- Strategic partnership formed improve trapping of glasshouse pests October 20, 2014Keele University and biological controls specialist Russell IPM have been awarded Knowledge Transfer Partnership funding to design improved traps for control of thrips and whiteflies in protected horticulture.
- Cardiff garden centre could re-open in 2015 October 20, 2014Wyevale Garden Centres-owned Cardiff Blooms Garden Centre could re-open in August 2015 after burning down in November 2013.
- Professor Ian Crute to retire from chief scientist role at AHDB October 20, 2014Professor Ian Crute is retiring from his role as Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board chief scientist after five years to take on a role as an independent board member with science expertise to help inform the AHDB's decisions on research and knowledge exchange.
- Milestone Garden and Leisure plans expansion October 20, 2014Scottish Borders garden centre Milestone Garden and Leisure is planning a residential, garden centre and leisure expansion.
- Environmental contractors fined £7,000 over chainsaw injury to worker October 17, 2014A Lanarkshire environmental services company has been prosecuted by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) after one of its workers was cut in the leg by the chainsaw he was using to clear a river bank.
- Wyevale Garden Centres expects 12 million customers to visit at Christmas October 17, 2014Wyevale says its will have a record 12m customers this Christmas after doubling its seasonal range.
- Tim Hughes leaves RHS for horticulture school role at Kew October 17, 2014RHS horticultural courses manager Tim Hughes is moving to Kew to take over an enlarged horticulture school head role.
- Cornerways garners Tastiest Tomato title October 17, 2014A cocktail tomato of the Brioso variety, grown by Cornerways Nursery growing manager Robert Farthing, has won the David Stapley Cup for the UK's overall tastiest tomato.
- Speakers for Turfgrass Growers Winter Conference announced. October 17, 2014NFU vice president Guy Smith will be the keynote speaker at the Turfgrass Growers Association conference in December.
- Eden Project raises £1.5m through crowdfunding October 17, 2014Cornwall's Eden Project has raised £1.5m for an education centre from supporters.
- Strategic partnership formed improve trapping of glasshouse pests October 20, 2014