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DEADLINE ALERT: Entries for Custodian Awards due today!

DEADLINE ALERT: Entries for Custodian Awards due today!

Today is the day for parks, gardens and tree-care teams to submit their final entries for this year's Custodian Awards which will see outstanding parks, gardens and tree-care teams recognised at a special awards ceremony in Woburn Abbey this June.

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

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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.

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

Hedge trimmers

Hedge trimmers

Battery power continues to drive the market for new machines but is there still a place for petrol models? Sally Drury finds out.

Amenity weed control - glyphosate and spraying update

Amenity weed control - glyphosate and spraying update

Professionals in the amenity sector should be taking an integrated approach and using the appropriate methods, Sally Drury advises.

Do we possess the tools to prove trees' benefits?

Do we possess the tools to prove trees' benefits?

Further evidence needed to fully value functions, according to Forestry Commission's study.

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

From The Editor - Rewarding the UK's Custodians

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.

From The Editor - Urgent need to pool park ideas

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.

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