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Landscape Plant Focus

Thalictrum

Thalictrum

These elegant plants are ideal for gardens with a shady area and soil that will not dry out, notes Miranda Kimberley.

Sambucus

Sambucus

Versatile and tough, this genus is easy to grow and is tolerant of a wide range of soils, says Miranda Kimberley.

Thuja

Thuja

These attractive trees and shrubs add great value to the landscape and are good for hedging, says Miranda Kimberley.


Landscape In Depth

Business planning - How to identify consumer trends

Business planning - How to identify consumer trends

Listen to your customers and keep an eye on innovators inside and outside the industry, says Neville Stein.

What are the big issues in chemical weed control?

What are the big issues in chemical weed control?

Amenity staff using glyphosate should follow a resistance management strategy, writes Sally Drury.

Will research solve Japanese knotweed task?

Will research solve Japanese knotweed task?

What can we learn from ongoing work looking at how to deal with this invasive plant species? Sally Drury reports.

Products & Kit Resources

Market reports and Kit tests

Battery blowers Reviewed: will battery blowers go the distance?

Battery blowers Reviewed: will battery blowers go the distance?

Fed up of having to start and restart blowers? Then there is the refuelling, mixing the two-stroke and carrying a spare can. Once running, emissions can be unpleasant and noise from a petrol engine demands earmuffs be worn. An alternative is battery power.

Pruners reviewed: what's the latest in pruning equipment?

Pruners reviewed: what's the latest in pruning equipment?

In a gunslinging action, Nixon twirls a loop-handled pruner around his finger and pretends to holster the tool. But there are no cowboys here.

Latest forecasts predict slowdown in construction due to Brexit uncertainty

Latest forecasts predict slowdown in construction due to Brexit uncertainty

Construction industry forecasts show that continued lack of clarity over Brexit is causing contraction in growth.


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