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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

What makes the CAVAT method so useful in protecting urban trees?

What makes the CAVAT method so useful in protecting urban trees?

Urban development pressure combined with local authorities' tight budgets can put public assets such as trees at risk. But the authors of a new report on CAVAT (Capital Asset Value for Amenity Trees) say the method is a valuable tool for safeguarding these.

How will the Northern Forest be delivered and who will gain?

How will the Northern Forest be delivered and who will gain?

Attendees at England's Community Forests annual conference in Birmingham last month (March) were buoyed up by the Government's 25-year environmental plan and in particular the Northern Forest, the delivery of which will be led by five community forests along with the Woodland Trust.

How can tree managers best select trees to withstand urban environments?

How can tree managers best select trees to withstand urban environments?

Tree officers, landscape architects and others who specify trees need to choose species and varieties that can withstand the challenges of an urban environment. Two experts in the field say their new digital guide will avoid common pitfalls.


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Forthcoming events

Biopesticides Europe Conference 2018

  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands

APSE Scotland Fleet, Waste and Grounds seminar 2018

  • Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore

Fleuroselect Annual Convention 2018

  • The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

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.