News & Analysis
The latest news for horticulture professionals, including garden retail, ornamentals nurseries, field vegetable and salad crops, sport and amenity turf, landscape contracting and design, grounds maintenance, parks & gardens and arboriculture.
- Government departments to spend up to £400m a year more on British food
- HDC issues hardy nursery stock downy mildew factsheet
- Hyde Hall seeks new curator as part of development plans
- Ousted Paterson lashes green pressure groups
- Candle theft prevention device launched
- Gateacre Garden Centre to close after a century of trading
- Pot and Bedding Centre to be sited at Baginton's
- Ian Riggs steps down from BPOA role
- London tree officers elect new chairman
- New high-yielding floricane raspberry launched
- LDA Design's work on Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon highlighted during Cameron visit
- Drainage installation to bunker building lead to busy summer for Speedcut
- Yellow Books bursaries pay for gardens
- Green-tree turns 10
- Quadron says it has cracked peat-free challenges in council bedding contract
- Old Railway Line Garden Centre among top winners at GCA Wales and West region event
- Burgon & Ball, Taylors Bulbs and Smart Solar among winners at GIMA awards
- Build Show highlights construction skills shortage as sector upturn continues
Columnists & Comment
One of the real pleasures for me is to visit a really well-run business, efficiently operated, with enthusiastic staff working in neat conditions.
The recent inquest into the death of a young woman at Kew Gardens in 2012 caused by a falling branch from a mature cedar raised important tree-risk management questions. After lengthy proceedings, a jury found that there was insufficient evidence to ...
If there was any doubt that collaboration pays, two important developments within horticulture's wonderfully diverse but, for far too long, dangerously fragmented industry should settle the matter for good.
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- HEAD GARDENER REQUIRED - COTSWOLDS Knight Frank £28,000 - £30,000 no accommodation, Gloucestershire / Cheltenham, Gloucestershire / Northleach, Gloucestershire
- Contract Supervisor Lowther Forestry Group Ltd Attractive salary, vehicle and benefits package, South East England / South West England
- Gardener - Team Leader Landscape Associates Ltd £19,000 - £23,000 - Dependant on individual experience, Teddington, London (Greater) / Teddington, London (Greater)
- Live-in couple - Gardener and housekeeper, East Sussex A Private Estate Negotiable but basic package will be between 30k and 40k, Crowborough, East Sussex
- Contracts Manager - South West Ground Control Competitive salary plus bonuses, car and share options, South West England / Somerset / Bath, Somerset / Bristol, City of Bristol