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Analysis

What benefits can be delivered by geospatial green space data?

What benefits can be delivered by geospatial green space data?

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.

What can we learn from the London Assembly's 'Park Life' report?

What can we learn from the London Assembly's 'Park Life' report?

Report calls for mayor Sadiq Khan to develop a city-wide, strategic approach to green infrastructure.

What next for The Royal Parks with new charity status?

What next for The Royal Parks with new charity status?

Chairman of the newly formed Royal Parks charity Loyd Grossman has ruled out a significant increase in commercial activity despite the parks needing to bring in more income.


Awards

Outstanding winners of the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2017 revealed

Outstanding winners of the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2017 revealed

Eighteen outstanding parks, gardens and tree teams have scooped awards at the Horticulture Week Custodian Awards 2017 presentation.

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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.

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VIDEO - Sally Drury talks to Cooper Pegler about their Evolution Sprayers

VIDEO - Sally Drury talks to Cooper Pegler about their Evolution Sprayers

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VIDEO - Sally Drury talks soils, seeds, sedum and more with Green-tech at Saltex 2016

VIDEO - Sally Drury talks soils, seeds, sedum and more with Green-tech at Saltex 2016

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How To Buy...

How to buy - blowers, vacs and sweepers

How to buy - blowers, vacs and sweepers

Handheld, walk-behind, ride-on, mounted and trailed machines with different power options are available for all jobs across a range of sites, Sally Drury explains.

How to buy - aerators and scarifiers

How to buy - aerators and scarifiers

Using the right equipment is essential to ensure that grass roots get the air, water and nutrients they need to thrive, Sally Drury explains.

How to buy - hedge trimmers

How to buy - hedge trimmers

Most hedges need to be cut or trimmed several times a year and the choice of kit will depend on their size, species and setting, Sally Drury explains


Parks & Gardens In Depth

Sargent's solutions - the benefits of CPD for your business

Sargent's solutions - the benefits of CPD for your business

Continual learning is an essential part of the job and professionals should embed it in their work process, says Alan Sargent.

Blowers, Vacs and Sweepers: pedestrian and tractor-mounted kit

Blowers, Vacs and Sweepers: pedestrian and tractor-mounted kit

These machines offer a step up in power for those tackling bigger clean-up jobs and can help to keep costs down, Sally Drury explains.

Blowers, Vacs and Sweepers: handheld and backpack machines

Blowers, Vacs and Sweepers: handheld and backpack machines

Battery technology is widening choice and petrol models are also improving, Sally Drury reports.

Products & Kit Resources

Sally Drury on professional gardening

Sally Drury

A monthly checklist of things to do and watch out for to keep your garden looking its best.

Parks & Gardens Comment

Editorial ... More analysis and insight from bumper HW issue

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.

Seabrook On... Refocus needed at Chelsea

The president of the RHS was wise to avoid the traditional comment at the Monday lunch that "this is the best Chelsea show ever".

Machinery tests

See how the latest hedge trimmers performed

Make Parks A Priority

Campaign: Make Parks A Priority

Horticulture Week's campaign to protect urban parks from decline

IOG Saltex

Catch up with IoG Saltex 2016 by visiting our dedicated page including Live show blog, videos, exhibitor info, product launches and news.

Green Flag Awards Winners

Green Flag Awards

Forthcoming Events

Southport Flower Show

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NIAB TAG Onion Seed Open Day

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NIAB TAG Courgette & Pumpkin Open Day

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