The latest news and updates on issues surrounding the threat and spread of Xylella fastidiosa and its impact on the horticulture industry.




HortWeek survey shows 93% believe new Border Control Points will be bad for plant imports

More than nine in 10 of those who responded to a HortWeek survey on the impact of Border Control Posts on plant imports say the impact will be negative.

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Most read 50 horticulture stories 2024

Big themes of 2023 in horticulture included the peat ban, Dutch buying UK nurseries, garden centres buying UK nurseries, UK nurseries closing and Dobbies' troubles.

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2024 line-up revealed

Tom Stuart-Smith, Ann-Marie Powell and Matt Childs are among designers set for Chelsea 2024.

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Xylella: is there scope for a cure?

A scientific conference on European research into Xylella fastidiosa held in Palma de Mallorca, Spain will showcase the worldwide work being done to tackle the disease.

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