News & Analysis
The latest news across the UK horticulture industry including garden retail, plant production, edibles production, landscaping, parks, sports turf and arboriculture.
Large and small players in the sports landscaping sector are reporting good business and a healthy outlook for the future. But what do they need to do to capitalise on the "explosion" in demand?
Tree officers, landscape architects and others who specify trees need to choose species and varieties that can withstand the challenges of an urban environment. Two experts in the field say their new digital guide will avoid common pitfalls.
The Government calls it a "once-in-a-generation opportunity" to shape the UK's farming and environment policy. So what is likely to come out of Defra's current consultation?
Apprenticeship levy: One year on, what benefits do landscape and parks managers see from the scheme?
The apprenticeship levy was lauded by politicians as the solution to the skills crisis and the UK's poor productivity when it launched a year ago. Has it made a difference for amenity horticulture?
Retailer shows are becoming more popular as garden centres seek to strengthen bonds with suppliers at these behind-closed-doors events.
Earley Ornamentals is an independent producer that uses the world's best genetics from leading breeders to provide an original assortment of young bedding plants to growers.
The House of Commons has launched a review after spending £10,000 to stop 12 fig trees falling over.
HTA chairman Chris Pateman has left the Association after four months in the role.
Provender Nurseries has revealed the result of extensive changes on site during an inaugural Spring Event.
Resident Head Gardener
The Abbotswood Estate Gloucestershire
Assistant to Nursery Plant Area Manager
Camelia Botnar Homes & Gardens Cowfold, Horsham
Hard & Soft Landscaping Foreman
Cameron Landscapes & Gardens London (West), London (Greater)
Bank of England Sports Centre Wandsworth, London (Greater)
OUTDOOR PLANT AREA MANAGER
The Chelsea Gardener London (Greater)
- DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON, KINGSWAY, WEST DUNDEE, DD2 5JT
- Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore
Horticulture could benefit from streamlining in the supply chain.
I have just returned from the beautiful landscape of Cervinia, a village tucked under the Matterhorn in the Italian Alps. I have been skiing, which delivers some 40,000 people to the pistes of this area every year.
Blue Planet II eloquently showed the rich tapestry of life in the oceans. It also focused public awareness on plastic pollution damaging wildlife.