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Bolton News
How £5.5 million will help historic hall's garden growA HISTORIC hall has received a £5.5 million boost to develop its grounds. The
Bolton News / Posted yesterday
A HISTORIC hall has received a £5.5 million boost to develop its grounds. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has been awarded two major grants to support the development of RHS Garden Bridgewater in Salford. Money will go towards development of... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Young School Gardener of the Year finalist- Chichester Observer Work with the Growler project in Selsey earned a green-f
Chichester Observer / Posted 2 days ago
- Chichester Observer Work with the Growler project in Selsey earned a green-fingered student a place in the final of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Young School Gardener of the Year competition. Luke Robertson, 11, is a student at The Academy... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
First class garden for a flower showfruit and veg garden. It's the third year Higher Failsworth has taken part in
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
fruit and veg garden. It's the third year Higher Failsworth has taken part in the school garden competition at the Royal Horticultural Society show at Tatton Park in Cheshire which attracts thousands of visitors. Pupils had to create a... Read more
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Gazette
Bloom team gunning for gold as judges descend on Dursley to assess its floral displaysDursley in Bloom team are feeling optimistic about their chances of repeating l
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Dursley in Bloom team are feeling optimistic about their chances of repeating last year’s gold medal success. Two Royal Horticultural Society judges arrived at Dursley Methodist Church to meet with the Bloom team as well as town mayor Neil... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
10 of the greatest days out less than an hour from Londonmoat, and the year could be 1522. From: Waterloo To: West Byfleet Train time
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
moat, and the year could be 1522. From: Waterloo To: West Byfleet Train time: 28 minutes What: The Surrey branch of the Royal Horticultural Society - 240 acres of decorative gardens, an extensive arboretum, and greenhouses alive with numerous... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The 30 best summer holidays in the Alpsnaturalist.co.uk).29. Alpine flowers in the Bernese Oberland If plants are you
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
naturalist.co.uk).29. Alpine flowers in the Bernese Oberland If plants are your passion, join an Alpine flora expert on a Royal Horticultural Society-backed visit to the forests and meadows of the Bernese Oberland. Plant hunter Julia Corden guides... Read more
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Saddleworth Extra
Bloom town seeks further successesand it is hoped it will attract the interest of residents, especially children.
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 12 days ago
and it is hoped it will attract the interest of residents, especially children. The entry is in keeping with this year's Royal Horticultural Society theme of 'Greening Grey Britain' and demonstrates the importance of wildlife and conservation.... Read more
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Oxford Mail
School garden club's success keeps growing and growing...the book, but these young gardeners really are growing more and more successful
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
the book, but these young gardeners really are growing more and more successful every day. After making the finals of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) School Gardening Team of the Year 2017, the gardening club at Stanford in the Vale CofE... Read more
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Oldham Chronicle
Bloom town seeks further successesand it is hoped it will attract the interest of residents, especially children.
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
and it is hoped it will attract the interest of residents, especially children. The entry is in keeping with this year's Royal Horticultural Society theme of 'Greening Grey Britain' and demonstrates the importance of wildlife and conservation.... Read more
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Oxford Mail
School garden club's success keeps growing and growing...the book, but these young gardeners really are growing more and more successful
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 days ago
the book, but these young gardeners really are growing more and more successful every day. After making the finals of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) School Gardening Team of the Year 2017, the gardening club at Stanford in the Vale CofE... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Anglia in Bloom judges say Bury St Edmunds has the ‘wow factor’and edible flowers outside the Edmunds restaurant at the college. They are pict
Bury Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
and edible flowers outside the Edmunds restaurant at the college. They are pictured with Alison Findlay (crouching on the left), from the Royal Horticultural Society, and Melanie Lesser, Bury in Bloom co-ordinator. Picture courtesy of Carolyn Bramb... Read more
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Gazette News
Rotary's jammy campaign to end polio is set to hit £1mnational President Denis Spiller is keen that polio eradication remains a key f
Gazette News / Posted 13 days ago
national President Denis Spiller is keen that polio eradication remains a key focus. “The Rotary is partnering with the Royal Horticultural Society again this year to plant purple crocuses. "These have become a symbol of the campaign as they... Read more
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Daily Star
‘Doc thought I was BURNT’ Bloke left with horror injuries – from common garden plantblisters from building a den near some hogweed in Scotland Its seeping sap can
Daily Star / Posted 14 days ago
blisters from building a den near some hogweed in Scotland Its seeping sap can cause “severe skin burns”, according to the Royal Horticultural Society. It can grow up to 10ft high and has thick bristly stems that are often purple-blotched. They... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Blind Norwich veteran welcomed crowds at Hampton Court GardensVeterans UK ambassador and gardening enthusiast Chris Humphrey welcomed visitor
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 14 days ago
Veterans UK ambassador and gardening enthusiast Chris Humphrey welcomed visitors to this year’s military charity event at Royal Horticultural Society Hampton Court Gardens in London. In his role, Mr Humphrey, of Thorpe End, volunteered at the... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Blind Norwich veteran welcomed crowds at Hampton Court GardensVeterans UK ambassador and gardening enthusiast Chris Humphrey welcomed visitor
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 14 days ago
Veterans UK ambassador and gardening enthusiast Chris Humphrey welcomed visitors to this year’s military charity event at Royal Horticultural Society Hampton Court Gardens in London. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. In his... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Gardening volunteers set for judgingwho have spent months weeding and pruning their competition gardens will be loo
