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What are organic growers doing to meet changing garden retail customer demand?

What are organic growers doing to meet changing garden retail customer demand?

With pressure on growers to be more transparent about inputs, organic nurseries are demonstrating a range of techniques and ideas.

Can a future UK land-use policy boost tree cover?

Can a future UK land-use policy boost tree cover?

Recent statements from senior Government figures indicate that, free of the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), trees will become a priority in Britain's landscape.

Can growers see off the looming labour crisis by boosting efficiency?

Can growers see off the looming labour crisis by boosting efficiency?

Concern over the availability of seasonal labour to the fresh-produce industry has never been greater.

How will Newcastle benefit by establishing a parks trust?

How will Newcastle benefit by establishing a parks trust?

On Monday evening (20 November), Newcastle City Council agreed to set up an independent charitable trust to run the city's parks and allotments.

How can landscapers drive up business over the Christmas season?

How can landscapers drive up business over the Christmas season?

The festive fit-out market has never been better for business, according to Indoor Garden Design (IGD) managing director Ian Drummond, who has been a landscape designer for 30 Christmases.

Horticulture Week Garden Retail Power 100 2017/18

Horticulture Week Garden Retail Power 100 2017/18

The new Horticulture Week Garden Retail Power 100 2017/18 of influential people in the garden centre and horticulture industry sees a plethora of new faces as well as many well-known names and industry veterans.


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Read all about the winning projects in the awards, run in association with Horticulture Week.

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Latest Plant Focus

Living walls

Living walls

The benefits of green walls make them worth investigation by all green-space professionals, says Miranda Kimberley.

Viburnum

Viburnum

If used thoughtfully, a selection of these plants can give flower from midwinter to early summer, notes Miranda Kimberley.

Zantedeschia

Zantedeschia

These elegant plants feature a variety of striking flower shapes in a range of colours, writes Miranda Kimberley.


Pest & Disease Factsheets

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.

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Vine weevil

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Vine weevil

Avoid costly damage by this serious plant pest.


Latest products and kit

Show Preview - BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME) 2018

Show Preview - BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME) 2018

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.

Chainsaws - Improving performance

Chainsaws - Improving performance

Battery chainsaws offer many advantages while innovative technology shelps the latest petrol models meet emissions standards, writes Sally Drury.

Products special: labels and labelling

Products special: labels and labelling

How can growers ensure that their plant labels match up to what customers want from them? Sally Drury investigates.