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Horticulture Weekly
Horticulture Week Online Edition 9th July 2020
 

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The week's news highlights
 
20 winners and 10 strugglers in horticulture this week 20 winners and 10 strugglers in horticulture this week
 
 
Movers in horticulture this week Movers in horticulture this week
 
 
Horticulture in numbers this week Horticulture in numbers this week
 
 
Spirit of Four Oaks to live on with virtual event for 2020
 
 
Royal Parks and Kernock Park Plants in Buckingham Palace NHS birthday bedding display tribute
 
 
Massive thanks from Eden Project marks special moment for the UK
 
 
Bedding plant industry body chairman speaks about seasonal plant grower struggle
 
 
Glee confirms cancellation - Autumn Fair also off
 
 
New Harry Potter campaign from Young People's Horticulture Association
 
 
Grower ends trade sales from this autumn because of lack of available plants
 
 
Garden centre cafés set to reopen with reduced menus, fewer staff and more outdoor seating
 
 
Record-breaking garden centre plant sales in June
 
 
Defra to review grower bail out claim - again
 
 
Council dumps tonne of rubbish in park - on BBC Breakfast
 
 
Prime Minister brings forward £5bn of infrastructure building, including cash for parks
 
 
Northern Ireland ornamental growers to share £1.5m Government bail-out
 
 
Garden centres down just 6% in May - once catering stripped out
 
 
RHS launches virtual Tatton Park Flower Show - without young designer competition
 
 
Landscape Institute presidential handover thanks David Attenborough and Duchess of Cambridge for help in the last year
 
 
Park popularity here to stay as lockdown eases, Olympic park study shows
 
 
Labour restrictions ease
 
 
Competition launched to redesign riverside public realm
 
 
Growers organise ballot on 'outdated' AHDB
 
 
Funding for the Green Recovery Challenge Fund is 'a fraction of what is needed'
 
 
Capel Manor College attracts 260 potential land-based students to first virtual open day
 
 
Trees for Cities meets 99% of 2019/20 target
 
 
Furloughed workers start work as fruit pickers
More news
 
Expert advice
 
What are the rules on reporting COVID-19 and how can hort businesses keep delivery drivers safe?
What are the rules on reporting COVID-19 and how can hort businesses keep delivery drivers safe?
More analysis
 
CORONAVIRUS SPECIAL CONTENT
 
HORTICULTURE EVENTS WATCH Track cancellations and postponements of horticulture industry events due to coronavirus. HORTICULTURE EVENTS WATCH
 
 
Covid-19 Guidance Tracker: LIVE TABLE Our live table includes details of key Covid-19-related policy, legislation and guidance documents published by UK Government departments, non-departmental public bodies, and professional horticultural bodies. Covid-19 Guidance Tracker: LIVE TABLE
 
Comment
 
Name a new rose to celebrate diversity
Name a new rose to celebrate diversity
As a result of Black Lives Matter protests, many sectors have looked inward on diversity.
Explore more opinion by HW's columnists
 
Glasshouse technology
 
Seven areas of development on the road to autonomous glasshouses
Seven areas of development on the road to autonomous glasshouses
More analysis
 
HW's Tenders Tracker Service
 
Tender - Grounds Maintenance Services
 
 
Tender - Landscape Architecture Services
 
 
Tender - Arboricultural Contracting Services
 
 
Tender - Playground Equipment Supply and Installation Services
 
 
Tender - Landscape Contracting Services
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Plant focus
 
Dianthus
Dianthus
A impressive variety of shapes and shades makes these plants popular in the garden as well as for floristry, writes Sally Drury.
 
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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Plant health
 
EAMU Expiry Alert: August/September 2020 EAMU authorisations that are due to expire by the end of August and September 2020. EAMU Expiry Alert: August/September 2020
 
 
Alert: powdery mildew on cucurbit crops Read on for the latest Pest & Disease Tracker Alert.
 
 
Alert: downy mildew on onion crops Read on for the latest Pest & Disease Tracker Alert. Alert: downy mildew on onion crops
More here
 
Nursery task checklist
 
1 July - Aphids, bacterial infections and camellias 1 July - Aphids, bacterial infections and camellias
 
Maintenance checklist
 
JULY TURFCARE TASKS JULY TURFCARE TASKS
 
 
JULY PARKS AND GARDENS MAINTENANCE TASKS JULY PARKS AND GARDENS MAINTENANCE TASKS
 
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