Thenford House Thenford, Banbury
HEAD GARDENER (The Swiss Garden)
The Shuttleworth Trust Biggleswade, Bedfordshire
Bank of England Sports Centre Wandsworth, London (Greater)
Chelsea Physic Garden London (Greater)
Head Gardener Clitheroe Lancashire
Greycoat Lumleys Clitheroe, Lancashire
|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.
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
Next month's introduction of the Government apprenticeship levy could offer good value for money for horticultural businesses, Rachel Anderson discovers.
These machines offer busy grounds staff far more uses than just simply tidying up leaves, Sally Drury explains
Tree and woodland groups have welcomed plans in last week's housing white paper to amend the National Planning Policy Framework so as to give "ancient woodland and aged and veteran trees" explicit protection from development.
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.
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