Sunday, August 25, 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...

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,...

New dwarf sunflower Sunbelievable

Exclusive plants from Thompson & Morgan Maybe I’ll have to add this one to my best branching sunflowers… A new dwarf sunflower has been launched this...

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

JOBS, MY GARDEN, TECHNIQUES, PESTS, DISEASES

RECIPES AND DEALING WITH GLUTS