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Network Rail suspends tree removal work after failing to consult residents

Network Rail suspends tree removal work after failing to consult residents

Two current cases have highlighted the strong concern often felt by the public to substantial tree felling by railway lines.

Hillier seeks to reinvigorate "boring" hedging

Hillier seeks to reinvigorate "boring" hedging

Hillier managing director Andy McIndoe says hedging is often undersold and garden centres "have a huge opportunity to sell the benefits of hedging to garden owners".

Wyevale buys Moreton Park Garden Centre

Wyevale buys Moreton Park Garden Centre

Wyevale Garden Centres ha bought Moreton Park in Wrexham, which is run by former Wyevale employee Alyson Haywood.

Andrew Tokely leaves Thompson & Morgan for Kings Seeds

Andrew Tokely leaves Thompson & Morgan for Kings Seeds

Former Thompson and Morgan horticultural manager Andrew Tokely has joined Kings Seeds as purchasing manager, taking over from Peter Miller, who has semi-retired after working for Kings for over 50 years.

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AccordingToFarrer...It's time to reach out to our next generation

AccordingToFarrer...It's time to reach out to our next generation

Seabrook On ... Time to showcase well-grown plants

Seabrook On ... Time to showcase well-grown plants

A video loop playing at the entrance to the garden at Great Dixter features the late Christopher Lloyd stating that as a plantsman he liked to see plants well grown and to be challenging in his use of colours. He told us he would like to try a soft pink and soft yellow, perhaps lightened with silver.

Independents take a step up

Independents take a step up

Each year, our exclusive Garden Retail report listing the top 100 garden centres by turnover maps the key shifts taking place in the garden industry.