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Horticulture Weekly
Horticulture Week Online Edition 22nd September 2017
 

The weekly HW Online Edition provides detailed briefings on the most important industry developments, plus the latest technical reports, case studies and links to actionable data. 

 
Analysis
 
Xylella: is there scope for a cure?
Xylella: is there scope for a cure?
A scientific conference on European research into Xylella fastidiosa held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain will showcase the worldwide work being done to tackle the disease.
 
 
Garden centre building: what's going up?
Garden centre building: what's going up?
After a lull in new builds, 2018 could see a slight resurgence in garden centres being erected.
 
 
What practical measures can stop novel tree pests and diseases proliferating?
What practical measures can stop novel tree pests and diseases proliferating?
This week's Arboricultural Association amenity conference gave delegates a range of perspectives and advice on how to minimise the seemingly relentless spread of exotic tree pests and diseases.
 
 
Retail seed: crowded market for 2018
Retail seed: crowded market for 2018
Thompson & Morgan is refocusing on the garden centre seed market, hoping to win back business from Mr Fothergill's, which has expanded during T&M's long sale process.
 
 
Buoyant demand for UK apples but frost and labour remain concerns
Buoyant demand for UK apples but frost and labour remain concerns
As the British apple season begins, English Apples & Pears (EAP) is warning that growers will feel the effects of both a late frost in spring and also constrained labour supply.
 
 
Who are the apprenticeship trailblazers?
Who are the apprenticeship trailblazers?
Horticulture is at the forefront of a major change in the way we train people for work, after its various sectors joined together to become one of the first industries to develop Trailblazer Apprenticeship standards.
 
The week in horticulture
 
Gillespies transforms Halifax public realm with Piece Hall courtyard
 
 
Glee top trends and issues revealed
 
 
Green space improvements could be part of "social contract" to help solve London housing crisis
 
 
UK grown shrubs in high demand say growers
 
 
Waitrose traffic light policy aims to restrict pesticide use
 
 
London mayor urges rethink on borough tree felling plan [updated]
 
 
UK cider makers "facing difficult times", MPs told
 
Tim Edwards
 
Opinion... Shining a light on trading with Europe Accurate figures are notoriously difficult to get at, but without doubt the UK imports a great deal of its ornamental plant requirement. Opinion... Shining a light on trading with Europe
 
Tractors special
 
Tractors - Maintenance models
Tractors - Maintenance models
The tractors chosen by professionals across the sector reflect the best features, backup and support on offer, says Sally Drury.
 
 
Tractors for growers
Tractors for growers
The latest specialist tractors are providing wider choice for growers working in narrow rows, Sally Drury reports.
 
 
Tomorrow's tractors
Tomorrow's tractors
These machines have advanced rapidly over recent years but what does the future hold? Sally Drury looks ahead.
 

 
 

SOLVING THE PRACTICAL CHALLENGES OF GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE IN BUILDING DESIGN

 
Plant health
 
Brassica alert: high risk of white blister
 
 
Interception: pepper weevil on Capsicum
 
 
Interception: tobacco whitefly on Hibiscus
 
 
Interception: false codling moth on Capsicum
 
 
EAMU update: Stomp 400 SC for bulb onion, garlic and shallot
 
 
EAMU update: Laser for managed amenity turf
 
 
EAMU update: Tracer for leafy brassica, herb and salad crops
 
 
EAMU update: Stabilan 750 for ornamentals crops
More here
 
Maintenance checklist
 
SEPTEMBER TURFCARE TASKS SEPTEMBER TURFCARE TASKS
 
 

 
BALI National Landscape Awards 2017
 
Celebrations as 2017 BALI National Landscape Award winners announced Sixty BALI members have now been informed they have won a BALI National Landscape Award, with some members successful in more than one category. Celebrations as 2017 BALI National Landscape Award winners announced
 
 
 
 

 
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