Top 40 most read horticulture stories in November

Horticulture Week has lifted peat up the political agenda in November with seven of the top 40 stories being about the issue, culminating in a landmark poll which saw 76% of respondents say they want to keep using it.

Among other most-read stories, Brexit, new businesses, levy, health and safety and pest and disease stories featured.

What Burston leaving the bedding market might mean

12 different views presented on peat in the last week

Do you want to carry on using peat?

Garden centre sold

Online gardening - who's ranked highest?

Peat at COP26 - commercial horticulture peat reduction proves difficult to talk about

Peter Seabrook makes peat plea

Gardening start-ups - who's entering the market?

Garden supply company directors deny corporate manslaughter

Plant royalty manager wins injunction

What's peat's future after 76% vote to keep using it?

Movers and people this week UPDATED

Peat poll receives hundreds of responses as it nears deadline

Most successful garden companies during lockdown

Northern Ireland garden centre owner travelling to England to collect plants

UK growers to miss IPM Essen

Indoor plant retailer doubles turnover and reaches 55 garden centres

Thirty new Companies House results

Who is the RHS looking for to replace Sue Biggs?

Roger Phillips dies aged 88

£50 an hour offered to visit garden centres

What are the new breed of garden centre concessions?

Defra seeks reformed AHDB levy, despite industry vote to end payment + REACTION

Tree surgeon fined after 16-year-old employee sustains life-changing injuries

AHDB sends grower levy payers final demand with £10.6m wind down costs identified

What the horticulture industry really thinks about peat

Christmas tree prices - why not to panic

Are there enough trees to meet demand?

Poinsettias return to Double H after five years - market overview

Dobbies appoints from Sainsbury, RHS and Butlins

Real Christmas trees prices compared UPDATED

Garden centre for auction

Garden centre crime warning after break in

Chelsea Flower Show 2022 - what we know so far

Garden centre plan approved

Horticulture haulage issues smoothed by driver pay rises

Asian hornet nests found in southern England

Record year for Hillier

Burston Nurseries ends wholesale bedding plant supply after 58 years

Flamingo mulls sale as turnover rises


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