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A look at the winners of this years Gardening World Cup

Although the gardening show season is nearing its end in England, it is still going strong in other parts of the world. The Gardening World Cup is in its fourth year and every year had a different theme with this years being world peace.

Paul Hervey Brooks won the accolades for his best planting for the garden titled “What We Are”. He was crowned by the

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The RHS start their hunt for this years Young School Gardener

It’s that time of the year again when the RHS is now looking for the next 2013 Young School Gardener. Last year, 11 year old Lucas Hatch won the impressive title after a panel of judges decided his presentation was best.

The boy from Suffolk had shown some ingenious green strategies for growing crops, and he was presented with a certificate for achievements along with a

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Global Garden Photography Competition from MyGardenSchool

 

Global Garden Photography Competition from MyGardenSchool

MyGardenSchool is the first virtual gardening school In the world. Visitors will have access to special information proved by some of the most popular gardening experts.

The garden photography competition is starting today and all members of the website can participate in it. The competition has 5 categories – People in the Garden, Macro Photography, Flower Photography, Garden Photography and

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Edens appeal for global schools gardening project led by Monty Don

The presenter of the BBC 2 show Gardeners World, Monty Don, is going to front a radio appeal to bring awareness to an Eden project which aims to boost the education of children around the world through gardening. The horticulturist and TV presenter will be introducing the ‘Gardens for Life’ programme on Sunday 18th September as part of the BBC Radio 4

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Highland Garden Centre in full bloom

Highland Garden Centre in full bloom

Inverness firm named Best Garden Centre in Scotland

After winning a string of awards it is all coming up roses at the Highland garden centre and being named as one of the top visitor attractions by the national agency for tourism is just that much better. Simpsons Garden Centre in Inverness was named Best Garden Centre in Scotland for the

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Sutton in Bloom

There are just a few days left for green-fingered residents to enter the competition for this year’s Sutton in Bloom. June 24 is the deadline for enthusiasts and organizers hope that there will be more gardening fans taking part in the competition.

Carshalton’s Tweeddale Day youngsters hope to win the prize with their planting skills and made the final call to those interesting in entering. The

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West Lothian Gardens Competition 2011

Entries are invited for this years West Lothian Gardens Competition and this year sees the introduction of two new categories. Entrance is free and is open to all locals. 40 prizes are at stake in this popular long running West Lothian event.

Among the ten area categories are best floral containers, vegetable garden, best flower garden and gardening for wildlife. Colin Bell, competition organiser, says they

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TREWITHEN YEAR OF THE RHODODENDRON

Possibly the only thing to love a wet summer is a Rhododendron. Thanks to the downpours in June/July 2010, this years’ Easter display of Rhododendrons at Trewithen Garden in Cornwall is the best it’s ever been. This award winning estate nor far from Truro also boasts outstanding displays of yellow Magnolias and early

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Falmouth spring flower show

In Falmouth, south Cornwall next weekend a century old show spring flower show takes place and there is not any better way to put an end to winter. Cornwall is a county of commercial horticulture and abounds with experienced growers and gardens of climate-defying beauty so the show, first held in 1910 will be a feast of early magnolias, daffodils, camellias and rhododendrons.

A new cup

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Young gardeners compete for biggest sunflower

Young gardeners compete for biggest sunflower

A hospice has launched a contest online for young gardeners to try and grow the biggest sunflower. Groups, organisations, school and families are all invited to take part in the challenge, run in conjunction by activity blog sites Nurturestore and Have a lovely time.

The event will be coinciding with a nationwide ‘Go Yellow’ celebration of the work that hospices

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