Parks and Gardens Maintenance Planner
Plan your work schedule for the year with Horticulture Week’s month-by-month guide to essential maintenance and management tasks for parks, gardens and grounds maintenance staff.
Jobs should only be undertaken when ground and weather conditions are suitable and will vary according to location and may vary significantly from year to year. While the year nicely divides into 12 months, activities often overlap.
With staffing becoming increasingly problematic, Neville Stein looks at the alternatives to finding good recruits.
There are ways to find quality candidates for horticultural jobs if you widen your search parameters, Alan Sargent suggests.
This year's Saltex show at the NEC in Birmingham offers something for everyone, says Sally Drury.
In the second of a two-part article, Alan Sargent looks at the functions of today's gardens manager.