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Otago Daily Times
Anzac tribute stars at Chelsea showbrought it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden design
Anzac tribute stars at Chelsea show
Otago Daily Times / Posted 12 hours ago
brought it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden design in 2013. He put the project to Britain's Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and the Chelsea Hospital governor and got the go-ahead for the display, viewed by the Queen... Read more
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birminghammail
Acocks Green bloomin' brilliant after landing a top awardsaid. Fran Lee, coordinator of Acocks Green in Bloom received the gold award f
Acocks Green bloomin' brilliant after landing a top award
birminghammail / Posted 13 hours ago
said. Fran Lee, coordinator of Acocks Green in Bloom received the gold award from Tracey Medlyn, regional advisor of the Royal Horticultural Society. “The team was not put off when the council went ahead with the creation of a ‘smart route,’... Read more
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Evening Standard
Gold for Chelsea Flower Show's first black designerto 10 years”. She created a stir in the run-up to the world’s most prestigious
Gold for Chelsea Flower Show's first black designer
Evening Standard / Posted 15 hours ago
to 10 years”. She created a stir in the run-up to the world’s most prestigious gardening event when she criticised the Royal Horticultural Society for not doing enough to encourage young people from ethnic minority backgrounds. Today, she told... Read more
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express
Looking gorgeous in green, Kate Middleton is the gardening queenby 50,000 people to commemorate the dead of the Second World War, was proclaime
Looking gorgeous in green, Kate Middleton is the gardening queen
express / Posted 15 hours ago
by 50,000 people to commemorate the dead of the Second World War, was proclaimed “a marvellous sight” by the Queen. The Royal Horticultural Society, which puts on the annual show, set out this year to inspire people to make the most of their... Read more
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The News & Observer
The Day's Best Photos |2016 Chelsea Flower Show in central London on May 23, 2016. Britain has a "lost
The Day's Best Photos |
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
2016 Chelsea Flower Show in central London on May 23, 2016. Britain has a "lost generation" with no gardening skills, the Royal Horticultural Society warned on Monday, as its sprawling Chelsea Flower Show got under way with an inauguration by... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
London Flower Show Hopes You Will Get Into The Garden, Toonew princess has her own chrysanthemum too. But this year's event, which opens
London Flower Show Hopes You Will Get Into The Garden, Too
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
new princess has her own chrysanthemum too. But this year's event, which opens Tuesday, kicks off with a warning from the Royal Horticultural Society: Britain has a "lost generation of gardeners." "Fewer than one percent of parents were taught... Read more
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KERA North Texas
London Flower Show Hopes You Will Get Into The Garden, Toonew princess has her own chrysanthemum too. But this year's event, which opens
London Flower Show Hopes You Will Get Into The Garden, Too
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
new princess has her own chrysanthemum too. But this year's event, which opens Tuesday, kicks off with a warning from the Royal Horticultural Society: Britain has a "lost generation of gardeners." "Fewer than one percent of parents were taught... Read more
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E! Online
Kate Middleton & Queen Elizabeth Admire Thousands of Flowers at Showmonarch, who recently celebrated her 90th birthday, made her 51st visit to the
Kate Middleton & Queen Elizabeth Admire Thousands of Flowers at Show
E! Online / Posted yesterday
monarch, who recently celebrated her 90th birthday, made her 51st visit to the reoccurring show sponsored by the Royal Horticultural Society dressed in a powder blue overcoat and pearls—the perfect complement to the spring color palette... Read more
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News.com.au
Chelsea Flower Show features Aust poppiesto bring it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden desig
Chelsea Flower Show features Aust poppies
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
to bring it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden design in 2013. He put the project to Britain's Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and the Chelsea Hospital governor and got the go-ahead for the display which was to be... Read more
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Perth Now
Chelsea Flower Show features Aust poppiesto bring it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden desig
Chelsea Flower Show features Aust poppies
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
to bring it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden design in 2013. He put the project to Britain's Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and the Chelsea Hospital governor and got the go-ahead for the display which was to be... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Chelsea Flower Show features Aust poppiesto bring it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden desig
Chelsea Flower Show features Aust poppies
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
to bring it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden design in 2013. He put the project to Britain's Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and the Chelsea Hospital governor and got the go-ahead for the display which was to be... Read more
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Herald Sun
