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Analysis

What does the Butters buyout mean for horticulture?

What does the Butters buyout mean for horticulture?

Mass market flowers and plants supplier and grower the Butters Group has sold out to cut flowers and fresh-produce importer Flamingo to create a near quarter-of-a-billion-pound turnover business.

What new vegetables will gardeners be growing in 2018?

What new vegetables will gardeners be growing in 2018?

Next year is Fleuroselect year of the chilli pepper and Thompson & Morgan and Mr Fothergill's have ranges around the hot vegetable, with a new way of promoting sales.

Why do poinsettia growers have reasons to be positive?

Why do poinsettia growers have reasons to be positive?

A revived marketing campaign and the weak pound mean UK poinsettia growers are looking forward to Christmas.


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.

Latest Ornamentals News

Bransford Webbs sees success with white pot Proven Winners

Bransford Webbs sees success with white pot Proven Winners

EC plants intellectual property future remains uncertain

EC plants intellectual property future remains uncertain

RHS ban of high-risk Xylella host plants could be "imminent"

RHS ban of high-risk Xylella host plants could be "imminent"

In depth

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Vine weevil

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Vine weevil

Avoid costly damage by this serious plant pest.

Phygelius

Phygelius

Masses of colourful tubular flowers can give these plants a substantial presence in the border, says Miranda Kimberley.

Tomorrow's tractors

Tomorrow's tractors

These machines have advanced rapidly over recent years but what does the future hold? Sally Drury looks ahead.

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Products & Kit

Pots and containers

Pots and containers

Taking advantage of the latest available sizes, shapes and formats could help you boost production as well as sales, Sally Drury suggests.

Growing media

Growing media

With a scheme promoting responsible sourcing nearing completion, growers need to take a fresh look at what they are using, says Sally Drury

Ornamentals fertilisers

Ornamentals fertilisers

Manufacturers are developing new ways for growers to manage crop inputs while reducing reliance on pesticides, Sally Drury reports.

Plant Focus

Climbing roses

Climbing roses

Walls, trellises, pergolas and even trees can all be brightened up by these beautiful blooms, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Sisyrinchium

Sisyrinchium

This huge but slightly odd genus offers multiple choices for the rock garden or alpine house, says Miranda Kimberley.

Dierama

Dierama

Beautiful but underused, this tall and elegant plant can persist for years, says Miranda Kimberley.

Scaevola

Scaevola

This brilliant summer bedding plant has fan-shaped flowers that give it an elegant look, says Miranda Kimberley.


New Plants

Peter Seabrook

Inspiration and insight from travels around the horticultural world
 

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