The spectacular collapse of the UK's second biggest contractor under the weight of its £1.5bn debt could have a significant impact on the landscape industry.
Flowers from the Farm will make its RHS Chelsea Flower Show debut this year with the aim to show that British cut flowers can be grown anywhere in the country.
Garden retailers are under pressure to use less plastic as the Government's new 25-year environment plan seeks to introduce a wave of measures to reduce pollution.
Vendor managed inventory (VMI) is popular in the USA as retailers use growers to look after the plants they sell in-store and then pay them as the plants are sold to consumers -- pay-by-scan (PBS).
The SIVAL horticultural trade show in Angers, France, this week (16-18 January) heard about several initiatives to promote more environmentally sustainable orchard growing.
The 2018 Horticulture Week Business Awards honouring outstanding business achievement across all areas of commercial horticulture are now open for entry - with one month to go to the Early Bird deadline.
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These compact, brightly coloured flowers can be very attractive for impulse sales, notes Miranda Kimberley.
The benefits of green walls make them worth investigation by all green-space professionals, says Miranda Kimberley.
If used thoughtfully, a selection of these plants can give flower from midwinter to early summer, notes Miranda Kimberley.
Tight controls can help to reduce disease risk.
Control is needed to prevent economic losses in year-round ornamental crops.
Avoid costly damage by this serious plant pest.
Using the right fertilisers on your crops can make all the difference when it comes to securing repeat customers, Sally Drury advises.
Heading for BTME? Get straight to the hot spots of the greenkeepers' show with Sally Drury's pick of the products that will appeal to landscapers and councils too.
Battery chainsaws offer many advantages while innovative technology shelps the latest petrol models meet emissions standards, writes Sally Drury.