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.



Columnists & Comment

Farrer On ... Need, not liability, should define play areas

18 April 2014

I have just seen another £200,000 spent on a playground, once again resulting in an area of rubber surfacing covered in boring, risk-averse play equipment surrounded by fencing.


According To Dixon ... Rethink needed on agroforestry decision

18 April 2014

Continual rain over three winter months flooded large areas, devastating lives, homes, businesses and communications.


Prospectus offers fresh hope

18 April 2014

Arguments over whether the Government's attempt to unlock large-scale housing development by supporting the creation of three garden cities will make a lasting difference to the housing shortage will no doubt rumble on well beyond this Easter bank ho...


Additional Information

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  • HEAD GARDENER Private Estate in Vale of Evesham Dependent on experience, Worcestershire
  • Horticulturalist Gardener, Borders Grosvenor Estate Competitive salary plus benefits , Chester, Cheshire / Eccleston, Cheshire
  • Pet and Aquatics Supervisor MorePeople £16000 - £18000 per annum, Norfolk
  • Sweeper Driver The Landscape Group Paying London Living Wage (£8.80 per hour) and upwards dependent on experience), London (Greater)
  • Tractor Driver The Landscape Group Paying London Living Wage (£8.80 per hour) and upwards dependent on experience, London (Greater)


In This Issue

Horticulture Week - 18 April 2014

NEWS: Garden centres look forward to late Easter sales bonanza

SARGENT'S SOLUTIONS: Why the Customer Rights Bill should be seen as an opportunity rather than a threat

MARKET REPORT: Glasshouses

LANDSCAPE ANALYSIS: Government prospectus offers potential boost across disciplines

EDIBLES: Helping cut food waste - latest packaging addresses concerns over waste issues

PLANT FOCUS: Polygonatum