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Events, newly published reports, news from members and updates from our blog can all be found here.


An interview with Misako Kasahara

Misako Kasahara, Head Gardener at Riverhill Himalayan Garden in Kent, loves woody plants and tells us about a theatre-going Metasequoia, being inspired to explore a career in horticulture through TV gardening programmes, and some horticultural differences between the UK and Japan.


Horticultural apprenticeships

Level 2 Horticulture (or Landscape) Operative Apprenticeship’s are offered by a number of gardens in collaboration with college and other training providers. Find out more about the scheme and look at one current apprenticeship being offered by Sculpture by the Lakes with Kingston Maurward College in Dorset.


An interview with Nick Fraser

Nick Fraser, Senior Gardener with the National Trust, talks about caring for three very different gardens in North Yorkshire including a garden that has been organic for over 20 years. Nick also talks about his interest in native plants and insects.


Plant Records Meeting 2022

Join us at the Swiss Garden and the House at Shuttleworth on Wednesday 28th September for the PlantNetwork Plant Records Group Meeting 2022. The Plant Records Group meets annually to discuss plant recording and associated issues.


Amazing opportunity to own a stunning garden!

Lea Gardens, “Shetland’s earthly paradise”, is for sale. This is a rare opportunity to purchase 3 hectares of land including paddocks and landscaped gardens with a plant collection of 1,700 taxa.


An interview with Yoke van der Meer

Earlier this year, freelance horticulturist Yoke van der Meer spoke with PlantNetwork about her career and her blog which seeks to make weeds more popular!


National Plant Health Week

Join in with National Plant Health Week events and activities this May 2022, including the International Day of Plant Health on 12 May.