Who are the UK's biggest arboriculture businesses?
A combination of demand from retailers for UK produce, and technical advances to extend the season for home-grown fruit, has meant that UK growers now provide a mainstay product on supermarket shelves that is recognised for its quality while also supporting rural economies.
Landscape industry consolidation is a key factor influencing Horticulture Week's top 50 ranking of the biggest landscape construction and maintenance operators by turnover.
Private equity investment in the nursery sector is a new element, as Horticulture Week reveals its updated list of the industry's top 60 ornamentals nurseries by turnover.
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Tough alder trees can be economic as well as offering decorative leaves, catkins and cones, writes Miranda Kimberley.
Customers keep coming back for these strong plants that offer colour when it is most needed, writes Miranda Kimberley.
Myrtle is a tender shrub so it is a plant for milder gardens, but with our changing climate the limits are being pushed, says Miranda Kimberley.
What controls are available for growers to keep this devastating disease away from ash trees?
Accurate identification, hygiene and disinfectants can all help to combat this disease on the nursery.
This group of pests can damage commercial fruit and forestry trees as well as ornamental crops.
Reducing plastic use can deliver a boost to your business's profits as well as its reputation, Neville Stein suggests.
With new engine regulations taking effect next month, Sally Drury looks at buying options and tests latest models.
Manufacturers are improving battery and petrol models, with sales on the rise year on year, writes Sally Drury.
Better control, efficiency and productivity are among the benefits offered by the latest products, Gavin McEwan discovers.
Environmental factors are key for growers choosing the latest pots, growing media, fertilisers and labels, writes Sally Drury.
More than 300 exhibitors will be showcasing their latest products at this year's turf management event. Sally Drury reports on the highlights.
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council Dudley, West Midlands
Marketing & Sales Manager UK for Forage and Turf Grasses
DSV Home Based
Kilchoan Management Limited Kilmelford, Oban
Combermere Abbey Shropshire
Knole Estate Sevenoaks, Kent