The RHS is adopting six new principles that will guide its activity across gardens, shows and garden centres and is hiring three new senior staff who will oversee plant health issues.
Perennial's now annual Party for Perennial proved so popular as a networking event over the past few years that the charity has changed the format.
Fuchsia gall mite is spreading in the UK.
Classiflora Zelari are completing pre-season orders and "the general feeling has been extremely positive for 2018".
Philippe de Chanville and Christian Raisson, co-founders of European DIY marketplace ManoMano say they will no longer sell glyphosate-based products.
Knowing and recognizing', Koppert's renewed reference book on pests and their biological solutions has been launched.
Caterpillars are a costly pest within the horticulture industry, which are becoming more difficult to control with losses and restrictions of existing products.
ADAS has said growers "are struggling to keep spring 2017 plantings of Christmas trees alive".
The pack size of metaldehyde slug-killer pellets will be capped at 250g for sale to gardeners from mid 2018, which could signal a switch to alternative controls for the pests.
A biosecurity response is underway after the detection of myrtle rust on mainland New Zealand for the first time, Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry have announced.