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Horticulture Week Awards

Shortlist announced for the inaugural Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018

Shortlist announced for the inaugural Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018

Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the names of the outstanding businesses shortlisted for the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018.

Analysis

How one leading importer views the UK import substitution debate

How one leading importer views the UK import substitution debate

Kolff Plants' Jacob Kolff says Defra and trade bodies such as the NFU and HTA are strongly promoting more self-sufficiency from British growers, and that is a good thing, but he warns that there is no magic quick way to increase UK production.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show new plants: how do they find their showcase?

RHS Chelsea Flower Show new plants: how do they find their showcase?

A "new plant of the year" award can mean a sales uplift from a few thousand to 100,000, but how do nurseries get showcased on the catwalk of the gardening industry?

What do horticulturists want from Parliament to develop sector innovation?

What do horticulturists want from Parliament to develop sector innovation?

The importance of horticultural science and of driving horticultural innovation were on the agenda for the second of three sessions with the All-Party Parliamentary Gardening & Horticulture Group on the future of horticulture post-Brexit.


Ranking

Horticulture Week Top 40 plant buyers 2017

Horticulture Week Top 40 plant buyers 2017

Longer spells in positions helps plant buyers to improve grower confidence.

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In depth

Maianthemum

Maianthemum

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

Get set for the National Plant Show 2018 - show preview

Get set for the National Plant Show 2018 - show preview

Growers will be aiming to take orders and increase sales by showcasing latest varieties at the National Plant Show. Matthew Appleby looks ahead to the event.

Crop protection: Ornamentals armoury

Crop protection: Ornamentals armoury

What can ornamental plant growers do to meet increasing pressure from the industry and consumers to become more sustainable? Sally Drury investigates the available product options.

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Products & Kit

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.

Protected Cropping Structures - Polytunnels

Protected Cropping Structures - Polytunnels

Cost factors, ventilation benefits and the ability to fit new advanced films are some of the reasons behind the popularity of these structures, says Sally Drury.

Plant Focus

Sophora

Sophora

A graceful habit, attractive foliage and often fragrant flowers are all selling points, writes Miranda Kimberley.

Kniphofia

Kniphofia

These useful plants are persistent, need little attention and offer striking colour combinations, says Miranda Kimberley.

Celtis

Celtis

This underused species could add to the diversity of our urban tree population, Miranda Kimberley discovers.

Paeonia

Paeonia

Stocking a wide range of these impressive flowers from early March until June can boost sales, Miranda Kimberley reports.


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Crop nutrition plays a vital role

Crop nutrition plays a vital role

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Merger sees creation of Dura-ID Solutions Limited

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Forthcoming Events

HTA National Plant Show 2018

  • Stoneleigh Park, Coventry

HTA Nursery Supply Show 2018

  • NAEC, Stoneleigh , Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, CV8 2LZ

BOPP Technical Seminar 2018

  • NAEC, Stoneleigh Stoneleigh Park Coventry CV8 2LZ