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Horticulture Weekly
Horticulture Week Online Edition 24th September 2020
 

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Industry analysis
 
James Barnes: HTA chairman answers 10 key questions on horticulture lobbying in 2021 With Brexit looming and the coronavirus crisis lingering, HTA lobbyist James Barnes, formerly of Dobbies, has answered the big questions on horticulture-Government relations for 2021. James Barnes: HTA chairman answers 10 key questions on horticulture lobbying in 2021
 
 
Why has Morrisons bought an ornamentals grower? Why has Morrisons bought an ornamentals grower?
 
 
How are new garden-style beds improving the golf course at Roehampton Club? How are new garden-style beds improving the golf course at Roehampton Club?
 
 
Horticulture ornamental plants leaders of the future Horticulture ornamental plants leaders of the future
 
 
Covid 19: lessons learned for the horticultural production sector - cohort management is key Cohort management is the most important factor in managing the coronavirus threat with growers, a Fruit Focus seminar has heard. Covid 19: lessons learned for the horticultural production sector - cohort management is key
 
 
Primrose targets £60m online gardening sales as it goes on the market
 
 
Plant Heritage announce threatened plant of the year
 
 
Dobbies Garden Centres reopens soft plays after Scotland restrictions lifted
 
 
Government must invest £5bn in parks and green spaces by 2025, warns Landscape Institute
 
 
AHDB ballot planned as levy body draft strategy near release
 
 
YouGarden reaches £30m sales and sees bright future for mail order gardening after 2020's challenges
 
 
Agri-Food Companies must get ready for Brexit says Irish agriculture minister
 
 
Dutch plants and flowers exports set to grow in 2020
 
 
Monty Don wishes trade well
 
 
Glee top products 2021 winners announced
 
 
Garden centre set to reopen after lockdown with food focus
 
 
Glee Gathering hears about future of garden retail with mixed view on 3m new gardeners and online sales
 
 
Foam-based weeding technology kills coronavirus particles in under 10 seconds
 
 
Nursery plans garden centre with funding from financiers after bank disappointment
 
 
National Trust Lanhydrock peat-free nursery under threat of closure
 
 
Evergreen Garden Care sees headwinds in 2021 but hopes to retain 40% of new gardeners
 
 
Oak Processionary Moth spreads to Ireland and Channel Islands, and could have been under-reported on UK mainland
 
 
England’s tree planting targets should be 'enshrined' in legislation, says Confor
 
 
Applications open for Government’s £40m Green Recovery Challenge Fund
 
 
Widespread redundancies at Historic Royal Palaces following £100m Covid-related losses
More news
 
The week's news highlights
 
Winners and losers in the horticulture week to September 18 Winners and losers in the horticulture week to September 18
 
 
Movers this week to 20 September UPDATED Movers this week include BALI, Squire's, Primrose and HTA. Movers this week to 20 September UPDATED
 
Spirit of Four Oaks
 
Spirit of Four Oaks Podcast: Fargro MD Richard Hopkins in interview with Horticulture Week editor Matthew Appleby
Spirit of Four Oaks Podcast: Fargro MD Richard Hopkins in interview with Horticulture Week editor Matthew Appleby
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HORTICULTURAL MACHINERY - DEVELOPMENTS
 
How are new line trimmers and brushcutters changing for the better?
How are new line trimmers and brushcutters changing for the better?
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This EXHIBITOR DIRECTORY allows exhibitors to have a platform to showcase their plants, services and products to visitors in 2020.

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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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Top 150 UK Garden Centres 2020

See our exclusive ranking of garden centre performance by annual turnover.  
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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.


 
EAMU EXPIRY ALERT
 
EAMU Expiry Alert: December 2020 EAMU authorisations that are due to expire by the end of December 2020. EAMU Expiry Alert: December 2020
 
Plant health
 
Alert: scale activity and botrytis risk Read on for the latest Pest & Disease Alert.
 
 
Alert: powdery mildew and downy mildew on ornamentals crops Read on for the latest Pest & Disease Alert.
 
 
Alert: scab on ornamentals Read on for the latest Pest & Disease Alert.
More here
 
Maintenance checklist
 
SEPTEMBER TURFCARE TASKS SEPTEMBER TURFCARE TASKS
 
 
SEPTEMBER PARKS AND GARDENS MAINTENANCE TASKS SEPTEMBER PARKS AND GARDENS MAINTENANCE TASKS
 
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