Brexit - the impact on horticulture

The latest news on and reaction to the decision to leave the EU and how it is affecting the UK horticulture industry including garden retail, plant production, edibles production, landscaping, parks, sports turf and arboriculture.

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How has the horticulture industry reacted to the Brexit white paper?

How has the horticulture industry reacted to the Brexit white paper?

The Brexit white paper on the future relationship between the UK and the EU promises that the UK will be able to sign trade deals and remain outside the jurisdiction of EU courts, proposals generally welcomed by the horticulture industry.

Food industry welcomes Chequers Brexit plan

Food industry welcomes Chequers Brexit plan

The Prime Minister's controversial plan for Britain's Brexit negotiating position which emerged last Friday, has been welcomed by the Food & Drink Federation (FDF).

Growers and landscapers flag apprenticeship and recruitment challenges to parliamentarians

Growers and landscapers flag apprenticeship and recruitment challenges to parliamentarians

The All-Party Parliamentary Gardening and Horticulture Group (APPGHG) inquiry into the future of the garden and horticulture industry met for a third and final time on 11 July at the Houses of Parliament.

European Nurserystock Association say plant health regulation changes must not interfere with plant movement to the UK

European Nurserystock Association say plant health regulation changes must not interfere with plant movement to the UK

The ENA General Assembly has elected a new board of directors in the General Assembly held in Oxford.

Edibles and ornamentals focus

Wildlife gardeners tackle Brexit

Wildlife gardeners tackle Brexit

Gardening for Wildlife post-Brexit is the theme of an international conference at the Flett Theatre, Natural History Museum (London) on 23 November 2016, organised by the Wildlife Gardening Forum (WLGF).

Brexit causes continental concern

Brexit causes continental concern

Results from a Mintel survey of over 7,000 consumers across Europe reveals that people in Spain, Italy and Poland are more concerned about the effects of Brexit on their own economies than British consumers are on the UK economy.

Farming can withstand a Brexit

Farming can withstand a Brexit

Growers will gain irrespective of referendum outcome.

APHA asks growers for Brexit feedback

APHA asks growers for Brexit feedback

APHA head office has instructed all its inspectors to call five clients in their area and ask them to fill in a questionnaire about the impact of Brexit.

Brexit and Xylella no barrier for Romiti Vivai

Brexit and Xylella no barrier for Romiti Vivai

After an early start of the 2017-2018 season, Pistoia nursery Romiti Vivai, which has a new link with UK grower Viking Nurseries, is worried that plant stock is running low faster than expected.

Brexit concerns aired at Four Oaks

Brexit concerns aired at Four Oaks

Exhibitors fear currency changes and possible recession.


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