Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the names of the outstanding businesses shortlisted for the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018.
Horticulture Week is delighted to announce that the Parks & Gardens Live showcase is returning to the stunning Woburn Abbey House & Gardens on Wednesday 27 June.
Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the names of the outstanding teams and organisations shortlisted for the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2018.
Construction of the 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show (May 22-28) is well underway, but what are the themes of this year's event?
After what felt like the longest winter in memory, with delayed projects backed up and plant growth held back, landscapers are still reaping the benefits of a strong construction market, although there may be a blip on the horizon.
More growers are working with garden centres on themed plant promotions.
A group of leading industry and research figures has agreed a series of agri-tech measures that will be recommended to Government as a means of making British farming more profitable and productive post-Brexit.
Among the 44,000 responses to the Government's command paper consultation to shape post-Brexit farming and land-use policy in England, several came from woodland and forestry bodies keen to see trees play a greater role in the physical and political landscape.
What is a botanic garden? The answer might seem clear, especially if you work in the field of horticulture, but most members of the public are not exactly sure what a botanic garden does.
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Enfield (London Borough), London (Greater)
Gardening Squad North West, West & South West London
Business Development and Sales Manager
JS Agriculture Ltd London (West), London (Greater)
General Manager - Landscaping
UGL Ltd North London
Salford Community Leisure Salford, Lancashire
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.
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.
A graceful habit, attractive foliage and often fragrant flowers are all selling points, writes Miranda Kimberley.
These useful plants are persistent, need little attention and offer striking colour combinations, says Miranda Kimberley.
This underused species could add to the diversity of our urban tree population, Miranda Kimberley discovers.
How to identify and control these sap-sucking insects of protected and outdoor crops.
Ingredients and processes have been refined.
Leafhoppers, capsids, froghoppers, lace bugs and psyllids are characterised by piercing and sucking mouthparts and hardened forewings that form a protective shield when folded over the abdomen.
With labour increasingly difficult to source and getting ever more expensive, Sally Drury explores how the latest machines can help large and small nurseries.
Design, images, information and flexibility are all factors but the materials used to produce labels are increasingly important for customers, writes Sally Drury.
Cost factors, ventilation benefits and the ability to fit new advanced films are some of the reasons behind the popularity of these structures, says Sally Drury.