Gardening News


How can green space managers protect against the risk of wildfires?

So far the summer of 2018 has seen an unprecedented number of grass fires and a spate of recent wildfires on parched public green space has put the issue of prevention of further fires in the spotlight.


Florette to launch winter and sandwich salads to match consumer insights

Bagged salad supplier Florette is launching two new mixes this autumn, a Winter Mix and a Sandwich Mix.


How are growers going to revolutionise recycling with the taupe plant pot?

Growers are introducing recycled and recyclable plant pots in response to one of 2018's biggest issues - plastic waste.


Rural crime leads to plant nurseries finding new security solutions

The 2018 Rural Crime Report by countryside insurer NFU Mutual found that earth banks, ditches, stockade fences, barricaded rooms, reinforced gates and high-security single access points were among ways farmers and nurseries are protecting themselves.


Elected members are hindering nursery development says grower

Hayloft Plants' Derek Jarman says NIMBY councillors are holding back plant growers from modernising in the face of Brexit and wage pressures.


More Plantarium new plants revealed

The third and last part novelties entered for the Plantarium novelty inspection 2018 has been released.