Gardening News


Jenney sounds alarm on BBC at gas price increases on fresh produce industry

Nigel Jenney, the chief executive of the UK’s fresh produce consortium (FPC) has spoken on BBC’s Farming Today about the impact of gas prices on glasshouse growers within the industry


B&Q opens at Asda

B&Q, has opened its latest ‘shop within shop’ compact B&Q store in Asda Thurmaston, Leicestershire.


National Trust defends reviewed access rules on Radio 4

The National Trust came under fire in the You and Yours consumer programme over changes to its charging policy at three sites.


Winners and losers in the horticulture week to 24 September



Community plant variety rights; extension of the term for certain varieties

The EU Parliament has voted to approve a Commission proposal to extend the duration of EU Plant Variety Rights from 25 years to 30 years for some crops.


Burpee and Pennard win gold at Chelsea

The Burpee Europe and Pennard Plants combined exhibit inspired by the American author Bill Alexander’s new book: 'Ten Tomatoes that Changed the World' has won gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show.