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Ornamental plant production nurseries, including hardy nursery stock, protected crops, cut flowers and bulbs.
Smartphones are the "latest weapon" in the fight to prevent the spread of the Asian hornet.
Student, George Laws, has won a David Colegrave Foundation (DCF) Sponsored Scholarship.
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.
Paul Masters has joined Thompson & Morgan as trade sales manager.
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.
Latest news on this year's plants, show gardens and more from our reporters at the showView Chelsea coverage
Read about the achievements of the 2017 UK Grower Awards winners
Spye Farm Ltd Wiltshire
Private Estate - Maidstone Near Maidstone, Kent
Head of Gardens
Burghley House Preservation Trust Limited Lincolnshire
Plantarea Department Head / Manager
MorePeople England, Hampshire
The National Trust for Scotland Crarae
Longer spells in positions helps plant buyers to improve grower confidence.
Colourful flowers and stunning foliage are great rewards for growing this often unfamiliar plant, says Miranda Kimberley.
Take action to avoid this disease causing dieback and rendering plants unsaleable
Tough retail pricing policies and Brexit opportunities drive the top 30 growth strategies.
Just-in-time labelling can help growers and retailers to take advantage at times of higher demand for plants, says Sally Drury
Efficiency and flexibility are the key features of suppliers' latest machinery to help growers' production processes, Sally Drury reports.
Advanced cladding, better ventilation and more durable frameworks are among the improvements offered by the latest polytunnels, says Sally Drury.
Beautiful flowers and striking buds make these little-known evergreen shrubs well worth a try, writes Miranda Kimberley.
This florist's favourite offers interesting foliage and alluring flowers in a range of colours, writes Miranda Kimberley.
This attractive tree is rarely planted in the UK but deserves consideration in larger gardens and estates, says Miranda Kimberley.
These perfect pot plants for Christmas can be brought back into flower year after year, Miranda Kimberley explains.
Inspiration and insight from travels around the horticultural world