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Horticulture Weekly
Horticulture Week Online Edition 26th November 2020
 

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.

 
Industry analysis
 
What will post-transition Brexit mean for your ornamentals/ garden retail business?
What will post-transition Brexit mean for your ornamentals/ garden retail business?
 
 
How Thompson & Morgan became the biggest online plant and seed seller
How Thompson & Morgan became the biggest online plant and seed seller
 
 
How is the landscape sector helping to reinvent the high street?
How is the landscape sector helping to reinvent the high street?
 
 
Garden centre Christmas displays 2020 - photo tours
Garden centre Christmas displays 2020 - photo tours
 
News Highlights this week
 
Horticultural products supplier warns about tariffs as Brexit counts down
 
 
Tender plants may not survive import delays says AIPH's Tim Briercliffe
 
 
Barnes calls for season-long delay to plant health checks because of 'train crash' IT system issues UPDATED
 
 
Christmas tree home delivery takes off
 
 
Plant subscription boxes take off with tenfold sales increases: 12 of the best named
 
 
NFU president Minette Batters: 10 points made at UK Agri-Tech Centres event
 
 
Politician questions garden centre right to sell non-essential items during lockdown 2
 
 
Hope Plants sees future in home delivery
 
 
Garden centres looking at December plant sales boom
 
 
Wildlife Trust receives grant for Hackney wetlands conservation programme
 
 
Hillier sees bright future across garden centre, nursery and amenity growing sectors for 2021
 
 
RHS appoints last ever NME editor as editorial content head
 
 
Last orders called on vine weevil control thiacloprid Exemptor
 
 
AHDB strategy and ballot dates revealed
 
 
Woolmans sees 400% sales increase after launching new website
 
 
Forestry Commission awards final round of £10m Urban Tree Challenge Fund
 
 
Government 10-point £12bn green recovery plan unveiled
 
 
David Humphries praised for 35-year career at London Tree and Woodland Awards
 
 
Tivoli extends grounds maintenance contract with West Lindsey Council
More news
 
HOT TOPIC - PEAT
 
Garden Centre Association responds to BBC Gardeners' World presenter Monty Don's fierce criticism of horticulture industry Garden Centre Association responds to BBC Gardeners' World presenter Monty Don's fierce criticism of horticulture industry
 
 
Coventry University research identifies what’s holding the UK back in the move to peat-free horticulture Coventry University research identifies what’s holding the UK back in the move to peat-free horticulture
 
 
Peat-free: time to seize the moment, says leading sustainability academic Peat-free: time to seize the moment, says leading sustainability academic
See more peat coverage by HW
 
The Horticulture Week
 
Winners and losers in the horticulture week to November 20 Winners and losers in the horticulture week to November 20
 
 
Movers to 22 November Viridor, RHS, Biobest and Harper Adams are among businesses featured this week. Movers to 22 November
 
 
This horticulture week in numbers to 19 November This horticulture week in numbers to 19 November
 
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.


 
Comment
 
Horticulture’s role in crisis response Parks, gardens, allotments and garden centres are bringing joy and hope into this dismal COVID-riddled world. Horticulture’s role in crisis response
Explore more opinion by HW's columnists
 
Horticulture Kit & Machinery Special
 
What are the new features making ATVs more secure?
What are the new features making ATVs more secure?
 
HW's Tenders Tracker Service
 
Tenders Tracker: LIVE TABLE
Tenders Tracker: LIVE TABLE
Welcome to Tender Watch, where Horticulture Week keeps track of the latest horticulture-related public sector tenders of value £10,000 or over so you don't have to.
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Horticulture in Practice
 
Black root rot: how to protect vulnerable crops against black root rot attacks on ornamentals crops
Black root rot: how to protect vulnerable crops against black root rot attacks on ornamentals crops
Find more Pest & Disease Factsheets
 
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
 
Maintenance checklist
 
NOVEMBER TURFCARE TASKS NOVEMBER TURFCARE TASKS
 
 
NOVEMBER PARKS AND GARDENS MAINTENANCE TASKS NOVEMBER PARKS AND GARDENS MAINTENANCE TASKS
 
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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