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Nursery irrigation & drainage

Nursery irrigation & drainage

Regular reviews of water supply, management and application are key for any nursery, writes Sally Drury.

Nutrition - Monitoring nutrition can avoid problems later

Nutrition - Monitoring nutrition can avoid problems later

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.

Shopping channel puts itself forward for suppliers looking to grow sales volumes

Shopping channel puts itself forward for suppliers looking to grow sales volumes

QVC gardening sales continue to grow with 280 live hours of shopping in 2014 allowing suppliers to reach wider audience.

Scilla

Scilla

With star- or bell-shaped flowers mainly with blue accents, these bulbs make a splendid contribution to any spring display, says Miranda Kimberley.

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

Nursery transport

Nursery transport

Growers are increasingly taking advantage of the benefits afforded by automation, Sally Drury reports.

Buyers' guide - Lending trees support

Buyers' guide - Lending trees support

Young, newly-planted trees need all the support and protection they can get, writes Sally Drury.

Market report: A question of branding

Market report: A question of branding

Marketing plans have come to the fore as growers' optimism has increased, 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

Gleditsia

Gleditsia

These deciduous, spiny trees can tolerate pollution, making them a good choice for parks and gardens, says Miranda Kimberley.

Elaeagnus

Elaeagnus

Fragrant flowers and lustrous leaves help these often overlooked shrubs and small trees to stand out, says Miranda Kimberley.

Dodecatheon

Dodecatheon

Showy flowers and striking colour are helping these 'shooting stars' to grow in popularity, says Miranda Kimberley.

Sarcococca

Sarcococca

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.


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