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.
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.
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).
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
The ENA General Assembly has elected a new board of directors in the General Assembly held in Oxford.
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).
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.
Growers will gain irrespective of referendum outcome.
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.
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.
Exhibitors fear currency changes and possible recession.