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10 Most Common Gardening Myths Busted!

If you are interested in growing a garden, there are lots of people offering advice from the internet, to books to even those you know very well. …

Quit Your Job And Move Abroad: The Cheapest Places To Live In 2018

It’s the ultimate fantasy: Escape the 9-5 by moving to a place where it’s so cheap you barely need to work — and could even retire early. The Panama-based Live and Invest Overseas advises people on how to do just that, and the company has just announced its list of the 10 best places in the world …

Da Nang

10 great Vietnam war films

Alongside Hal Ashby’s Coming Home, released the same year, Michael Cimino’s 1978 Vietnam war epic The Deer Hunter marked the first serious attempt by …

Hearts and Minds

<b>Hearts and Minds</b> may refer to:<p>Winning hearts and minds, the idea of persuading enemies instead of defeating them by force<br>• Hearts and Minds (Vietnam), …

BBC Radio 4 - Great Lives, Series 16, Field Marshal Bill Slim

Series of biographical discussions with Matthew Parris.<p>General Sir Mike Jackson, former Head of the British Army, nominates Field Marshal Bill Slim, leader of the Burma Campaign. Military historian Julian Thompson lends weight to the argument that Slim, less well known today than other Second World …

Biographies

The Chew’s Carla Hall: Cooking Rules

The Emmy Award–winning host talks soul food, hot chicken, and wearing aprons.<p><b>Some chefs are strict about measuring ingredients, others not so much.</b> …

The Emmy Awards

The future of urban gardens

So, you’ve converted the house of your dreams and you’re lucky enough to have funds leftover to work on the garden. Perhaps this is your first garden and maybe you don’t have the time or confidence to attempt it yourself.<p>You probably have a vision, needs, desires, but where do you start to look for …

Landscaping

She Was the Steve Bannon of the Great Depression

Elizabeth Dilling screeched ‘America First!’, oozed hatred, and inspired Sinclair Lewis. In the era that saw the rapid rise of populists, she became …

Religion

The KKK And Their Friends Are Overjoyed With President Trump's First 10 Days

Klansmen, conspiracy theorists and online trolls are all aboard the Trump Train.<p>President Donald Trump may have historically low approval ratings overall, but for many of America’s most politically extreme figures, the commander-in-chief has been a dream come true.<p>A wide range of fringe figures in …

Now all news is “fake news”: The right’s war against truth goes back long before 9/11

Donald Trump and his media allies have convinced millions of Americans that there’s no such thing as the truth<p>Conservatives are trying to give us all a headache -- and not just by taking away our health insurance and worshipping Donald Trump. They are launching an attack on the concept of reality …

Benjamin Netanyahu's response to the UN Security Council’s resolution will only isolate Israel further

Imagine it: you’re settling in to a warm, happy Christmas – and the first day of Hanukkah – spent eating, drinking and hanging out with loved ones. …

Don't ignore drainage - it could make or break your garden

Many new gardeners are so keen to start planting they don’t take the time to look at their soil’s structure or how it drains<p>Ask any gardener what they love about their plot, and you’ll get as many answers as there are species of plant. Some will go straight for flowers; colour is sexy and exciting. …

Alys Fowler: blue flowers

'On hot days good blues can take bright light without looking washed out; on duller days, they pierce the gloom with an almost eerie glow'<p>They're almost the colour of International Klein Blue, declares my husband as he wanders by some lupins. We're visiting gardens open for the National Gardens …

The late Margery Fish’s garden in Somerset is a testament to cottage garden style

Margery Fish was the doyenne of cottage garden style in the 1950s and 60s. Her garden in Somerset remains as a testament to her carefree style of gardening<p>If ever a garden was born of creative tension, it is the one at East Lambrook Manor in Somerset. When Margery Fish moved there with her husband, …

Gardens: lofty ambitions

At this time of year some of the best blooms are above your head. Dan makes space for the tall perennials<p>I have just walked into the garden, where I found myself lost in new growth. The sweetcorn is standing 9ft high after the heat, and the self-sown sunflowers that have taken over the salad beds …

Schizostylis or Hesperantha for your garden

Beautiful pink flowered Schizostylis<p>Schizostylis or Kaffir Lilies, as they are commonly known are amongst the loveliest of the Autumn flowers. They …

Wyevale Garden Centres

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How to grow Schizostylis, the Kaffir lily

Schizostylis coccinea are South African flowers, members of the Iris family and commonly known as Kaffir lilies. They are great additions to the late season border<p>October is a month festooned by spiders' webs and in this mellowest time of year the garden can seem suspended between the seasons. A …

Gardens: the splendour of grasses

November is often gloomy but at Knoll Gardens in Dorset, the grasses reach their peak and extend the garden season right through winter<p>November is a time when many of us lose heart in our gardens: the clocks have gone back, winter is coming, and there’s nothing but dreariness in prospect for months.<p>…

How to create the ultimate 'outdoor room' and year-round garden

With a coffee table overhung with a chandelier, a snug two-seater and curvy armchairs ranged around a fireplace, as well as a kitchen and dining …

Plants you can grow without sunlight

As the grey skies and dark evenings of winter descend, now is the perfect time for investing in a few houseplants to brighten up your home. But less …

Want to boost your soil? Get some seaweed

If you can afford only one type of fertiliser, Alys Fowler says, make it seaweed<p>I am always in awe of the fact that there is a garden under the sea; that plants can not only survive but thrive in a watery world that is turbulent and ever changing.<p>Seaweed is magical stuff in the water, and it’s …

Me and my garden: ‘Slugs, you are thugs. Come here and you’re gonna get chewed up’

Why former boy band member Abz Love has swapped parties for plants and a pond<p>I love my garden. My mum lives in London and has a 3ft x 6ft balcony, but since my fiancee Vicky and I moved here, I’ve got so much space to sculpt and design, to create. It’s doing something to me: it’s making me really …

Gardening

Grafters Safety Rigger | Outdoors | Buy Online

<b>Standard Delivery (via Royal Mail) - £4.99 per order</b><p>We aim to despatch within 24 hours, occasionally it can take up to 48 hours. Delivery usually …

Malus halliana Admiration crab-apple trees for sale | Buy online

Also known as Malus Adirondack. A dwarf upright crab-apple with masses of light-pink / white flowers. Visit our site for more advice.

Malus Laura crab-apple trees for sale

Malus Laura is a very upright dwarf crab-apple, with bronze leaves, crimson blossom and maroon fruitlets. Visit our site for more advice.

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Vita Sackville-West at Sissinghurst Castle

There are few gardens that say “English” more than Sissinghurst Castle in Kent, which was purchased in the 1930s by the newly married Vita …

Landscaping