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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.

Latest in-depth

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, and steal a march on competitors by becoming the grounds maintenance firm everybody wants to work for.

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.


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Forthcoming events

HTA National Plant Show 2018

  • Stoneleigh Park, Coventry

HTA Nursery Supply Show 2018

  • NAEC, Stoneleigh , Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, CV8 2LZ

BOPP Technical Seminar 2018

  • NAEC, Stoneleigh Stoneleigh Park Coventry CV8 2LZ

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

Opinion... Bridges needed across the sectors

Opinion... Bridges needed across the sectors

Horticulture Week's careers guide (HW, April 2018) is a revealing insight into what constitutes "a horticulturist". Horticulture is a coherent discipline.

Weed control: effective management

Weed control: effective management

Control is needed in urban areas as well as on sports turf and nursery sites. Sally Drury looks at the best ways to manage weeds as well as costs.