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Analysis

Why is employee ownership growing and how can it benefit your business?

Why is employee ownership growing and how can it benefit your business?

The number of landscape practices adopting an employee-ownership model is on the rise, so what are the potential benefits?

How has landscape fared this season as Brexit looms?

How has landscape fared this season as Brexit looms?

The landscape construction market is facing further trials following 2018's unusually long heatwave and in the approach to the March 2019 Brexit deadline, but some areas are still booming.

How can green space managers protect against the risk of wildfires?

How can green space managers protect against the risk of wildfires?

The summer of 2018 has seen an unprecedented number of grass fires and a spate of recent wildfires on parched public green space has put the issue of prevention of further fires in the spotlight.

What is the future for glyphosate?

What is the future for glyphosate?

The horticulture industry has defended glyphosate after a landmark US court case saw chemical company Monsanto ordered to pay $289m (£226m) damages to a groundskeeper who claimed herbicides containing glyphosate had caused his cancer.

How landscape will drive the regeneration of London's Thamesmead development

How landscape will drive the regeneration of London's Thamesmead development

Housing association Peabody is due to start work on a green infrastructure strategy this August to re-imagine the landscape of the Thamesmead area of south-east London as large as a town.

How can horticulture professionals help to prevent glyphosate resistance?

How can horticulture professionals help to prevent glyphosate resistance?

Monsanto is warning growers, gardeners, grounds staff and grounds maintenance and amenity contractors to take action now to prevent herbicide resistance in the UK, after two plant families and six species were declared resistant in France.


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Landscape Plant Focus

Arbutus

Arbutus

These evergreen trees and shrubs have decorative bark and can flower and fruit simultaneously, says Miranda Kimberley.

Euonymus

Euonymus

These evergreen and deciduous shrubs feature bright foliage, corky bark and coloured fruit, says Miranda Kimberley.

Sophora

Sophora

A graceful habit, attractive foliage and often fragrant flowers are all selling points, writes Miranda Kimberley.


Landscape In Depth

Sargent's solutions - how to turn the loss of a key member of staff into a positive

Sargent's solutions - how to turn the loss of a key member of staff into a positive

Losing a valued member of staff can be a positive opportunity for change rather than a disaster, Alan Sargent suggests.

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.

Products & Kit Resources

Market reports and Kit tests

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.

What products are available to help ensure success this planting season?

What products are available to help ensure success this planting season?

Young trees face a tough challenge to get established. Sally Drury looks at some of the best products available to help ensure successful planting projects.

Market report - how to extend use of blowers

Market report - how to extend use of blowers

Finding more jobs for these machines on top of autumn clearance will mean better value from maintenance spending, Sally Drury explains.


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