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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
In an attempt to encourage gardeners to pitch in and do their part to help the planet, the annual horticultural calendar’s first big national gardening show is pushing the biodiversity message.
The entire programme, from May 12 to May 15, will be dedicated to conserving the natural environment, all this at the Spring Gardening Show on [...]