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HORTICULTURE WEEK RANKING

Top UK Arboriculture Businesses 2018

Top UK Arboriculture Businesses 2018

Who are the UK's biggest arboriculture businesses?

Horticulture Week Awards

Shortlist announced for the inaugural Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018

Shortlist announced for the inaugural Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018

Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the names of the outstanding businesses shortlisted for the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018.

Latest Analysis

How can growers benefit by supporting agroforestry?

How can growers benefit by supporting agroforestry?

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.

What does the tree health strategy mean for the industry?

What does the tree health strategy mean for the industry?

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.

How are OPM tree and health risks being managed?

How are OPM tree and health risks being managed?

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.


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Forthcoming events

HTA National Plant Show 2018

  • Stoneleigh Park, Coventry

HTA Nursery Supply Show 2018

  • NAEC, Stoneleigh , Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, CV8 2LZ

BOPP Technical Seminar 2018

  • NAEC, Stoneleigh Stoneleigh Park Coventry CV8 2LZ

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

Winning designs

Winning designs

Student anniversary collaboration generates outstanding work.

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.


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.