Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the names of the outstanding businesses shortlisted for the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018.
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.
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.
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.
Non-Executive Board Member
AHDB AHDB Offices, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth near Coventry
Tree Services Manager
Southwark Council Southwark, London (Greater)
Oxford Direct Services Oxfordshire
The Property Management Company Ascot and surrounding areas
London Borough of Ealing Ealing, London (Greater)
- Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore
- The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
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.