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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

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council has said five newly planted oaks found to be infested with oak processionary moth (OPM) have been destroyed, while a further 50 are being removed as a precaution.
Posted: 19-07-19
The UK Garden has received almost 450,000 visitors, including business and government leaders from across China.
Posted: 19-07-19
The British Independent Fruit Growers' Association (BIFGA) says a survey of its members shows they are responsible for the lion's share of the time, investment and risk involved in supplying Gala apples to retail, yet receive just a quarter of the final price.
Posted: 19-07-19
PHS Greenleaf is expecting to grow its turnover by 10% after acquiring more than 100 grounds maintenance and landscaping contracts from OCS, for an undisclosed sum.
Posted: 19-07-19
Ball Colegrave's Beacon downy mildew resistant bizzy lizzy joins Syngenta's established Imara impatiens in the market for 2020.
Posted: 19-07-19

The Middle-Sized Garden

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

How high your garden steps should be, how deep, which materials to choose and garden step ideas from traditional and contemporary gardens.

The post What you need to know about garden steps appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 21-07-19

Garden designer and BBC presenter Arit Anderson on how to find garden design inspiration from everything around you - from great gardens like Kew to global issues and trends in fashion,

The post Arit Anderson on how to find garden design inspiration appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 14-07-19

Curved garden designs can make your garden feel more private or seem bigger. Discover ideas for curved garden paths, borders and arches from the show gardens at RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival.

The post Curved gardens are back in a big way appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 07-07-19

What to look for in a pop-up gazebo, and how to pick the best gazebo for your garden. Plus how to decide whether to pay more or buy the budget version.

The post How to buy the best gazebo for your garden appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 30-06-19

Self-seeding plants are today's top trend. They're free and easy-care. But do you get more weeds if you allow plants to self-sow? Find out how to balance self-seeders vs weeds in your own gardening style.

The post Self-seeded vs weeds – can you achieve the magic balance? appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 23-06-19

Garden Collage Magazine

The Magazine for Life in Bloom

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.

Author: Nora Mueller
Posted: 30-06-19

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

Urban Organic Gardener

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

Choose Herbs That Meet Your Needs The most important place to begin with any home apothecary is to accurately assess your home health care needs. If you know your family will need winter health support, then herbs to strengthen immunity will be the place to start. If you have a tendency to get colds that […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 18-07-19
Morgan Freeman, the actor, film director and philanthropist has added a new title to his name: Beekeeper. The 81-year-old celebrity decided to convert his 124-acre Mississippi ranch into a bee sanctuary. Freeman’s foray into beekeeping began in 2014, where he discussed his new hobby with Jimmy Fallon during The Tonight Show. Freeman had taken up beekeeping […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 17-07-19
A new testing method has revealed nearly half of the honey sold in Australia, one of the world’s largest exporters of honey, is diluted with cheap sweeteners like rice syrup, wheat syrup, and sugar beet syrup. 12 out of 28 honey samples taken from grocery stores around the country and tested in a reputable lab […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 15-07-19
The Dutch have a progressive way of thinking and acting that can stand as a model for many countries. Remember how long cannabis has been decriminalized there? They also have outstanding prenatal and postpartum care (with the view that birth is a natural occurrence, not a medical emergency) with 16 weeks paid maternity leave and […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 14-07-19
The iridescent blue wings of the California pipevine swallowtail are considered by collectors to be among the most magnificent in North America. For centuries the beautiful butterfly thrived in the San Francisco and around the Bay Area. But as the region became increasingly urbanized in the early 1900s, the pipevine swallowtail began to disappear. Today […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 12-07-19


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