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Garden Retail & Garden Industry Awards

Date set for Horticulture Week's  expanded garden industry awards and summit

Date set for Horticulture Week's expanded garden industry awards and summit

Grand Connaught Rooms set to host the newly expanded Garden Retail & Garden Industry Awards.

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Four Oaks Trade Show 2015

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In Depth

Grow Your Own - Buoyant market

Grow Your Own - Buoyant market

The grow your own market has enjoyed a good year, albeit with a slow start to sales. Matthew Appleby unpicks the latest trends.

Top 100 Profile - Hayes Garden World

Top 100 Profile - Hayes Garden World

This destination garden centre in the Lake District is going the extra mile to attract more families and maintain its position as one of the top turnover centres in the country, Matthew Appleby reports.

Home-grown promotions pose a dilemma

Home-grown promotions pose a dilemma

'The idea of food miles is hard to transfer to ornamentals, but people expect food to be grown more locally,' says Alcock.

Business Planning - Benchmarking: improved performance

Business Planning - Benchmarking: improved performance

Measure within an area where you know you are underperforming, Neville Stein recommends.

Top 100 Profile - Haskins Roundstone

Top 100 Profile - Haskins Roundstone

With theatrical entrances, sweeping curves and a fuller retail experience, Haskins has come up with a successful template for its place among the Garden Retail Top 100, says Matthew Appleby.

Apprenticeships - Trailblazer progress

Apprenticeships - Trailblazer progress

Consultation on the trailblazers programme has seen broad acceptance of the new apprenticeship scheme from the horticulture industry, Jack Shamash writes.

Retail Plant Focus

Retail Plant Focus: Lilium

Retail Plant Focus: Lilium

The lily genus offers incredible diversity with flowers of all shapes and sizes in a stunning array of colours, says Miranda Kimberley

Angelica

Angelica

Many of these statement plants can grow to great heights in one season, says Miranda Kimberley.

Jasminum

Jasminum

Scented jasmines offer a variety of flower colours, foliage and habits, says Miranda Kimberley.

Muscari

Muscari

These diminutive bulbs offer a delicate splash of colour, says Miranda Kimberley.


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is looking for expressions of interest for the development of a cemetery extension.

Closing date: 7th July 2015

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NIAB/TAG/HDC Onion Seed (Field) Open Day

  • Norfolk, UK.

NIAB/TAG Courgette Demo and Growers Association Meeting

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