Gardening News

Biosecurity proposals pose challenge for Chelsea show garden creators

A potential conflict between commercial realities of tree importation and mooted quarantines on specimens shipped from the continent has been highlighted at a biosecurity risks event.

Homebase sees reduction in losses as first Hilco-owned results announced

DIY and gardening specialist Homebase says its financial results for the six months to 30 December 2018 show how the business has turned around after its sale to Hilco in 2018.

Wyevale Garden Centres stops selling gift cards after ending points loyalty benefits

The 61 centre group has ended its points-based garden club benefits and is offering 5% discount instead, and is also ending its gift card offer after reducing in size by 85 stores since May 2018.

Garden designer takes head of horticulture role at Eden Project

Garden designer Paul Stone has been appointed Head of Horticulture at the Eden Project in Cornwall.

South London Botanical Institute wins £86,500 National Lottery grant

The South London Botanical Institute (SLBI) has just been awarded £86,500 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to improve sustainability through the 'BEST' project - 'Botanical Education: Sustainable and Thriving'.

Fargro launches aphids and whitefly insecticide

Fargro has launched Sequoia, an insecticide for the control of aphids and whitefly on a range of crops.