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Outstanding winners of the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018 revealed

Outstanding winners of the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018 revealed

Twenty-three outstanding businesses have scooped awards at the inaugural Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018.

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What does the revised NPPF mean for ancient trees and woodlands?

What does the revised NPPF mean for ancient trees and woodlands?

New changes made last week to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), which underpins local planning decisions, means this now gives ancient trees and woods the highest possible protection from development.

Should tree managers be worried about 'summer branch drop'?

Should tree managers be worried about 'summer branch drop'?

The prolonged warm dry weather over most of the UK this summer increases the likelihood of "summer branch drop" (SBD) from mature trees, a leading arboricultural consultant has warned.

What does the horticulture industry want from Parliament?

What does the horticulture industry want from Parliament?

Three presentations in Parliament from the horticulture industry this spring and summer have summed up how the Government could help - by giving incentives to grow, creating a new seasonal workers scheme and supporting biosecurity and apprenticeships.


HORTICULTURE WEEK Custodian Awards

Find out more about the outstanding parks, gardens and arboricultural projects and teams that became our Custodian Award 2018 winners.

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HW Top UK Arboriculture Businesses

See our exclusive RANKING of arboriculture businesses by annual turnover. 

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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.


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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.