News & Analysis
The latest news across the UK horticulture industry including garden retail, plant production, edibles production, landscaping, parks, sports turf and arboriculture.
A bill to bring the Scottish sector under the control of Scottish ministers is expected to further accentuate the different fates of forestry in Scotland and the rest of the UK.
The likely impact on seasonal labour has dominated discussions of the consequences of withdrawal from the EU for UK production horticulture.
£6.6bn worth of contracts for HS2 phase 1 have been awarded and further opportunities could be in the pipeline in the rail sector.
A Government initiative to make it easier for people to locate and use green spaces rolled into action this July, promising to transform communities, governments and businesses.
Garden centre owners have come down hard against zero-hours contracts following the release of "Good work: the Taylor review of modern working practices".
Good sales this year appear to have masked the continuing pressure on pricing strategies this year as online offerings and exchange rates make their presence felt.
Cambridgeshire-based vegetable seed specialist CN Seeds has announced the retirement of business development manager Charles Seddon and the recruitment of two new members of staff.
A partnership between Forest Research and the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh aims to boost the productivity of the UK's most widely planted tree.
Sculpted embankments and tree planting form part of a £2.2m flood-prevention project that was completed this week (25 July).
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Welcome to this bumper 72-page July edition of Horticulture Week magazine, packed with exclusive analysis, insight and expert advice on the biggest issues impacting all sectors of the UK horticulture industry right now.
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