Chelsea Flower Show features Aust poppiesto bring it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden desig
Chelsea Flower Show features Aust poppies
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
to bring it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden design in 2013. He put the project to Britain's Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and the Chelsea Hospital governor and got the go-ahead for the display which was to be... Read more
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Weekly Times
Chelsea Flower Show features Aust poppiesto bring it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden desig
Chelsea Flower Show features Aust poppies
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
to bring it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden design in 2013. He put the project to Britain's Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and the Chelsea Hospital governor and got the go-ahead for the display which was to be... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Chelsea Flower Show features Aust poppiesto bring it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden desig
Chelsea Flower Show features Aust poppies
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
to bring it to Chelsea, where Mr Johnson won best in show with his garden design in 2013. He put the project to Britain's Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and the Chelsea Hospital governor and got the go-ahead for the display which was to be... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Kate Middleton, William and Harry join the Queen at Chelsea Flower Showfoot floral arch marking her 90th birthday - containing 10,000 pastel blooms -
Kate Middleton, William and Harry join the Queen at Chelsea Flower Show
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
foot floral arch marking her 90th birthday - containing 10,000 pastel blooms - before being greeted by the President of the Royal Horticultural Society, Sir Nicholas Bacon. Displays at this year's world-famous event include floral arches built to... Read more
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express
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge join the Queen for the first time at Chelsea Flower Showa bright emerald green, paired with her favourite nude heels. Prince William,
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge join the Queen for the first time at Chelsea Flower Show
express / Posted yesterday
a bright emerald green, paired with her favourite nude heels. Prince William, 33, and Prince Harry, 31, also attended the Royal Horticultural Society event, but it was the first time for the Royal couple. One display the pair will no doubt have... Read more
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Daily Mail
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge finally visit Chelsea Flower ShowChelsea Flower Show this evening, walking through a stunning floral arch to mar
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge finally visit Chelsea Flower Show
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Chelsea Flower Show this evening, walking through a stunning floral arch to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday. Although the Royal Horticultural Society event is one of the highlights of the royal summer calendar, William, 33, and Kate, 34, have... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Chelsea Flower Show bemoans gardening 'lost generation'LONDON - Britain has a "lost generation" with no gardening skills, the Royal Ho
Chelsea Flower Show bemoans gardening 'lost generation'
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
LONDON - Britain has a "lost generation" with no gardening skills, the Royal Horticultural Society warned on Monday, as its sprawling Chelsea Flower Show got under way with an inauguration by Queen Elizabeth II. British actress Carol Boyd stands... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The gardening world needs greater diversity if it wants to engage the next generationthe harder issues in life that we will engage a wider, younger and more diverse
The gardening world needs greater diversity if it wants to engage the next generation
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
the harder issues in life that we will engage a wider, younger and more diverse audience. We already know – thanks to the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) – that Britain is suffering from a "lost generation of gardeners" between their twenties... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chelsea Flower Show prepares to welcome Kate and WillsTitchmarsh, looking dashing in a lime green tie that matched his wife Alice's o
Chelsea Flower Show prepares to welcome Kate and Wills
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Titchmarsh, looking dashing in a lime green tie that matched his wife Alice's outfit. Great British Bake Off hostess and Royal Horticultural Society ambassador Mary Berry, 81, is having a pale yellow rose named after her and arrived looking... Read more
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Evening Standard
Twirling trees and royal blooms bring colour to Chelsea Flower Showappearance to admire the Princess Charlotte chrysanthemum named after their dau
Twirling trees and royal blooms bring colour to Chelsea Flower Show
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
appearance to admire the Princess Charlotte chrysanthemum named after their daughter. Sue Biggs, director general of the Royal Horticultural Society, said innovations included show gardens with multiple moving parts and a garden that, for the... Read more
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express
Bring back the front garden say expertsin compact clematis that are smothered in blooms for months Yet three-quarters
Bring back the front garden say experts
express / Posted 2 days ago
