A great feature that Jobber has just made available straight from your mobile device is chemical tracking, allowing you to easily input information on the spot.…Continue
If you are a professional person buying aluminium phosphide such as Talunex and Phostoxin for the control of moles, rabbits or rats it is highly likely that you will be affected by the new…Continue
An exotic plant species previously unknown to science has been discovered growing in a hothouse in London’s famous Kew Gardens.
Botanists discovered the carnivorous pitcher plant – now named Nepenthes zygon – had been growing at Kew for almost a decade and helping to keep down cockroaches, before anyone realised it didn’t match any species on record.
It originated from the Philippines where it was collected as a seed by a plant hunter in 1997 and donated to Kew in 2004 as a…Continue
Climate change and population growth will hugely increase the risk to people from extreme weather, a report says.
The Royal Society warns that the risk of heatwaves to an ageing population will rise about ten-fold by 2090 if greenhouse gases continue to rise.
They estimate the risk to individuals from floods will rise more than four-fold and the drought risk will treble.
The report’s lead author Prof Georgina Mace said: “This problem is not just about to come… it’s here…Continue
Started in 1975, National Tree Week is the UK's largest tree celebration annually launching the start of the winter tree planting season.
This year's event runs from November 29 to December7, 2014, and is a chance for communities to do something positive for their local treescape.
Each year, The Tree Council's member…Continue
The increasing risks of new pests and diseases to London’s trees has been highlighted in a recent report.
The London Tree Officers Association (LTOA) has warned about the threats to the tree canopy and skyline of the capital in a biosecurity position statement.
This position statement reflects current concern about a number of significant pest and diseases…Continue