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Awards

Shortlist announced for the UK Grower Awards 2017

Shortlist announced for the UK Grower Awards 2017

Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the names of the outstanding businesses shortlisted for the UK Grower Awards 2017 - the industry's leading awards scheme for UK production horticulture.

Ranking

Top 30 Ornamentals Nurseries by Turnover - expansion and consolidation the name of the game

Top 30 Ornamentals Nurseries by Turnover - expansion and consolidation the name of the game

Tough retail pricing policies and Brexit opportunities drive the top 30 growth strategies.

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UK Grower Awards 2017 - The Night

Help us celebrate the best in UK production horticulture at the glamorous Grand Connaught Rooms, London on Thursday 23rd February 2017.

Find out more about the UK Grower Awards night.

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In Depth

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Plane anthracnose

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Plane anthracnose

Take action to avoid this disease causing dieback and rendering plants unsaleable

Kalmia

Kalmia

Beautiful flowers and striking buds make these little-known evergreen shrubs well worth a try, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Labels and labelling

Labels and labelling

Just-in-time labelling can help growers and retailers to take advantage at times of higher demand for plants, says Sally Drury

Collaboration key to managing plant threats

Collaboration key to managing plant threats

Government, inspectors, public and nursery trade need to work together.

Tim Edwards

Boningales Nursery chairman Tim Edwards on the business of ornamentals production
 

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Andrew Hewson

Writer and columnist Andrew Hewson offers his reflections on horticulture
 

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Products & Kit

Seeding, potting & transplanting

Seeding, potting & transplanting

Efficiency and flexibility are the key features of suppliers' latest machinery to help growers' production processes, Sally Drury reports.

Polytunnels

Polytunnels

Advanced cladding, better ventilation and more durable frameworks are among the improvements offered by the latest polytunnels, says Sally Drury.

Pots and containers

Pots and containers

Superior propagation products can justify extra expenditure by providing precise cell fill, optimum root development and healthy plugs, writes Sally Drury.

John AdlamJohn Adlam's Notes From The Nursery

A fortnightly roundup of jobs to do and what to watch out for to keep your crops protected.

Plant Focus

Eryngium

Eryngium

This florist's favourite offers interesting foliage and alluring flowers in a range of colours, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Pterocarya

Pterocarya

This attractive tree is rarely planted in the UK but deserves consideration in larger gardens and estates, says Miranda Kimberley.

Hippeastrum

Hippeastrum

These perfect pot plants for Christmas can be brought back into flower year after year, Miranda Kimberley explains.

Ruscus

Ruscus

These evergreen subshrubs with glossy foliage and plump red berries are much underrated, writes Miranda Kimberley.