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These prairie plants are easy to grow in well-drained soil and will perform best in full sun, Miranda Kimberley advises.
The most popular species, A. Mollis and A. Spinosus need plenty of space at the back of the border, Miranda Kimberley reports.
Vivid blue flowers make these plants stand out in the garden and attract bees and butterflies, says Miranda Kimberley.
With such a wide choice on offer everyone should be able to find a model that meets their professional needs, says Sally Drury
Challenges and opportunities identified by industry figures in all horticulture sectors.
Backers say new apprenticeships will make horticulture training easier and more relevant, Jack Shamash reports.
Earlier this month, figures from across the UK horticulture industry joined Horticulture Week to mark 175 years since the launch of its forerunner The Gardeners' Chronicle.
Fifty years on from his first article in these pages, Geoff Dixon surveys the evolution of British horticulture since World War Two
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Most hedges need to be cut or trimmed several times a year and the choice of kit will depend on their size, species and setting, Sally Drury explains
Young and newly planted trees need protection against a range of threats to their successful establishment, says Sally Drury.
Various options are available to support young trees, Sally Drury explains.
Landscape luminary Noel Farrer casts an eye over the state of the industry.