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Horticulture Week Online Edition 28th February 2021
 

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CORONAVIRUS FALLOUT
 
HW survey: Garden centres and growers expect bounceback in 2021 HW survey: Garden centres and growers expect bounceback in 2021
 
 
Pentland has skipped 30,000 primroses because Scottish garden centres remain closed Pentland has skipped 30,000 primroses because Scottish garden centres remain closed
 
 
Jekka McVicar launches reopen retail nurseries petition campaign after "unfair" lockdown Jekka McVicar launches reopen retail nurseries petition campaign after "unfair" lockdown
 
 
Boris Johnson Roadmap to Recovery announced: horticulture industry reaction Boris Johnson Roadmap to Recovery announced: horticulture industry reaction
 
 
Garden centre boss: 'I would have liked a more confident approach to lockdown easing' Garden centre boss: 'I would have liked a more confident approach to lockdown easing'
 
 
Commit now for September RHS Chelsea Flower Show plea after only one in nine gardens have confirmed Commit now for September RHS Chelsea Flower Show plea after only one in nine gardens have confirmed
 
 
Record-breaking Hillier won't exhibit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show Record-breaking Hillier won't exhibit at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
 
 
Land Trust survey to examine role of green spaces during the pandemic Land Trust survey to examine role of green spaces during the pandemic
 
 
National Trust and partners signal hope and healing with blossoming ambitions around the UK National Trust and partners signal hope and healing with blossoming ambitions around the UK
 
 
Reopening Northern Irish garden centres is 'low hanging fruit' says Poots Reopening Northern Irish garden centres is 'low hanging fruit' says Poots
More on COVID-19 and horticulture
 
HOT TOPIC - BREXIT
 
Survey shows import delays Survey shows import delays
 
 
Irish minister reminds agri-food businesses of further changes in trading arrangements with Great Britain from 1 April 2021 Irish minister reminds agri-food businesses of further changes in trading arrangements with Great Britain from 1 April 2021
 
 
Tree export to Northern Ireland is possible, but barriers remain Tree export to Northern Ireland is possible, but barriers remain
 
 
Bonnett proposes plant 'super hub' to beat Brexit bureaucracy Bonnett proposes plant 'super hub' to beat Brexit bureaucracy
See more Brexit coverage by HW
 
News Highlights this week
 
February garden centre sales finish strongly
 
 
Garden retailer apologises to environment lawyer
 
 
Speakers and supporters - including Horticulture Week - announced for AIPH Plant Health Conference 2021
 
 
David Austin reopens its UK wholesale trade - but many garden centres will miss out
 
 
AHDB: NFU responds after Eustice says horticulture levy will end
 
 
LDA Design: George Street 2025 vision unveiled
 
 
Huge play and sports area construction tender up for grabs
 
 
Blue Diamond Garden Centres sees increased turnover after buying Wyevale outlets
 
 
Stafford Council approves funding for high street transformation
 
 
Xylella awareness week 'comes at opportune time'
 
 
Bayer plans to sell Environmental Science Professional business
 
 
Council approves plans for Everton FC's new stadium
 
 
SGD spring conference to examine impact of nature on health and well-being
 
 
Network Rail issues Landscape maintenance framework worth £98 million
 
 
Assess alternatives now after Vydate emergency authorisations rejected
 
 
Conwy Council faces £23m bill for dealing with ash dieback
 
 
Nature-based outdoor learning key to re-engaging disadvantaged pupils
 
 
APF International Forest Machinery Exhibition postponed to 2022
 
 
Home Office and ALP launch Workforce Recruitment and Labour Supply from 2021
More news
 
The Horticulture Week
 
Winners and losers in the horticulture week to February 26 Winners and losers in the horticulture week to February 26
 
 
Movers in the week to 26 February Movers in the week to 26 February
 
 
This horticulture week in numbers to 26 February This horticulture week in numbers to 26 February
 
Expert Advice
 
Ten ways to maximise post-pandemic profit returns at your garden centre
Ten ways to maximise post-pandemic profit returns at your garden centre
 
Expert advice
 
How to tackle problem weeds and mitigate risks for landscape maintenance workers
How to tackle problem weeds and mitigate risks for landscape maintenance workers
 
Andy Newman
 
Make the most of early-spring opportunity After Monday’s announcement, garden centres have plenty to feel optimistic about, says Andy Newman. Make the most of early-spring opportunity
 
HW's Tenders Tracker Service
 
Tenders Tracker: LIVE TABLE
Tenders Tracker: LIVE TABLE
Welcome to Tender Watch, where Horticulture Week keeps track of the latest horticulture-related public sector tenders of value £10,000 or over so you don't have to.
Get the latest public sector tenders direct to your inbox weekly with HW's Tenders Tracker service
 
Katherine Baldock
 
Why urban gardens are crucial for conserving bees and butterflies In an article written for The Conversation, Katherine Baldock, senior lecturer in ecology, Northumbria University, explores how urban gardens can help conserve bees and butterflies. Why urban gardens are crucial for conserving bees and butterflies
 
Maintenance checklist
 
MARCH TURFCARE TASKS MARCH TURFCARE TASKS
 
 
MARCH PARKS AND GARDENS MAINTENANCE TASKS MARCH PARKS AND GARDENS MAINTENANCE TASKS
 
Pest and Disease Factsheet
 
Bacterial and fungal canker: how to protect ornamentals crops against bacterial and fungal canker
Bacterial and fungal canker: how to protect ornamentals crops against bacterial and fungal canker
Find more Plant health resources
 
HORTICULTURE WEEK INTELLIGENCE

CLICK HERE to view a sortable and regularly updated table of key Brexit-related policy, legislation and guidance documents published by the UK Government, devolved administrations and the European Commission, relevant to horticulture.


 
PEAT AND HORTICULTURE

CLICK HERE to view all Horticulture Week's coverage on the use of peat in horticulture and moves towards peat-free growing media for growers and garden centres


 
HORTICULTURE WEEK PODCASTS

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CORONAVIRUS AND HORTICULTURE

The latest news and updates on the effects on horticulture and garden industry businesses of the coronavirus pandemic.  
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