PLANT SUPPLIERS BUYERS GUIDE
Ornamental plant production nurseries, including hardy nursery stock, protected crops, cut flowers and bulbs.
The flowers and plants export figures for May from Floridata show a growth of 13% but UK exports fell again.
Nine nurseries met in June in Ullesthorpe, Leicestershire, eager to hear the latest developments within their nursery management software, WinTree, from TSD International.
Hedera: The Complete Guide is by Hugh McAllister and Rosalyn Marshall and is the second in the new RHS series of books on a single genus.
Bringing nursery specialist staff out of the office and putting them back into the growing arena is paying off for Hillier Nurseries.
The FlowerTrials which take place across Westland, Aalsmeer and the Rheinland Westfalen region have welcomed 7,135 registered visitors from 67 countries, with the total number of visitors in the Netherlands up considerably.
Read about the achievements of the 2017 UK Grower Awards winners
Penshurst Place and Gardens Penshurst, Tonbridge
Private Estate in Scotland Scotland, Argyll and Bute
Garden and Client Manager (Senior Horticultural Therapist grade)
Thrive Battersea Park, London
Horticultural Plant Buyer - B555
Horticruitment West Midlands
Landscape Gardener - T570
Horticruitment London (Greater)
How much will online plants sales be worth after Dobbies links with Ocado and other players enter the market?
Earlier this month the rose won the vote for Gardeners' World most influential plant of the past 50 years. Could it be on the rise again after falling in popularity over the past few of decades? Today's rose growers certainly think so.
As more GM ornamentals are expected to be found in the EU, will potential buyers lessen their concerns?
The originator of the GM orange petunia believes GM ornamentals may be widespread in the supply chain because of the way breeders borrow competitors' material - and because, outside the EU, GM is becoming more acceptable to the public.
With a scheme promoting responsible sourcing nearing completion, growers need to take a fresh look at what they are using, says Sally Drury
Taking advantage of the latest available sizes, shapes and formats could help you boost production as well as sales, Sally Drury suggests.
Manufacturers are developing new ways for growers to manage crop inputs while reducing reliance on pesticides, Sally Drury reports.
Higher crop prices and increasing demand for food are driving the latest advances, but what does the future hold for growers? Sally Drury investigates.
These perennials offer fantastic foliage and beautiful sprays of flowers in the springtime, writes Miranda Kimberley.
These shrubs have stunning pea-like flowers, good scent and an undeserved reputation, Miranda Kimberley explains.
These true bulbs can lend height to a border and bring drama to a spring garden, Miranda Kimberley finds.
These shrubs or small trees produce mainly blue flowers and fantastic glossy leaves, writes Miranda Kimberley.
Inspiration and insight from travels around the horticultural world