Read More

Welcome progress on Sunday Trading

Momentum on the issue of Sunday Trading is gathering pace with news of progress in Parliament today (9 February).

HTA Logo 2016

The Government's consultation response out this morning, which quotes the HTA extensively, is in favour of devolving power on Sunday Trading laws to local authorities. This could allow large shops, including garden centres, to open longer on Sunday. The devolution proposal was added as an amendment

... Read More >>
Read More

EU Plant Health Rapporteur to speak at HTA Plant Health Conference

Anthea McIntrye, MEP, has completed the line-up for the HTA Plant Health Conference

Anthea McIntrye

Anthea McIntrye, MEP, has completed the line-up for the HTA Plant Health Conference to be held on Wednesday 17 February at the at the National Agri-Food Innovation Campus at Sand Hutton, near York, held in partnership with the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).

Providing

... Read More >>
Read More

Government technology drive stifles UK tree growing and threatens woodland security

Despite promises to improve the amount of woodland cover and tree planting in the UK, the amount of new planting in England has dropped.

HTA Logo 2016

Despite promises to improve the amount of woodland cover and tree planting in the UK, the amount of new planting in England has dropped from 3,300 hectares in 2013-14 to 2,400 hectares in 2014-15 and unconfirmed analysis of 2015-16 suggests that this figure could drop to as low as 1,600 hectares.... Read More >>

Read More

Come along to the HTA stand at Spring Fair

Visitors and exhibitors are encouraged to come and visit the HTA stand at Spring Fair this week (Hall 5, Stand G82) for information and advice.

Spring Fair stand 2016

The new look HTA stand displays a fresh, contemporary look that also manages to convey the association's heritage and position at the centre of the garden industry.

HTA staff are on hand for the duration of Spring Fair (7-11 Feb) to provide the latest information about the 2016 events calendar

... Read More >>
Read More

Camellias for early colour

Few hardy shrubs signal the end of winter better than camellias, the Horticultural Trades Association’s (HTA) ‘Plant of the Moment’ for February, providing some welcome colour through late winter and into early spring.

POM2016

Highly valued for their stunning floral displays and fresh, glossy, evergreen foliage and with dozens of varieties available, you’ll be spoilt for choice, so pick from camellias in shades of pink, red, white and cream.

Their ultimate size, habit and rate of growth vary immensely too,

... Read More >>
Read More

HTA Technology Conference - Using Technology to grow

The exciting line-up continues to grow for the HTA Technology conference on the 24 February at Cranmore Park, Solihull.

Jo Hailey

Added to the speaking mix is Jo Hailey from Striking Places who will show you how you can create an experience before visitors arrive with a virtual tour of your centre or showroom online with Google Street View technology. Jo's talk will also look at the future of technology and how you can use this

... Read More >>
©2009-2012 The Horticultural Trades Association - all rights reserved. Terms of use | Privacy policy
A company limited by guarantee - Established 1899. Registered in London (No. 00169606)
Registered Office: 19 High Street, Theale, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 5AH

The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) is the trade association for the UK garden industry. It is dedicated to helping develop the industry and its member businesses, including most garden centres and other garden retailers, growers, landscapers, manufacturers and suppliers.
 

What's New?

 

Business Search