchippers

Woodchippers

Landfill costs and limitations on burning are driving the development of new machines that deliver more benefits and cost savings, says Sally Drury.

From The Archive - Darwin and the humble-bees

From The Archive - Darwin and the humble-bees

On 21 August 1841, Charles Darwin wrote to Horticulture Week forerunner The Gardeners' Chronicle about "the humble-bees which bore holes in flowers" following a reader's complaint about damage to his bean crop. Continuing celebrations of our 175th anniversary, here we republish Darwin's letter

Sargent's solutions - how changing your company name could boost your brand

Sargent's solutions - how changing your company name could boost your brand

Renaming your company can help to attract more work but there are potential pitfalls to be avoided, says Alan Sargent.

What Kit

Find and compare landscape & amenity equipment.

How To Buy

How to buy - Tree guards and shelters

How to buy - Tree guards and shelters

Young and newly planted trees need protection against a range of threats to their successful establishment, says Sally Drury.

How to buy - tree stakes and ties

How to buy - tree stakes and ties

Various options are available to support young trees, Sally Drury explains.

Buyer's guide - Blowers, vacs & sweepers

Buyer's guide - Blowers, vacs & sweepers

Many of the latest tractor-mounted and towed machines can improve productivity, Sally Drury explains.