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Landscape Plant Focus

Caryopteris

Caryopteris

Bright-blue flowers and contrasting foliage help to ensure a long season of interest, says Kevin Line.

Eucryphia

Eucryphia

Grown for their abundant and showy white or pink flowers, these trees are great companion plants for varieties that love acid soil, says Bethan Norris.

Leucanthemum

Leucanthemum

Prolific flowers and a long season make this an attractive addition to the garden, writes Bethan Norris.


Landscape In Depth

Rental clock ticking for garden industry

Rental clock ticking for garden industry

Decline in homeownership and increase in rentals forces garden centres to re-examine how they market their products.

Business Planning - Cost control and budgeting

Business Planning - Cost control and budgeting

Budgets are essential administrative tools to manage costs and drive profitability, Neville Stein advises.

Ageing population opens gap in landscape market

Ageing population opens gap in landscape market

The need for more care homes to house the increasingly large elderly population spells landscape design opportunities.

Sargent's solutions - the importance of your marketing strategy

Sargent's solutions - the importance of your marketing strategy

Developing a detailed marketing strategy is essential for any horticultural business to meet the requirements of each season, Alan Sargent explains

Kit Tests:  Utility vehicles

Kit Tests: Utility vehicles

Electric, diesel and heavyweight models put through their paces, but which fares best? Sally Drury reports

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.


Forthcoming Events

Barcham's 2015 Big Barn conference

  • Ely, Cambridgeshire

BCPC Congress 2014: Precaution or Innovation?

Carrot Variety Demonstration and Trade Exhibition

  • Huntapac Produce, situated on the B5246, Holmeswood Road, Tarleton, Lancashire, L401TG