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Regular reviews of water supply, management and application are key for any nursery, writes Sally Drury.
It is important to determine nutrient levels in growing media during early spring to help identify fertiliser requirements for crops sold early in the season and avoid deficiency or toxicity problems prior to despatch.
QVC gardening sales continue to grow with 280 live hours of shopping in 2014 allowing suppliers to reach wider audience.
With star- or bell-shaped flowers mainly with blue accents, these bulbs make a splendid contribution to any spring display, says Miranda Kimberley.
Growers are increasingly taking advantage of the benefits afforded by automation, Sally Drury reports.
Young, newly-planted trees need all the support and protection they can get, writes Sally Drury.
Marketing plans have come to the fore as growers' optimism has increased, writes Sally Drury.
These deciduous, spiny trees can tolerate pollution, making them a good choice for parks and gardens, says Miranda Kimberley.
Fragrant flowers and lustrous leaves help these often overlooked shrubs and small trees to stand out, says Miranda Kimberley.
Showy flowers and striking colour are helping these 'shooting stars' to grow in popularity, says Miranda Kimberley.
There are plants thoroughly associated with winter: the Christmas tree, of course; the Poinsettia and Hippeastrum, given as presents at Christmas; and after Christmas the heralds of the coming of the spring, the snowdrop. One underrated evergreen, not the holly or the ivy, but the Sarcococca, needs to be more fully appreciated.
Inspiration and insight from travels around the horticultural world
- RHS Lindley Halls, SW1P 2QW