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HORTICULTURE WEEK Custodian Awards

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

Analysis

What are the benefits of paperless 'tree trails' for tree managers?

What are the benefits of paperless 'tree trails' for tree managers?

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?

Health & safety red flag issues for parks and gardens

Health & safety red flag issues for parks and gardens

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.

Alan Sargent: How to be a 'great' head gardener

Alan Sargent: How to be a 'great' head gardener

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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Products and kit

Hedgecutters - Tractor-mounted cutting

Hedgecutters - Tractor-mounted cutting

The Razorback offers a big step up in hedgerow management, Sally Drury explains.

Hedgetrimmers - Battery power surge

Hedgetrimmers - Battery power surge

The environment, public and operator all benefit from the increasing prevalence of battery trimmers, writes Sally Drury.

Hedgetrimmers - How to select the right model

Hedgetrimmers - How to select the right model

Taking time to choose the right machine can save money and exertion, Sally Drury advises.


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.

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.

Forthcoming Events

Fruit Focus 2018

  • NIAB EMR, Kent

Plantarium 2018

  • International Trade Centre, Hazerswoude-Dorp, The Netherlands

Plantarium 2018/ GROEN-Direkt

  • Boskoop / Holland