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Entries open for Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2017

Entries open for Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2017

Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the launch of the 2017 Horticulture Week Custodian Awards, recognising and celebrating the achievements of the custodians of our parks, gardens, grounds and other vital green space.

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Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2016 - the winners!

Find out more about the outstanding parks, gardens and arboricultural projects and teams that became our first Custodian Award winners.

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IOG Saltex

Catch up with IoG Saltex 2016 by visiting our dedicated page including Live show blog, videos, exhibitor info, product launches and news.

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How to buy - blowers, vacs and sweepers

How to buy - blowers, vacs and sweepers

Handheld, walk-behind, ride-on, mounted and trailed machines with different power options are available for all jobs across a range of sites, Sally Drury explains.

How to buy - aerators and scarifiers

How to buy - aerators and scarifiers

Using the right equipment is essential to ensure that grass roots get the air, water and nutrients they need to thrive, Sally Drury explains.

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


Parks & Gardens In Depth

Excavators

Excavators

Manufacturers are offering improved models to buy or hire for a wide range of landscaping works, Sally Drury explains.

Sargent's solutions - this issue he works through the pros and cons of rebranding

Sargent's solutions - this issue he works through the pros and cons of rebranding

Rebranding can be very useful but avoid confusion or clients could think that you have ceased trading, Alan Sargent warns.

Tested and reviewed - Arboriculture kit

Tested and reviewed - Arboriculture kit

These battery and petrol pole saws help arborists keep their feet on the ground but which will the students at Bridgwater College prefer? Sally Drury finds out.

Sally Drury on professional gardening

Sally Drury

A monthly checklist of things to do and watch out for to keep your garden looking its best.

Parks & Gardens Comment

From The Editor - Rewarding the UK's Custodians

One of the highlights of the horticulture calendar this year was the presentation in the summer of the inaugural Horticulture Week Custodian Awards at London's Chelsea Physic Garden, where outstanding gardens and parks management teams from right across the UK were recognised for their achievements by their peers.

From The Editor - Urgent need to pool park ideas

One of the toughest jobs professionals working in the parks sector have faced over the years has been getting across to politicians just how critical green spaces are to the health and wellbeing of local communities.

According To Dunnett ... Horticulture needed to 'colour in' green infrastructure

It's now around one year since work started on Sheffield's groundbreaking "Grey to Green" scheme, one of the largest urban green infrastructure projects in the UK.

Machinery tests

See how the latest hedge trimmers performed

Make Parks A Priority

Campaign: Make Parks A Priority

Horticulture Week's campaign to protect urban parks from decline