New plant news, plus our guides to species and cultivars of popular or useful plant genera, with supplier's tips on how to use or sell them.
Gardening Team Leader
Barbican Centre Barbican (East London)
Superintendent of Parks
The Crown Estate Windsor, Berkshire
Marks Hall Estate Coggeshall, Colchester
Senior Horticultural Supervisor (External Areas)
Birmingham Botanical Gardens Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
Experienced Ornamental Gardener
Daylesford Estate Cotswolds
Showy spikes, lush leaves and sweet scent all help to sell these appealing plants, writes Miranda Kimberley.
A graceful habit, attractive foliage and often fragrant flowers are all selling points, writes Miranda Kimberley.
These useful plants are persistent, need little attention and offer striking colour combinations, says Miranda Kimberley.
This underused species could add to the diversity of our urban tree population, Miranda Kimberley discovers.
Stocking a wide range of these impressive flowers from early March until June can boost sales, Miranda Kimberley reports.
These useful shrubs can fill large spaces in borders and provide colourful foliage in the autumn, says Miranda Kimberley.