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Eco Gardening

June 27, 2013 0 comments

I was expecting the road to becoming a bonafide eco-friendly gardener to be bumpy, but not to zig-zag off into quagmires of confusions. Hard landscaping has led me to such boggy places for, unless you chip your own wood (by… Read More

Wild bees ‘crucial‘ for pollination

November 14, 2011 0 comments

Greenhouse enthusiasts could be advised to encourage extra biodiversity in their gardens after research suggested that wild bees may be even more crucial for pollination than their honeybee counterparts. Researchers at the East Malling Research station in Kent grew blackcurrant… Read More

Burnham-on-Sea seeks budding gardeners

November 10, 2011 0 comments

Greenhouse enthusiasts might be interested to learn that the Friends of Marine Cove gardens in Burnham-on-Sea is hoping to find a green-fingered youngster to take over the reigns of its seafront patches. The Cove’s community gardener Jacqui Strong told Burnham-on-Sea.com… Read More

Grass-cutting lessened in London

November 9, 2011 0 comments

Greenhouse enthusiasts might be interested to learn that some of the large areas of lawn in London’s most famous parks are being left to grow under a new management regime. Chief executive of Royal Parks Mark Camley – who is… Read More

Gardens ‘should be more accessible‘ to wildlife

November 7, 2011 0 comments

Greenhouse enthusiasts looking to make improvements on their patches could be well advised to try and make their gardens as accessible as possible to neighbouring wildlife, an expert has claimed. Gardeners' World's Kate Bradbury, writing in her blog for the… Read More

Cycads may not be ‘living fossils‘

November 4, 2011 0 comments

Greenhouse enthusiasts might be interested to learn that researchers at the Royal Botanic Garden in Sydney have suggested that the long-held belief that cycad plants lived among the dinosaurs could be wide of the mark. The study found that the… Read More

Children being taught outdoors

November 3, 2011 0 comments

Greenhouse enthusiasts might be interested to learn that children could benefit both physically and educationally from being taught outdoors, according to a Welsh school. Youngsters from Ysgol Cynddelw in Glynceiriog visited their local Welsh government woodland to mark the official… Read More

Community garden finally completed

November 2, 2011 0 comments

Greenhouse enthusiasts in Trusthorpe, Lincolnshire, have celebrated the opening of the new community garden, which has taken three years to complete. A ceremony was held for the Trusthorpe Community Garden Project which has seen a triangular plot at the side… Read More

Community gardening given go-ahead in Wales

November 1, 2011 0 comments

Greenhouse enthusiasts in Wales are set to reap the benefits of a three-year government-sponsored programme, which has been launched in a bid to encourage more people into the garden. The Tyfu Pobl (Growing People) scheme, funded by the European Union… Read More

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