Friday, August 23, 2019

PLACES TO VISIT, HORTICULTURAL SHOWS, COOL GARDENS

Flower Farmers’ Big Weekend

Support British cut-flower growing, August 16-18 For three days this month, more than 100 growers from the Flowers from the Farm co-operative will be opening...

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...

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...

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...

Thompson & Morgan’s new flower seeds

Exclusive blooms to buy now Summer may not be over yet but the gardening companies have to work well ahead – some of the new...

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

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RECIPES AND DEALING WITH GLUTS