News & Analysis
The latest news across the UK horticulture industry including garden retail, plant production, edibles production, landscaping, parks, sports turf and arboriculture.
Thompson & Morgan have relaunched this year under new ownership, while Mr Fothergill's continues to grow market share.
Growers are introducing recycled and recyclable plant pots in response to one of 2018's biggest issues - plastic waste.
So far 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.
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.
The recent heatwave has been less than ideal for many plants but it has allowed rare flowerings of natives of much hotter climates.
The cost of vehicle thefts from farms is rising, while trust in the police's ability to deal with rural crime is in decline, two new reports show.
The 'Lest We Forget' rose was unveiled at the International Bomber Command Centre in Lincoln and is available from C&K Jones.
New EU plant health rules and the proposed ban on certain genera until a risk assessment is conducted could be a barrier for trade, the HTA said.
The Bransford Webbs Plant Company has achieved the BS8555 accreditation for environmental management for the tenth consecutive year, having first achieved certification in 2008.
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A farmer close by the small village of Green Hammerton in North Yorkshire is promoting his farm as a site for 3,000 new homes. It is slap-bang in the middle of the countryside at the mid-point between York and Harrogate.
Britain enjoys and hates its weather. Our Atlantic highs and lows usually deliver periods of rain or sunshine. Occasionally, the jet stream shifts, providing intense Arctic cold or southern European heat.
I wrote my first opinion column 10 years ago. After all that time, I would love to report trees are flourishing and the environment is thriving, but I can't.