News & Analysis
The latest news across the UK horticulture industry including garden retail, plant production, edibles production, landscaping, parks, sports turf and arboriculture.
Defra chose St David's Day to announce an increase in daffodil bulb exports in 2014. Total overseas exports in 2014 were 6,220 tonnes, up 50 per cent since 2010.
The fast-growing Home & Garden Group has employed Garden Connect, a digital services provider founded by Edwin Meijer, to create its websites.
Home Grown supporters, Bryants Nurseries, Double H Plants, Hortipak and Modiform provided a Home Grown plant gift to every attendee at last week's Garden Retail Awards to increase awareness of, and promote, the Home Grown initiative among garden retailers.
A council-run athletics stadium threatened with closure because of budget cuts will now stay open, after a parks team found other ways to save money.
Environmental Services Manager
First Choice Homes Oldham Oldham, Greater Manchester
Plant Area Department Head
Squires Garden Centre Woking, Surrey
Squires Garden Centre West Horsley, Leatherhead
English Heritage Audley End, Myddelton House, Cliveden, Nymans, Wrest Park.
Garden Maintenance Team Leader - 24124
Anders Plus Chipperfield, Kings Langley
- RHS Lindley Halls, SW1P 2QW
The National Trust owns fantastic gardens. They chart English gardening's evolution from early enclosed knot gardens through parklands to the intimacies of suburban owner-occupied plots and all in-between.
These deciduous, spiny trees can tolerate pollution, making them a good choice for parks and gardens, says Miranda Kimberley.
There is a grey area between sensible regulation and illegal protectionism that makes it difficult to see the line dividing the two.