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Garden product comparison survey reveals pre-Easter price levels

Garden product comparison survey reveals pre-Easter price levels

A survey comparing prices for 44 best-selling garden essentials carried out 10 days before Easter has revealed Blue Diamond as the most competitive garden centre chain, with the cheapest prices for 24 out of 44 products. Wyevale proved the most expensive on 29 of the products.

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Industry welcomes political continuity ... garden cities more likely to go ahead

Industry welcomes political continuity ... garden cities more likely to go ahead

Election outcome buoys business confidence but concerns raised over more cuts to local authority parks' budgets.

Jasminum

Jasminum

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

Market evolution

Market evolution

Malcolm Scott looks back over 30 years working in the industry and pinpoints the key trends that are shaping the future of the garden retail sector.

Family business

Family business

Watch out for key challenges, says Neville Stein.

Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea Flower Show

Horticulture Week's exclusive coverage of this year's show

Retail Plant Focus

Muscari

Muscari

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

Actinidia

Actinidia

This genus features fruiting and ornamental varieties but is loved by cats, Miranda Kimberley finds.

Dodecatheon

Dodecatheon

Showy flowers and striking colour are helping these 'shooting stars' to grow in popularity, says Miranda Kimberley.

Sarcococca

Sarcococca

There are plants thoroughly associated with winter: the Christmas tree, of course; the Poinsettia and Hippeastrum, given as presents at Christmas; and after Christmas the heralds of the coming of the spring, the snowdrop. One underrated evergreen, not the holly or the ivy, but the Sarcococca, needs to be more fully appreciated.


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