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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

French grower Cayeux says 2021 will be a vintage year with 25 new Cayeux iris varieties to be launched.
Posted: 25-01-21
Turnover for the AMES UK group of companies broke all the records in 2020. Kelkay, La Hacienda, Apta and True Temper all posted their largest ever trading months during the year.
Posted: 25-01-21
Garden tool supplier Fiskars has a new Pruner portfolio in 2021.
Posted: 25-01-21
Cheshire East Council has invited residents to consult on a draft masterplan for Macclesfield's Victoria Park.
Posted: 25-01-21
Landscaping materials supplier Marshalls will invest more than £30m in 2021 to expand its product range and improve sustainable processes.
Posted: 25-01-21

The Middle-Sized Garden

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

How to make a shady garden corner work for your garden. Find out the pros and cons of using the space for a shed, greenhouse, pergola or more.

The post 10 shady garden corner ideas to love – and two to avoid! appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 24-01-21

Online garden talks are an enjoyable and informative way to discover the expertise of top gardening experts. And you can ask questions. They are the 21st century gardening club experience,...

The post Online garden talks – the new way to enjoy gardening appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 13-01-21

The start of the year is a good time to plan a flower border. So I’ve asked three brilliant garden designers – Lee Burkill of Garden Ninja, Jack Wallington and...

The post How to plan a truly successful flower border appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 10-01-21

I’ve just been doing two Christmas table decorations with garden designer and baking star Jane Beedle. Created from foraged seed heads and garden greenery, they each took less than ten...

The post Christmas table decorations from the garden – quick, easy & thrifty appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 06-12-20

Did you know that planting winter pots is a little different from planting summer pots? And that’s not just because the plants need to be winter-hardy. So I went to...

The post Winter pots – really useful tips! appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 29-11-20

Garden Collage Magazine

The Magazine for Life in Bloom

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 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

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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