Gardening News

Ground Control receives RoSPA President's Award for health and safety standards

Landscaping and grounds maintenance specialist Ground Control has won an internationally recognised award for demonstrating high health and safety standards.

Sedum green roofs growing in popularity across the UK and Ireland

Magheramorne-based contractor Green Roofs Ireland is using perennial succulent sedum to help meet the growing demand for green roofs throughout the UK and Ireland.

HTA launches plant scrappage scheme campaign saying one-third of growers could close for good because of coronavirus crisis

TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh has backed the campaign for scrappage grants from the Government, in which the HTA estimates "a third of UK ornamental producers may fail in a matter of weeks".

Growers see cancelled orders and hold out hope for scrappage scheme to save the industry

Bedding and young plant growers say the industry is facing heavy losses because of cancelled orders after the coronavirus crisis caused garden centres to close.

Garden centre forced by Environmental Health to close as non-essential retail

Devon-based Plants Galore has fallen foul of new Government public health restrictions when it was served with a prohibition notice on Friday, March 27.

Homebase seeks to put plants online after shutting due to coronavirus crisis

Homebase has donated plants to hospitals after being forced to close last week and is looking to see if it can put a plant range online.