News & Analysis
The latest news across the UK horticulture industry including garden retail, plant production, edibles production, landscaping, parks, sports turf and arboriculture.
After what felt like the longest winter in memory, with delayed projects backed up and plant growth held back, landscapers are still reaping the benefits of a strong construction market, although there may be a blip on the horizon.
A group of leading industry and research figures has agreed a series of agri-tech measures that will be recommended to Government as a means of making British farming more profitable and productive post-Brexit.
More growers are working with garden centres on themed plant promotions.
What is a botanic garden? The answer might seem clear, especially if you work in the field of horticulture, but most members of the public are not exactly sure what a botanic garden does.
Green space professionals and horticulturists have been calling for a change in the way the British public deals with rubbish following the hottest May bank holiday weekend on record.
Defra's "Health & Harmony" consultation paper, which closed for responses this week, has given growers and their representative bodies a chance to shape the largest reformulation of farming and land-use policy in nearly half a century.
SmartPlant has announced it is now live on Amazon Alexa and plant breeders, growers and garden retailers can now communicate ongoing care instructions to plant owners on a monthly basis.
Leading all-female panel to discuss role of women in horticulture at Open Garden Squares Weekend event
The role of women in horticulture will be explored at an all-female panel discussion with eight leading industry figures.
Hire company Nationwide Platforms has invested in five tracked booms for arboricultural specialist work.
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club Enfield (London Borough), London (Greater)
Gardening Squad North West, West & South West London
Community Engagement Officer
idverde To be based within the Midlands Region area.
Area sales manager
Volmary Ltd United Kingdom
PHS Greenleaf - Service Manager
PHS Greenleaf Manchester Depot (SK11 9DU)
- Bordeaux - Arcachon France
- The Gates Hotel Diagonal Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
- Birmingham Botanical Gardens
In April I attended the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) conference on design quality. The design professions of the built environment have been pushing the importance of design quality for years with little success. I left the conference believing we are seeing a change.
Horticulture Week's careers guide (HW, April 2018) is a revealing insight into what constitutes "a horticulturist". Horticulture is a coherent discipline.
While the number of regional flower shows at stately homes and municipal public areas grows, the number of nurseries trading at these events reduces.