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Thrive – the benefits of gardening

Thrive – the benefits of gardening

Thrive is the leading charity in the UK that uses gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people who are living with disabilities or ill health, or… Read more »

Gardening gifts for christmas

Gardening gifts for christmas

Our Christmas gifts for gardeners range is new for 2014 to bring you some added inspiration to find that perfect Christmas gift. Christmas is the perfect time to buy your… Read more »

It’s your neighbourhood – community gardening

It’s your neighbourhood – community gardening

My wife Pat and I are involved in ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ along with 37 other groups, we are known as Forest Road Greenbelt Garden’s. This competition was set up to… Read more »

TomTato®

TomTato®

We were extremely happy to be selected as a TomTato® trialler for Thompson & Morgan. To grow an innovative and inspiring plant is such a great opportunity and I am… Read more »

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2014 runs from 20 – 24 May. You cannot deny that the RHS Chelsea Flower Show is the pinnacle of any horticultural calendar. Although it… Read more »

Horticultural Etiquette

Horticultural Etiquette

Is there a code of horticultural etiquette? Since the recent RHS poll which revealed that one-fifth of gardeners discard of their snails by putting them over their neighbours fence, we… Read more »

Evergreen Shrubs

Evergreen Shrubs

Evergreen shrubs form the backbone of the garden. They provide structure and colour even in the depths of winter when other plants are dormant and bare. Evergreens offer more than… Read more »

Great British Garden Revival – series starts tonight

Great British Garden Revival – series starts tonight

About a month ago we posted about the Great British Garden Revival, a new gardening show on BBC2 that aims to reignite the nation’s passion for gardens full of flowers,… Read more »

How I got into gardening, part 1

How I got into gardening, part 1

Everyone always asks me what got me into gardening… and the answer is my grandparents! My first bleary memories are of my grandparents’ vast greenhouses, their endless complex of sheds… Read more »

£80 billion spent on UK gardens

£80 billion spent on UK gardens

We’ve just read on the Telegraph website that UK gardeners have invested a massive £80 billion in their gardens, with the average household spending £1,790. But the article also said… Read more »