in compact clematis that are smothered in blooms for months Yet three-quarters of more than 2,000 questioned for the Royal Horticultural Society survey believe more roadside plants would make them feel happier, while more than half say it... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Queen's 90th birthday flower sculpture honour for Huyton floristto be back at Chelsea – and on a much a larger scale this time around. “It is
Queen's 90th birthday flower sculpture honour for Huyton florist
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
to be back at Chelsea – and on a much a larger scale this time around. “It is a huge honour to be commissioned by the Royal Horticultural Society to create an installation to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday. He added: “I would... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Clayhall school grows seeds that have been in spaceabout the sustainability of life off earth. The school was given 100 seeds by
Clayhall school grows seeds that have been in space
Ilford Recorder / Posted 2 days ago
about the sustainability of life off earth. The school was given 100 seeds by Rocket science – a project launched by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Campaign for School Gardening and the UK Space Agency. The children will grow them... Read more
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Evening Standard
Angell Town estate residents get to work on Chelsea Flower Show exhibifrom the experts. It’s special.” The group were visiting as a result of a uniq
Angell Town estate residents get to work on Chelsea Flower Show exhibi
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
from the experts. It’s special.” The group were visiting as a result of a unique partnership between the Standard, Royal Horticultural Society and Angell Town. Angell Town photo exhibition on show When the show is over plants in the... Read more
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express
SNAIL WARS: Could a solution to the slimy pesks FINALLY be on the cards?gut The research project, described as the first of its kind to be conducted u
SNAIL WARS: Could a solution to the slimy pesks FINALLY be on the cards?
express / Posted 5 days ago
gut The research project, described as the first of its kind to be conducted under garden conditions, is being run by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and BASF, the only UK manufacturer of nematodes. British gardeners are increasingly using... Read more
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Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal
St Asaph fruit and vegetable grower off to Chelsea Flower Showhis way to exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show. Mike Smith, of Coed yr Esgob, wa
St Asaph fruit and vegetable grower off to Chelsea Flower Show
Rhyl, Prestatyn and Abergele Journal / Posted 6 days ago
his way to exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show. Mike Smith, of Coed yr Esgob, was invited to take part in the world-famous royal horticultural society (RHS) event – which runs from Tuesday, May 24 until Saturday, May 28 – following his very first... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Century of work recognisedin front of all employees of W Crowder & Sons Ltd both Terry and Tony were pres
Century of work recognised
Horncastle Today / Posted 6 days ago
in front of all employees of W Crowder & Sons Ltd both Terry and Tony were presented with framed 50-year certificates, Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) certificates and medals, together with gift vouchers. “In a long established family... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Gardening by book: Authors offer helpful tips$34.99). British horticulture lecturer James is less interested in edibles than
Gardening by book: Authors offer helpful tips
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
$34.99). British horticulture lecturer James is less interested in edibles than visuals in this tome sanctioned by the Royal Horticultural Society. Whether you've got a little space or a lot, James offers tips on everything from measuring out... Read more
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Evening Standard
Touts selling Chelsea Flower Show tickets for £1,000where a ticket is located, details of any age restrictions, and the face value
Touts selling Chelsea Flower Show tickets for £1,000
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
where a ticket is located, details of any age restrictions, and the face value of the ticket. However according to the Royal Horticultural Society, £50 tickets to members of the public only guarantee entry after 3.30pm, raising questions about... Read more
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Evening Standard
Flower Show security stepped up amid 'severe' terror threat levelhave insisted on heightened measures for the event on Monday, when William and
Flower Show security stepped up amid 'severe' terror threat level
Evening Standard / Posted 6 days ago
have insisted on heightened measures for the event on Monday, when William and Kate will make their first appearance at the Royal Horticultural Society spectacular. Anyone who is to attend that day must undergo a new, enhanced accreditation... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Terror alert sees tight security for Queen’s appearance at Chelsea Flower ShowAnyone attending the Royal Horticultural Society show that day must have underg
Terror alert sees tight security for Queen’s appearance at Chelsea Flower Show
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
Anyone attending the Royal Horticultural Society show that day must have undergone a new, enhanced accreditation procedure, including a police background check. There will also be extra searches of spectators’ bags and clothing during the show,... Read more
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metro
Could gardening be prescribed by your doctor?risk of heart disease and cancer. Other results have shown it can reduce depre
Could gardening be prescribed by your doctor?
