|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.
Grounds Maintenance Operative
The Landscape Group Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
The Landscape Group Elmbridge
Service Delivery Supervisor
The Landscape Group Hastings, East Sussex
Countryside Management Team Leader - A082
Horticruitment Windsor, Berkshire
Garden Maintenance Operative - 31644
Gail Manning Erith (City/Town), London (Greater)
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
Young and newly planted trees need protection against a range of threats to their successful establishment, says Sally Drury.
Various options are available to support young trees, Sally Drury explains.
Winner - Leighton-Linslade Town Council
Head gardeners and husband-and-wife team Jim Buckland and Sarah Wain began restoring West Dean Gardens in 1991.
Winner - Chiswick House & Gardens Trust with Gavin Jones
Winner - Forest Sports Zone, Nottingham City Council
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It is with considerable satisfaction that in this edition of Horticulture Week we celebrate two great moments for parks and gardens professionals in which we are proud to have played a significant part.
A week after the vote to leave the EU, the consequences of the referendum decision are manifold.
For many years green space practitioners have expressed frustration at the seeming failure of a growing armoury of research proving the link between health and provision of quality green space, to make an impact in the public policy arena. Instead parks and other green spaces have continued to be on the receiving end of disproportionate funding cuts.