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…

GARGRAVE OPEN GARDENS EVENT

Gargrave is a village that nestles into the upper valley of the River Aire, on the southern fringe of the Yorkshire Dales in the north of England. The river runs through the village, where an ancient stone bridge and two sets of stepping stones link the northern and southern banks. Another water feature is the Leeds – Liverpool canal which…
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JOIN THE BIG BUTTERFLY COUNT

FROM 16 JULY AND FOR 3 WEEKS Garden wildlife specialist Vivara has teamed up with wildlife charity, Butterfly Conservation, to help encourage people to become citizen scientists this summer. The new website brand, owned by CJ WildBird Foods, has become a sponsor of the annual Big Butterfly Count, a UK-wide butterfly spotting survey. Launching on Friday, 16 July and running…