RSS Feed

ARBORICULTURE

Arboriculture, tree surgery and forestry, including contracting, local authority tree officers, and consultancy. Looking for tree surgeon jobs or forestry jobs? Search horticulturejobs.co.uk.

HW awards final deadline alert: 8th March

Final Entry Deadline for the HW Business Awards 2018 arboriculture categories: 8th March
Call for entries from gardens, parks and tree management stars as 8th March Custodian Awards entry deadline looms

Latest Analysis

Can the 'natural capital' approach help tree managers meet policy goals?

Can the 'natural capital' approach help tree managers meet policy goals?

The 25-year environmental plan has put the many benefits provided by trees at the heart of environment policy, but translating this into meaningful action requires hard figures to justify the expenditure.

Can common international standards help relieve arboriculture's skills shortages?

Can common international standards help relieve arboriculture's skills shortages?

A chance conversation between trainers has led to what could be the first of many hirings of skilled overseas arboriculture workers into UK firms, thanks to a now widely recognised certification scheme.

Who will gain from the Northern Forest?

Who will gain from the Northern Forest?

Plans announced this week for a Northern Forest of 50 million trees running from the Humber to the Mersey mark more than a bold attempt not only to overcome recent low woodland planting rates in England.


Horticulture Jobs
More Horticulture Jobs
Follow us on:
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Google +

Forthcoming events

The Garden Press Event

  • The Business Design Centre, London

British Plant Fair 2018

  • Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2LG

Labour Efficiency Workshop

  • Lincolnshire TBC

Kit & Machinery

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.

Chainsaws tested and reviewed: battery v petrol

Chainsaws tested and reviewed: battery v petrol

How do the latest battery models shape up against new petrol chainsaws when tested at Bridgwater College? Sally Drury reports.

Battery tools on the up

Battery tools on the up

The revolution in battery powered equipment continues apace with more manufacturers offering ever-improving machines, Sally Drury reports.


In depth

Business planning - cash-flow management

Business planning - cash-flow management

Wider market volatility can have a big impact on cash flow but there are ways to avoid problems, Neville Stein explains.

Business planning: The labour challenge

Business planning: The labour challenge

With staffing becoming increasingly problematic, Neville Stein looks at the alternatives to finding good recruits.

IoG Saltex 2017 - Kit showcase

IoG Saltex 2017 - Kit showcase

Mowers, turf care, battery equipment, seeds, arboriculture kit and weed control will all see a wide range of new releases at Saltex, Sally Drury reports.


Pest & Disease Management Factsheets

Pest & Disease Management - Caterpillars affecting ornamentals growers

Pest & Disease Management - Caterpillars affecting ornamentals growers

Control strategies mainly focus on larval stages.

Notifiable pests & diseases

Notifiable pests & diseases

Import controls and nursery inspections are crucial tools for keeping stock healthy and enabling sales.

Pest & Disease Management - Honey fungus

Pest & Disease Management - Honey fungus

With action difficult and labour intensive, accurate identification of this root disease is key to tackling infection.