Partner Content produced by Horticulture Week in association with ICL
As those who work in a nursery will appreciate, raising young plants is the horticultural equivalent to a chef spending hours in front of a hot stove to create the perfect dish. A lot of hard work takes place behind the scenes to serve up well-nourished plants that are a feast for the senses.
Nestling in the picturesque Bedfordshire village of Southill near Biggleswade, Todds Nursery is a premier producer of mature trees, pines, multi-stemmed shrubs and instant hedging grown from UK-sourced stock.
Hidden from public view in the centre of Hyde Park, the new £5million Super Nursery is the fourth to be built on a site that has produced quality plants for The Royal Parks for more than 100 years.
In a similar way in which nutritionists devise eating plans for their client's individual requirements, ICL Specialty Fertilizers' knowledgeable sales representatives help growers to nurture their young plants with a tailor-made feeding regime. They achieve this with the help of the company's precision nutrition program, AngelaWeb 2.0.
Specialist clematis and climbing plant nursery New Leaf Plants, of Evesham, supply a competitively priced top end product.
Wowing the crowds inside The Great Conservatory at this year's RHS Chatsworth Flower Show was a memorable display of some 5,000 British-grown moth orchids (Phalaenopsis).
Helping commercial growers to nurture their plants to maximise plant quality is the principle aim of the ICL Professional Horticulture team throughout the world.
As part of its Levington Advance Solutions package, ICL Professional Horticulture's team of knowledgeable advisors works with commercial growers to develop tailored growing media programmes for their nurseries.
Botanica Plant Nursery grows thousands of plant and tree species across its eight-hectare (20 acre) nursery. Admittedly, this is a vast achievement - but the nursery's impressive output is not the only accomplishment for which it is renowned.
From stylish bamboos to statuesque silver birches, the hundreds of different plants grown and supplied by Coles Nurseries (James Coles & Sons) have shaped thousands of Britain's landscapes.
ICL’s products offer solutions for growers seeking to grow and deliver effectively and efficiently the best quality plants for their customers.
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