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Gardening News: #HouseplantAppreciationDay

#HouseplantAppreciationDay
The gardening side of Twitter was very busy on January 10th, designated ...

Gardening News: Colour of the Year 2019

Colour of the Year 2019
The news is out! The Pantone colour of 2019 is Living Coral, described a...

Gardening News: Reasons to start gardening (if you need them!)

Reasons to start gardening (if you need them!)
For whatever reason, far too many people would rather sit indoors looking a...

Gardening News: Plants don

Plants don't like to be touched
La Trobe University-led research has found that plants are extremely sensit...

Gardening News: All change at RHS Wisley Garden

All change at RHS Wisley Garden
If youíve visited the garden at RHS Wisley, near Woking in Surrey, this yea...

Gardening News: Looking after your Christmas plants

Looking after your Christmas plants

At this time of year, it's always nice to give or receive a plant as a ...

Gardening News: Winter Wonderlands

Winter Wonderlands
As the days shorten and the colours of autumn fade, you might think itís ti...

Gardening News: Lighten the gloom: 
Part 2 - Other plant options

Lighten the gloom: Part 2 - Other plant options
Conifers have been sneered at by the gardening fashionistas for...

Gardening News: Lighten the gloom: Part 1 - Shrubs

Lighten the gloom: Part 1 - Shrubs
If you looked out at your garden last winter and thought how dreary it lo...

Gardening News: Christmas gifts for gardeners

Christmas gifts for gardeners
Keen gardeners tend to have their favourite tools and other bits of kit, so...

Gardening News: Senecio ĎAngel Wingsí

Senecio ĎAngel Wingsí
If thereís one plant that seems to have gone off like a rocket in 2018 itís...

Gardening News: Cold snap

Cold snap
Thereís nothing like the first sharp frosts for putting an end to autumn. S...

Gardening News: Dyeing to be colourful

Dyeing to be colourful
Orchids used to be expensive plants, bought and nurtured only by collectors...

Gardening News: Nerines, Amaryllis and x Amarines

Nerines, Amaryllis and x Amarines
If youíve spotted some spectacular Agapanthus-like flowers recently, but in...

Gardening News: Assessing the damage

Assessing the damage
2018 has been a strange year for gardeners. The winter seemed to last forev...

Gardening News: The myths around slug control

The myths around slug control
So, the RHS have finally discovered what every gardener already knows: ther...

Gardening News: Gardening for wildlife

Gardening for wildlife
Media attention is currently being drawn to the demise of many of our natur...

Gardening News: Planting for year-round colour

Planting for year-round colour
If you looked out at your garden last winter and thought how dreary it look...

Gardening News: Autumn glory

Autumn glory
September marks the traditional end to summer, as the schools start back...

Gardening News: How England got its straight cucumbers

How England got its straight cucumbers
In the mid-19th century, England was no country for crooked cucumbers. A cu...

Gardening News: Surviving the summer

Surviving the summer
Not every plant will have survived this summerís hot weather, of that th...

Gardening News: Where did the fun go?

Where did the fun go?
Gardening used to be fun. In the days before designers and makeovers, it wa...

Gardening News: Growing Agapanthus

Growing Agapanthus
One of the best summer plants - and one that many people struggle with - is...

Gardening News: Pyramid made of roses breaks record

Pyramid made of roses breaks record
Counting 546,364 roses, Guinness World Records certified that the town of T...

Gardening News: What

What's new?
This is the time of year when plant breeders and growers show off their new...

Gardening News: To mow or not to mow

To mow or not to mow
Given all the hot weather recently, you may be looking out on a lawn tha...

Gardening News: Prettiest Rose Competition Winners

Prettiest Rose Competition Winners
We are pleased to announce the winners of our Prettiest Rose Competition 20...

Gardening News: Quality or quantity

Quality or quantity
The "Dig for Victory" campaign during the 1940s saw people everywhere di...

Gardening News: 2018 Prettiest Rose Competition

2018 Prettiest Rose Competition
Saturday is the start of The Sun Gardening 'National Rose Festival Week' an...

Gardening News: Leave the plants where they are

Leave the plants where they are
If they're being honest, most gardeners will admit to having pinched cuttin...

Gardening News: Garden problems - no need for slash and burn!

