Wednesday, October 16, 2019

PLACES TO VISIT, HORTICULTURAL SHOWS, COOL GARDENS

RHS gardens events October 2019

Enjoy the colours of autumn and the fun of the half-term holidays 1 October: Autumn Community Free Day, all gardens, times vary Free entry to all...

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How to keep spiders out of your home

Old-fashioned deterrents for eight-legged freaks They're great for the garden, I know, but as a former arachnophobe*, I still dread that fleeting movement you see...
Jonathan Moseley with eco-friendly floristry solutions. Picture; Harrogate Autumn Flower Show

Jonathan Moseley: how to ditch single-use plastics in floristry

Celebrity florist to appear at Harrogate Autumn Flower Show with eco-tips With growing concerns about single-use plastics, celebrity florist Jonathan Moseley will be showcasing his...

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Best multi-branching sunflowers

Size isn't everything - go for multiple flowerers In late summer, you reap the rewards of growing sunflowers, with the traditional huge yellow heads nodding...

Can you bring plants into the UK from abroad?

Know the different rules for the EU and the rest of the world You know the dilemma - you're a gardener on holiday abroad and...

Growing Echiums from seed

Why I'm addicted to these exotic giants You may not have heard of them, or recognise them, but if you’re a fan of the exotic,...

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