Gardening News Feeds – updated all the time…
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.
We are generously funded by the Tesco Bags of Help grants programme, for which we are most grateful.
Featured feed: Riverford Organic Farmers
The Riverford Blog
News from the farm
This week, Hodmedod’s organic British Fava beans and Carlin peas have joined our range, with wholegrain quinoa soon to follow. Tinned beans might not sound like the most exciting new arrival, but Hodmedod’s store-cupboard staples are something special: forgotten varieties, … Continue reading →
From being a straw-chewing yokel working in a muddy backwater in the 80s, when few cared about how their broccoli was grown, we now find ourselves at the centre of so many debates. The surfeit of opinions but lack of … Continue reading →
We’re really pleased to announce that sustainable wild fish is joining our range. It’s been a long journey to this point, but after months of research – consulting fishermen, research bodies and industry experts – we’ve come up with a … Continue reading →
A whole golden, succulent roast organic turkey: the classic Christmas centrepiece. Our birds are the much-celebrated Bronze breed: a slow-growing traditional turkey that gives rich, juicy meat with an intense natural flavour. We include the giblets, so you can top … Continue reading →
We’ve scoured the country for the absolute best handcrafted organic cheeses, sampling everything from classic Somerset cheddars to quirky sheep’s cheese with wild seaweed from the Outer Hebrides. Trialling, testing, tasting… it’s a hard job, but someone’s got to do … Continue reading →
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
The Middle-Sized Garden
if your garden is bigger than a courtyard, but smaller than an acre
Pink flowers are at the heart of my summer garden colour. While editing my photos for my summer garden tour, I noticed that the most beautiful plants and plant combinations...
I’ve been talking to iris specialists Iris of Sissinghurst about growing irises. Sue Marshall owns and runs Iris of Sissinghurst and they only grow irises. They sell by mail order,...
There are five important questions you need to ask before buying a climbing plant. Is your climbing plant going to be planted in sun or shade? And don’t forget a...
The post How to choose the best climbing plant for your garden appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.
Garden Day is one of this year’s crop of online gardening events. It’s today (May 10th) and we’re invited to drop our tools to just simply enjoy our gardens, terraces,...
I’d like to take you on a late spring garden tour, because May is such a beautiful month in the garden. And I have some recommendations for good garden plants...
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Garden Collage Magazine
The Magazine for Life in Bloom
The food we consume has a tremendous impact on our lives. But the way we produce and consume it most significantly impacts the world around us. Agriculture is one of the main offenders when it comes to global warming, contributing approximately 25% of all anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. About 15% of the global land surface […]
The post How do we make the food system more sustainable? The Stone Barns Center is paving the way. appeared first on Garden Collage Magazine.
In a recently released study, the U.S. Geologic Survey (USGS) announced that neonicotinoid pesticides are still present in tap water, even after being treated in water management plants. Neonicotinoids are among the most widely used class of pesticides in the world, and are known to be a potent neurotoxin. Though they are considered more of a […]
The post Pesticides in Water Are More Widespread Than You Think appeared first on Garden Collage Magazine.
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. […]
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.
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 […]
Urban Organic Gardener
Urban-style organic gardening blog about growing your own food with limited space and creative resources.