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Kingston Guardian
Roots Manoeuvres with Georgina Chahed: "Create your own wildlife garden"With bee and hedgehog populations in decline, there is no better time to embrac
Roots Manoeuvres with Georgina Chahed: "Create your own wildlife garden"
Kingston Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
With bee and hedgehog populations in decline, there is no better time to embrace your inner conservationist and create your own wildlife garden. One way of transforming your plot into a haven for nature is to update your planting. Did you know that... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The turbulent history of the mulberry“The Royal Horticultural Society produces a comprehensive list of all the plant
The turbulent history of the mulberry
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
“The Royal Horticultural Society produces a comprehensive list of all the plants available in the 18th century that has been very useful for reference,” says Jane Lowe, a volunteer who looks after the garden with two dedicated assistants. “The... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Plague of caterpillars which can devour a hedge a day spreads across UKThe box tree caterpillar (Cydalima perspectalis) is the larval stage of a moth
Plague of caterpillars which can devour a hedge a day spreads across UK
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
The box tree caterpillar (Cydalima perspectalis) is the larval stage of a moth native to the Far East and India. The pest, which was previously limited to London, is now spreading out across the rest of the country and has been spotted outside the... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Turning nature into artIT’S a case of back to where it all began for the NSW Floral Art Association’s
Turning nature into art
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
IT’S a case of back to where it all began for the NSW Floral Art Association’s 10th seminar – Nature Into Art – as it returns to Tamworth later this month. IT’S a case of back to where it all began for the NSW Floral Art Association’s 10th seminar –... Read more
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express
RHS appeal for public help to tackle agapanthus pest The Royal Horticultural Society is calling on gardeners to help its research
RHS appeal for public help to tackle agapanthus pest
express / Posted 10 days ago
The Royal Horticultural Society is calling on gardeners to help its research into a new insect that is attacking agapanthus plants. A new insect is attacking agapanthus plants The agapanthus... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Prince George and Princess Charlotte could be at risk from poisonous treeAll parts of ornamental laburnum trees including the seeds, bark and leaves are
Prince George and Princess Charlotte could be at risk from poisonous tree
Daily Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
All parts of ornamental laburnum trees including the seeds, bark and leaves are known to be highly toxic and can be potentially fatal if eaten in a large quantity. The seeds are a particular danger for young children - like Prince George and... Read more
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Daily Mail
William and Kate discover poisonous tree at AnmerThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are warned not to let Prince George play alon
William and Kate discover poisonous tree at Anmer
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are warned not to let Prince George play alone in the garden after a poisonous laburnum tree is found at Anmer Hall Tree sits on the site of proposed new tennis court and found during survey Had previously been... Read more
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express
Prince George's garden has poisonous tree THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been warned to beware of a poisonous l
Prince George's garden has poisonous tree
express / Posted 12 days ago
THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been warned to beware of a poisonous laburnum tree in their garden at Anmer Hall in Norfolk. Prince George faces a risk from a laburnum tree that is growing in grounds... Read more
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chroniclelive
Your garden in August: Sean Murray's latest tips for North East gardenersFrom time immemorial roses have held a special place in the heart, from Josephi
Your garden in August: Sean Murray's latest tips for North East gardeners
chroniclelive / Posted 13 days ago
From time immemorial roses have held a special place in the heart, from Josephine’s avid collecting in Napoleonic times to our modern-day rosarian’s obsession with the latest celebrity-named bloom, roses continue to entice and enthral. Indeed, the... Read more
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express
Great British Bake Off's Mary Berry to open RHS Wisley flower show Great British Bake Off's Mary Berry will open this year's annual flower show
Great British Bake Off's Mary Berry to open RHS Wisley flower show
express / Posted 16 days ago
Great British Bake Off's Mary Berry will open this year's annual flower show at The Royal Horticultural Society Garden Wisley, in Surrey in September. Mary Berry adds final rose to... Read more
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express
RHS and Wildlife Gardening Forum says late-flowering plants help our garden butterflies NEW Royal Horticultural Society research has revealed that a mix of plants fr
RHS and Wildlife Gardening Forum says late-flowering plants help our garden butterflies
express / Posted 18 days ago
NEW Royal Horticultural Society research has revealed that a mix of plants from around the world rather than just those native to the UK may be best for the... Read more
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chroniclelive
