Neil Gow, Director of Fresh @ Burcot Garden Centre and Nigel Wait, Managing Director of Newbridge Nurseries recently awarded ‘Most Improved Garden Centre 2014' by the Garden Centre Association, join as new Trustees. They bring with them valuable experience and understanding of the industry, the retail side of horticulture in particular, which will be beneficial in supporting commercially focussed scholarship applications.Read More >>
Visitors to Four Oaks Trade Show (Sept 1 - 2) and Glee (Sept 14 - 16) will get the chance to meet CRoP partners on the HTA stand and discuss a range of core business products and services available through HTA partners at discounted rates.
A wide variety of CRoP partners will be available... Read More >>
For 2015, the categories have been completely reviewed to make them more accessible to APL member businesses of all sizes. 80 entries have been received compared with 60 that were received last year.
After a sell-out event this year, the popular awards ceremony will take place at a new bigger... Read More >>
The Scholarship, worth $4,500, was presented as a joint award from the David Colegrave Foundation (DCF), UK and the American Floral Endowment (AFE), US.Read More >>
The Scholarship offers £1,500 to students studying commercial or production horticulture in the UK.
David Jackson, SWGS Chairman, said, "Over recent years there has been a sharp decline of young people entering the industry and we, as a group of growers ourselves, feel it is important to support those studying commercial or production horticulture. The SWGS Sponsored Scholarship will satisfy both organisations aims by encouraging a new generation of horticulturists".Read More >>
There are two types of flowering hydrangeas - Mophead flowers are large round flowerheads resembling pom-poms and lacecap flowers bear round, flat flowerheads. Over the winter, hydrangeas will lose their leaves but being fully hardy will re-leaf the following year. Flower colour changes depending... Read More >>