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Horticulture Week Awards

Shortlist announced for the inaugural Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018

Shortlist announced for the inaugural Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018

Horticulture Week is delighted to announce the names of the outstanding businesses shortlisted for the Horticulture Week Business Awards 2018.

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Outstanding winners of the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2018 Revealed

Outstanding winners of the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2018 Revealed

Nineteen outstanding parks, gardens and tree teams have scooped awards at the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2018 presentation.

Health & safety red flag issues for parks and gardens

Health & safety red flag issues for parks and gardens

As national group training manager of Ground Control, one of the UK's largest contractors with nearly 3,000 staff, as well as BALI technical director, Neil Huck knows the vital importance of developing and maintaining a top-notch health-and-safety policy. He shared the benefit of his experience at a Parks & Gardens Live workshop on 27 June.

How Tivoli boss Phil Jones plans to steal a march on competitors

How Tivoli boss Phil Jones plans to steal a march on competitors

Newly acquired grounds maintenance firm Tivoli says the secret of success is to engage and incentivise staff. It aims to steal a march on competitors by becoming the grounds maintenance firm for which everybody wants to work.


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HORTICULTURE WEEK Custodian Awards

Find out more about the outstanding parks, gardens and arboricultural projects and teams that became our Custodian Award 2018 winners.

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Kit tests, market reports & buyers guides

Pitches - synthetics solutions

Pitches - synthetics solutions

New technology can record, trace and predict maintenance activities for all types of artificial surfaces, Sally Drury reports.

Pitches - seeds and consumables

Pitches - seeds and consumables

The right seeding and inputs are essential for keeping grass in top condition and ensuring that pitches look and perform at their best, says Sally Drury.

Mowers special report - Tractor-mounted units

Mowers special report - Tractor-mounted units

Are cylinder or rotary mowers the best bet to maximise efficiency, performance and productivity? Sally Drury reports.

Mowers special report - Ever-improving ride-ons

Mowers special report - Ever-improving ride-ons

Manufacturers are offering grounds professionals better models to tackle the most challenging mowing conditions, writes Sally Drury.

Mowers special report -  Remote-control and walk-behind mowers

Mowers special report - Remote-control and walk-behind mowers

Topography and the environment are key factors for mowing awkward areas but the latest machines are making the job easier, says Sally Drury.

Reviewed: ride-on mowers

Reviewed: ride-on mowers

With mowing one of the key tasks at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, the team are ideally placed to try out the latest machines. Sally Drury reports.


In Depth and Analysis

What action can parks take to mitigate fly-tipping?

What action can parks take to mitigate fly-tipping?

Incidents of fly-tipping have risen to more than a million in one year, according to latest Government figures, while the costs of paying for the clear-up are likely to further hit parks services.

How can parks cope with growing litter on shrinking budgets?

How can parks cope with growing litter on shrinking budgets?

Green space professionals and horticulturists have been calling for a change in the way the British public deals with rubbish following the hottest May bank holiday weekend on record.