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Analysis

How can robotics help amenity management?

How can robotics help amenity management?

Edinburgh trial finds improved standards and staff time freed up for other tasks.

How thinking about historic glasshouses in a new way can help solve the repairs funding challenge

How thinking about historic glasshouses in a new way can help solve the repairs funding challenge

Tens or even hundreds of millions of pounds are needed across the UK to repair and replace our ageing botanical glasshouses.

What is the best way to restore land following rhododendron removal?

What is the best way to restore land following rhododendron removal?

Scottish scientists recently outlined the results of a research project that show exactly how destructive rhododendron can be.


Conference

Flagship event to resolve practical challenges of incorporating green infrastructure in building development

Flagship event to resolve practical challenges of incorporating green infrastructure in building development

Horticulture Week hosts Healthy Design, Healthy Places on 29th November - a conference designed to help professionals overcome the practical challenges of integrating green infrastructure in the built environment.

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Products and kit

Products special: machinery upgrades

Products special: machinery upgrades

Flexibility, accuracy and speed are the main areas where the latest equipment is improving on older models, Sally Drury finds.

Products special: labels and labelling

Products special: labels and labelling

How can growers ensure that their plant labels match up to what customers want from them? Sally Drury investigates.

Growing media: options for ornamentals growers as price increases loom

Growing media: options for ornamentals growers as price increases loom

Reviewing your growing-media use could open up new markets as well as bringing time and labour savings, Sally Drury suggests.


In depth

Business planning: The labour challenge

Business planning: The labour challenge

With staffing becoming increasingly problematic, Neville Stein looks at the alternatives to finding good recruits.

Sargent's solutions - how to attract the best staff for your business

Sargent's solutions - how to attract the best staff for your business

There are ways to find quality candidates for horticultural jobs if you widen your search parameters, Alan Sargent suggests.

Get set for Saltex 2017

Get set for Saltex 2017

This year's Saltex show at the NEC in Birmingham offers something for everyone, says Sally Drury.


Parks & Gardens Comment

Editorial ... Supporting horticultural excellence

The team at Horticulture Week are delighted to launch the leading industry awards schemes for 2018 supporting, encouraging and broadcasting excellence across all areas of horticulture business, people and places.

Editorial ... More analysis and insight from bumper HW issue

Welcome to this bumper 72-page July edition of Horticulture Week magazine, packed with exclusive analysis, insight and expert advice on the biggest issues impacting all sectors of the UK horticulture industry right now.

Partner Content

VIDEO - Sally Drury talks to Cooper Pegler about their Evolution Sprayers

VIDEO - Sally Drury talks to Cooper Pegler about their Evolution Sprayers

Partner Content presented by Cooper Pegler
VIDEO - Sally Drury talks soils, seeds, sedum and more with Green-tech at Saltex 2016

VIDEO - Sally Drury talks soils, seeds, sedum and more with Green-tech at Saltex 2016

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Forthcoming Events

AHDB/EMR Association Soft Fruit Day 2017

  • THE ORCHARDS EVENTS VENUE, EAST MALLING RESEARCH CENTRE, KENT

Vining Pea and Bean Conference

  • KINGSGATE CONFERENCE CENTRE, 2 STAPLEE WAY, PARNELL, PETERBOROUGH, PE1 4YT

International Invasive Weed Conference

  • Møller Centre, University of Cambridge