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Latest Plant Focus

Pyrus

Pyrus

Attractive ornamental pear trees are great for street planting as well as gardens, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Alchemilla

Alchemilla

These tough, long-lived, ground-cover plants are great in borders, rock gardens paths and walls, says Miranda Kimberley.

Aster

Aster

Brightening up gardens in autumn, these daisies are seen as a gem in the gardener's arsenal, writes Miranda Kimberley.


Pest & Disease Factsheets

Pest & Disease Management - Green manure

Pest & Disease Management - Green manure

Additional crop benefits for growers make this an increasingly popular option as a biofumiagant.

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Sciarid flies

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Sciarid flies

These pests transmit diseases that affect growth in ornamental crops and can even kill plants.

Pest & Disease Factsheet - leaf miners on ornamental crops

Pest & Disease Factsheet - leaf miners on ornamental crops

Watch for distinctive damage in ornamental crops.


INDUSTRY DATA

Top UK Arboriculture Businesses 2018
Top UK Fruit Producers: 2018
Top 50 UK Landscape Contractors: Landscape leaders
Top 60 Ornamentals Nurseries: Nursery leaders
  • Top UK Arboriculture Businesses 2018

    Who are the UK's biggest arboriculture businesses?

  • Top UK Fruit Producers: 2018

    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.

  • Top 50 UK Landscape Contractors: Landscape leaders

    Landscape industry consolidation is a key factor influencing Horticulture Week's top 50 ranking of the biggest landscape construction and maintenance operators by turnover.

  • 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.

Latest products and kit

IoG Saltex Show Preview: turf solutions

IoG Saltex Show Preview: turf solutions

More than 300 exhibitors will be showcasing their latest products at this year's turf management event. Sally Drury reports on the highlights.

Tractors: market roundup

Tractors: market roundup

Manufacturers are working to provide solutions to many challenges. Sally Drury looks at their newest models.

Tractors reviewed: flexible choice

Tractors reviewed: flexible choice

These two tractors are designed for versatility and operator comfort, but how do they fare under tough test conditions? Sally Drury reports.

What products are available to help ensure success this planting season?

What products are available to help ensure success this planting season?

Young trees face a tough challenge to get established. Sally Drury looks at some of the best products available to help ensure successful planting projects.

What product solutions can growers and retailers look forward to at this year's Four Oaks Trade Show?

What product solutions can growers and retailers look forward to at this year's Four Oaks Trade Show?

You can expect to hear much about the plastics debate at this year's Four Oaks Trade Show as a number of companies introduce alternatives to plastic plant pots and trays.

Market report - how to extend use of blowers

Market report - how to extend use of blowers

Finding more jobs for these machines on top of autumn clearance will mean better value from maintenance spending, Sally Drury explains.


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PARTNER CONTENT

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Protect: Pests and diseases can wipe out profit but the right growing media treatments can help protect from weed, insect and fungal threat

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