Washington in finals of Europe's biggest community gardening competitionA North East village has come up roses after being shortlisted in the UK finals
Washington in finals of Europe's biggest community gardening competition
chroniclelive / Posted 19 days ago
A North East village has come up roses after being shortlisted in the UK finals of Europe’s biggest community gardening competition. The green fingered team have been busy all year with litter-picking, street-tidying, growing produce and encouraging... Read more
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International Business Times
Narcotic drugs for 'magic brews' found at Turkish archaeological site Discovery of henbane seeds found in an old hearth at Kaman-Kalehoyuk in Turkey
Narcotic drugs for 'magic brews' found at Turkish archaeological site
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
Discovery of henbane seeds found in an old hearth at Kaman-Kalehoyuk in Turkey had narcotic and psychotropic effects. Archaeologists have unearthed a surprising discovery of over 100 henbane seeds which many believe is the first evidence for the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Green fingers during dark timeIn the first of an occasional series on garden history, Gillian Vine looks at a
Green fingers during dark time
Otago Daily Times / Posted 24 days ago
In the first of an occasional series on garden history, Gillian Vine looks at a garden developed near Berlin by World War 1 internees. When World War 1 broke out in August 1914, more than 5000 British and Commonwealth civilians were trapped in... Read more
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birminghammail
Britain in Bloom judges coming to BirminghamThe fuchsia looks bright for Birmingham as judges from the hotly contested Brit
Britain in Bloom judges coming to Birmingham
birminghammail / Posted 25 days ago
The fuchsia looks bright for Birmingham as judges from the hotly contested Britain in Bloom competition come to the city on Friday. Two Royal Horticultural Society judges, Mel Henley and Nigel Bishop, will be taken on a tour visiting Sarehole Mill,... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sir John Hall reveals his blooming lovely £1.6m garden at Wynyard HallThe property developer has launched his eagerly-awaited rose garden at the cent
Sir John Hall reveals his blooming lovely £1.6m garden at Wynyard Hall
chroniclelive / Posted 26 days ago
The property developer has launched his eagerly-awaited rose garden at the centre of a £5.3m investment in the grounds of his Wynyard Hall Hotel in the Tees Valley. Around 350 guests, who had snapped up tickets for the special launch, had first... Read more
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Northern Echo
Pictures: Official opening of Sir John Hall's Wynyard Walled GardenWith the stunning garden having a starting point of more than 3,000 roses of 14
Pictures: Official opening of Sir John Hall's Wynyard Walled Garden
Northern Echo / Posted 26 days ago
With the stunning garden having a starting point of more than 3,000 roses of 140 varieties across 150 acres, it is expected to eventually double in size to become the largest of its kind in Britain. Sir John was joined by Michael Marriot from David... Read more
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Northern Echo
Businessman comes up smelling of rosesSir John was joined by Michael Marriot from David Austin Roses, who have suppli
Businessman comes up smelling of roses
Northern Echo / Posted 26 days ago
Sir John was joined by Michael Marriot from David Austin Roses, who have supplied the garden’s roses, to carry out the official opening. About 350 guests bought tickets for the special opening day event were among the first to see the garden,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Charles Notcutt, horticulturalistA true plantsman, Notcutt became managing director in 1964 and under his leader
Charles Notcutt, horticulturalist
Daily Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
A true plantsman, Notcutt became managing director in 1964 and under his leadership Notcutts won many gold medals at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Later, however, the company decided to concentrate on selling plants rather than growing them and in... Read more
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heraldscotland
Conker tree moth pest 'could soon spread into Scotland'The invader feasts on the leaves of conker trees, turning them brown, and cause
Conker tree moth pest 'could soon spread into Scotland'
heraldscotland / Posted 27 days ago
The invader feasts on the leaves of conker trees, turning them brown, and causes them to drop in the late summer. Dr Evans said "several million" of the caterpillars could be present on each infected tree, adding: "It looks like autumn has come... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Glenn Springthorpe: Attracting insects to your gardenGlenn Springthorpe, manager at the city council's Woodthorpe Grange Nursery, on
Glenn Springthorpe: Attracting insects to your garden
Nottingham Post / Posted 30 days ago
Glenn Springthorpe, manager at the city council's Woodthorpe Grange Nursery, on the plants which will attract bees and butterflies to your garden. Here at the nursery we're now into the next production phase of potting up autumn bedding plants like... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Alan Titchmarsh to start as chancellor at University of WinchesterA MUCH-loved television presenter is set for pastures new as he takes up post a
Alan Titchmarsh to start as chancellor at University of Winchester
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted a month ago
A MUCH-loved television presenter is set for pastures new as he takes up post at the University of Winchester. Gardening expert, writer and broadcaster Alan Titchmarsh starts as chancellor on Saturday (August 1). He takes over from Dame Mary Fagan... Read more

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