Landscape Juice's partner, Simply Business is building a short-list of successful landscaping businesses to take part in their customer story campaign.We're sure there are some very inspirational…Continue
The forestry sector in south west Scotland has been working alongside Forestry Commission Scotland to combat the impact of the deadly larch disease, P ramorum.
Harvesters and processors have been working with the commission since August to fell infected and dead trees, both in a bid to slow its spread further east and north and to salvage as much marketable timber as possible.
John Dougan, of Forestry Commission Scotland, said: "This is going to be a long, demanding and…Continue
The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) says that year to date (up to end of October) garden centre sales are five per cent ahead of 2012.
Sales have been ahead of 2012 levels since May with September figures 4% up and October 3% up.
The HTA says this is good news for a year which had a slow start due to the cold weather although comparative sales are still down by 3% on 2011.
Consumer confidence has risen…Continue
London Tree Officers AssociationThe disease, Massaria (Splanchnonema platani), affects London Plane trees (Platanus spp.) and it presents a real challenge for managers of Plane trees in the built…Continue
What is believed to be one of Europe's rarest orchids has been rediscovered by scientists on an island in the Azores.
Known as Hochstetter's butterfly-orchid, and first found in 1838, the scientists spotted it again on a volcanic ridge.
The team of scientists analysed the islands' orchid populations and found the archipelago had three species of butterfly-orchid.
The findings are published in the open-access journal PeerJ -…Continue