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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.

Year preview

What's in store for ornamentals production in 2017?

What's in store for ornamentals production in 2017?

Rising overheads, exchange rates, export opportunities and labour restrictions.

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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

IPM Essen show preview - Exports offer silver lining

IPM Essen show preview - Exports offer silver lining

UK exhibitors at this year's IPM nursery trade show in Germany will be looking to increase exports on the back of the Brexit vote, Matthew Appleby explains.

Pterocarya

Pterocarya

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

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Needle blights

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Needle blights

Prevalent in wet, humid conditions and particularly on susceptible crops grown under overhead irrigation, tip blights can adversely affect a range of conifer species.

Business planning - Just-in-time may just help

Business planning - Just-in-time may just help

A just-in-time policy can be a smart move to aid cash flow in light of post-Brexit uncertainty, Neville Stein advises

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

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.

Maranta

Maranta

This staple of the indoor plant market in garden centres is renowned for its attractive leaves, says Miranda Kimberley.

Picea

Picea

These tidy evergreen trees are not just for Christmas and come in a range of shapes and sizes, writes Miranda Kimberley.