Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the names of the outstanding businesses shortlisted for the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018.
Agroforestry has the potential to deliver on a range of policy objectives in England, according to a new report from the Woodland Trust and the Soil Association.
Defra's "Tree Health Resilience Strategy", published last month (May), calls for concerted action between tree managers, charities, the public and Government to strengthen resilience against pest and disease threats to Britain's trees.
This appears to be the year that oak processionary moth (OPM) joins Japanese knotweed and grey squirrels in being widely recognised by the public as troublesome invasive species. Experts are hoping this new-found infamy will ensure continued vigilance to help keep the problem under control and keep tree workers and the public safe.
Sward and Machinery Technician
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
West Suffolk Council Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Principal Arboriculturist - Planning and Development
Birmingham City Council Lancaster Circus, Birmingham
Senior Arboricultural Officer
London Borough Tower Hamlets Tower Hamlets, London (Greater)
Business Development and Sales Manager
JS Agriculture Ltd London (West), London (Greater)
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.
Student anniversary collaboration generates outstanding work.
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.
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.