Wednesday, December 12, 2018

PLACES TO VISIT, HORTICULTURAL SHOWS, COOL GARDENS

RHS gardens December events

Enjoy the run-up to Christmas in magical style 30 November–2 December & 7–9 December: Christmas Gift Fair with Made in Essex, RHS Garden Hyde Hall Find...

FEATURED PLANTS AND FLOWER SEEDS

GARDENING NEWS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS

ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, COMMENT

Support World Soil Day, December 5

World Soil Day December 5

Be the solution to soil pollution Seems as if gardeners head the field when it comes to keeping our soils healthy the organic way -...
Keeping trees healthy in National Tree Week. Picture; BASF

National Tree Week

Let's plant one million trees - November 24-December 2 National Tree Week has come round again, with the chance for communities to come together and...

TOP POSTS AND PAGES TODAY

New flower seeds for 2019: my pick

Best blooms for a season full of colour and scent I like nothing better than trawling through the new seed catalogues picking out what to...

New vegetable seeds 2019

Mr Fothergill's new additions and exclusives It's new catalogue time when we start to gloss over the mistakes of this year and look forward to...

Hanging basket blackberry Black Cascade

Basket case bramble - in nicest possible way Can this really be a blackberry? Black Cascade, a new introduction for 2017 from DT Brown is...

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

Franchi Seeds of Italy protects veg biodiversity

Seeds of Italy's bid to save heritage varieties With daily dire news about climate change, plastic pollution in the oceans, loss of habitat and species extinction...

Unusual hardy fruit for your garden

Ornamental and productive plants from Lubera If you want to grow fruit that's a little bit out of the ordinary or suitable for the smaller,...

GARDENING JOBS FOR THE WEEK, MY GARDEN (LEARN FROM MY MISTAKES)

RECIPES AND DEALING WITH GLUTS