Leading growing media supplier The Greener Gardening Company has hailed 2020 as a record year for sales of its portfolio of peat-reduced and peat-free growing media, despite the immense challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. The company behind the Happy Compost, Growise and Richmoor growing media brands hit the equivalent of 2019’s entire turnover within [&hellip The post The Greener Gardening Company saw record-breaking compost sales in 2020 appeared first on Growtrade. [...]
A new briefing paper shows that new trade tariffs that will apply as a result of a ‘No Deal Brexit’ could substantially increase the price of fruit and veg in the UK. Preliminary analysis from The Food Foundation and SHEFS finds that prices of fruit and veg would increase by an average of 4% on [&hellip The post Prices of fruit and veg could increase by 4% in the event of ‘No Deal Brexit’ appeared first on Growtrade. [...]
At Growtrade, we highlight public procurement opportunities from around Ireland that would be suitable to landscapists, growers, turfgrass professionals, horticulturalists, and forestry professionals. Here is one such tender to construct an astro turf pitch, hurling wall, walkway and associated ground works. Detailed description This project consists of the construction of an astro turf pitch, hurling [&hellip The post Contract on offer for artificial pitch construction and ground works appeared first on Growtrade. [...]
As part of the EU project PoshBee, Trinity College Dublin and Reading University are conducting a survey on grower perceptions of pollinator health. PoshBee aims to support healthy bee populations, sustainable beekeeping and pollination across Europe. As part of that aim, it is developing a new tool which gives a rapid insight into the health of [&hellip The post Survey on grower perceptions of pollinator health launched appeared first on Growtrade. [...]
As a green industry, the horticulture sector can and should lead the way in sustainable business practices and efforts to reduce climate change, says the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA), which has launched guidance on how this could be achieved. Building on the strong foundations that already exist in horticulture and landscaping, the HTA has worked [&hellip The post HTA launches Sustainability Roadmap to guide industry towards greener practice appeared first on Growtrade. [...]
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