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Retail packet seeds: Set fair for 2015

Retail packet seeds: Set fair for 2015

What are the major seed manufacturers lining up for 2015 in the wake of a shake-up in the market? Matthew Appleby investigates.

Shopping channel puts itself forward for suppliers looking to grow sales volumes

Shopping channel puts itself forward for suppliers looking to grow sales volumes

QVC gardening sales continue to grow with 280 live hours of shopping in 2014 allowing suppliers to reach wider audience.

Top 100 Profile - Alton Garden Centre

Top 100 Profile - Alton Garden Centre

Altons director Andy Bunker is keen on using local producers to supply the family-run centre in Essex that boasts a high ranking in the Garden Retail Top 100, Matthew Appleby discovers.

Business Planning - Raising finance to expand your business

Business Planning - Raising finance to expand your business

There are various funding options for budding entrepreneurs but preparation is key, says Neville Stein.

Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea Flower Show

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

Retail Plant Focus

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.

Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums

Grown as summer bedding or cut flowers, these plants are appealing primarily for their showy flower heads in a variety of colours and forms, says Bethan Norris.

Diascia

Diascia

These plants are commonly used as bedding in hanging baskets and summer containers as well as making a colourful addition to summer planting schemes, says Bethan Norris.


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