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Landscape Plant Focus

Osmanthus

Osmanthus

Neat leaves, a tough constitution and fragrant flowers are a winning combination, says Miranda Kimberley.

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.


Landscape In Depth

Market report - Amenity weed control

Market report - Amenity weed control

There are still challenges to be overcome despite improvements in best practice, Sally Drury explains.

Kit tests - Wheeled & handheld brushcutters

Kit tests - Wheeled & handheld brushcutters

With so many brands our kit testers at Cannington had their work cut out over two days, Sally Drury reports.

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.

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

Ball Colegrave Spring Open House trial for Primroses, Pansy and Viola

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Fruit Logistica

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Greenfingers Garden Re-leaf Day 2015