January 19, 2018

12 Days of Christmas – October 2017

October

Colin Hambidge attended a day of seminars on the work done by Manchester’s City of Trees movement, hosted by Barcham Trees at their Cambridgeshire nursery. (Page 11)

We spoke to Simon Parsons, director of My Tree Company, all about setting up his business and what he feels is a gender imbalance within the industry. “The customer tends to like seeing a mix of males and females in the company” Simon tells us. (Page 15)

Within his ‘opinion’ page, Rob McBride asks why the public’s love of the outdoors has faded, and speaks all about his recent experiences outdoors. In this heart-warming column, Rob speaks about taking his daughter to a neglected orchard in 2004, inspiring anyone who reads it to get out and take a walk through nature. (Page 19)

Glendale talk us through their highly successful apprenticeship programme, why they’ve invested so much into it and why it this method can help others. (Page 21)

Taking inspiration from this year’s FutureScape event, ‘The Future of Arb’ with Jonathan Hazell delves into what we can expect going forward, using knowledge from his career thus far. (Page 26)

To view the October issue, please click here.

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