Butterfly species hard hit by changeable weather patterns

Where have the butterflies gone? Butterfly Conservation launches this year’s Big Butterfly Count with urgent appeal for public’s help after disastrous spring weather. Chris Packham and wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation are launching this year’s Big Butterfly Count today by asking people to help find and record butterflies across the UK. Butterfly Conservation’s current records show that many species of butterflies…

THE HARTLEY BOTANIC STAND AT HAMPTON COURT

English Glasshouse and Greenhouse manufacturer Hartley Botanic has returned to RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival this week with a stand which celebrates and showcases its business through the decades. The show stand communicates the Greenhouse manufacturer’s heritage and reputation – built over 83 years – with five handmade Hartley Botanic structures, each representing different eras in its trading history. The…

Bringing The Magic Of Tomatoes To Chelsea

They say all good things are worth waiting for and the Burpee Europe team are over the moon to announce that they will be back at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show this September. ‘Nagina’ The award winning seed breeders and Pennard Plants will be collaborating once again to display the creme de la creme of vegetable, flower and fruit varieties,…

BEST BUY AND TOP PICKS (august 21)

I’m sure we gardeners are pretty good at multi-tasking, and even more so when equipped with a multi-purpose tool. Here are a few we tried out this monthBEST BUYMINI-MULTI-CHANGE-GIFT-SET This Mini Multi-change® Gift Set contains a trowel, small cultivator, small lawn rake, double hoe and small handle, suitable for planting, loosening, weeding and cleaning. The handle included can also be…

HARTLEY BOTANIC AT HAMPTON COURT GARDEN FESTIVAL

English Glasshouse and Greenhouse manufacturer Hartley Botanic will be returning to RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival this year with a stand which celebrates and showcases its business through the decades. The show stand will communicate the Greenhouse manufacturer’s heritage and reputation – built over 83 years – with five handmade Hartley Botanic structures, each representing different eras in its trading…