Winterbourne House and Garden Birmingham, West Midlands
MorePeople West Sussex
Horticultural Manager - L029
Experienced Gardener - Live Out - ECG624
English Country Gardeners Cambridgeshire/Bedfordshire border
English Heritage Kent
Young, newly-planted trees need all the support and protection they can get, writes Sally Drury.
The size of the planting stock will determine which support system to use, Sally Drury advises.
Vibration levels, implements and working conditions are key considerations, Sally Drury explains.
When the head of planning and partnerships at the Lee Valley Regional Park Authority Stephen Wilkinson says he and the organisation he represents do not want to undermine the glasshouse industry in the Lea Valley or "close existing businesses", we must assume he is sincere.
On Thursday 15 January the Thames Tideway Tunnel (TTT) is being challenged in court as the wrong solution to meeting London's future sewer overflow from increasingly prevalent extreme rain events.
Changing demand has driven the development of electric, cordless and petrol models, Sally Drury finds.
Trees damage services, take up too much space and cost too much money; three historic myths that are real barriers to modern urban greening. Of course, the evidence does not support these misconceptions, but they still remain commonly quoted reasons not to plant new trees.
Welcome to the first edition of Horticulture Week for 2015 which takes a look at what's in store for horticulture this year in our special five-page preview.
Back pain, largely due to age, is limiting my gardening activities. Although I am fortunate in that I have two gardeners - three in late spring and throughout the summer -- I still like to keep my hand in and do whatever I can to maintain the garden to a sufficiently high standard to attract visitors. Are there any specialist gardening tools you can recommend that might help me to continue with my "pottering"?
The Heritage Lottery Fund's State of UK Public Parks report, published this summer, brought to the fore the universality of the risks facing parks across the UK following a decline in public spending "potentially greater and more rapid than that faced during the late 1970s to early 1990s".
Living and working with plants alleviates stress far more effectively than drugs. That was the message given by Reading GP William Bird to Brisbane's International Horticulture Congress.
Magic is happening in Somerset.
- De Vere Carden Park in Chester
- Centrum Building, Norwich Research Park Norwich
- STONELEIGH PARK KENILWORTH CV8 2TL