Two year horticultural traineeship available.

A two year horticultural traineeship is available with Perennial – Gardeners’ Royal Benevolent Society​ at their fabulous arts and crafts garden – York Gate Garden​ in Leeds. If you can say yes to the following questions then apply! Are you over 18...

Dispose of unwanted plants responsibly and wash your boots

Dispose of unwanted plants responsibly and wash your boots are the key messages of this week’s Invasive Species Week (13-17 May). Invasive plant and animal species are one of the biggest causes of global nature loss and species extinctions. They are estimated to...

Richard Moore is the Young Horticulturalist of the Year 2019

It began in January with thousands of entrants from across the UK and Ireland each competing for the title Young Horticulturalist of the Year and the £2500 Percy Thrower Travel bursary. After heats and regional finals, the final eight met at Kew to decide the overall...

Your help is needed to understand skills gap in UK ornamental industry

A survey investigating what skills the UK’s ornamental sector will need in the future is being carried out, to provide insight into potential training and resource gaps. According to a report by Oxford Economics, commissioned by the Ornamental Horticulture Roundtable...

New plant health and biosecurity toolkit published

The Landscape Institute has published a new plant health and biosecurity toolkit to help built environment professionals combat Britain’s biggest pests and diseases. Launched in partnership with the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI), Society of Garden...