- Garden Industry Marketing Board to hit the festivals circuit July 30, 2014The cross sector Garden Industry Marketing Board is to travel to food and music festivals next spring and summer in a bid to attract under 45s to gardening.
- Eating more than five-a-day has no extra benefit, say researchers July 30, 2014Consuming more than five portions of fruit and vegetables a day appears to have no further effect on health, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal.
- Landmark US study computes value of air pollution removal by trees July 29, 2014Trees in the USA save more than 850 lives a year and prevent 670,000 cases of acute respiratory symptoms, US Forest Service researchers have claimed.
- The Range takes over Homebase stores July 29, 2014Retailer The Range is moving into several of Homebase's unwanted centres.
- South African garden centre pioneer dies July 29, 2014Robert Stodel has died aged 73.
- Commission admits Producer Organisation rules are too complex and legally unclear July 29, 2014A European Commission report has blamed "complexity of rules and lack of legal certainty" for the low uptake of Producer Organisations (POs) within EU horticulture.
- Coles Nurseries cuts stock-take time with remote system July 29, 2014Amenity and landscape plant supplier Coles Nurseries has cut stock-taking time in half thanks to a new system.
- Planning permission sought for renewable energy-fuelled 19,900sqm glasshouse July 29, 2014Andigestion and Matthews Flower Growers (Devon) aim to join forces for a horticultural project at Holsworthy Biogas Plant.
- Garden industry supplier Decco lines up trade shows July 29, 2014Garden industry supplier Decco is running eight trade shows this September.
- Quadron celebrates role in Green Flag wins July 29, 2014Quadron Services has worked with its local authority clients to win 68 Green Flags in this year's awards scheme.
- Garden Industry Marketing Board to hit the festivals circuit July 30, 2014