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Landscape Plant Focus

Myrtus

Myrtus

Myrtle is a tender shrub so it is a plant for milder gardens, but with our changing climate the limits are being pushed, says Miranda Kimberley.

Pyrus

Pyrus

Attractive ornamental pear trees are great for street planting as well as gardens, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Alchemilla

Alchemilla

These tough, long-lived, ground-cover plants are great in borders, rock gardens paths and walls, says Miranda Kimberley.


Landscape In Depth

Business Planning - Brace now for Brexit impact

Business Planning - Brace now for Brexit impact

Neville Stein advises how businesses can act now to protect themselves against higher plant import costs after the Brexit deadline.

Sargent's solutions: Why landscapers are better off keeping overall control of a project

Sargent's solutions: Why landscapers are better off keeping overall control of a project

Dividing up contracts can make it harder for landscapers to retain control of their projects, Alan Sargent warns.

How will Thamesmead green-space strategy work?

How will Thamesmead green-space strategy work?

Products & Kit Resources

Market reports and Kit tests

Tractors: market roundup

Tractors: market roundup

Manufacturers are working to provide solutions to many challenges. Sally Drury looks at their newest models.

Tractors reviewed: flexible choice

Tractors reviewed: flexible choice

These two tractors are designed for versatility and operator comfort, but how do they fare under tough test conditions? Sally Drury reports.

Are tree suppliers seeing the benefit of the health message of trees?

Are tree suppliers seeing the benefit of the health message of trees?

The message that health, the environment and business all benefit from trees is finally getting through, but are nurseries seeing an upturn? Sally Drury reports.


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