Visit Loseley garden show this weekend

Three garden shows are set to bloom this year, bringing much-needed cheer and colour back into the lives of horticultural enthusiasts. The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted all our lives and cast a blight on those otherwise hardy perennials, the garden shows at Loseley, Stansted and Firle. But the first of the trio, The Garden Show at Loseley Park, Guildford, Surrey…

Threatened plants need you! Charity calls for help saving the UK’s garden plants

Plant Heritage’s Missing Genera 2020 campaign highlights 10 plant groups that need saving Horticultural charity Plant Heritage is calling for anyone across the UK who is passionate about plants to help save ten plant groups which could be at risk, as part of its annual ‘Missing Genera’ campaign. The Missing Genera 2020 comprises ten different types of plants, including Aubrieta,…

URGENT RECALL: Courgette ‘zucchini’

Mr Fothergill’s, the Newmarket based seed experts, have recalled stocks of Courgette ‘Zucchini’ with the batch code I on the packet (located after the printed use by date) as a small number of seeds could produce bitter tasting fruits. This follows a small number of complaints from customers who have experienced stomach pain and nausea after eating fruits. All remaining…