This week's Arboricultural Association amenity conference gave delegates a range of perspectives and advice on how to minimise the seemingly relentless spread of exotic tree pests and diseases.
This November Horticulture Week will jointly host Healthy Design, Healthy Places - a conference designed to inspire and educate professionals involved in the creation of the built environment and the integration of green infrastructure.
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Lowther Forestry Group Ltd Penrith, Cumbria
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|Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2017 - the winners!|
Find out more about the outstanding parks, gardens and arboricultural projects and teams that became our Custodian Award 2017 winners.
The revolution in battery powered equipment continues apace with more manufacturers offering ever-improving machines, Sally Drury reports.
Selecting the most appropriate equipment for the job is key to getting the best result and there are plenty of new options, Sally Drury finds
Battery power continues to drive the market for new machines but is there still a place for petrol models? Sally Drury finds out.
Mowers, turf care, battery equipment, seeds, arboriculture kit and weed control will all see a wide range of new releases at Saltex, Sally Drury reports.
This year's Saltex show at the NEC in Birmingham offers something for everyone, says Sally Drury.
Raised levels of investment in horticulture education and increased student take-up is welcome news for the industry, says Rachel Anderson.
Choosing the right plant, correct planting procedure and best aftercare are the three basic rules for sucessful tree planting, Sally Drury explains.
Control strategies mainly focus on larval stages.
Import controls and nursery inspections are crucial tools for keeping stock healthy and enabling sales.
With action difficult and labour intensive, accurate identification of this root disease is key to tackling infection.