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New survey shows 72% of UK citizens go online for gardening advice

A European-wide study has found that nearly three quarters of green fingered Brits use the web to look up gardening advice, before turning to anyone else for help.

The survey of over 26,000 people covered 17 countries worldwide and was commissioned by Bakker Spalding Garden Company. It found that 72% of UK citizens look up gardening advice before going anywhere else. Only a quarter would turn

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Great British Growing Awards 2015 Results

The votes have been counted and the results are now in for the Grow Your Own Great British Growing Awards 2015! Sponsored by The Edible Garden Show and nominated and voted for entirely by our readers and online visitors, these awards reveal the most popular brands, places, garden heroes, books, resources and shops across the UK’s growing community.

Thousands of gardeners, up and down the country

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

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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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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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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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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Garden Media Guild’s Environmental Award 2013 goes to Kate Bradbury

Garden Media Guild’s Environmental Award 2013 goes to Kate Bradbury

Garden Media Guild’s Environmental Award 2013 goes to Kate Bradbury

The InterContinental London Park Lane hotel has just played host to the prestigious Garden Media Guild Awards. The main aim of these awards is to recognise the best of the best in the world of media professionals and ‘communicators’ from the horticultural and gardening world.

The author of ‘Wildlife Gardener’, Kate Bradbury, managed to walk away

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Pottering around the garden can make you live longer

In a study that has been conducted on people above the age of 60, it has been found that activities like pottering around the garden or even fixing house can help in living a longer life. Old people may find it hard to be involved in rigorous exercises. As per the study, engaging in simple activities that help in body movement can turn out to

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