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Horticulture Week Online Edition 13th December 2019
 

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General election
 
Horticulture industries look to work with new government on election pledges
Horticulture industries look to work with new government on election pledges
With the surprisingly decisive General Election result giving the Conservatives a clear run to implement their manifesto pledges, horticulture bodies are keen to see these now put into practice.
 
Latest Industry Analysis
 
Where will the promised millions of trees come from?
Where will the promised millions of trees come from?
 
 
How Klondyke Strikes Garden Centre rebuilt its Stokesley site after fire
How Klondyke Strikes Garden Centre rebuilt its Stokesley site after fire
 
 
What are the best ways to regulate plant growth?
What are the best ways to regulate plant growth?
More analysis
 
The week in horticulture
 
New plant passport health rules balance strong protection with practicality says MEP
 
 
UK prototype robot can spot and "zap" all weeds in a field
 
 
Concept drawings released for UK’s biggest theme park billed as 'one of the most sustainable on the planet'
 
 
Garden designers share their top trends for 2020
 
 
On-trend fermented drinks launched to harness nutritious wild berries
 
 
Howard Nurseries' David Howard dies aged 81: obituary and tributes
 
 
Notcutts Garden Centres announces non-executive director and chair
 
 
Garden centre grows after NatWest support
 
 
Bamboo potentially more damaging than knotweed, warns Environet
 
 
New head gardener for Leonardslee Gardens
 
 
Last RHS Plants for Bugs study identifies optimal planting densities to promote invertebrates
 
 
L Mills Creswick Nurseries to go fully peat-free
 
Your Landscape Questions Answered
 
Why is a waiver no substitute for professional due diligence?
Why is a waiver no substitute for professional due diligence?
 
Landscape Project Leads Service
 
Project lead: creation of quality open spaces for affordable housing units in East Midlands
 
 
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Comment
 
Opinion...Big shows facing radical change Opinion...Big shows facing radical change
 
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Horticulture Week Research Report
 
Glasshouse salad sector expands despite multiple challenges HW's Top 25 Glasshouse Salad Growers ranking and report reveals
Glasshouse salad sector expands despite multiple challenges HW's Top 25 Glasshouse Salad Growers ranking and report reveals
New glasshouses are going up, especially in East Anglia, and growers are investing in facilities, but the weather and Brexit are presenting challenges, Gavin McEwan reports.
 
Nursery task checklist
 
13 December - Pests and spraying Pests: Where biological control applications have ended and a clean-up is required, use Decis (EAMU 2014-1011), Hallmark WZT (EAMU 2008-2944), Pyrethrum 5EC or Spruzit for sap-sucking insects. 13 December - Pests and spraying
 
Plant health
 
EAMU Expiry Alert: February 2020 EAMU authorisations that are due to expire by the end of February 2020. EAMU Expiry Alert: February 2020
 
 
Alert: allium leaf miner and rust on leek crops Alert: allium leaf miner and rust on leek crops
 
 
EAMU updates for chemicals for use on ornamentals crops A number of herbicide, insecticide, fungicide and growth regulator products have had approvals on extension of use. EAMU updates for chemicals for use on ornamentals crops
 
 
Extension of Use for Amylo X WG fungicide for horticultural root crops Dipel DF, Apollo SC and Sultan 50 SC have been granted new extensions of authorisation for minor use (EAMU) to control sclerotinia and other bacterial diseases.
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Maintenance checklist
 
JANUARY TURFCARE TASKS JANUARY TURFCARE TASKS
 
HORTICULTURE WEEK INTELLIGENCE

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REVEALED: Horticulture Week's Top 150 Garden Centres 2019
REVEALED: Horticulture Week's Top 150 Garden Centres 2019

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