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HW Custodian Awards

COUNTDOWN: 8 DAYS for gardeners, designers and green space managers to enter the Custodian Awards

COUNTDOWN: 8 DAYS for gardeners, designers and green space managers to enter the Custodian Awards

Professionals managing and developing the UK's garden attractions, public parks, trees and landscapes now have until 29th March to enter the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2019 following an extension to the deadline.

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LEDs for Glasshouses Special Report - What lies behind such high interest in LEDs?

LEDs for Glasshouses Special Report - What lies behind such high interest in LEDs?

LEDs can improve quality, efficiency and productivity in glasshouses and the market is booming, Sally Drury reports.

Glasshouses Special Report - Protected cropping on the up

Glasshouses Special Report - Protected cropping on the up

What benefits are the latest advanced controlled-environment structures delivering for growers? Sally Drury investigates.

What's new in walk-behinds and ride-ons?

What's new in walk-behinds and ride-ons?

A striped finish, rapid zero-turning and tenacious flails are strengths in these new mowers, writes Sally Drury.


In depth

Can autonomous and robotic mowers handle commercial work?

Can autonomous and robotic mowers handle commercial work?

The newest robotic models offer a less labour-intensive, less strenuous, safer and cheaper solution for many amenity jobs, Sally Drury reports.

Brushcutters reviewed - What benefits do latest petrol units offer?

Brushcutters reviewed - What benefits do latest petrol units offer?

Power, comfort and low vibration levels are all factors for our testers of these petrol machines, Sally Drury reports.

What can groundsmen, contractors and landscapers pick up from BTME?

What can groundsmen, contractors and landscapers pick up from BTME?


Parks & Gardens Comment

Opinion... Open horticulture students' eyes to opportunities

The number of full-time students entering colleges for land based studies currently stands at 800, an unbelievably low number for the whole of the country. Colleges offering a wide range of agricultural and horticultural subjects have dropped and horticultural courses are being lost at a quite frightening rate.

Opinion... Healthy trees work harder for longer

UK satellite images after heavy rain show river estuaries engulfed by massive swirls of muddy-brown water extending out into the surrounding ocean blue. It is soil scoured from our mismanaged land because of Government policies that focus on food production at the expense of sustainability.

HORTICULTURE WEEK Custodian Awards

Find out more about the outstanding parks, gardens and arboricultural projects and teams that became our Custodian Award 2018 winners.

RHS CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW

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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.

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