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Pest & Disease Factsheet - Downy mildew

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Downy mildew

This fungal disease relishes cool, humid conditions.

Exciting opportunities in production horticulture

Exciting opportunities in production horticulture

From operating hi-tech machinery to developing new varieties, production horticulture needs young people to drive the industry, writes Rachel Anderson.

Managing your supply chain

Managing your supply chain

Developing a thorough understanding of your supply chain is key to a successful business, Neville Stein explains.

Amaranthus

Amaranthus

These exotic annuals with erect plumes or long tassels of flowers can make a bold statement, Miranda Kimberley finds.

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

LED lighting systems

LED lighting systems

The benefits of growing crops under LEDs are interesting growers, nurserymen and research establishments, Sally Drury discovers.

How to buy - hedge trimmers

How to buy - hedge trimmers

Most hedges need to be cut or trimmed several times a year and the choice of kit will depend on their size, species and setting, Sally Drury explains

Turfgrass and seed

Turfgrass and seed

A variety of actions including overseeding will be required to restore the sward this spring after the stresses of winter, Sally Drury reports.

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

Leucojum

Leucojum

Snowflakes feature dainty white nodding flowers similar to those of snowdrops but are taller and look more robust, says Miranda Kimberley.

Indoor palms

Indoor palms

These iconic trees are some of the best pot plants for indoor cultivation, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Cedrus

Cedrus

These majestic evergreen trees with their striking needles need lots of space to grow to their full glory, says Miranda Kimberley.

Eremurus

Eremurus

With their unusual tall flower spikes the desert candles and foxtail lilies can be a sight to behold, says Miranda Kimberley.