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
who have spent months weeding and pruning their competition gardens will be looked at by eagle-eyed judges today. The Royal Horticultural Society’s assessors will descend on Rawtenstall to critique five gardens up for inspection as part of the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Dangerous giant hogweed is spreading - here's how to spot itto know about giant hogweed and how to spot it.What is giant hogweed?Giant Hogw
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
to know about giant hogweed and how to spot it.What is giant hogweed?Giant Hogweed (Image: Ayrshire Post) According to the Royal Horticultural society giant hogweed, or Heracleum mantegazzianum, is a close relative of cow parsley. Reaching up to... Read more
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metro
Council fells row of trees day before town's Britain in Bloom inspectionthey were furious when contractors felled the landmark trees in Market Place th
metro / Posted 16 days ago
they were furious when contractors felled the landmark trees in Market Place the day before the town was judged by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). Wiltshire Council has apologised for the timing of the tree works but volunteers fear the... Read more
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express
Hosepipe Ban 2017: Britain faces drought emergency as heatwave set to SCORCH UKharvest disaster while river levels have plunged over the past two months. Pet
express / Posted 18 days ago
harvest disaster while river levels have plunged over the past two months. Peter Mills, a gardening advisor with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), said Britain is facing a crisis on par with the heatwave of 1976. The driest summer for... Read more
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chroniclelive
What is giant hogweed and why is it so dangerousup in sunlight. If you feel unwell or have a severe reaction you are advised t
chroniclelive / Posted 19 days ago
up in sunlight. If you feel unwell or have a severe reaction you are advised to see a doctor.How can I get rid of it? The Royal Horticultural Society advises caution when removing the plant - cover arms and legs, and ideally wear a face mask when... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Formerly grey car park in Aylsham being ‘greened-up’ by cubspark and entrance is being carried out this summer by the 1st Aylsham Cubs. Th
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
park and entrance is being carried out this summer by the 1st Aylsham Cubs. They are working with Aylsham in Bloom and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to build borders and planters outside the hall in Cawston Road. Tony Peterkin, project... Read more
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walesonline
What it takes to create a stunningly beautiful, award-winning garden in Swanseain the morning and one of the last things I do in the night. "I would advise a
walesonline / Posted 23 days ago
in the morning and one of the last things I do in the night. "I would advise anyone that is keen on gardening to join the Royal Horticultural Society and read some of their beginner books. "Also I think it's important to keep spraying your roses... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Gardens aimed at coping with floods and heavy rain feature at Hampton Courtand heavy rain are featuring at this year's Hampton Court Flower Show. The "ga
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 23 days ago
and heavy rain are featuring at this year's Hampton Court Flower Show. The "gardens for a changing world" at this week's Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) show focus on the more sustainable direction horticulture is following, highlighting urban... Read more
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The News and Star
Gardens aimed at coping with floods and heavy rain feature at Hampton Courtand heavy rain are featuring at this year's Hampton Court Flower Show. The "ga
The News and Star / Posted 23 days ago
and heavy rain are featuring at this year's Hampton Court Flower Show. The "gardens for a changing world" at this week's Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) show focus on the more sustainable direction horticulture is following, highlighting urban... Read more
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express
Gardener to highlight mental illness at Hampton Court Flower showa powerful tool.” Other gardens at the show include the Children’s Wild Garden
express / Posted 24 days ago
a powerful tool.” Other gardens at the show include the Children’s Wild Garden for children with disabilities, particularly autism. The Royal Horticultural Society Hampton Court Flower show runs from Tuesday to next Sunday, July 9.Related art... Read more
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Gazette
Chipping Sodbury veteran set to contribute to charity garden at RHS flower show in Hampton Court Palaceby charity Blind Veterans UK, a national charity for vision-impaired ex-service
Gazette / Posted 25 days ago
by charity Blind Veterans UK, a national charity for vision-impaired ex-service men and women at the event run by the Royal Horticultural Society. A lifelong gardener, David, who served in the RAF from 1947 to 1949, will be making his own... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Pupils who transformed village park shortlisted for school gardeners of the yearyoungsters, who also plant flowers for local pensioners in their gardens, have
Oxford Mail / Posted 28 days ago
youngsters, who also plant flowers for local pensioners in their gardens, have been shortlisted by no less than the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). If they win, the pupils at Stanford in the Vale CofE School will get a new greenhouse and... Read more
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chroniclelive
Toxic giant hogweed can burn your skin - here's what to watch out forand then cover it up. The blisters heal very slowly and can turn into a skin ra
chroniclelive / Posted 29 days ago
and then cover it up. The blisters heal very slowly and can turn into a skin rash which flares up under sunlight. The Royal Horticultural Society advises gardeners to be careful when stripping giant hogweed. Cover your arms and legs, and wear... Read more
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express
What is giant hogweed? How to spot and get rid of the dangerous plantwhen touched. The notorious plant has a thick, bristly stem and can grow to mo
express / Posted 29 days ago
when touched. The notorious plant has a thick, bristly stem and can grow to more than three metres high, according to the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).Related articles Giant Hogweed MAPPED: Is the toxic plant in your area? Warning over... Read more
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Daily Record
Class Act: Green-fingered Firpark Secondary pupils show off awardsin excess of 100,000 visitors. For their efforts, the young people were, very
Daily Record / Posted 30 days ago
in excess of 100,000 visitors. For their efforts, the young people were, very deservedly, awarded the gold medal from the Royal Horticultural Society. Firpark also won gold in the Planter category for their piece, ‘Musical Tribute Act,’ a floral... Read more

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