Garden design, layout, landscaping

20 October 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts might be interested to learn a garden exhibition at Arley Hall, Cheshire, is charting the changing face of horticulture over the last 250 years.It shows the evolving fashions of gardening at the Hall, as well...
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13 October 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts might be interested to learn that an elderly woman in Hertfordshire was confronted with policemen yielding taser guns as she picked up apples and watered her neighbour's garden.Patricia Cook was looking after...
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29 September 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts in Hulme, Greater Manchester, were given a helping hand by workers from accountancy firm Deloitte at the Hulme Community Garden Centre (HGCG).The garden centre is a not-for-profit organisation designed to provide...
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20 May 2011
Adding garden ornaments to an outside space is a logical progression from decorating the house, an expert has stated.Speaking on the eve of a new exhibition of garden statues at Mallet antique dealers on London's Bond Street, the...
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06 May 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts may be interested to hear that a British horticulturalist is to take over the upkeep of Monet's famous garden.From next month, 53-year-old James Priest will become head gardener at Giverny in Normandy, the...
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07 April 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts keen to have a great day out may like to see the tiny alpine plants in the Alpine Garden Society in the village of Wick, near Evesham in Worcestershire. That is the opinion of Martyn Cox, who wrote in the Daily...
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01 April 2011
A great way to display a mass of flowers in a garden is to invest in agastaches, an expert has claimed.According to Graham Rice, editor-in-chief of the Royal Horticultural Society Encyclopedia of Perennials, these quick-flowering breeds...
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30 March 2011
This year's Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom campaign has been kicked off with the planting of 84,000 native tree saplings.Donated by the Woodland Trust, the young plants were placed in the ground across the UK...
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28 March 2011
Good design is the key to fully realising the crop-growing potential of a garden, an expert has suggested.In an article for the Daily Telegraph, Bunny Guinness said the trend towards cultivating crops at home continues apace amid high...
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16 March 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts may be interested to hear about the opening of a new garden in Battersea Park.The Winter Garden, opened last week by Mayor of London Boris Johnson, is a laid back environment, reports Stephen Lacey in the Daily...
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14 March 2011
Gardening and greenhouse enthusiasts can bring the feeling of the tropics to their own outside space by buying a palm, an expert has suggested.In an article for the Daily Mail, Martyn Cox revealed many of these plants will thrive in...
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01 March 2011
Greenhouse and gardening enthusiasts may be interested to hear the opinion of one expert who has said flowers in a cracked pot must be transferred to a new home.In an article for the Daily Telegraph, Helen Yemm responded to a reader...
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21 February 2011
Greenhouse and gardening enthusiasts may be interested to hear the opinion of one expert, who has said creating a carpet of summer spring bulbs can be an expensive business. In an article for Get Reading, Linda Fort said she had been...
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10 February 2011
Planning a garden effectively can make it a great place for kids without ruining the flowers, it has been suggested.Writing for the Guardian, Annie Gatti remarked that it can be a challenge to make an outside space that is suitable...
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02 February 2011
Greenhouse and gardening enthusiasts should explore the thriving online community of gardeners, it has been suggested.Writing in the Daily Mail, Nigel Colborn revealed there are people out in cyberspace that can help with plant identification,...
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28 September 2010
The Autumn Harvest Show is just around the corner and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is gearing up for it by talking to exhibitor John Wheatley. The expert is part of the Winchester Growers and is a regular at London flower...
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02 September 2010
A horticultural attraction first built by a founding member of the Royal Horticultural Society's (RHS) Garden Harlow Carr has had one of its major features restored. The waterfall at Parcevall Hall is up and running again more...
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26 August 2010
Brits who love getting their hands dirty in the garden and greenhouse may be interested in picking up a copy of the latest edition of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Encyclopaedia of Plants & Flowers. The new issue of the...
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25 May 2010
Allergy sufferers wanting to spend some extra time in their gardens as the warmer weather continues may want to focus on ensuring they include insect pollinated flowers.Olivia Kirk of KKE Architects has created a design for the University...
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10 March 2010
An extremely rare Russian tulip is set to go on display for the first time in The Netherlands later this month.The Keukenhof event will play host to the almost black Baba Yaga as part of its From Russia with Love-themed show.Taking...
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09 February 2010
Buckinghamshire garden and greenhouse enthusiasts looking for some inspiration may wish to head to a site which has just been awarded Grade I status.The Stoke Poges Memorial Gardens was recently re-evaluated by Heritage England and...
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19 August 2009
A couple whose garden was recently described as "remarkable" chose to have a greenhouse built on their 23 acres of land.The Washington Post took a trip to Readsboro in Vermont, US to see Joe Eck and Wayne Winterford's property,...
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23 August 2011

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23 August 2011

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10 August 2011