Garden problems - no need for slash and burn!
At the end of a three-day spell answering garden questions at a Garden S...

Gardening News: For the love of a rose

For the love of a rose
Year after year, the rose tops the poll for the UK's favourite flower, yet ...

Gardening News: RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018
This week has been full of the Chelsea Flower Show; on television every n...

Gardening News: Flowers of the Royal wedding

Flowers of the Royal wedding
As the newspapers concentrate on Meghanís dress, the first kiss and who ...

Gardening News: New fragrant orchids

New fragrant orchids
Thereís good news for orchid fans this spring with the introduction of t...

Gardening News: Restoring the Temperate House at Kew

Restoring the Temperate House at Kew
Next time you feel tempted to moan about cleaning the winter grime from you...

Gardening News: Harrogate Spring Flower Show

Harrogate Spring Flower Show
This spring might have felt like the longest and coldest ever (give or t...

Gardening News: Ascot Spring Garden Show

Ascot Spring Garden Show
There is a new kid on the block and the initial impressions are very good. ...

Gardening News: Netherlands Soup, beer and soap from food waste

Netherlands Soup, beer and soap from food waste
First it was a supermarket aisle free of plastics, now the Dutch have com...

Gardening News: Going for Gold (again)

Going for Gold (again)
This week, as part of our behind-the-scenes look at what to expect from th...

Gardening News: Taking the initiative

Taking the initiative
Are you bored with your office job? Longing to spend more time outdoors? W...

Gardening News: Successful houseplants

Successful houseplants
Indoor plants are enjoying their biggest surge in popularity since the 1...

Gardening News: New English Roses from David Austin

New English Roses from David Austin
The name David Austin is synonymous with beautiful, fragrant roses and t...

Gardening News: What to look out for this spring

What to look out for this spring
During the early months of the year, companies are keen to tell the press a...

Gardening News: Easy Clematis

Easy Clematis
No-one has done more to make growing beautiful Clematis easy than Guerns...

Gardening News: Snowdrop gardens

Snowdrop gardens
Everyone loves the first flowers of spring; those early signs of promise...

Gardening News: What

What's new in horticulture
The IPM Essen trade show is held every January and is the largest hortic...

Gardening News: The 36th International Plant Show IPM ESSEN

The 36th International Plant Show IPM ESSEN
The 36th International Plant Show IPM ESSEN started this week in the Messe ...

Gardening News: War on plastic heats up

War on plastic heats up
More than 220,000 people in the UK have signed a Change.org petition lobb...

Gardening News: Bees use heat patterns to choose flowers

Bees use heat patterns to choose flowers
A new study, led by scientists from the University of Bristol, has found th...

Gardening News: APS Group to build new greenhouse

APS Group to build new greenhouse
The UK's largest tomato grower has secured an investment from a private equ...

Gardening News: Dutch PM warns horticultural sector about Brexit

Dutch PM warns horticultural sector about Brexit
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has warned companies to prepare for the pos...

Gardening News: New online community to combat food waste

New online community to combat food waste
With EU nations throwing away 88 million tonnes of food a year, a group of ...

Gardening News: Holly & Mistletoe Auctions return to Burford Garden Store

Holly & Mistletoe Auctions return to Burford Garden Store
A historic Christmas tradition is returning to Burford House Garden Store a...

Gardening News: Post-Brexit plant import fears grow

Post-Brexit plant import fears grow
Fears are growing that the industry will face a major headache over the sou...

Gardening News: UK: Labour shortages

UK: Labour shortages 'up to 30 per cent'
There was an alarming drop-off in the level of available seasonal labour la...

Gardening News: Armed Forces Memorial: One Decade On

Armed Forces Memorial: One Decade On
A decade after the Armed Forces Memorial was dedicated in the presence of H...

Gardening News: Little Wonders

Little Wonders
Gardening is something that everyone can enjoy and we love to see our young...

Gardening News: Largest Container Garden in the World

Largest Container Garden in the World
Ambitious plans by RHS Chelsea Flower Show gold medal winning garden design...

Gardening News: Asda stocks year-round British tomatoes

Asda stocks year-round British tomatoes
Asda can now sell British tomatoes year-round thanks to an investment into ...

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