More than 100 hectares of industrial land is transformed by the landscape and horticulture industries into the Olympic Park, the centre-piece of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Terra Firma buys Wyevale Garden Centres for £276m, confirming increased private equity interest in the sector.
Horticulture Week launches the Make Parks a Priority campaign calling for a fresh parliamentary inquiry into urban parks to address disproportionate cuts to parks’ maintenance budgets which are threatening their viability. The campaign leads to the launch of The Parks Alliance at a parks leadership round table hosted by Horticulture Week. The alliance seeks to push parks up the political agenda through the creation of a united voice.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show celebrates its centenary.
The Chartered Institute of Horticulture, (CIH), is born thanks to the granting of a royal charter to the Institute of Horticulture.
Horticulture Week celebrates the 175th anniversary of the founding of its forerunner, The Gardeners’ Chronicle.
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