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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

Business planning - The learning organisation

Business planning - The learning organisation

Cytisus

Cytisus

Glasshouse structures

Glasshouse structures

Acidifying water supplies

Acidifying water supplies

Fritillaria

Fritillaria

LED grower lighting systems

LED grower lighting systems

Ornamentals news

Flower growers make British-grown call

Flower growers make British-grown call

NFU horticulture adviser Amy Gray and florists Simon Lycett and Shane Connolly spoke at the workshop to 14 growers from across the country

EFRA's Feeding the nation: labour constraints report slams Government inaction on labour

EFRA's Feeding the nation: labour constraints report slams Government inaction on labour

EFRA committee chairman Neil Parish MP says Government statistics are inadequate for measuring agriculture and seasonal migrant workers requirements and that the Government must review the supply of and demand for seasonal labour by the end of 2017.

B&Q first UK retailer to introduce total ban on plants grown using neonicotinoids

B&Q first UK retailer to introduce total ban on plants grown using neonicotinoids

B&Q's flowering plant range from February 2018 will be grown neonicotinoid-free with suppliers such as Coletta & Tyson stopping using the pesticide on plants including lavender.

Hillier appoints group horticulture buyer among new appointments to senior team

Hillier appoints group horticulture buyer among new appointments to senior team

Hillier Nurseries and Garden Centres has made a number of new senior appointments to its garden centre head office team.

RHS Chelsea exhibits will show science behind plants

RHS Chelsea exhibits will show science behind plants

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Chelsea Flower Show (23 - 27 May) Great Pavilion Discovery Zone will feature eight exhibits linked to the scientific benefits of plants from government agencies, businesses and societies.

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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

Ceanothus

Ceanothus

These shrubs or small trees produce mainly blue flowers and fantastic glossy leaves, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Moles

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Moles

Protect against root damage caused by tunnelling.

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.

Nicotiana

Nicotiana

Very popular among experienced gardeners, these plants often give off a sweet fragrance, says Miranda Kimberley.

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

Nursery irrigation

Nursery irrigation

Modern systems are simple to operate, offer greater efficiency and can save a huge amount of time, Sally Drury reports

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.

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

Loropetalum

Loropetalum

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

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.