“Raising Skills & Backing Business” is Lantra’s Mantra

“Modern Apprenticeships provide hands-on experience and a nationally recognised qualification. They offer lots of benefits to businesses, from having more dedicated workers to increasing business competitiveness. Modern Apprenticeships also offer trainees themselves the chance to develop their skills and a career in the sector of their choice. By combining learning in the workplace with off-the-job…

Amazing facts that you didn’t know about your garden

With #NationalGardeningWeek coming to an end, we thought we would use the fruits of their labour (excuse the gardening pun) and leave you with fascinating facts about your garden that you didn’t know about. FACT #1 Baking soda can help you grow sweeter tomatoes! All you have to do is sprinkle a small amount of…

The secrets behind a career in Horticulture

We are kicking off #NationalGardeningWeek by delving deeper into the secrets and interesting facts behind pursuing a career in Horticulture. We have been working alongside Jean Lanham from The Good Garden to find out more about her views on employing young people, the skills needed to achieve a successful career in horticulture and what the strangest thing she has ever found when digging up a…