Ornamental production businesses have until 8th March to submit entries to the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018.
Final Entry Deadline for production, retail, landscape & arb stars to enter HW Business Awards: 8th March
The 2018 Horticulture Week Business Awards scheme honouring outstanding business achievement across all areas of commercial horticulture - from retail and landscape to production and arboriculture is now well underway - with a final entry deadline of 8th March.
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Hillier Nurseries is to re-expand its range and accelerate new plant development in a bid to exploit Brexit opportunities and plant health issues such as Xylella.
One of the largest importer of specimen plants in the country, Evergreen Exterior Services, is looking to have a higher profile after rising into the top 10 UK nurseries by turnover.
Botanist Dr Trevor Dines suggests there are commercial opportunities for local seed supply in the UK.
Growers of fruit and ornamental trees need to be aware of this disfiguring disease.
Seasonal demand may be inevitable but peaks and troughs can be managed to minimise business impact, Neville Stein explains.
These heralds of spring are highly suited to being planted in tree circles, grass and rock gardens, says Miranda Kimberley.
Boningales Nursery chairman Tim Edwards on the business of ornamentals production
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Using the right fertilisers on your crops can make all the difference when it comes to securing repeat customers, Sally Drury advises.
With a scheme promoting responsible sourcing nearing completion, growers need to take a fresh look at what they are using, says Sally Drury
Taking advantage of the latest available sizes, shapes and formats could help you boost production as well as sales, Sally Drury suggests.
These versatile, evergreen shrubs can flower from October right through to the end of May, Miranda Kimberley finds.
These compact, brightly coloured flowers can be very attractive for impulse sales, notes Miranda Kimberley.
The benefits of green walls make them worth investigation by all green-space professionals, says Miranda Kimberley.
If used thoughtfully, a selection of these plants can give flower from midwinter to early summer, notes Miranda Kimberley.