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Landscape Plant Focus

Sorbus

Sorbus

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

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.


Landscape In Depth

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.

Market report - Winter maintenance

Market report - Winter maintenance

Updated legislation means tractors can now be used to help keep roads clear in winter, notes Sally Drury.

Shortage of staff in the landscape sector threatens upswing in work

Shortage of staff in the landscape sector threatens upswing in work

Business is booming so much for landscapers in the wealthier regions of England that companies are now having to risk losing clients by postponing jobs.

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.

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.

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

International Conference on Global Plant Health Risks and Consequences

  • Lakeside Conference Centre Fera, Sand Hutton York, North Yorkshire YO41 1LZ

International Conference on Global Plant Health Risks and Consequences

Glasshouse soft fruit - cost saving and technology day

  • Leythorne Nursery (Hall Hunter Partnership), Chichester