Horticulture is at the forefront of a major change in the way we train people for work, after its various sectors joined together to become one of the first industries to develop Trailblazer Apprenticeship standards.
This week's Arboricultural Association amenity conference gave delegates a range of perspectives and advice on how to minimise the seemingly relentless spread of exotic tree pests and diseases.
The draft London Environment Strategy proposes a London as a city ready to tackle climate change and growth, with more green spaces, trees, green walls and roofs, sustainable drainage and investment in its parks.
This November Horticulture Week will jointly host Healthy Design, Healthy Places - a conference designed to inspire and educate professionals involved in the creation of the built environment and the integration of green infrastructure.
General Maintenance Assistant
Cameron Gardens & Landscapes London (Central), London (Greater)
Private Estate - Tetbury, Gloucestershire Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Head of Gardening
Cadogan Estates London (Central), London (Greater)
Asthall Manor Burford, Oxfordshire
Head Horticulturist Required
Ginkgo Landscape Contractors Ltd London (Central), London (Greater)
|Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2017 - the winners!|
Find out more about the outstanding parks, gardens and arboricultural projects and teams that became our Custodian Award 2017 winners.
The latest specialist tractors are providing wider choice for growers working in narrow rows, Sally Drury reports.
The tractors chosen by professionals across the sector reflect the best features, backup and support on offer, says Sally Drury.
These machines offer a step up in power for those tackling bigger clean-up jobs and can help to keep costs down, Sally Drury explains.
In the second of a two-part article, Alan Sargent looks at the functions of today's gardens manager.
Raised levels of investment in horticulture education and increased student take-up is welcome news for the industry, says Rachel Anderson.
Choosing the right plant, correct planting procedure and best aftercare are the three basic rules for sucessful tree planting, Sally Drury explains.
Welcome to this bumper 72-page July edition of Horticulture Week magazine, packed with exclusive analysis, insight and expert advice on the biggest issues impacting all sectors of the UK horticulture industry right now.
The president of the RHS was wise to avoid the traditional comment at the Monday lunch that "this is the best Chelsea show ever".
- Horticulture House, Didcot, OX11 0RN
- NIAB Park Farm Cambridgeshire
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