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How gardens can benefit from horticultural talks

How gardens can benefit from horticultural talks

Additional revenue and more specific visitor demographics can be secured.

Why proper insurance is essential for garden centres

Why proper insurance is essential for garden centres

Seek expert advice, insure for cost of rebuild and regularly update policies.

T&M sale brings welcome stability for horticulture

T&M sale brings welcome stability for horticulture

Better weather and a more settled market benefitting horticulture businesses.

Developing systems for winter cucumbers

Developing systems for winter cucumbers

New Cultivation approach trialled at state-of-the-art Dutch glasshouse

Production horticulture sector demands reassurances over labour supply in response to parliamentary inquiry

Production horticulture sector demands reassurances over labour supply in response to parliamentary inquiry

Growers fear lack of access to labour will cause collapse and more importing.

One year on, how are growers feeling about Brexit?

One year on, how are growers feeling about Brexit?

British plants are being promoted as better deal then ever.


Latest news

Marshall brings in 200 years of garden centre experience in his first fortnight as Dobbies chief executive

Marshall brings in 200 years of garden centre experience in his first fortnight as Dobbies chief executive

Twelve senior staff, including new chief operating officer Lorrie Robertson, purchasing director Andrew West and restaurants head Costas Constantinou are among those joining their former boss at 34-garden centre group Dobbies.

B&Q profits rise as ONE Kingfisher outdoor ranges launched

B&Q profits rise as ONE Kingfisher outdoor ranges launched

Kingfisher has announced its final results for the year ended 31 January 2017, with adjusted sales up 1.7% at constant currency to £11,225m, with underlying pre-tax profits of £787m for the year to January 31, up from £686m a year earlier, after seeing B&Q like-for-like sales lift by 3.5 per cent.

Creative Landscape Co takes top gong at APL Awards 2017

Creative Landscape Co takes top gong at APL Awards 2017

Creative Landscape Co is crowned APL Awards 2017 Supreme Winner.

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Garden Retail Awards 2017 - the best offerings, ingenuity and successes

Garden Retail Awards 2017 - the best offerings, ingenuity and successes

Welcome to this special presentation of the achievements of the outstanding winners of the Garden Retail Awards 2017. After a strong 2016 and promising start to 2017, garden retailers are in a confident mood, reflected in the many exceptional entries received this year.

Seabrook on...a shared house and hub for horticulture

Seabrook on...a shared house and hub for horticulture

Driving into the new HTA offices at Chilton is akin to visiting a large country house, with impressive portico, reception area with sparkling, fresh-green and flower-full wonder wall of houseplants and large hall area to ground-floor meeting rooms.

Production stars take innovation lead at UK Grower Awards and Garden Retail Awards

Production stars take innovation lead at UK Grower Awards and Garden Retail Awards

Over the past week it has been the great privilege of the Horticulture Week team to welcome more than 700 leading horticulture professionals to three great industry events - the Garden Retail Awards 2017, the UK Grower Awards 2017 and the third Garden Retail Summit, all hosted by Horticulture Week.