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.
Ahead of the 12 December general election, 40.5% of those responding to a Horticulture Week poll have said they will vote Conservative.
HTA demands financial backing for tree growers and seasonal workers for horticulture in its election manifesto
The HTA has asked for support of horticulture, free trade, immigration for sector employment and more detail on tree planting pledges as part of its pre-general election manifesto.
Speaking at the recent British Crop Production Council (BCPC) annual conference in Brighton, chairman Colin Ruscoe said Brexit was increasing anti-pesticide sentiment.
Our live table includes details of key Brexit-related policy, legislation and guidance documents published by UK government departments, non-departmental public bodies, devolved administrations and the European Commission and its agencies.
Glasshouse salad sector expands despite multiple challenges HW's Top 25 Glasshouse Salad Growers ranking and report reveals
New glasshouses are going up, especially in East Anglia, and growers are investing in facilities, but the weather and Brexit are presenting challenges, Gavin McEwan reports.
There are plenty of deals on real cut Christmas trees available this year, but garden centre quality means sales started well in the first weekend of December.
"Mega deals" anti-plastic sentiment and unusual sizes are helping garden retailers sell more Christmas trees this season.