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Horticulture Weekly
Horticulture Week Online Edition 18th February 2019
 

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Latest Industry Analysis
 
How will the National Lottery's new heritage funding approach impact landscape projects?
How will the National Lottery's new heritage funding approach impact landscape projects?
 
 
How are change managers planning to "make Homebase great again"?
How are change managers planning to "make Homebase great again"?
 
 
How has Epping Forest successfully managed Japanese knotweed?
How has Epping Forest successfully managed Japanese knotweed?
 
 
What is holding back controlled environment growing?
What is holding back controlled environment growing?
 
The week in horticulture
 
idverde acquires £8m-turnover KJT Group
 
 
Hillview's freehold garden centres go up for sale at £12.9m
 
 
Ball Colegrave launches downy mildew-free Beacon impatiens
 
 
Two weeks to go to enter the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019
 
 
Amenity growers see sales continue to boom as plant shortages begin
 
 
"Widespread" turf shortage hitting landscape projects as climate change impacts turf production
 
 
Brexit no-deal customs checks to be simplified
 
 
Four weeks to go to entry deadline for the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2019
 
 
Wyevale Garden Centres likely to be split up after 2019 season
 
 
Latest pests and diseases added to the Plant Health Risk Register
 
 
Smart Garden buys Briers
 
 
LDA Design working on traffic-free public realm for The Strand, London
 
 
Organic fresh produce sales jump £15m as market hits new high
 
 
New strategy commits Scotland to more forests, woodlands and urban trees
 
 
Further expansion for AC Goatham as it moves towards year-round supply.
 
Plant focus
 
Nemesia
Nemesia
With their bright blooms and nice petals these plants look like a bedding version of orchids, says Miranda Kimberley.
 
Horticulture Week Awards 2019
 
Two weeks to go to enter the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019 Winning a Horticulture Week Business Award offers a powerful selling point for your business, helping you to market to potential customers as best in class - plus a great staff-motivational tool thanks to industry recognition for your teams. Two weeks to go to enter the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2019
 
 
Four weeks to go to entry deadline for the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2019 Horticulture Week is calling on the stars of the professional parks and gardens world to start preparing their entries for the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2019 - the leading awards scheme for professionals managing the UK's parks, gardens, woodlands and landscape. Four weeks to go to entry deadline for the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2019
 
Products & Kit Market Report
 
Battery blowers Reviewed: will battery blowers go the distance?
Battery blowers Reviewed: will battery blowers go the distance?
Fed up of having to start and restart blowers? Then there is the refuelling, mixing the two-stroke and carrying a spare can. Once running, emissions can be unpleasant and noise from a petrol engine demands earmuffs be worn. An alternative is battery power.
 
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Horticulture Week Research Report
 
Top 70 landscape firms see combined sales hit £1.3bn
Top 70 landscape firms see combined sales hit £1.3bn
 
Nursery task checklist
 
14 February - Compost and winter Stored growing media If you use compost that has been stored for some time, check the conductivity to avoid unnecessary root damage at potting. High conductivity in the substrate means there may be little nutrition left in controlled-release fertiliser prills.
 
Plant health
 
EAMU Expiry alert: June 2019 EAMU authorisations that are due to expire by the end of June 2019. EAMU Expiry alert: June 2019
 
 
EAMU update: Markate 50 for outdoor beetroot
 
 
EAMU update: Markate 50 for onion and leek crops
 
 
EAMU update: Markate 50 for outdoor sweetcorn
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