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Entries are being invited for the prestigious UK Grower Awards which have officially launched for 2016.

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In Depth

Salix

Salix

Ranging from large weeping willows to species suitable for rock gardens, this genus offers attractive foliage, catkins and stems, says Miranda Kimberley.

Weed control

Weed control

The James Hutton Institute tells Sally Drury how it is minimising demand for weed control on its farms

Home-grown promotions pose a dilemma

Home-grown promotions pose a dilemma

'The idea of food miles is hard to transfer to ornamentals, but people expect food to be grown more locally,' says Alcock.

Tractors

Tractors

Comfort, performance and green credentials are key demands from modern machines, says Sally Drury.

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

John Deere 3045R

John Deere 3045R

LED lighting systems

LED lighting systems

The latest equipment provides optimum growing conditions and can reduce costs, Sally Drury reports.

How to buy - Controlled-release fertilisers

How to buy - Controlled-release fertilisers

Fewer applications can mean increased efficiency and profitablity for growers, Sally Drury explains.

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

Genista

Genista

These bright-yellow flowers make an excellent show in spring or summer, says Miranda Kimberley.

Angelica

Angelica

Many of these statement plants can grow to great heights in one season, says Miranda Kimberley.

Enkianthus

Enkianthus

These shrubs offer attractive spring flowers as well as great autumn colour, says Miranda Kimberley.

Jasminum

Jasminum

Scented jasmines offer a variety of flower colours, foliage and habits, says Miranda Kimberley.


Latest tenders

Battle Town Council

is looking for expressions of interest for the development of a cemetery extension.

Closing date: 7th July 2015

Forthcoming Events

NIAB/TAG/HDC Onion Seed (Field) Open Day

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NIAB/TAG Courgette Demo and Growers Association Meeting

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Floralis Boskoop Autumn Fair 2015 “Main issue: Customer service”

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