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Analysis

How Hillier plans to use its famous British growing name to boost sales

How Hillier plans to use its famous British growing name to boost sales

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.

Profile: Evergreen Exterior Services looks to the future

Profile: Evergreen Exterior Services looks to the future

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.

Is local 'reveg' a commercial opportunity in the UK?

Is local 'reveg' a commercial opportunity in the UK?

Botanist Dr Trevor Dines suggests there are commercial opportunities for local seed supply in the UK.


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.

Latest Ornamentals News

Prince William clematis for Chelsea Flower Show

Prince William clematis for Chelsea Flower Show

Government commits £90m to agriculture technology

Government commits £90m to agriculture technology

Confirmed sightings of Agapanthus gall midge hit 83 in 2017

Confirmed sightings of Agapanthus gall midge hit 83 in 2017

In depth

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Peach leaf curl

Pest & Disease Factsheet - Peach leaf curl

Growers of fruit and ornamental trees need to be aware of this disfiguring disease.

Business planning - Demand management

Business planning - Demand management

Seasonal demand may be inevitable but peaks and troughs can be managed to minimise business impact, Neville Stein explains.

Crocus

Crocus

These heralds of spring are highly suited to being planted in tree circles, grass and rock gardens, says Miranda Kimberley.

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Products & Kit

Fertilisers Special Report - invaluable nutrition

Fertilisers Special Report - invaluable nutrition

Using the right fertilisers on your crops can make all the difference when it comes to securing repeat customers, Sally Drury advises.

Growing media

Growing media

With a scheme promoting responsible sourcing nearing completion, growers need to take a fresh look at what they are using, says Sally Drury

Pots and containers

Pots and containers

Taking advantage of the latest available sizes, shapes and formats could help you boost production as well as sales, Sally Drury suggests.

Plant Focus

Camellia

Camellia

These versatile, evergreen shrubs can flower from October right through to the end of May, Miranda Kimberley finds.

Papaver

Papaver

These compact, brightly coloured flowers can be very attractive for impulse sales, notes Miranda Kimberley.

Living walls

Living walls

The benefits of green walls make them worth investigation by all green-space professionals, says Miranda Kimberley.

Viburnum

Viburnum

If used thoughtfully, a selection of these plants can give flower from midwinter to early summer, notes Miranda Kimberley.


Peter Seabrook

Inspiration and insight from travels around the horticultural world
 

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Products & Kit Resources

New Plants

Begonia Pink Gin

Begonia Pink Gin

Begonia Pink Spirit

Begonia Pink Spirit

Streptocarpus 'Sadie'

Streptocarpus 'Sadie'

Streptocarpus 'Gold Rose'

Streptocarpus 'Gold Rose'

Veronica spicata Bubblegum Candles

Veronica spicata Bubblegum Candles

Penstemon Purple Perfection

Penstemon Purple Perfection