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Statistics show a rise in the start of new build projects in 2016

Statistics show a rise in the start of new build projects in 2016

The number of new build home starts has risen to the the highest level since 2007, figures released today reveal.

Arboriculture Association to survey tree officers over impact of austerity
Gardens score highly in VisitEngland assessment of visitor attractions

Gardens score highly in VisitEngland assessment of visitor attractions

Nearly 30% of the Gold accolades awarded by Visit England this year have gone to gardens or sites where gardens are a visitor feature.

Winners of the 2017 Garden Retail Awards revealed at glittering industry event in London's Covent Garden

Winners of the 2017 Garden Retail Awards revealed at glittering industry event in London's Covent Garden

Three hundred professionals from the garden retail industry gathered at London's Grand Connaught Rooms last night to see the winners of the Garden Retail Awards 2017 unveiled.

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Latest Comment

Opinion: Edwards On... Plant supply and health

Opinion: Edwards On... Plant supply and health

Increasingly, and rightly, plant health/biosecurity is being recognised as something of which all of us involved in plant supply must be aware.

Seabrook On... Garden centre inspectors

Seabrook On... Garden centre inspectors

No apology for writing in praise once again of the Monday programme at the Garden Centre Association (GCA) conference, even if the return taxi fare from Edinburgh Airport to St Andrews did cost me £250.

Government has grasped new places need infrastructure and high environmental quality - but the location is wrong

Government has grasped new places need infrastructure and high environmental quality - but the location is wrong

New green villages and towns do not resolve housing need, they neglect towns and are a poor use of valuable countryside.