Specialist nursery production advice is available to all HTA members as well as advice on integrating responsible practices into your business.  

Nursery production
Dove Associates
0333 005 0167

Dove Associates

Helping you to grow has been the motto of Dove Associates for over 25 years.  A quick call to the Nursery Stock Advice Line is a valuable tool for so many HTA members and for some it is their first port of call. With so much legislation covering water, pesticides and plant health, members can depend on the advice line for a full, quick and accurate answer to their nursery stock issue. With BASIS qualified staff, we offer help, free of charge to members who call, fax or email. 

The range of subjects provided include:

  • Pest and disease identification
  • Crop protection product support
  • Feeding products and rates
  • Growing media selection
  • Herbicide selection
  • Propagation timing and support
  • Crop production parameters
  • Grant application advice
  • Glasshouse and Tunnel design
  • Mechanisation
  • Heating system advice
  • Nursery Health & Safety support
  • Import and Export advice
  • Issues with Plant Health and HSE
  • Irrigation design support
  • Water Abstraction advice
  • Supplier mediation


Newleaf Sustainability Practice
0333 005 0175