Tree managers are taking a range of approaches to overcome local authority budget cuts, the National Tree Officers Conference heard.
Flagship event to resolve practical challenges of incorporating green infrastructure in building development
Horticulture Week hosts Healthy Design, Healthy Places on 29th November - a conference designed to help professionals overcome the practical challenges of integrating green infrastructure in the built environment.
Production Manager (Christmas Trees) - B231
Aboyne Castle Estate Aboyne Castle Estate, Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire
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Horticruitment Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Outdoor Plant Area Manager
The Palace Gardener at Fulham Palace London, SW3 6NR
Sheffield City Council Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The revolution in battery powered equipment continues apace with more manufacturers offering ever-improving machines, Sally Drury reports.
Selecting the most appropriate equipment for the job is key to getting the best result and there are plenty of new options, Sally Drury finds
Battery power continues to drive the market for new machines but is there still a place for petrol models? Sally Drury finds out.
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.
This year's Saltex show at the NEC in Birmingham offers something for everyone, says Sally Drury.
Raised levels of investment in horticulture education and increased student take-up is welcome news for the industry, says Rachel Anderson.
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.