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Tomatoes can have role in preventing prostate cancer in men, UK research shows

Tomatoes can have role in preventing prostate cancer in men, UK research shows

Men who eat over 10 portions of tomatoes a week have an 18 per cent lower risk of developing prostate cancer, according to new research.

Jamie Oliver offers gardening to schools

Jamie Oliver offers gardening to schools

TV chef Jamie Oliver launches schools digital resource hub for the new school year.

Horticulture scholarships up for grabs

Horticulture scholarships up for grabs

Almost £10,000 of horticulture grants are now available to successful applicants.

British Protected Ornamentals Association to visit Syngenta

British Protected Ornamentals Association to visit Syngenta

Syngenta has invited BPOA members to view Jealott's Hill Research Centre on September 10.

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Barrell On....why highway tree inspection regimes must be protected

Barrell On....why highway tree inspection regimes must be protected

When a death arises in unnatural circumstances, an inquest is a fact-finding public inquiry to establish who has died as well as how, when and where the death occurred (www.judiciary.gov.uk).

According To Hewson ... Skills shortage persists but stars emerge

According To Hewson ... Skills shortage persists but stars emerge

I'm often asked by growers whether I think there is a skills shortage in the industry, by which I mean commercial horticulture in general and the ornamentals sector in particular. My answer is always yes.

Edwards on...Simple yet valuable green city solutions

Edwards on...Simple yet valuable green city solutions

For as long as I can remember, we nurserymen have lauded the environmental benefits of our trade as a panacea to the world's problems.