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Analysis

What are the garden centre trends from the Glee trade show?

What are the garden centre trends from the Glee trade show?

Plastic, peat and glyphosate reduction, one-stop shop suppliers, slug control, shrub replacement, lawn fixing, solar technology and heat-loving plants such as agapanthus were among the top trends at Glee this year.

How much of a threat are tariffs to plant importers?

How much of a threat are tariffs to plant importers?

Brexit could mean tariffs on imports and Dutch growers have shown concern that paying a tax of 10% or more could damage the plant trade.

How can plant nurseries protect themselves from rising crime?

How can plant nurseries protect themselves from rising crime?

While intruders looking for valuable items such as machinery have always been a problem for rural businesses, thieves stealing plants or vandalising property is also an issue, with crime spiking in the spring and summer.


Ranking

Top 60 Ornamentals Nurseries 2018 - Leading Plant Buyers

Top 60 Ornamentals Nurseries 2018 - Leading Plant Buyers

Horticulture Week's list of the leading plant buyers from garden centres, supermarkets and other retail outlets who are influencing which plants are promoted to the gardening public.

Latest Ornamentals News

Tobacco whitely leads to poinsettia sourcing challenge

Tobacco whitely leads to poinsettia sourcing challenge

Poinsettia campaigns aims for younger houseplant buying market this Christmas

Poinsettia campaigns aims for younger houseplant buying market this Christmas

RHS peat expert joins Bulrush

RHS peat expert joins Bulrush

In depth

Tractors: market roundup

Tractors: market roundup

Manufacturers are working to provide solutions to many challenges. Sally Drury looks at their newest models.

Aster

Aster

Brightening up gardens in autumn, these daisies are seen as a gem in the gardener's arsenal, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Are tree suppliers seeing the benefit of the health message of trees?

Are tree suppliers seeing the benefit of the health message of trees?

The message that health, the environment and business all benefit from trees is finally getting through, but are nurseries seeing an upturn? Sally Drury reports.

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Products & Kit

Hedgecutters - Tractor-mounted cutting

Hedgecutters - Tractor-mounted cutting

The Razorback offers a big step up in hedgerow management, Sally Drury explains.

Nursery Product Special: essential machinery

Nursery Product Special: essential machinery

With labour increasingly difficult to source and getting ever more expensive, Sally Drury explores how the latest machines can help large and small nurseries.

Nursery Product Special: progressive plant labels

Nursery Product Special: progressive plant labels

Design, images, information and flexibility are all factors but the materials used to produce labels are increasingly important for customers, writes Sally Drury.

Plant Focus

Arbutus

Arbutus

These evergreen trees and shrubs have decorative bark and can flower and fruit simultaneously, says Miranda Kimberley.

Astrantia

Astrantia

Customers can be confident that these hardy, easy-to-grow plants will return the following year, Miranda Kimberley finds.

Euonymus

Euonymus

These evergreen and deciduous shrubs feature bright foliage, corky bark and coloured fruit, says Miranda Kimberley.

Maianthemum

Maianthemum

Showy spikes, lush leaves and sweet scent all help to sell these appealing plants, writes Miranda Kimberley.