Author name: Maggie Walsh

Yorkshire nursery fills the gap in horticultural training

Commercial nursery, Johnsons of Whixley, has seen three key staff members graduate from its Rising Stars programme, which aims to provide development opportunities to boost the teams’ skillset and progression within the Yorkshire firm. The scheme, now in its fifth year, was created to fill a gap for local horticulture training and to develop the …

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Perennial Mental Health

Call for Perennial Mental Health First Aid Ambassador

Become a Perennial Mental Health First Aid Ambassador and support your employees with their mental health. Perennial, the charity helping people in horticulture, is calling for organisations to become ambassadors and participate in its Mental Health First Aider training programme. As part of the charity’s health and wellbeing focus the programme aims to put more …

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Plants suffered suggest Extreme Heat Survey

Results from the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Extreme Heat Survey conducted in July after the record-breaking heatwave this summer (2022) show that plants across the country suffered damage. Over 8,000 responses paint a clear picture that even established, formerly healthy plants could not cope with temperatures well above 30 degrees Celsius. Techniques that would usually …

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Automower® NERA

Automower® NERA revolutionises lawn care

HUSQVARNA, the pioneer in robotic mowing and smart-mowing technology has revealed the Automower® NERA – its first Automower® robotic mower that supports boundary wire-free mowing in private gardens. Set to launch early next year, Automower® NERA supports the EPOS satellite navigation system and makes robotic lawn care even more effortless, as it lets the user create …

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biodiversity

Biodiversity reins at Tottenham Hotspur FC

Tottenham Hotspur FC is encouraging biodiversity on a scale unmatched in the Premier League, Greg Rhodes discovers Could sport be the great connector between the sweeping landscapes of our treasured estates and the humblest back garden? Viewing the landscaping enterprises at Tottenham Hotspur FC, the answer is a resounding ‘yes’. The club’s stadium and training …

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