PLANT SUPPLIERS BUYERS GUIDE
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Arboretum Grounds and Gardens Team Leader
The Royal British Legion London (Central), London (Greater)
Lecturer - Horticulture
Sparsholt College Hampshire Sparsholt, Winchester
Charterhouse Godalming, Surrey
Tree Management Officer
Slough Borough Council Slough
Tulchan Sporting Estate Speyside
Three presentations in Parliament from the horticulture industry this spring and summer have summed up how the Government could help - by giving incentives to grow, creating a new seasonal workers scheme and supporting biosecurity and apprenticeships.
Drought means heavy losses for some Christmas tree growers, but what does that mean for retailers and consumers?
Old-fashioned foliage houseplants such as the cheese plant are now so fashionable that demand is outstripping supply.
The Brexit white paper on the future relationship between the UK and the EU promises that the UK will be able to sign trade deals and remain outside the jurisdiction of EU courts, proposals generally welcomed by the horticulture industry.
The Razorback offers a big step up in hedgerow management, Sally Drury explains.
With labour increasingly difficult to source and getting ever more expensive, Sally Drury explores how the latest machines can help large and small nurseries.
Design, images, information and flexibility are all factors but the materials used to produce labels are increasingly important for customers, writes Sally Drury.
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.
Inspiration and insight from travels around the horticultural world