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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.
Landscape industry consolidation is a key factor influencing Horticulture Week's top 50 ranking of the biggest landscape construction and maintenance operators by turnover.
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.
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Myrtle is a tender shrub so it is a plant for milder gardens, but with our changing climate the limits are being pushed, says Miranda Kimberley.
These robust plants can repeat flower from April to October and nice foliage adds interest, says Miranda Kimberley.
Attractive ornamental pear trees are great for street planting as well as gardens, writes Miranda Kimberley.
This group of pests can damage commercial fruit and forestry trees as well as ornamental crops.
Additional crop benefits for growers make this an increasingly popular option as a biofumiagant.
These pests transmit diseases that affect growth in ornamental crops and can even kill plants.
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.
More than 300 exhibitors will be showcasing their latest products at this year's turf management event. Sally Drury reports on the highlights.
Manufacturers are working to provide solutions to many challenges. Sally Drury looks at their newest models.
These two tractors are designed for versatility and operator comfort, but how do they fare under tough test conditions? Sally Drury reports.
Burleys London (Central), London (Greater)
Sector Board Members
AHDB (Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board) Stoneleigh Park
Regional Sales Managers
LBS Worldwide Ltd UK Wide
Daylesford Estate North Cotswolds
Head Gardener, Eltham Palace
English Heritage London (Central), London (Greater)