A farmer in Rwanda

Celebrity Gardener Toby Buckland urges us all to “use our gardens for good”

During lockdown many Britons turned to gardening with new-found – or renewed – enthusiasm. Now that coronavirus restrictions are easing in the UK, celebrity gardener and patron of the charity Send a Cow, Toby Buckland, is encouraging us to pay back what we’ve gained from our green spaces this past year – by helping people in Africa who are still at risk in the pandemic, and who are also on the frontline of the climate crisis.   He’s suggesting sponsored garden campouts and other fundraising activities in our back or front gardens, or…
Longford Castle and the estate’s formal gardens in Wiltshire, home to the charity’s patron, the Countess of Radnor and her family (Credit: The Longford Estate)

PLANTING HOPE AT LONGFORD CASTLE

Stunning private estate to welcome visitors this June in support of national charity Horatio’s Garden Longford Castle, the private ancestral seat of the Radnor family for over 300 years, built byElizabeth I chief lady-in-waiting, will be opening its spectacular gardens to the public onSunday 6th June from 2pm – 5pm in support of national charity, Horatio’s Garden. The charity’s patron,…
Seed Week 2021

Celebrate seed week – january 18-22

From 18th to 22nd of January, seed savers and gardeners from across the country will celebrateSeed Week, an annual online event highlighting the essential work of organic and agro-ecologicalseed producers and sellers selecting and growing the finest seed across the UK and Ireland. Lockdown seed boomEmpty supermarket shelves during lockdown in the UK and Ireland last year inspired a wave…