Horatio’s Garden spring raffle

With a host of wonderful prizes donated by various leading companies, including Gaze Burvill, The Newt, Chic Teak, Cassandra Goad, Indian Ocean, Cobra Beer, Olivia von Halle and Gardens Illustrated, the team at national charity Horatio’s Garden are hoping everyone will help them by getting involved in their spring raffle, running online with GalaBid from Monday (March 29) to Monday,…

‘BeE motorway’ is creating a buzz!

A new plan has been launched by insect charity Buglife to help pollinating insects by creating a ‘bee motorway’ across the UK. Landowners have joined together to plant pollinator-friendly flowers to create a highway that bees can travel on – and it’s creating quite the buzz! So far, they have achieved 1500 hectares of the project, but are hoping to…

GROW FOR CRISIS

Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. In support of their work a new campaign, Grow for Crisis, has been launched to encourage people to get into gardening and start their own fundraising campaigns.The campaign will officially start on 20 March (the first day of spring) and already has the support of celebrated gardener and ‘no dig’ guru Charles…

PRODUCT REVIEWS: GARDENING GLOVES

This month the KG Team have been trying out a range of gardening gloves suitable for light tasks around the garden (not suitable for pruning) BEST BUYWEED MASTER BAMBOO GLOVES With the environment in mind, these gloves are made from natural bamboo fibres which are naturally hypoallergenic and antibacterial, helping to reduce the bacteria that thrive in clothing and cause…