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Registration open for Parks & Gardens Live 2018, Woburn Abbey, 27th June
Finalists for the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2018 revealed

Analysis

How Tivoli boss Phil Jones plans to steal a march on competitors

How Tivoli boss Phil Jones plans to steal a march on competitors

Newly acquired grounds maintenance firm Tivoli says the secret of success is to engage and incentivise staff, and steal a march on competitors by becoming the grounds maintenance firm everybody wants to work for.

Will Scottish Parliament evidence session help green spaces?

Will Scottish Parliament evidence session help green spaces?

Green-space professionals have called for the Scottish Parliament to take a deeper, broader and longer look at the issue of funding and access to quality green spaces at a one-off evidence session held at Holyrood last month (May).

How did Chelsea participants build the case for exhibiting?

How did Chelsea participants build the case for exhibiting?

Whether sponsoring, designing or building a garden at an event like the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, participants need to be crystal clear about their return on investment. So how did participants in this year's Chelsea make the case?


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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

Products and 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.


In depth

Sargent's solutions: How to create the right impression

Sargent's solutions: How to create the right impression

Honesty, research and forethought are all essential when applying for a job in this industry, says Alan Sargent.

Winning designs

Winning designs

Student anniversary collaboration generates outstanding work.

Mowers special report - Tractor-mounted units

Mowers special report - Tractor-mounted units

Are cylinder or rotary mowers the best bet to maximise efficiency, performance and productivity? Sally Drury reports.


Parks & Gardens Comment

Opinion... Bridges needed across the sectors

Horticulture Week's careers guide (HW, April 2018) is a revealing insight into what constitutes "a horticulturist". Horticulture is a coherent discipline.

RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW

Follow the preparations for this year's show.

View Chelsea coverage

SOLVING THE PRACTICAL CHALLENGES OF GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE IN BUILDING DESIGN

A conference designed to inspire and educate professionals involved in the creation of the built environment with learnings from those pioneering the integration of green infrastructure.