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.
|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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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.
Using the right equipment is essential to ensure that grass roots get the air, water and nutrients they need to thrive, Sally Drury explains.
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
Manufacturers are offering improved models to buy or hire for a wide range of landscaping works, Sally Drury explains.
Rebranding can be very useful but avoid confusion or clients could think that you have ceased trading, Alan Sargent warns.
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.
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.
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.
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.