metro / Posted 7 days ago
risk of heart disease and cancer. Other results have shown it can reduce depression, loneliness, anxiety and stress. The Royal Horticultural Society also calculated that half an hour of digging burns 150 calories, raking a lawn burns 120 and... Read more
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Evening Standard
Sarah Sands: Hillary Clinton is showing us her fighting qualitiesneed a small army of volunteers to get started on the Garden Bridge. The Angell
Sarah Sands: Hillary Clinton is showing us her fighting qualities
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
need a small army of volunteers to get started on the Garden Bridge. The Angell Estate in Brixton is partnering with the Royal Horticultural Society and I hope the roots spread. Gardening should be for the many not the few. Nature understands,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Gardening should be prescribed on the NHS, report saysThe Royal Horticultural Society calculates that half an hour of digging burns 1
Gardening should be prescribed on the NHS, report says
Daily Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
The Royal Horticultural Society calculates that half an hour of digging burns 150 calories, raking a lawn burns 120 and pushing a lawn mower burns 165. Report author David Buck, senior fellow at the King’s Fund, said: “A wealth of evidence links... Read more
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Evening Standard
Chelsea Flower Show to be hit by years of 'supersewer' disruptionbe a “short period” of 24-hour operations. Excavations will happen close to th
Chelsea Flower Show to be hit by years of 'supersewer' disruption
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
be a “short period” of 24-hour operations. Excavations will happen close to the Bull Ring Gates, the main entrance for the Royal Horticultural Society show. More than 40 lorries will visit the site on peak days using narrow Chelsea Embankment to... Read more
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Northern Echo
Chance to learn from award winning artistAN award winning botanical artist is set to give a sketching masterclass worksh
Chance to learn from award winning artist
Northern Echo / Posted 8 days ago
AN award winning botanical artist is set to give a sketching masterclass workshop for beginners. Martin Allen, a multiple Royal Horticultural Society Gold Medallist and internationally-recognised botanical artist, will be working alongside Tees... Read more
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Evening Standard
Juliet Sargeant will be first black designer at Chelsea Flower Showtime in its 103-year history. Juliet Sargeant, 50, has created a show garden a
Juliet Sargeant will be first black designer at Chelsea Flower Show
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
time in its 103-year history. Juliet Sargeant, 50, has created a show garden as part of an anti-slavery campaign at the Royal Horticultural Society event, running from May 24 to May 28. Mrs Sargeant, who was born in Tanzania, today called on... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Cascade of color for sun, shade or basketa white eye. For a planter or hanging basket in the shade, mix it up by using
Cascade of color for sun, shade or basket
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
a white eye. For a planter or hanging basket in the shade, mix it up by using one of several sensational begonias. A new Royal Horticultural Society series of tuberhybrida begonias named ‘Illumination’ offers striking yellow or orange flowers.... Read more
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The Irish Times
Fionnuala Fallon gardening: TidyTowns judges urge volunteers to nurture natural beautyfair is free, with reduced entry charge to gardens, see tullynallycastle.ie. A
Fionnuala Fallon gardening: TidyTowns judges urge volunteers to nurture natural beauty
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
fair is free, with reduced entry charge to gardens, see tullynallycastle.ie. Also Saturday May 14th (10.30am-1.30pm): Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland spring plant sale . ‘Laurelmere’, Marlay Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin. Admission free,... Read more
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The Irish Times
Fionnuala Fallon gardening column: TidyTowns judges urge volunteers to nurture natural beautyfair is free, with reduced entry charge to gardens, see tullynallycastle.ie. A
Fionnuala Fallon gardening column: TidyTowns judges urge volunteers to nurture natural beauty
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
fair is free, with reduced entry charge to gardens, see tullynallycastle.ie. Also Saturday May 14th (10.30am-1.30pm): Royal Horticultural Society of Ireland spring plant sale . ‘Laurelmere’, Marlay Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin. Admission free,... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Storm over ragwort at Fishbournepage. Verification link has expired, please click on resend verification email
