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The grow your own market has enjoyed a good year, albeit with a slow start to sales. Matthew Appleby unpicks the latest trends.
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.
'The idea of food miles is hard to transfer to ornamentals, but people expect food to be grown more locally,' says Alcock.
Measure within an area where you know you are underperforming, Neville Stein recommends.
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.
Consultation on the trailblazers programme has seen broad acceptance of the new apprenticeship scheme from the horticulture industry, Jack Shamash writes.
The lily genus offers incredible diversity with flowers of all shapes and sizes in a stunning array of colours, says Miranda Kimberley
Many of these statement plants can grow to great heights in one season, says Miranda Kimberley.
Scented jasmines offer a variety of flower colours, foliage and habits, says Miranda Kimberley.
These diminutive bulbs offer a delicate splash of colour, says Miranda Kimberley.
is looking for expressions of interest for the development of a cemetery extension.
Closing date: 7th July 2015
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- Floralis Boskoop Denemarkenlaan 9 in Hazerswoude (The Netherlands)