Parks and Gardens Maintenance Planner
Plan your work schedule for the year with Horticulture Week’s month-by-month guide to essential maintenance and management tasks for parks, gardens and grounds maintenance staff.
Jobs should only be undertaken when ground and weather conditions are suitable and will vary according to location and may vary significantly from year to year. While the year nicely divides into 12 months, activities often overlap.
In the second of a two-part article, Alan Sargent looks at the functions of today's gardens manager.
The tractors chosen by professionals across the sector reflect the best features, backup and support on offer, says Sally Drury.
Raised levels of investment in horticulture education and increased student take-up is welcome news for the industry, says Rachel Anderson.
Choosing the right plant, correct planting procedure and best aftercare are the three basic rules for sucessful tree planting, Sally Drury explains.