Storm over ragwort at Fishbourne
Chichester Observer / Posted 13 days ago
page. Verification link has expired, please click on resend verification email from your profile page. Sponsored by The Royal Horticultural Society says ragwort is ‘not usually a significant problem in gardens’, but 71 year old part time... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
5 terrifying plants that will make your skin crawlit uses its razor sharp spines to snare and trap sheep and other animals, they
5 terrifying plants that will make your skin crawl
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
it uses its razor sharp spines to snare and trap sheep and other animals, they decay at the base of the plant, providing it with the grisly equivalent of a bag of fertiliser,” explains the Royal Horticultural Society. Doll's-eyes (Actaea pachy... Read more
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Times of Malta
Late-flowering trees set for 'glorious' blossom displayThe warm weather is set to bring about an explosion of blossom as trees finally
Late-flowering trees set for 'glorious' blossom display
Times of Malta / Posted 19 days ago
The warm weather is set to bring about an explosion of blossom as trees finally seize the chance to flower, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) said. After being held back by cold conditions, fruit trees such as apples will produce an "absolutely... Read more
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Sussex Express
Rocket Science project finds out what can grow in spacewhich had never before been made on this scale according to Dr Alistair Griffit
Rocket Science project finds out what can grow in space
Sussex Express / Posted 24 days ago
which had never before been made on this scale according to Dr Alistair Griffiths, the scientific director of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS.) “This is genuinely useful science,” Tim said. “There will be impacts from zero gravity and... Read more
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Mashable
Army of 'super-sized sleepless slugs' coming to a garden near younot so restricted." "The impact of super-sized, sleepless slugs could spell de
Army of 'super-sized sleepless slugs' coming to a garden near you
Mashable / Posted 25 days ago
not so restricted." "The impact of super-sized, sleepless slugs could spell devastation for our gardens this summer." The Royal Horticultural Society offers a number of tips for dealing with slugs if they take over your garden, from heading out at... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Hornchurch pupils grow space seedsschool alongside the Storm Trooper, who shared the secrets of space with the ch
Hornchurch pupils grow space seeds
Romford Recorder / Posted 26 days ago
school alongside the Storm Trooper, who shared the secrets of space with the children during the visit. Experts from the Royal Horticultural Society and UK Space Agency will then interpret the results to see if produce can be grown in... Read more
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holdthefrontpage.co.uk
Tim Peake press release prompts journalist's first bookLeader, penned ‘Space Salad’ after receiving a release about the Rocket Science
Tim Peake press release prompts journalist's first book
holdthefrontpage.co.uk / Posted 26 days ago
Leader, penned ‘Space Salad’ after receiving a release about the Rocket Science Experiment, a project organised by the Royal Horticultural Society and the UK Space Agency. The scheme involves Peake, the second British citizen to fly in space,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
QUIRKY WORLD ... ‘Homing sheepdog’ back after 390km journeyspecimen produced by a Swiss grower in 2014. Now the firm has asked Matthew Ol
QUIRKY WORLD ... ‘Homing sheepdog’ back after 390km journey
Irish Examiner / Posted 27 days ago
specimen produced by a Swiss grower in 2014. Now the firm has asked Matthew Oliver — a horticulturist who works at the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Garden Hyde Hall in Chelmsford, Essex — to turn the seed into record breaker. Oliver said... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Obama: UK-US trade deal could take a decade after BrexitU.S. President Barack Obama takes a question as he speaks to a town hall meetin
Obama: UK-US trade deal could take a decade after Brexit
Connecticut Post / Posted 27 days ago
U.S. President Barack Obama takes a question as he speaks to a town hall meeting at Lindley Hall, the Royal Horticultural Society, in London, Saturday, April 23, 2016. Obama held the town hall-style event in London taking questions on diverse... Read more
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