Plant Trends and Award winners
All the latest plant trends and the latest winners of plant awards including Four Oaks Trade Show, RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Plantarium and more.
Organic, foliage, ornamental grasses, ferns and native wildflowers are among themes emerging for show gardens at Chelsea 2020 say show garden suppliers.
The retail group's annual trends report says environmental awareness shows no signs of slowing down as more are set to turn their hand to urban farming in 2020.
Ball Colegrave's Beacon downy mildew resistant bizzy lizzy joins Syngenta's established Imara impatiens in the market for 2020.
DIY houseplants has emerged as the latest trend, mixing craft and indoor plants in Do It Yourself kits.
Themes and trends that emerged from the HTA National Plant Show included innovative houseplants, growth in herb sales, peat, plant health concerns and sustainability.
The public has crowned their favourite new Clematis in the RHS annual People's Choice Awards.
A new plant from MNP/Suntory has won best overall new product at the Glee trade show.
A new weapon in the armoury of plant defence which uses the in-built immune system to trigger a plant's natural defence mechanism, has taken the award for Technical Excellence at the Four Oaks Trade Show Awards.
The Groen-Direkt nursery show in Boskoop saw a large-flowered new Stokesia win best new plant.
Clematis 'Zo14100' (Little Lemons) has been voted best Novelty of Boskoop's Plantarium nursery show 2019 after being submitted by Clematiskwekerij J. van Zoest from Boskoop.
Entries need to show added value and to be genuinely new or different. The press award is presented in two categories: Garden, balcony and terrace plants, and Concepts.
Head Gardener Position with accommodation
Himalayan Garden & Sculpture Park Grewelthorpe, Ripon, HG4 3DA, North Yorkshire
Kings Hill Nurseries Coventry, West Midlands
Team Leader in Horticulture and Landscaping
Capel Manor College Enfield (City/Town), London (Greater)
Luss Estates Company Luss, Argyll & Bute
Operations Manager - Public Realm
City of York Council York, North Yorkshire
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