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.
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These uncomplicated plants produce beautiful flowers for most of the growing season, says Miranda Kimberley.
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.
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.
Power, comfort and low vibration levels are all factors for our testers of these petrol machines, Sally Drury reports.
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.
Llanover Garden Llanover, Abergavenny
Growers / Despatch operative at a Wholesale Hardy Nursery Stock supplier
The Bransford Webbs Plant Company Bransford nr Worcester, Worcestershire, England
Ramsbury Estates Near Marlborough Wilts
Operations & Grounds Maintenance Manager
Vision - Redbridge Culture & Leisure Redbridge, London (Greater)
Amenity Technical Sales Representative