Gardening News

Research scientists find low levels of pesticide exposure among horticulture workers

Researchers from the School of Physics in NUI Galway have been investigating pesticide exposure among professional gardeners and amenity horticulture workers.

Horticulture trade body appoints former Dobbies chief executive as chairman

The HTA has appointed James Barnes as chairman, with effect from January 2019.

ProVaR decides to end variety royalty management at end of 2019

ProVaR, the UK's not-for-profit ornamental plant variety management organisation, has decided to call it a day at the end of 2019, following its AGM last month.

Garden Show Ireland suspended for 2019

After 15 years, Garden Show Ireland's show committee has decided to not run the Antrim Castle Gardens event in May 2019.

Sheffield approves plans for "at least 100,000" new park and woodland trees

Sheffield City Council has this week approved a 15-year strategy to manage and develop the tree population in the city's woodlands and green spaces.

Approval for greened, "pedestrian-friendly" new heart for London's Tottenham Hale

The London Borough of Haringey has granted permission for a regeneration scheme in London's Tottenham Hale which promises to reinvigorate the district centre creating a "welcoming, pedestrian-friendly heart, greened with around 70 new trees".