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Strong spring bedding sales fuelling supply fears

Strong spring bedding sales fuelling supply fears

Potential for a colour gap or frost damage on early introductions of summer bedding.

Glasshouse structures

Glasshouse structures

Higher crop prices and increasing demand for food are driving the latest advances, but what does the future hold for growers? Sally Drury investigates.

Acidifying water supplies

Acidifying water supplies

This process can mitigate problems caused by irrigating with 'hard' water that has high calcium levels.


Ranking

Horticulture Week Top 40 plant buyers 2017

Horticulture Week Top 40 plant buyers 2017

Longer spells in positions helps plant buyers to improve grower confidence.

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In depth

Business planning - The learning organisation

Business planning - The learning organisation

Learning, development and improvement are crucial in the uncertain business climate caused by Brexit, says Neville Stein.

Cytisus

Cytisus

These shrubs have stunning pea-like flowers, good scent and an undeserved reputation, Miranda Kimberley explains.

Fritillaria

Fritillaria

These true bulbs can lend height to a border and bring drama to a spring garden, Miranda Kimberley finds.

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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Products & Kit

LED grower lighting systems

LED grower lighting systems

The 'LED revolution' is seeing more updated lighting products come onto the market to help growers save energy and improve efficiency, says Sally Drury.

Nursery irrigation

Nursery irrigation

Modern systems are simple to operate, offer greater efficiency and can save a huge amount of time, Sally Drury reports

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

Plant Focus

Ceanothus

Ceanothus

These shrubs or small trees produce mainly blue flowers and fantastic glossy leaves, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Nicotiana

Nicotiana

Very popular among experienced gardeners, these plants often give off a sweet fragrance, says Miranda Kimberley.

Loropetalum

Loropetalum

Colourful flowers and stunning foliage are great rewards for growing this often unfamiliar plant, says Miranda Kimberley.

Kalmia

Kalmia

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


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Peter Seabrook

Inspiration and insight from travels around the horticultural world
 

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