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Horticulture Weekly
Horticulture Week Online Edition 18th June 2019
 

Welcome to this week's pick by HW's editors of the biggest industry developments, plus exclusive analysis and links to actionable data. Not logged in? Sign in here.

 
Latest Industry Analysis
 
Are robots about to take over glasshouse production?
Are robots about to take over glasshouse production?
 
 
How are garden centres fine-tuning their catering offer?
How are garden centres fine-tuning their catering offer?
 
 
What do tree managers need to know about Defra's ash strategy?
What do tree managers need to know about Defra's ash strategy?
 
 
What does building a coherent strategy on sustainability mean for the garden industry?
What does building a coherent strategy on sustainability mean for the garden industry?
More analysis
 
The week in horticulture
 
RHS Retail to stop selling peat from 2020
 
 
Government launches £4.7m grant scheme to help increase plastic recycling rates
 
 
Thames Water defends hosepipe ban threat citing extreme weather conditions
 
 
Invasive species Environmental Audit Committee panel addresses biosecurity and trade
 
 
Mill Race Garden Centre in Colchester goes up for sale
 
 
Challenging weather conditions saw value of UK ornamental and fruit production fall in 2018
 
 
Mitie to maintain landscape at Toyota's 150-hectare facility in Derbyshire under five-year contract
 
 
Scotland "smashes" tree planting targets with five-sixths of UK total
 
 
Artisan growers helping to drive increase in UK cut flower production
 
 
Barfoots, Berry Gardens, Daylesford Organic and G's Fresh among signatories to Government's waste reduction pledge
 
 
RHS accounts detail Bridgewater and Wisley capital expenditure plan
 
 
Co-op second to sign NFU Plants and Flowers pledge
 
Horticulture Week Event
 
With just one week to go to Parks & Gardens Live, have you booked your FREE place?
With just one week to go to Parks & Gardens Live, have you booked your FREE place?
Don't miss this brilliant mix of products, kit demos, expert workshops and careers advice tailored to parks, gardens and landscape professionals - and taking place on 25th June.

More on Parks & Gardens Live

 
Your Landscape Questions Answered
 
Sargent's Solutions - What do contractors need to know about play equipment installation?
Sargent's Solutions - What do contractors need to know about play equipment installation?
 
Plant focus
 
Abelia
Abelia
Glossy leaves and fragrant flowers can provide welcome colour at bleaker times of the year, Miranda Kimberley finds.
 
HW's Tenders Tracker Service
 
Tender - Grounds Maintenance Services
 
 
Tender - Landscape Contracting and Garden Design Services
 
 
Tender - Play Area Services
 
 
Tender - Landscape Contracting Services
 
 
Tender - Arboriculture Services
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Landscape Project Business Leads Service
 
Project lead - ornamental planting at £48m warehouse scheme
 
 
Project lead - planting and landscaping at Liverpool residential scheme
 
 
Project lead - landscaping and detailed planting at London care home
 
 
Project lead - Hard landscaping and new glasshouse at RHS Garden Wisley
 
 
Project lead - Roof garden and public realm at office site in Glasgow
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Plant health
 
Alert - virus risk to carrot crops Read on for the latest Pest & Disease Tracker Alert. Alert - virus risk to carrot crops
 
 
Alert - increased risk of disease in onion, pea and bean crops Alert - increased risk of disease in onion, pea and bean crops
 
 
Alert - disease risk for rhubarb Read on for the latest Pest & Disease Tracker Alert. Alert - disease risk for rhubarb
 
 
EAMU Expiry Alert: August 2019 EAMU authorisations that are due to expire by the end of August 2019. EAMU Expiry Alert: August 2019
 
 
1 June - Aphids & leaf sucker Aphids - Increase Aphidius spp. on protected crops alongside selective insecticides. High pest numbers will require a spray before predator levels are increased. 1 June - Aphids & leaf sucker
More here
 
Horticulture Week Awards: The shortlists 
 
Shortlist announced for the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019 Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the names of the outstanding businesses shortlisted for the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019. Shortlist announced for the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019
 
 
Finalists for the 2019 Horticulture Week Custodian Awards are revealed Finalists for the 2019 Horticulture Week Custodian Awards are revealed
 
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HW's EXCLUSIVE RESEARCH REPORTS

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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.


 
Turf and Sports Pitch Maintenance - month by month

Plan your work schedule for the year with Horticulture Week’s month-by-month guide to essential maintenance and management tasks for recreational turf, fine turf and sports pitch staff.


 
 

 
 
 

 
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