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16 November 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts might be interested to know that the Ventnor Botanic Garden on the Isle of Wight is hoping for a new owner to step forward, after the council made it available to an independent organisation from next April.The...
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15 November 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts might be interested to learn that hydrangeas can help provide much needed colour and life to the garden when most other shrubs have stopped flowering by autumn time, it has been claimed.According to former Gardeners'...
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08 November 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts might be interested to know the New Leaf project, which trains and rehabilitates young offenders through gardening, was saved from the chop by winning an prize at the South London Press Our Heroes Awards last...
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07 November 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts aplenty in Melrose joined in the festivities to see BBC4's Gardeners' Question Time record two separate editions of the popular radio show as part of the tenth anniversary celebrations for the Melrose...
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01 November 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts might be interested to learn that the Arborfield Gardening Association has won the Wokingham Times' Community Cash Token.The gardening club has won the £200 cash prize at the perfect time, as it is...
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26 October 2011
Greenhouse enhtusiasts might be interested to hear that gardening is the key to keeping your body healthy well into old age, that is according to the Daily Telegraph's gardening expert Bunny Guinness.Regular panellist on BBC Radio...
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25 October 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts in Merseyside are being encouraged to put their green fingers to good use by planting flowers, trees and shrubs in local parks to make communities happier.The appeal is part of the UK's biggest single day...
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21 October 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts might be interested to hear that the future of Scotland's rich abundance of plant and tree wildlife is to be safeguarded with a series of collections across the country that will culminate in a national arboretum.Overseen...
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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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19 October 2011
Greenhouse enthusiasts might be encouraged to start building more gardens as they can be used as effective flood control measures, according to an expert.Speaking on the FT Science podcast, Roger Williams, head of science at the Royal...
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