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A cold and snowy February and March have spelt trouble for garden centres, nurseries, public gardens and landscapers, who have lost stock and customers and seen projects delayed. But for one group there is no business like snow business.
Large and small players in the sports landscaping sector are reporting good business and a healthy outlook for the future. But what do they need to do to capitalise on the "explosion" in demand?
Tree officers, landscape architects and others who specify trees need to choose species and varieties that can withstand the challenges of an urban environment. Two experts in the field say their new digital guide will avoid common pitfalls.
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Grounds Maintenance Operative (Live out) - A144
Grounds Maintenance Team Leader - S212
These useful shrubs can fill large spaces in borders and provide colourful foliage in the autumn, says Miranda Kimberley.
Customers do not often know about the different leaf colours and shapes offered by hollies, Miranda Kimberley reports.
These heralds of spring are highly suited to being planted in tree circles, grass and rock gardens, says Miranda Kimberley.
Buying another business can increase your own offer but there are important questions to consider, says Alan Sargent.
Student anniversary collaboration generates outstanding work.
Are cylinder or rotary mowers the best bet to maximise efficiency, performance and productivity? Sally Drury reports.
Manufacturers are offering grounds professionals better models to tackle the most challenging mowing conditions, writes Sally Drury.
Some manufacturers are focusing on the development of robotic mowers for more productive and sustainable park maintenance, Sally Drury explains.
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