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Welcome

Whether you already have green fingers, or would like to improve your gardening skills, we welcome you to ‘Wildlife Gardening’, our green gardening guide. Learn all about the insects that help in our gardens, and the pests we could all do without. There are gardening blog posts offering advice on managing garden ponds, landscaping, and planting through the seasons. Whether you want to build the

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Best in Show Garden Fisher Tomlin & Bowyer to be relocated in Cardiff

Fisher Tomlin & Bowyer

Woodland garden designed for the 10th RHS Flower Show Cardiff by Fisher Tomlin & Bowyer UK garden designers will be re-located to be a permanent garden right next to where it won Best in Show and an RHS Gold Medal last week.

Director Andrew Fisher Tomlin said “Whenever we have created show gardens we make an effort to find a permanent home for the garden either

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Your Smartphone will now mow your lawn.

Your Smartphone will now mow your lawn.

Your Smartphone will now mow your lawn.

That’s exactly what the new app from Robomow can do – so you can take up golf instead (or just hang out on the couch). Amongst six new models from the manufacturer of robotic lawnmowers, one is ‘Robomow-the App’ and it lets you change settings, alter schedules and get the whole job done without setting foot on the

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Squirrel Proof Birdfeeders

If you love the feathered friends that come into our gardens, then you may be one of the thousands who has installed a bird feeder in your outdoor space. The problem here is that there are other creatures who, while they may look pretty with their long bushy tails, simply don’t play nice when it comes to bird feeders. These pesky critters, or squirrels, are

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Home & Garden Plus announce their UK launch

Home and Garden Plus announce their UK launch

 

Home and Garden Plus announce their UK launch

It has only been a short time since Home & Garden Plus launched within the UK but they have already partnered with the JML company which is the number one as seen on television programming on Sky channel 642. The partnership will officially start on March 9th during the midday programming.

The gardening lifestyle business sets out to

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Care homes: the breakout

There is a fascinating and encouraging trend emerging in Britain (and much of the West), and it’s a trend that affects everyone.

Older people are breaking out!

There is essentially a huge swing away from moving to a care home to spend your retirement years and towards living those golden Autumn years out in the world, exploring new possibilities to the fullest. One of the main factors

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New gardening club for those with green fingers in Cornwall

If you are a gardener or a wannabe gardener in the coastal area of Pendeen, Cornwall, take note that help is at hand. A new club has just been launched, with the first meeting organised by Sandra Coak and future gatherings to be set as the members get the agenda underway. The first ‘official’ meeting took place on 10th January at the Centre of Pendeen,

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How to give an established garden a makeover

Movement aims at getting our hands back in the soil

There is a movement afoot to get the British population back to the soil once more; it seems that as a nation, urbanisation has atrophied too many of our green thumbs. BBC2 is airing a series called the Great British Garden Revival, featuring Britain’s most experienced and enthusiastic horticulturists explaining, demonstrating and showing off in spectacular fashion some of the growing things that make up

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RHS backs plan to teach gardening in schools

The RHS has conducted a report that has revealed that teaching gardening in schools can be of great help to kids in their sense of self worth and well being as well as their other studies. There seems to be other three R’s that children can get guidance once they complete their school gardening, and they are “Ready to learn, Resilient and Responsible.

The RHS report

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The health benefits of gardening just keep on coming

Researchers indicate that spending around four hours of light gardening every week lowers one’s chances of having kidney stones by about a third. A study has indicated that even some little exercise can greatly reduce the risk. Previous research has shown that when one is overweight, their chances of having kidney stones doubles.

The condition can be quite painful and one may have to go for

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