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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

Protium, the UK-based green hydrogen project developer, is collaborating with CambridgeHOK, the UK horticultural engineering and construction company.
Posted: 27-10-20
New results for S&C Slatter show increased turnover and profits.
Posted: 27-10-20
A new study helps explain why some animals are sometimes more often found in suburban areas than wild ones.
Posted: 27-10-20
Despite lockdown, garden centres are beating records.
Posted: 27-10-20
Garden centres are being urged to boycott Gardeners' World magazine after an attack on the horticulture industry by its columnist Monty Don.
Posted: 27-10-20

The Middle-Sized Garden

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

Confused by the huge choice of small garden trees for autumn colour? Head gardener Stephen Herrington, of Leonardslee Lakes & Gardens, explains how to choose and plant the right tree.

The post How to choose and plant a garden tree for brilliant autumn colour appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 25-10-20

There are only a few good alternatives to box (English boxwood or Buxus sempervirens) for topiary. But I have just visited a delightful private garden in Kent which shows off...

The post The three best alternatives to box for simple topiary appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 18-10-20

Autumn gardening, these days, starts with planting next summer’s perennials, trees and shrubs. I’ve interviewed some wonderful head gardeners this year, such as Asa Gregors-Warg at the Beth Chatto Gardens,...

The post Your autumn gardening strategy appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 11-10-20

Garden ornaments – garden art, sculpture and decorations – can lift your garden to a whole new level. They make your garden look good in all seasons, particularly in winter....

The post Where to place sculpture and garden ornaments appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 04-10-20

American Gardens by Monty Don and Royal Gardens of the World by Mark Lane cover some of the most influential gardens in the world. They place gardening in a historical, political and economic context.

The post Two fascinating new books about gardens everyone should read appeared first on The Middle-Sized Garden.

Author: Alexandra Campbell
Posted: 24-09-20

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.

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

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

Urban Organic Gardener

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

ABC.NET.AU – Urban farmer Rachel Rubenstein thinks the coronavirus pandemic, which has shut down major cities, state, and international borders, is a chance to rethink where we get our food from. Local car parks, median strips and rooftops, golf courses, and even public parks — they’re just some of the ideas she and her city […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 27-10-20
Podcast – Boston, Massachusetts is home to the United States’ oldest, continually-operated Victory Garden, made up of some 500 small plots dating back to World War Two. Today, urban farms throughout the city provide much-needed nourishment for the city’s residents, but the COVID-19 crisis changed the way these small farms operate. WBUR’s Bruce Gellerman reports. […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 23-10-20 – Salinas Valley Assemblyman Robert Rivas visited Veggielution Community Farm in San Jose on Wednesday morning on a tour of agriculture sites throughout the state and praised the 6-acre farm in East San Jose as a “model” for others. “Clearly, in agriculture, things are changing in the state because of climate change,” said Rivas, […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 22-10-20
Never before has it been more important to consider growing you own vegetables. But how? American gardening guru Ron Finley, aka the Gangsta Gardener, shares some down-to-earth advice with Sanet Oberholzer. Is not having green fingers really a thing? We all have green fingers because we all are carbon, we come from the earth and […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 21-10-20 – Throughout the growing season, garden plants work together with microbes to break down and use organic matter within the soil. During the off season, unprotected garden beds are at risk of erosion, a process that strips away the topsoil resulting in a loss of nutrients, and soil compaction, which reduces water infiltration and […]
Author: UOG
Posted: 20-10-20


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