HORTICULTURE

A look to horticulture in 2030

Expert speakers at Horticultural Trade Association conference to share 2030 industry insights A host of experts including horticulture industry speakers and British explorer, journalist and TV presenter Simon Reeves are set to share their insights to how the horticultural industry could look by 2030 at the Horticultural Trade Association’s (HTA) annual conference, which takes place …

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Search for the best ornamental growers

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has launched its search to find the UK’s best ornamental growers. The Ornamental Grower of the Year awards will recognise and celebrate best practices in sustainable ornamental production. Nominated by their customers or supplier, grower members must be able to demonstrate their commitment to the environment through a public plan, …

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Colour boost from DLF wild flower seeds

In order to meet with the increasing demand for conservation mixtures, DLF Seeds have announced expansions to the Pro Flora wild flower seeds and Colour Boost amenity flower collections, in two brand new mixture guides for 2022. Having recently increased their in-house production for wild flowering species, a number of new mixtures have been introduced …

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Sir Tom memorial – a tribute from a landscaping firm and nursery suppliers

Harrogate Landscaping firm, Ray Skelton (Harrogate) Ltd and Yorkshire nursery Johnsons of Whixley have recently helped create a touching memorial for a national hero and fundraiser Captain Sir Tom Moore, who in 2020 raised millions for the NHS and also celebrated his 100th birthday before sadly passing in February this year. Unveiled in July, alongside …

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Garden tips to help save the bees in Britain

Horticulture specialists LazyFlora.com have compiled a bee-saving guide to encourage green-fingered homeowners to protect these important insects.   Brits are being urged to make their gardens more hospitable in a bid to save the bees. Horticulture specialists at LazyFlora.com offer top tips for homeowners to protect buzzing bees and help our fragile ecosystem. The world …

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Guide to dog-friendly plants for the garden

Some plants contain toxins that can cause several problems for dogs, such as diarrhoea or vomiting. Here, experts at tails.com have created a guide to dog-friendly plants that won’t harm our furry friends. From floral arrangements to evergreen shrubs, here are the most pup-friendly plants. Snapdragons (Antirrhinums) Sow: March / Plant: May-June / Flowers: June-October …

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Covergreen available with Provender Nurseries

Provender Nurseries have joined with Covergreen® to become the principal supplier of Covergreen® ready to use plant mats in the south east.    Covergreen® is widely used in Europe by landscape architects, property developers and garden designers and local authorities for over 10 years. Provender Nurseries are hoping this new collaboration will result in Covergreen® becoming …

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