25 April 2012
Another year, another great attendance at the RHS Show Cardiff, as almost 24,000 people braved the April showers to enjoy the first outdoor show of the Royal Horticultural Society season, which provided the finale to the very first National Gardening Week.
20 April 2012.
Ever wondered where a writer gets their inspiration or a busy GP goes to relax? Visitors to this week’s Harrogate Spring Flower Show will have the chance to experience the garden designer’s vision of a perfect professional retreat.
2 April 2012.
Children from Robertswood School, Chalfont St. Peter, Bucks, got to grips with one of the world’s heaviest garden tools, a giant Bulldog spade (weight 28 stone 4.8 pounds/height 11 feet 8 inches), as they launched the new ‘dig out your old tools’ charity campaign at Rowan Garden Centre in Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks yesterday (29th March).
30 March 2012.
It is essential for roots to grow down so they can explore the soil and maximise their water uptake. But how they know that is a question that has fascinated scientists since Darwin. Now scientists led by The University of Nottingham have found the answer.
30 March 2012.
Visitors to the 2012 Harrogate Spring Flower Show (26 - 29 April) will have the opportunity to recreate their own little piece of Yorkshire landscape with the help of local horticultural students.
Queen’s Jubilee Garden gives the Royal seal of approval for Manchester’s first urban garden festival
29 March 2012.
Manchester has launched the UK’s very first city centre ‘urban garden festival’ at the Jubilee Garden in Albert Square. Dig the City Manchester 2012 will take place in the city from 23rd – 29th July and will see Manchester Cathedral, Manchester Arndale and National Football Museum decked out in floral displays and Exchange Square, Cathedral Walks and Victoria Street will also become a sea of green.
28 March 2012.
The HTA* report that all water companies that are implementing hosepipe bans on 5 April will be exempting drip watering systems (see company websites for specific details). This means that Sutton & East Surrey, Veolia Central and Veolia South East have come into line with Thames, South East, Anglian and Southern Water companies.
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