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

Coronavirus pandemic causing deep concern to horticulture trade

Coronavirus pandemic causing deep concern to horticulture trade

Anxiety is building about how coronavirus might damage the garden business as shows and events, worldwide fall victim to the pandemic - includes full list of shows cancelled/postponed.

How David Austin Roses is consolidating ranges while growing sales

How David Austin Roses is consolidating ranges while growing sales

Briercliffe says UK biosecurity plan will be hard for European growers

Briercliffe says UK biosecurity plan will be hard for European growers

International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) secretary general Tim Briercliffe says there was not much comfort for Dutch and German tree growers attending the UK’s Plant Health and Biosecurity Conference held at Kew Gardens in London in February.


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