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Below is a range of newsfeeds from a variety of sources, which we hope foster your interest in gardening, landscape and cultivation. They are part of our work with the Muddy Boots Project, a project of Broadway Social Enterprise.

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HortWeek 2014 News RSS Feed

Find news about the UK horticulture industry including garden retail, plant production, edibles production, landscaping, parks & arboriculture on Horticulture Week

London controlled-atmosphere grower Growing Underground has stuck a deal to supply Tesco with a salad mix grown in its vertical farming units.
Posted: 17-05-19
The Asian longhorn beetle, an imported pest of broadleaved trees, has been eradicated in the UK following six years of trapping and surveillance work by the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) and the Forestry Commission.
Posted: 17-05-19
Witnesses from the National Trust, Kew Gardens, Royal Horticultural Society, Royal Parks and Visit Britain will give evidence to the current parliamentary inquiry into garden tourism next week.
Posted: 16-05-19
New Government figures show the UK farm area growing organic fruit and vegetables fell in 2018, despite healthy retail demand.
Posted: 16-05-19

The Middle-Sized Garden

if your garden is bigger than a courtyard, but smaller than an acre

Visit annual group open gardens in three extraordinarily historic places. Discover the fascinating Medieval market town of Faversham and the ancient fishing village of Whitstable. And step behind the private walls of Canterbury Cathedral, one of the world's great monuments.

The post Discover fascinating open gardens in three historic places appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 12-05-19

Celebrate Garden Day by thinking about changing your career. Garden designer and TV presenter Arit Anderson's top tips for changing your career to one that you'll love.

The post How to change your life with a gardening career appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 06-05-19

How to choose the best plants for your garden in 2019 - the Middlesized Garden talks about plant trends with Hortus Loci, who supply more plants for RHS Chelsea Flower Show show gardens than any other grower. Find out why shrubs and grow-your-own are back and whether 'naturalistic' planting is still the designers' choice.

The post The top plant trends for your garden this year appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 28-04-19

A sustainable garden is increasingly important. We urban gardeners manage a substantial chunk of the outdoor space in any town or city. So what we do impacts our air quality,...

The post How to create an easy sustainable garden appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 19-04-19

I recently asked Heston Blumenthal for his top tips on how to barbecue for a party. And although it was only a short conversation, he certainly turned my ideas on...

The post Heston Blumenthal on how to barbecue for a crowd appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 14-04-19

Garden Collage Magazine

The Magazine for Life in Bloom

Interested in learning how to make pressed flowers? Get the whole family involved in holiday cards this year! While posing for a family photo does have a certain caché, making your own own botanical greeting cards with pressed flowers is a fun way to spend some time together this season, without the drama of matching sweaters. […]

The post How To Make Holiday Cards with Pressed Flowers appeared first on Garden Collage Magazine.

Author: Nora Mueller
Posted: 08-11-18

In the era of mass manufacturing– and at a time in which handmade items are enjoying renewed primacy— knitting and the art of making one’s own clothes has never been more attractive. Handcrafted luxury brands like Elizabeth Suzann and Alabama Chanin are making modern clothing by hand again, while Instagram accounts like Thea Coleman and […]

The post We Love This Freshly Picked, Partially Recycled Yarn appeared first on Garden Collage Magazine.

Author: Garden Collage
Posted: 29-10-18

The art of sending letters might seem nostalgic in the digital age, but gorgeously made paper goods are like a solid black dress: they never go out of style. Whether you’re sending a handwritten birthday card or a heartfelt Thank You, nothing says sincerity quite like a beautiful card– and given the rising popularity of […]

The post The Best and Most Beautiful Botanical Stationary appeared first on Garden Collage Magazine.

Author: Molly Beauchemin
Posted: 30-09-18

The New York Botanical Garden’s Annual Rose Garden Dinner celebrates the autumn flowering of the garden’s prodigious rose collection, which includes nearly 700 varieties. This year, the benefit honoring Marjorie Rosen raised $675,000 to Benefit NYBG’s Fund for Horticulture as well as the gorgeous Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden. This year’s event featured the expected suite of […]

The post NYBG’s Annual Rose Garden Dinner is Once Again a Lovely Affair appeared first on Garden Collage Magazine.

Author: Garden Collage
Posted: 28-09-18

In recent years much of the discussion surrounding supplements has centered around whether or not they are sufficiently regulated– with proponents arguing that barriers to entry in long term research prevents many effective supplements from getting the attention they deserve. (Detractors, however, argue that there isn’t sufficient evidence to back up many vitamin manufacturers claims.) […]

The post When it Comes to Supplements, The Method of Delivery Matters appeared first on Garden Collage Magazine.

Author: Garden Collage
Posted: 26-09-18

Urban Organic Gardener

Urban-style organic gardening blog about growing your own food with limited space and creative resources.

“Based on extensive field research, we found that rural communities often lack the resources and infrastructure needed to access nutritious food,” DeCarli said. “We developed a toolkit that contains all of the core components needed to grow your own food, on a two acre plot of land, without the need for an existing grid. Imagine […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 18-05-19
Traditional burial, in a coffin, takes a huge toll on the environment. Every year Americans cut down 4 million acres of hardwood forest to bury our dead. Once our bodies are “preserved” and sealed into wooden or metal caskets, they are buried in vast fields of granite tombstones, along with nearly a million gallons of […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 16-05-19
An Oakland jury awarded a staggering $2 billion-plus in damages Monday to a Bay Area couple who both came down with cancer after spraying Monsanto Co.’s widely used Roundup weed killer on their properties for more than 30 years. It’s the third such verdict against Monsanto, all in Bay Area lawsuits, and by far the […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 15-05-19
It’s planting season in metro Detroit, and gardeners are getting ready to stock up on greenery. From tiny urban gardens to rolling landscapes in the suburbs, here are 9 hot trends for 2019, according to horticultural experts. No space? No problem The biggest issue for most gardeners this year figuring out how to tackle a small […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 05-05-19
Small gardens are often seen as having little or no scope for design. This couldn’t be further from the truth. You can squeeze a lot into a small plot: be bold, be strong, ensure a lavish backbone of evergreens with spring color to enliven spirits after the long winter gloom – and don’t forget to […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 05-05-19


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