Sunday, September 15, 2019

PLACES TO VISIT, HORTICULTURAL SHOWS, COOL GARDENS

Buzzing Garden, Saltwell Park, Gateshead

A new Swedish treasure - parents and children, please respect it! One of my childhood haunts, Saltwell Park in Gateshead, has a new attraction -...

FEATURED PLANTS AND FLOWER SEEDS

GARDENING NEWS, PRODUCTS, REVIEWS

ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH, COMMENT

Allotment

National Allotment Week 2019

A Shared Harvest is this year's theme, August 12-18 Every day in this season of plenty is a reason to celebrate having an allotment but...
Grass helps to drain away excess water

Why you shouldn’t use artificial turf

Lawn expert David Hedges-Gower on the environmental dangers of fake grass As regular readers will know, I don't write about lawns because I don't have...

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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...

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...

Amaryllis disease: red blotch

Red streaks and patches are bad news for bulbs - caused by fungus “What pretty leaf variegation!” This was my first thought when my five...

Britain in Bloom finalists 2019

Communities named to compete for floral honours Finalists have been chosen to battle it out for the RHS’s 2019 Britain in Bloom competition. Now in its...

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

JOBS, MY GARDEN, TECHNIQUES, PESTS, DISEASES

RECIPES AND DEALING WITH GLUTS