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Ministers maintain levy board rates for third year

UK Ministers have maintained Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) levy rates for the third year running.

Seaweed extract for gardeners sees rising demand

Seaweed extract for gardeners sees rising demand

British company Chase Organics has said it is receiving record orders from around the world for an organic seaweed extract for gardeners.

Hare Hatch garden centre opens furniture showroom

Hare Hatch garden centre opens furniture showroom

Hare Hatch Sheeplands garden centre in Berkshire has opened a new showroom by Garden Trends, selling garden furniture and barbecues.

Wyevale Garden Centres chairman signs business leaders' letter backing status quo

Wyevale Garden Centres chairman signs business leaders' letter backing status quo

Wyevale Garden Centres chairman Stephen Murphy is among over a hundred business leaders who have signed a letter to The Telegraph in support of Conservative economic policies.

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Hewson on...Promising budget for horticulture industry

Hewson on...Promising budget for horticulture industry

So what are we to make of George Osborne's final Budget before May's general election and what might it bring for UK Horticulture PLC -- and in particular the ornamentals sector?

Utilising online sales channels

Utilising online sales channels

During a discussion on the opportunities for garden centres from omni-channel retailing at last month's Garden Retail Supply Chain Summit, HTA chief executive Carol Paris highlighted the significant number of garden centres that have yet to install electronic point of sale (EPOS).

According To Farrer ... Green economy is the primary economy

According To Farrer ... Green economy is the primary economy

Any political party asking for your vote needs to prove it understands that the green economy is the primary economy. Last week at Ecobuild 2015 I asked an audience whether they support the Government's proposed cut in funding at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.


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