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Analysis

Who are the apprenticeship trailblazers?

Who are the apprenticeship trailblazers?

Horticulture is at the forefront of a major change in the way we train people for work, after its various sectors joined together to become one of the first industries to develop Trailblazer Apprenticeship standards.

What practical measures can stop novel tree pests and diseases proliferating?

What practical measures can stop novel tree pests and diseases proliferating?

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.

Will London's Environment Strategy and Greener City Fund benefit landscapers?

Will London's Environment Strategy and Greener City Fund benefit landscapers?

The draft London Environment Strategy proposes a London as a city ready to tackle climate change and growth, with more green spaces, trees, green walls and roofs, sustainable drainage and investment in its parks.


Conference

Flagship event to tackle challenges of incorporating green infrastructure in building development

Flagship event to tackle challenges of incorporating green infrastructure in building development

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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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.

Partner Content

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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Products and kit

IoG Saltex 2017 - Kit showcase

IoG Saltex 2017 - Kit showcase

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.

Get set for Saltex 2017

Get set for Saltex 2017

This year's Saltex show at the NEC in Birmingham offers something for everyone, says Sally Drury.

Tractors for growers

Tractors for growers

The latest specialist tractors are providing wider choice for growers working in narrow rows, Sally Drury reports.


In depth

Sargent's Solutions: What is the difference between a head gardener and gardens manager? Part 2

Sargent's Solutions: What is the difference between a head gardener and gardens manager? Part 2

In the second of a two-part article, Alan Sargent looks at the functions of today's gardens manager.

Tractors - Maintenance models

Tractors - Maintenance models

The tractors chosen by professionals across the sector reflect the best features, backup and support on offer, says Sally Drury.

Horticulture education update - staying on course

Horticulture education update - staying on course

Raised levels of investment in horticulture education and increased student take-up is welcome news for the industry, says Rachel Anderson.


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".

Green Flag Awards Winners

Green Flag Awards

IOG Saltex

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

Forthcoming Events

APL Autumn Seminar - vertically challenged

  • Horticulture House, Didcot, OX11 0RN

NIAB TAG Pumpkin & Winter Squash Open Day

  • NIAB Park Farm Cambridgeshire

CAS AGM 2017

  • If there are any agenda items you wish members to consider, please forward them to the e-mail address below, to be received by 28th June 2017.