Environmental Services Manager
First Choice Homes Oldham Oldham, Greater Manchester
Garden Maintenance Team Leader - 24124
Anders Plus Chipperfield, Kings Langley
Maintenance Supervisor - 26087
Anders Plus London (West), London (Greater)
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CHM Worthing, West Sussex
Zoo Horticulturalist (Full-Time/Perm)
ZSL London Zoo NW1 4RY, London (Greater)
Young, newly-planted trees need all the support and protection they can get, writes Sally Drury.
The size of the planting stock will determine which support system to use, Sally Drury advises.
Vibration levels, implements and working conditions are key considerations, Sally Drury explains.
The National Trust owns fantastic gardens. They chart English gardening's evolution from early enclosed knot gardens through parklands to the intimacies of suburban owner-occupied plots and all in-between.
Four manufacturers submit new models for testing on the grounds at Derby College, Sally Drury reports.
A wide variety of styles, sizes and power options ensures models suitable for all jobs, Sally Drury finds.
There is a lot more to working out how much to charge for your services than simply looking at your competitors' rates, Alan Sargent explains.
What are we to make of the BBC's The Big Allotment Challenge and Great British Garden Revival? Aside from their entertainment value, will they help bring a new audience and much-needed cash to the garden market? After all, someone needs to buy the many splendid plants we grow.
Back pain, largely due to age, is limiting my gardening activities. Although I am fortunate in that I have two gardeners - three in late spring and throughout the summer -- I still like to keep my hand in and do whatever I can to maintain the garden to a sufficiently high standard to attract visitors. Are there any specialist gardening tools you can recommend that might help me to continue with my "pottering"?
When the head of planning and partnerships at the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority Stephen Wilkinson says he and the organisation he represents do not want to undermine the glasshouse industry in the Lea Valley or "close existing businesses", we must assume he is sincere.
On Thursday 15 January the Thames Tideway Tunnel (TTT) is being challenged in court as the wrong solution to meeting London's future sewer overflow from increasingly prevalent extreme rain events.
Trees damage services, take up too much space and cost too much money; three historic myths that are real barriers to modern urban greening. Of course, the evidence does not support these misconceptions, but they still remain commonly quoted reasons not to plant new trees.
- RHS Lindley Halls, SW1P 2QW