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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MP calls for growers to be safeguarded from Brexit fall-out

MP calls for growers to be safeguarded from Brexit fall-out

Speaking in Parliament on 5 March, Plaid Cymru MP for Arfon, Hywel Williams, has asked whether post-Brexit negotiations will safeguard exporters such as Seiont Nurseries, which is in his constituency.

HW conference will help UK ornamentals growers to expand their business
UK Global Tariff consultation deadline nears

UK Global Tariff consultation deadline nears

To inform the development of the new UK Global Tariff, the Government is conducting a four-week public consultation.

Europlants: is the Brexit cloud lifting?

Europlants: is the Brexit cloud lifting?

Governmental updates relating to Brexit

Brexit Tracker: LIVE TABLE

Brexit Tracker: LIVE TABLE

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.

Edibles and ornamentals focus

University study finds UK "dangerously dependent" on fruit and veg imports

University study finds UK "dangerously dependent" on fruit and veg imports

The UK has been left “dangerously dependent” on just two EU countries for its fresh vegetable imports, a new study on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the UK food system has revealed.

HydroGarden merges with German wholesaler Grow In to make it Europe’s largest hydroponic distributor

HydroGarden merges with German wholesaler Grow In to make it Europe’s largest hydroponic distributor

UK based HydroGarden has merged with German hydroponics wholesaler, Grow In, based in Berlin to create the largest hydroponics wholesaler in the European market, with nearly 50 years combined industry experience.

British tomato market sees innovation and investment

British tomato market sees innovation and investment

During British Tomato Fortnight, May 25 - June 7, the British Tomato Growers’ Association is encouraging people to buy British.


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