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Thyme for herbs

Create your own culinary herb garden this month with the Horticultural Trades Association’s (HTA) ‘Plant of the Moment’ for May - herbs.

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Try planting a selection of tasty herbs valued as much for their ornamental appeal as their flavour and your garden will look almost too good to eat! From sage to thyme, rosemary to clipped bay and flowering chives, combine herbs valued for their ornamental beauty to produce long-lasting displays

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Chartered Institute of Horticulture Young Horticulturist of the Year 2016 - The Grand Final

The Grand Final is to be held at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin on May 7th where we will see some of the brightest young talent in the horticultural profession competing for the prestigious title of CIH Young Horticulturist of the Year

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The winner will receive the £2500 Travel Bursary provided by the Percy Thrower Trust and will be able to use it to further their horticultural career anywhere in the world.

Following the eight regional finals during March, we are now able to announce the eight winners who will be competing

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APL take gold at Harrogate Spring Flower Show

The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) have teamed up with Paxman Landscapes at this year's Harrogate Spring Flower Show to build a garden that has the family unit at its core.

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The Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) have teamed up with Paxman Landscapes at this year's Harrogate Spring Flower Show to build a garden that has the family unit at its core; an outdoor space to enjoy the company of your nearest and dearest, to dine, to relax and to build beautiful family

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HTA declare neutral position on EU Referendum

Following a full consultation with all members in March the HTA has declared a neutral position on the EU Referendum.

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The HTA consultation attracted responses from 169 members - a response rate of 12%. Members declared interest for all outcomes (leaving, staying and remaining neutral) with no overall majority and based on that HTA will remain neutral.

HTA Chief Executive Carol Paris comments, "From the good

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APL members meet the suppliers at Tendercare

Over 70 landscapers, contractors and suppliers attended the Association of Professional Landscaper (APL) Spring Seminar and BBQ which took place at Tendercare, Uxbridge on 14 April.

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Over 70 landscapers, contractors and suppliers attended the Association of Professional Landscaper (APL) Spring Seminar and BBQ which took place at Tendercare, Uxbridge on 14 April and made the most of the opportunity to talk to suppliers about products and services across the landscaping industry.

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HTA National Plant Show - supporting Home Grown Plants

The ‘Retailer' award for 2016 will be presented at the HTA National Plant Show at 10.45am in the seminar area on Tuesday 21 June.

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As part of the British Protected Ornamentals Association's (BPOA) drive to increase recognition of the Home Grown brand and in turn, British-grown products, Home Grown launched awards in 2014 to recognise excellence and support in growing, retailing and promoting British ornamental plants.

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