Gardening News


Nurture Landscapes completes more acquistions

Eco Landscapes has joined forces with the Nurture Landscapes Group, Demita Plants has also been added to the Surrey-based company.


Environment Bill paves way for plastic plant pot recycling - but secondary legislation will be required

Plastic plant pot recycling has been one of the biggest issues of 2019 in horticulture and the new Environment Bill, launched on 15 October, could mean councils have to recycle thousands of tonnes of pots that they currently send to landfill.


New research centre to help make UK "global leader" in indoor growing

A new Government-backed research centre at the James Hutton Institute's site near Dundee is intended to boost uptake of vertical growing by industry.


Whitehall Lacock garden centre wins amendment to planning restrictions

Whitehall garden centre is progressing with its development plans after Malcolm Scott Consultants overcame "rigid" retail conditions.


Garden Organic calls for peat ban

Garden Organic is calling for a complete ban on the use of peat in horticulture, declaring a man-made environmental emergency which will take 1,000 years to rectify.


Horticulture industry representatives react to Brexit deal

A Brexit deal has been agreed between UK and EU negotiating teams before a meeting of European leaders in Brussels.