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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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Featured feed: Riverford Organic Farmers

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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 HortWeek

On 23 March the House of Lords Horticultural Sector Committee will be taking oral evidence from two panels of witnesses.
Posted: 22-03-23
At RHS Malvern Spring Festival (11 – 14 May) Master Grower is Shropshire-based Hillview Hardy Plants.
Posted: 22-03-23
February 2023 sales were slightly up overall according to the Garden Centre Association’s (GCA) Barometer of Trade (BoT) report.
Posted: 22-03-23
Innovate UK has shown off Fresh Produce Consortium (FPC) Future & Careers Event.
Posted: 22-03-23
The Burpee Europe team are pleased to announce that they will be displaying many varieties at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show (23-27 May 2023).
Posted: 22-03-23

The Middle-Sized Garden

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

How to achieve the prettiest contemporary cottage garden style - and why the 70/30 rule will make your planting so much more successful.

The post Contemporary cottage garden style – the power of the 70/30 rule appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 24-02-24

Simple ideas for revamping a neglected or difficult garden area - look at your garden in a different way and re-use what you already have

The post 10 simple ideas for neglected or difficult garden areas appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 26-01-24

Beautiful garden ideas for different parts of the garden - find out what to do close to the house or in the middle of the garden

The post 10 beautiful garden ideas for different parts of the garden appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 13-01-24

When you prune your trees, it's important to know which ones can be reduced in height and how - or you could end up with even bigger trees!

The post Top tips for trees – what you really need to know before you prune your trees appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 25-11-23

Make autumn gardening easier by finding out where you can leave the leaves! There's often no need to spend hours raking or blowing them.

The post Leave the leaves – the new, easy way to deal with autumn gardens appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 19-11-23

Garden Collage Magazine

The Magazine for Life in Bloom

Interested in learning how to make cards with 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 ow botanical greeting cards with pressed flowers is a fun way to spend some time together this season, without the drama […]

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

Author: Nora Mueller
Posted: 01-09-22

Just in time for the holiday season, Phaidon has released a sumptuous and comprehensive survey that celebrates the beauty and appeal of flowers throughout art, history, and culture. Flower: Exploring the World in Bloom takes readers on a journey across continents and cultures to discover the endless ways artists and designers throughout history, from ancient […]

The post Phaidon takes us on a journey to explore the World in Bloom appeared first on Garden Collage Magazine.

Author: Garden Collage
Posted: 19-12-20

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.

Author: Garden Collage
Posted: 14-10-19

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 […]

The post Pesticides in Water Are More Widespread Than You Think appeared first on Garden Collage Magazine.

Author: Nora Mueller
Posted: 30-06-19

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

Urban Organic Gardener

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

FB.ORG – Nearly 40 years ago as I started my career in agriculture communications, the week leading up to Thanksgiving celebrated those who live on the land and care for critters (livestock), while recognizing the important partnership farmers have with consumers. Farm-City Week celebrated the harvest and the abundance of affordable and nutritious food available […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 04-12-20
METRO.NEWS – THERE is growing evidence that being in natural spaces — whether while gardening or listening to bird song — has a positive effect on mental health. Being in nature is also linked to improved cognitive function, greater relaxation, coping with trauma and alleviating certain attention deficit disorder symptoms in children. However, most of […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 03-12-20
WMICENTRAL.COM – This has become a rallying cry by gardeners, natural landscape enthusiasts and ecologists. To let fallen leaves stay where they land in yards across America is becoming a popular trend. Not because homeowners and gardeners are lazy (so we claim), but because the leaves provide a protective habitat and ecosystem for the insects, […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 02-12-20
NEWS.CGTN.COM – China’s rural development still faces many contradictions and problems, such as the decline of farmers’ enthusiasm for growing grain, the increasing difficulty of farmers’ continuous income increase, and the aging of rural areas increasingly serious, the recently released “2020 China Agricultural and Rural Development Report” shows. Many experts believe the construction of “unmanned […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 01-12-20
On November, 30th people all over are celebrating National Mason Jar Day!  This day celebrates the invention of the mason jar and its usability in homes everywhere. Since hipsters and homesteaders alike are making mason jars a staple, let’s drop some facts about mason jars and their fascinating past! “The origins of the mason jar […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 30-11-20

 

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