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What are the advantages of cross-border council maintenance contracts?

What are the advantages of cross-border council maintenance contracts?

Local authorities seeking to save money by joining forces on contract awards.

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VIDEO - Sally Drury talks soils, seeds, sedum and more with Green-tech at Saltex 2016

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How To Buy...

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

Sargent's solutions - what you need to know and do before becoming a sole trader

Sargent's solutions - what you need to know and do before becoming a sole trader

Careful preparation is essential for anyone moving from a full-time job to being self-employed, says Alan Sargent.

Editorial ... Garden industry prospects and election pledges

Editorial ... Garden industry prospects and election pledges

After a disappointing rain-hit May, the garden industry will be heading into this weekend's second key bank holiday period buoyed by better weather - and a final boost for sales from publicity surrounding the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Farrer On ... Why we need a land strategy

Farrer On ... Why we need a land strategy

The idea that farming has something to do with housing supply may seem tenuous.

Products & Kit Resources

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

Lobbying, skills and battery power

Welcome to the latest online edition of Horticulture Week, which is packed with knowledge, data, business tips and practical advice.

Thank you to our Custodian Awards entrants

A huge thank you is due this week to everyone who has made such great efforts and given their time to enter the 2017 Horticulture Week Custodian Awards.

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

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.

IOG Saltex

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

Green Flag Awards Winners

Green Flag Awards

Forthcoming Events

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