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COVID-19 Resources

A range of material that might be of use during the COVID-19 emergency.


Peat-free growing?

There has been much in the press over the last few weeks focusing on peat use in gardening. Peat use in horticulture was due to be completely phased out by 2020 – but it is still widely used. This blog looks at the issues behind the ongoing debate.


Vocational route into horticulture with RHS Qualifications

RHS Qualifications are an awarding organisation regulated by OFQUAL, offering RHS qualifications at Level 2 and Level 3 for those looking to career change into the horticultural industry. Learners can study part-time, and learn practical skills and theoretical knowledge at over 85 approved centres throughout the UK, or theory only via distance-learning.

Enrolment generally in September, in line with the academic year.


New year, old boots…..

Celebrate the New Year with a resolution to carry out at least one greener or more sustainable gardening activity every month in 2020. Ever wondered what to do with your old wellington boots? A recent comment in the PlantNetwork newsletter resulted in this wonderful list from a PlantNetwork member to kick-start the ‘Greener Gardening 2020’ challenge.


New Plant Health Regulations

On the 14th December 2019, the new Plant Health Regulation will be implemented across the EU including the UK. What does this mean for horticulturists? Our quick view key messages provide your ‘need to know’ information.