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Latest Analysis

What next in the fight against Xylella?

What next in the fight against Xylella?

Prince Charles' "call to arms" to save Britain's countryside and gardens from one of the world's most deadly plant diseases has led to a further heightening of awareness of Xylella.

How Hillier plans to use its famous British growing name to boost sales

How Hillier plans to use its famous British growing name to boost sales

Hillier Nurseries is to re-expand its range and accelerate new plant development in a bid to exploit Brexit opportunities and plant health issues such as Xylella.

How the latest study of Scotland's greenspace is proving the link between investment and quality

How the latest study of Scotland's greenspace is proving the link between investment and quality

The Third State of Scotland's Greenspace Report, published by Greenspace Scotland, reveals a wealth of urban green space in Scotland but also a direct correlation between declining local authority budgets and declining public satisfaction.

Can the 'natural capital' approach help tree managers meet policy goals?

Can the 'natural capital' approach help tree managers meet policy goals?

The 25-year environmental plan has put the many benefits provided by trees at the heart of environment policy, but translating this into meaningful action requires hard figures to justify the expenditure.

Is local 'reveg' a commercial opportunity in the UK?

Is local 'reveg' a commercial opportunity in the UK?

Botanist Dr Trevor Dines suggests there are commercial opportunities for local seed supply in the UK.

How will the fresh-produce growing season pan out with less labour?

How will the fresh-produce growing season pan out with less labour?

The new fresh-produce season is around the corner and Brexit just over a year away, yet the Government has still given no indication that it will enable seasonal workers to come to the UK in the volumes the sector requires, either in this season or any other.


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Industry data

Top 60 Ornamentals Nurseries: Nursery leaders

Top 60 Ornamentals Nurseries: Nursery leaders

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.

Top 100 Garden Centres 2017: Retail leaders

Top 100 Garden Centres 2017: Retail leaders

The seventh annual Top 100 Garden Centres report details the individual UK garden centres that have recorded the highest turnovers. The report does not include VAT and concession income.

Horticulture Week Top 40 plant buyers 2017

Horticulture Week Top 40 plant buyers 2017

Longer spells in positions helps plant buyers to improve grower confidence.


Latest Plant Focus

Crocus

Crocus

These heralds of spring are highly suited to being planted in tree circles, grass and rock gardens, says Miranda Kimberley.

Camellia

Camellia

These versatile, evergreen shrubs can flower from October right through to the end of May, Miranda Kimberley finds.

Papaver

Papaver

These compact, brightly coloured flowers can be very attractive for impulse sales, notes Miranda Kimberley.


Pest & Disease Factsheets

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Peach leaf curl

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Peach leaf curl

Growers of fruit and ornamental trees need to be aware of this disfiguring disease.

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Botrytis on ornamentals crops

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Botrytis on ornamentals crops

Tight controls can help to reduce disease risk.

Pest & Disease Management - Fungal leaf spots on ornamental crops

Pest & Disease Management - Fungal leaf spots on ornamental crops

Control is needed to prevent economic losses in year-round ornamental crops.


Latest products and kit

Mowers special report - Tractor-mounted units

Mowers special report - Tractor-mounted units

Are cylinder or rotary mowers the best bet to maximise efficiency, performance and productivity? Sally Drury reports.

Mowers special report - Ever-improving ride-ons

Mowers special report - Ever-improving ride-ons

Manufacturers are offering grounds professionals better models to tackle the most challenging mowing conditions, writes Sally Drury.

Mowers special report -  Remote-control and walk-behind mowers

Mowers special report - Remote-control and walk-behind mowers

Topography and the environment are key factors for mowing awkward areas but the latest machines are making the job easier, says Sally Drury.