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Horticulture Week Podcast #6: Stars for Europe on the poinsettia market for 2020 and beyond - Sponsored by Stars for Europe
HW editor Matthew Appleby interviews Graeme Edwards from Woodlark Nurseries on the 2020 poinsettia season.
Horticulture Week Podcast #5 - Matthew Appleby visits Peter Seabrook at RHS Hyde Hall
Matt speaks to gardening writer Peter Seabrook about the Fleuroselect Rudbeckia trials, his Floral Fantasia display at RHS Hyde Hall and plans for 2021.
Horticulture Week Podcast #4: Matthew Appleby interviews Fargro's Richard Hopkins
The centre is being transformed into a contemporary and eco-friendly garden retail village with a food hall, farm shop, cafe-restaurant, courtyard garden and lighting and furniture showroom. It will be renamed the Berkshire Gardener when it reopens in March 2021.
Burke discusses the challenges of redeveloping the site during the coronavirus crisis and how he sees the opportunities in the garden retail sector as he looks to develop an independent garden centre group with new acquisitions in the pipeline.
Spirit of Four Oaks Podcast #1: Matthew Appleby interviews Fargro MD Richard Hopkins
As part of the Spirit of Four Oaks 2020, Fargro MD and West Sussex Growers Growers Association chairman Richard Hopkins speaks to Horticulture Week editor Matthew Appleby about his role in the industry's recovery from the coronavirus crisis, the future of trade shows, the role of AHDB, supermarkets' interest in growers, new product development, Brexit and his hopes and fears for 2021 after a rollercoaster year.
Horticulture Week Podcast #3: Visiting Ball Colegrave post-lockdown
After almost four months Matthew Appleby conducts his first face-to-face interview with Ball Colegrave's perennial business unit manager Steve Austin and marketing manager Stuart Lowen to discuss the nursery's current trials, how it tackled the coronavirus crisis and how it has informed the firm's plans for the future.
Horticulture Week Podcast#1: horticulture industry and coronavirus roundup
Matthew Appleby and Christina Taylor discuss the big issues affecting the professional garden retail, ornamentals, fresh produce and parks and gardens sectors.