It's time for arboriculture contracting and consultancy stars to start working on their entries for the 2018 Horticulture Week Business Awards.
Call for entries from gardens, parks and tree management stars as 8th March Custodian Awards entry deadline looms
It's time for the stars of the parks, gardens and tree management world to enter the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2018 as the the Final Entry Deadline of 8th March approaches!
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.
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.
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.
Head of Horticulture
University of Surrey Surrey
Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council Hinckley
Three Rivers District Council Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Trainee Assistant Gardener
The LittleSparta Trust Little Sparta, near Dunsyre, South Lanarkshire
Cherwell District Council Cherwell
Battery chainsaws offer many advantages while innovative technology shelps the latest petrol models meet emissions standards, writes Sally Drury.
How do the latest battery models shape up against new petrol chainsaws when tested at Bridgwater College? Sally Drury reports.
The revolution in battery powered equipment continues apace with more manufacturers offering ever-improving machines, Sally Drury reports.
Wider market volatility can have a big impact on cash flow but there are ways to avoid problems, Neville Stein explains.
With staffing becoming increasingly problematic, Neville Stein looks at the alternatives to finding good recruits.
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.
Control strategies mainly focus on larval stages.
Import controls and nursery inspections are crucial tools for keeping stock healthy and enabling sales.
With action difficult and labour intensive, accurate identification of this root disease is key to tackling infection.