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Beekenkamp Plants buys Sunny Holland

Beekenkamp Plants buys Sunny Holland

Since 1985, the Danish company Sunny Grønnegyden ApS is a breeder and market leader in Osteospermum.

Harlow sets up company to take on grounds maintenance

Harlow sets up company to take on grounds maintenance

Harlow Council has established a local authority trading company to provide its grounds maintenance alongside a number of other services.

Snowdrop festival prompts visitor boost during cold season

Snowdrop festival prompts visitor boost during cold season

The boost to visitor numbers by taking part in the first National Gardens Scheme (NGS) Snowdrop Festival last year was "overwhelming" according to the scheme, which is looking forward to a successful second year.

Cole, Emslie and Triggs join GCA inspectorate

Cole, Emslie and Triggs join GCA inspectorate

The Garden Centre Association has announced its three new inspectors who will begin visiting member garden centres this March 20-June 16.

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From The Editor - Prospects for the year ahead

From The Editor - Prospects for the year ahead

Making predictions about the future is a risky business in the best of times. Throw in a year when the UK is set to begin the formal process of leaving the EU and all bets are off. Despite this, the HW team has prepared our biggest-ever preview of the year ahead.

Barrell on...The shocking state of trees suffering in new developments

Barrell on...The shocking state of trees suffering in new developments

Geoff Dixon: Diminished research on soils threatens climate ambitions

Geoff Dixon: Diminished research on soils threatens climate ambitions

The Paris climate change accord requires that governments reduce emissions by 50 per cent before 2050. Soils store CO2 as organic matter. They now have political importance and organic matter content must increase by 0.4 per cent a year.