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Horticulture Week Online Edition 8th May 2021
 

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HW Exclusive

 
HW's first Top Ten UK Turf Growers Ranking published
HW's first Top Ten UK Turf Growers Ranking published
This year's Top 10 operators reported a combined turnover of £72.3m.
 
The Horticulture Week
 
Movers this week to 7 May Movers this week to 7 May
 
 
Winners and losers in the horticulture week to 7 May Winners and losers in the horticulture week to 7 May
 
 
This horticulture week in numbers to 7 May This horticulture week in numbers to 7 May
 
 
Weather for the week to 14 May Weather for the week to 14 May
 
News Highlights this week
 
Bank holiday garden centres sales strong UPDATED
 
 
Garden centre development moves five years in as many months
 
 
Latest Companies House results from Bulrush and Hillview + biggest garden centre groups, biggest suppliers and full recent Companies House results list
 
 
Dobbies Gloucester acquired by investment trust
 
 
Bridge Farm launches consumer holiday plants
 
 
Orders coming in faster than they can be packed at mail order pelargonium nursery
 
 
First trees planted at Hillier's new site
 
 
Plantipp: top 5 new plant varieties for 2021
 
 
Majestic Trees sees 980% sales increases
 
 
Harrogate celebrates centenary with first major garden show of 2021 + full events list
 
 
Strong Barrett Developments operational performance delivers an increase in expected full year completions
 
 
Average garden spend in lockdown year: £700
 
 
Garden centre sales +47% in April 2021 v April 2019
 
 
RHS Chelsea new product award shortlist includes £4,900 compost toilet
 
 
Google searches show most wanted outdoor features
 
 
Mitie backs no mowing campaign to help biodiversity
 
 
Labour requirements on the rise after appointment of new seasonal workers operator
 
 
New MD at soft fruit producer Place UK
 
 
Shropshire public realm improvements tender issued
More news
 
Analysis
 
How Nicholas Marshall plans to return to garden retail
How Nicholas Marshall plans to return to garden retail
 
 
10 new gardening trends emerging this May
10 new gardening trends emerging this May
 
 
How British tree nurseries are developing in 2021
How British tree nurseries are developing in 2021
 
 
Could growing cannabis for CBD products be an opportunity for UK growers?
Could growing cannabis for CBD products be an opportunity for UK growers?
 
 
Do you need ‘white’ light to grow better crops?
Do you need ‘white’ light to grow better crops?
 
HW Podcast
 
HW Podcast: Glendoick Gardens' Ken Cox on beginner gardeners, plant-hunting, growing and Brexit
HW Podcast: Glendoick Gardens' Ken Cox on beginner gardeners, plant-hunting, growing and Brexit
More podcasts
 

PARTNER CONTENT

 
Using nature against nature: two pest management essentials Presented by Fargro Using nature against nature: two pest management essentials
 
Help take the sting out of gardening for customers this summer Presented by bite away Help take the sting out of gardening for customers this summer
 
Why UK horticulture needs to tackle modern slavery Presented by Suits Me Why UK horticulture needs to tackle modern slavery
 
Wanted: innovators, business brains and tech pioneers to help shape the future of food Presented by Pershore College Wanted: innovators, business brains and tech pioneers to help shape the future of food
 
Latest technologies
 
What are the latest areas where robotics can help growers?
What are the latest areas where robotics can help growers?
 
Peter Seabrook
 
Guidance from the centre ground Guidance from the centre ground
 
HORTICULTURE WEEK INTELLIGENCE

CLICK HERE to view monthly breakdowns of the top garden retail product sellers according to Electronic Point-of-Sale data.


 
HW's Tenders Tracker Service
 
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. Tenders Tracker: LIVE TABLE
Get the latest public sector tenders direct to your inbox weekly with HW's Tenders Tracker service
 
Expert advice
 
New plants: Heucheras - building on their booming popularity
New plants: Heucheras - building on their booming popularity
 
Nursery task checklist
 
1 May - Aphid checks, bacterial infections and caterpillars 1 May - Aphid checks, bacterial  infections and caterpillars
 
Plant health
 
EAMU Expiry Alert: May/June 2021 EAMU authorisations that are due to expire by the end of May and June 2021. EAMU Expiry Alert: May/June 2021
 
 
Alert: white blister on ornamentals Read on for the latest Pest & Disease Tracker Alert.
 
 
Alert: apple and pear pest Read on for the latest Pest & Disease Tracker Alert.
More here
 
Maintenance checklist
 
MAY PARKS AND GARDENS MAINTENANCE TASKS MAY PARKS AND GARDENS MAINTENANCE TASKS
 
 
MAY TURFCARE TASKS MAY TURFCARE TASKS
 
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Secret Gardener #1: predicts future of gardens
Secret Gardener #1: predicts future of gardens
Horticulture Week's new columnist the Secret Gardener has looked into their crystal ball to predict what's going to happen in horticulture over the next 20 years - number one in part of a new online series.
 
HORTICULTURE WEEK PODCASTS

CLICK HERE to visit HW's Podcast Library!


 
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.


 
PEAT AND HORTICULTURE

CLICK HERE to view all Horticulture Week's coverage on the use of peat in horticulture and moves towards peat-free growing media for growers and garden centres


 
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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Latest Jobs
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