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Buyers' guide: Hedge trimmers & cutters

Buyers' guide: Hedge trimmers & cutters

Having the correct kit will help you get the job done quickly and to the desired standard, says Sally Drury.

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.

Buyers' guide - Tree stakes and ties

Buyers' guide - Tree stakes and ties

The size of the planting stock will determine which support system to use, Sally Drury advises.


Parks & Gardens In Depth

According to Dixon...A shining example of a sustainable city

According to Dixon...A shining example of a sustainable city

Sustainability is a vitally important concept but it has been bandied about for so long that it is now clich├ęd.

Halesia

Halesia

These small trees or shrubs feature pendent white flowers and distinctive winged fruits, says Miranda Kimberley.

Pay move will improve appeal

Pay move will improve appeal

In 1826 an architect writing in The Gardener's Magazine bemoaned the fact that a journeyman gardener who has "gone through a course of practical geometry and land surveying, has a scientific knowledge of botany and spent his days and his nights in reading books connected with his profession gets no more than two shillings or two and sixpence a day". Meanwhile, he noted, a bricklayer who has "not the least knowledge of figures or geometry" received from five to seven shillings a day.

According to Barrell...Urban trees let down by policy failures

According to Barrell...Urban trees let down by policy failures

From biosecurity to planning guidance to climate change resilience, Government policy on urban trees is in disarray.

Guide aims to reduce levels of pesticide use by setting out a four-step approach

Guide aims to reduce levels of pesticide use by setting out a four-step approach

Government supports integrated approach to weed control as best way to head off threat of bans being imposed by EU.

What Kit

Find and compare landscape & amenity equipment.

Kevin Line's Blog

Kevin Line

Head gardener Kevin Line explores his passion for and experiments with plants

Sally DruryAsk Sally Drury

Horticulture week's equipment expert answers your questions
 

Parks & Gardens Comment

A step forward for parks

While it is disappointing not to have seen an inquiry begun into the funding crisis facing public parks before the end of the current Government's term of office, the decision of the outgoing members of the communities and local government committee to recommend a parks inquiry to their successors is, nevertheless, a very significant step forward.

Hewson on...Promising budget for horticulture industry

So what are we to make of George Osborne's final Budget before May's general election and what might it bring for UK Horticulture PLC -- and in particular the ornamentals sector?

According To Farrer ... Green economy is the primary economy

Any political party asking for your vote needs to prove it understands that the green economy is the primary economy. Last week at Ecobuild 2015 I asked an audience whether they support the Government's proposed cut in funding at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Sargent's Solutions

Alan Sargent

Your professional gardening and landscaping problems solved.

Green Space Management

Sid Sullivan

Consultant Sid Sullivan advises on parks management, including best practice in tendering.

Green Flag Awards

Green Flag Awards

See the full list of winners and case studies on award-winning parks.

Make Parks A Priority

Campaign: Make Parks A Priority

Horticulture Week's campaign to protect urban parks from decline

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