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More than £10,000 raised in Perennial's Go Green campaign so far

More than £10,000 raised in Perennial's Go Green campaign so far

The Go Green for HortAid campaign has raised more than £10,000 for horticultural charity Perennial this month - with more to come.

Forestry minister to visit APF forestry, trees and timber show on Thursday as suppliers line-up launches

Forestry minister to visit APF forestry, trees and timber show on Thursday as suppliers line-up launches

Defra forestry minister Dan Rogerson will visit the APF forestry, trees and timber show this Thursday (18 September), it has been confirmed.

Trade body representative raises questions over Scottish currency as vote looms

Trade body representative raises questions over Scottish currency as vote looms

HTA Scotland representative Simon Fraser has made a last gasp plea for Scots to consider currency issues that may lie ahead if they vote for independence.

New guide will help train future urban farmers

New guide will help train future urban farmers

A new guide for organisations hoping to train the next generation of urban farmers was launched today (16 September) by the Mayor of London's food adviser Rosie Boycott.

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Social horticulture shown at its very best

Social horticulture shown at its very best

Magic is happening in Somerset. Each year, farmer Brian Herrick creates a colourful "Field of Dreams" meadow made of annual flowers. A vibrant spectrum of colour paints a field for three summer months.

EAMU update: Mazone 360 for the protection of protected and outdoor cabbage and other crops

According To Seabrook ... Experience trumps pollinator plant lists

According To Seabrook ... Experience trumps pollinator plant lists

Pretty well every week I hear, see and read scare stories about the loss of bees, butterflies and pollinating insects. Yet when the detail is read it does not tally with my own experience.