Most read 100 this February at Horticulture Week

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Peat: are growers winning the battle?, Mr Fothergill's MBO, Sarah Raven taking over Rookery Farm, peat bans, biosecurity and plant inspections, Andre Briant taken over, nursery expansions and young horticulturists are among most read stories at HW this February. Among HortWeek appearances in the wider media included BBC Radio 4 on bedding plants, in several newspapers on Barton Grange garden centre's curling rink, the world's most expensive snowdrop, and Peter Seabrook Guardian and Telegraph obituaries.

Peat: are growers winning the battle?

New nursery opens

Storms hit UK growers

Eustice says peat will be banned by 2024

Sarah Raven Kitchen and Garden acquires Rookery Farm after seeing 135% growth in two years

Bedding plant industry under attack says BPOA chairman Derek Jarman

Peter Seabrook funeral date announced

Harnett speaks out on untenable plant import issues

Garden centre plans move forward - 10 horticulture site plans profiled

John Fothergill leaves Mr Fothergills after £100m+ private equity-backed management buyout UPDATED

Mourners pay tribute at Peter Seabrook’s funeral

Eustice peat ban comments seen as unhelpful by growing media industry

Sarah Raven Kitchen and Garden acquires Rookery Farm

Rose export stopped at border

Movers and people this horticulture week UPDATED

How plant passports are piling pressure on growers

French nursery taken over

Nurseryman John Turner dies aged 90

Expansion of McLaren’s Nurseries set to boost efficiency

Bunny Guinness backs Seabrook peat arguments in face of social media demonisation

Young horticulturists subscribe to networking for the future

Horticulture Week on BBC radio defending bedding plant growing

Know the risks of growing crops cooler

Plastic tax explained

New Farplants Sales leader revealed

Latest nursery and garden centre developments

Coffee plant import concerning

Initial Seabrook Floral Fantasia funding feedback disappointing

British Garden Centres buys 59th outlet + leading groups listed

The Plant Team beats Brexit to report record sales

What Mr Fothergills MBO means

First Irish plant order in 16 months gets through

Apprentice week social media coverage concentrates too much on dirt under the fingernails UPDATED

Top 10 garden centres named - leaders tell HortWeek their plans

John Turner obituary

Moss and Moor first anniversary gives time to reflect on not your average garden centre

20+ new plants for 2022

Douglas-Davies speaks on 2022 prospects

50 leading plants sales people UPDATED

How a houseplant and peat-free business is filling a gap in the market

Possible hiccup ahead for upward curve of garden centre sales

Caesar moves

British Sugar TOPSOIL sees sweet future

Snowdrop bulb sells for record £1850 on Ebay

Hillier launches online shop

More work needed to meet propagation sector peat-free requirements, meeting hears

Mark Portman speaks on peat, inflation and 2022 prospects

Unprecedented number of worker requests leads to provider holding accounts

Fire at high street garden business

Responsible Sourcing Scheme goes live, with peat-frees rated best

Inflation's impact on the horticulture sector analysed

Job centre advert replies show lack of local worker availability

Grower worries about plant health inspections

New Leaf Plants and Hayloft speak out about Brexit impact on BBC's Farming Today

Less than two months to £200/tonne Plastic Packaging Tax

Weather warning issued UPDATED

Growing businesses for 50 years – Four Oaks returns

Winners and losers this horticulture week

Horticulture Week Podcast: Skinny Jean Gardener Lee Connelly on his plan to get kids gardening, the peat mafia and how hed run the RHS

Leading plant health inspector gives overview of post-Brexit regulations to BPOA

Defra recognises that two thirds of peat is imported

Online tropical plant retailer expands into new unit with record sales UPDATED

Top garden centre departments by profit January 2022

Peter Seabrook tribute for Gardeners World Live

Horticulture Sector Company Results - LIVE TABLE

Government says ornamental horticulture labour data is impossible to share

Defra plans EU tree import legislation

BPOA hears plastic pot dilemma

Most daffodil prices stay at £1 despite Eustice increase suggestion and occasional £4.50 bunch

Wear a floral tie or buttonhole at Peter Seabrooks funeral

Hortus Loci appoints plant health co-ordinator

Plastic flower pots

Garden shows 2022 analysed - back to normal or changed forever?

Online garden retail sales fall

January garden centre sales increases at a new level for 2022

Storm closes parks and gardens UPDATED

Border Control Posts will be ready

Former BBC presenter appointed chair of Birmingham Botanical Gardens trustees

Seabrook: Horticultural lecturer seeks information for lecture

Winners and losers this horticulture week

Top 100 garden centre products sold January 2022

Ukraine horticulture recruitment situation highlighted

Crowders Nurseries sees continued success ahead

UK peat producer Durston installs new machinery to service sales growth

Primrose improves prospects as it looks to bring back EU sales

Cherry Lane acquires 16th centre

NFU says peat consultation is opportunity to delay end of peat use

Defra updates on plant passports

Monty Don defends peat wokery

Garden business results

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