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CAN (MB): Province to sell Pineland Forest Nursery

As part of an ongoing, extensive value for money review across government, Manitoba Sustainable Development has determined the Pineland Forest Nursery, near Hadashville, is no longer viable as a provincially operated entity and will be ceasing its operation on Dec. 31.However, the Pineland Forest Nursery.....

UK: Hillier counting on Goldrush at Chelsea Flower Show

Hydrangea aspera Goldrush ('Giel' PBR) will be introduced at the Chelsea Flower Show 2018 by the British Hillier Nursery. Hillier has won a record number of awards in earlier editions of Chelsea’s "New Plant Competition", so expectations will be high.The Goldrush is a great new variety that comes up in.....

Ireland: Blooming business for nursery grower

Located near the village of Caragh in Co Kildare, Caragh Nurseries is run by husband and wife team Ian and Jo McGarry. Set up in 2004 and spanning 55 acres, the company employs six staff and has an annual turnover of €1.5m."We grow all manner of trees, hedging and plants here," explain Ian and Jo. "Our best.....

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US (OR): "Biocontrol delivers root disease prevention"

A recent trial looking at the prevention of root diseases – primarily Pythium and Phytophthora − at a wholesale tree nursery in Oregon compared the performance of the biofungicide Asperello T34 Biocontrol with three other biological products. According to the grower, Jim Ellefson, the results were.....