Find out more about the outstanding parks, gardens and arboricultural projects and teams that became our Custodian Award 2018 winners.
Several paperless tree trails, either online or app-based, have gone live in the past year. But what do these offer tree managers and are they worth the investment to set up and maintain?
As national group training manager of Ground Control, one of the UK's largest contractors with nearly 3,000 staff, as well as BALI technical director, Neil Huck knows the vital importance of developing and maintaining a top-notch health-and-safety policy. He shared the benefit of his experience at a Parks & Gardens Live workshop on 27 June.
Learning how to gain the respect of your staff and how to enthuse them are the top attributes that make a great, rather than good, head gardener, according to master gardener and consultant Alan Sargent.
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Green Spaces Officer
Borough of Broxbourne Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Mobile Maintenance Gardener - 37690
Fresh Horticultural Careers London (Greater)
Garden Maintenance - 37767
Fresh Horticultural Careers Oxfordshire
Garden Maintenance - 37701
Fresh Horticultural Careers London (South), London (Greater)
Experienced Hard Landscaper - 37702
Fresh Horticultural Careers Hertfordshire
The Razorback offers a big step up in hedgerow management, Sally Drury explains.
The environment, public and operator all benefit from the increasing prevalence of battery trimmers, writes Sally Drury.
Taking time to choose the right machine can save money and exertion, Sally Drury advises.
Honesty, research and forethought are all essential when applying for a job in this industry, says Alan Sargent.
Student anniversary collaboration generates outstanding work.
Are cylinder or rotary mowers the best bet to maximise efficiency, performance and productivity? Sally Drury reports.
Horticulture Week's careers guide (HW, April 2018) is a revealing insight into what constitutes "a horticulturist". Horticulture is a coherent discipline.