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PLANT SUPPLIERS GUIDE 2017

PLANT SUPPLIERS GUIDE 2017

Welcome to the digital edition of the 2017 Horticulture Week Plant Suppliers Guide - the essential reference guide for professional plant buyers.

Latest Ornamentals In Depth

Ceanothus

Ceanothus

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Moles

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Moles

Nicotiana

Nicotiana

Nursery irrigation

Nursery irrigation

Business planning - Post-Brexit recruitment

Business planning - Post-Brexit recruitment

What options will apprentice levy open up for horticulture?

What options will apprentice levy open up for horticulture?

Ornamentals news

Asian hornet identification app launched by Government

Asian hornet identification app launched by Government

Smartphones are the "latest weapon" in the fight to prevent the spread of the Asian hornet.

Writtle student wins £1,500 scholarship to study production horticulture

Writtle student wins £1,500 scholarship to study production horticulture

Student, George Laws, has won a David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) Sponsored Scholarship.

BPOA study US and Canadian growers to compare growing techniques

BPOA study US and Canadian growers to compare growing techniques

During February 2017, a group of bedding and herbaceous plant growers from around the UK visited various ornamentals businesses based in British Columbia, Washington and Oregon states to gain a better understanding of the ornamental industry in the area, to find out how the businesses visited had evolved and are being managed, and how the various crops produced are grown and marketed into a range of different retailers.

Masters joins Thompson & Morgan to help trade sales

Masters joins Thompson & Morgan to help trade sales

Paul Masters has joined Thompson & Morgan as trade sales manager.

Reports suggest the European Commission is seeking a full neonicotinoid ban

Reports suggest the European Commission is seeking a full neonicotinoid ban

The European Commission is proposing a full ban on pesticide substances suspected of having a negative impact on bee colonies in the EU, say reports.

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UK Grower Awards 2017 - The WINNERS!

Read about the achievements of the 2017 UK Grower Awards winners

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In Depth

Horticulture Week Top 40 plant buyers 2017

Horticulture Week Top 40 plant buyers 2017

Longer spells in positions helps plant buyers to improve grower confidence.

Loropetalum

Loropetalum

Colourful flowers and stunning foliage are great rewards for growing this often unfamiliar plant, says Miranda Kimberley.

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Plane anthracnose

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Plane anthracnose

Take action to avoid this disease causing dieback and rendering plants unsaleable

Top 30 Ornamentals Nurseries by Turnover - expansion and consolidation the name of the game

Top 30 Ornamentals Nurseries by Turnover - expansion and consolidation the name of the game

Tough retail pricing policies and Brexit opportunities drive the top 30 growth strategies.

Tim Edwards

Boningales Nursery chairman Tim Edwards on the business of ornamentals production
 

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Andrew Hewson

Writer and columnist Andrew Hewson offers his reflections on horticulture
 

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Products & Kit

Labels and labelling

Labels and labelling

Just-in-time labelling can help growers and retailers to take advantage at times of higher demand for plants, says Sally Drury

Seeding, potting & transplanting

Seeding, potting & transplanting

Efficiency and flexibility are the key features of suppliers' latest machinery to help growers' production processes, Sally Drury reports.

Polytunnels

Polytunnels

Advanced cladding, better ventilation and more durable frameworks are among the improvements offered by the latest polytunnels, says Sally Drury.

John AdlamJohn Adlam's Notes From The Nursery

A fortnightly roundup of jobs to do and what to watch out for to keep your crops protected.

Plant Focus

Kalmia

Kalmia

Beautiful flowers and striking buds make these little-known evergreen shrubs well worth a try, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Eryngium

Eryngium

This florist's favourite offers interesting foliage and alluring flowers in a range of colours, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Pterocarya

Pterocarya

This attractive tree is rarely planted in the UK but deserves consideration in larger gardens and estates, says Miranda Kimberley.

Hippeastrum

Hippeastrum

These perfect pot plants for Christmas can be brought back into flower year after year, Miranda Kimberley explains.