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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.

Parks & Gardens News

Britain in Bloom judges hit the road

Britain in Bloom judges hit the road

Chelsea flowers go to Norfolk Hospice Tapping House

Chelsea flowers go to Norfolk Hospice Tapping House

First Pellenc sale on Isle of Wight

First Pellenc sale on Isle of Wight

Prince Charles becomes Kew patron as broad walk borders open

Prince Charles becomes Kew patron as broad walk borders open

Roots and Shoots opens new environmental learning centre

Roots and Shoots opens new environmental learning centre

Sunbather run over by Hackney parks vehicle

Sunbather run over by Hackney parks vehicle

Batsford Arboretum to plant original Bramley

Batsford Arboretum to plant original Bramley

Roundabout meadows in bloom at end of two-year project

Roundabout meadows in bloom at end of two-year project

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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

How to buy - Tree guards and shelters

How to buy - Tree guards and shelters

Young and newly planted trees need protection against a range of threats to their successful establishment, says Sally Drury.

How to buy - tree stakes and ties

How to buy - tree stakes and ties

Various options are available to support young trees, Sally Drury explains.


Parks & Gardens In Depth

Horticulture Week Custodian Award - Best Grounds Care Team

Horticulture Week Custodian Award - Best Grounds Care Team

Winner - Leighton-Linslade Town Council

Horticulture Week Custodian Award - Winners - Jim Buckland and Sarah Wain, West Dean Gardens

Horticulture Week Custodian Award - Winners - Jim Buckland and Sarah Wain, West Dean Gardens

Head gardeners and husband-and-wife team Jim Buckland and Sarah Wain began restoring West Dean Gardens in 1991.

Horticulture Week Custodian Award - Best Gardens Partnership

Horticulture Week Custodian Award - Best Gardens Partnership

Winner - Chiswick House & Gardens Trust with Gavin Jones

Horticulture Week Custodian Award - Best Sports Grounds Initiative

Horticulture Week Custodian Award - Best Sports Grounds Initiative

Winner - Forest Sports Zone, Nottingham City Council

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Sally Drury on professional gardening

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A monthly checklist of things to do and watch out for to keep your garden looking its best.

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Parks & Gardens Comment

A great opportunity for parks

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.

Analysis: Brexit and the implications for horticulture

A week after the vote to leave the EU, the consequences of the referendum decision are manifold.

Health research is having impact

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.

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