Gardening News

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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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Amateur Gardening

Tamsin Westhorpe celebrates self-seeders and offers advice on getting the best out of these generous plants

ETBT1G Foxgloves in a cottage garden. Path leading to hut.
ETBT1G Foxgloves in a cottage garden. Path leading to hut.
  There’s so much to celebrate about footloose and fancy-free self-seeders. These plants are annuals, biennials or perennials that simply …Continue reading »
Author: Lesley Upton
Posted: 17-06-18

It pays to follow the times-two rule, as former Gardeners’ World host Toby Buckland explains how ‘double-doing’ can benefit your lawn

CP43B7 Gradener mowing the lawn in april. Cutting the grass. Gardening jobs
CP43B7 Gradener mowing the lawn in april. Cutting the grass. Gardening jobs
  Measure twice, cut once. If you want to do something well it pays to do it twice, whether you’re …Continue reading »
Author: Lesley Upton
Posted: 17-06-18

Avoid waste and get the best from lawn treatments, fertilisers and seeds with a tool to deliver the right amount in the right place, quickly and efficiently. Tim Rumble tests six lawn seed and fertiliser spreaders

Distributing lawn seed for a new lawn, or to thicken up your existing grass, can be a haphazard business if …Continue reading »
Author: Lesley Upton
Posted: 17-06-18

Get your dahlia tubers in the ground now, says Ruth Hayes

The dahlia tubers I re-started earlier in the spring have grown well and are now ready to go out into …Continue reading »
Author: Lesley Upton
Posted: 29-05-18

Give your lawn a boost with a combined feed, weed and moss killer treatment.
There are both chemical and organic formulations to choose from, says Tim Rumball

  LAWNS don’t have to be hard work to keep in good shape. Regular cutting plus a combined feed, weed …Continue reading »
Author: Lesley Upton
Posted: 28-05-18


The latest news from the RSPB

The RSPB is encouraging everyone to remember wildlife when planning bonfires and firework displays this weekend.
Posted: 01-11-17
The RSPB is calling on the public to 'Name a Knot' to support their Snettisham Hide crowdfunding appeal
Posted: 27-07-17
Keeping the family entertained during the summer holidays can often seem a daunting task. So what better way to enjoy those seemingly endless days of summer than by having a wild time at Leighton Moss nature reserve. Families looking for a great day out will discover lots of ways to explore the outdoors with a packed programme of fun events and activities all designed to entertain, educate and stimulate.
Posted: 25-07-17
Anna Turley MP has visited a conservation project in Teesside dedicated to reversing the fortunes of the little tern, one of the UK's most threatened seabirds.
Posted: 24-07-17
More than 370 local primary school children have enjoyed taking a walk on the wild side and raised almost £1500 for the RSPB as part of a Guinness Book of Records attempt.
Posted: 24-07-17

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Plantscape has developed a new nursery site in Yorkshire in response to rising demand for its self-watering planters and hanging baskets by towns, cities, In Bloom groups and BID organisations across the UK.
Posted: 19-03-19
The City of London Corporation has granted planning permission to redevelop Seal House at 1 Swan Lane in the City of London.
Posted: 18-03-19
Townshend Landscape Architects is working on a public realm project in the Broadmarsh area of Nottingham.
Posted: 15-03-19

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