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Prince Charles asks gardeners to join the fight to save the British landscape

The Prince of Wales is due to make a star appearance on Gardeners’ World this evening (Wednesday July 18) in an interview with award-winning garden designer Adam Frost.<p>The special episode will focus on trees, with Prince Charles discussing the threat to our landscape from pests and diseases, and …

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Gardening For Health – Part II

So long ago that I can’t remember when, I gave up on the idea of having any real pride in myself. It wasn’t what anyone would call a decision. No …

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Poisonous plants at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park / RHS Gardening

In a first for an RHS flower show, an unusual exhibit called ‘The Poisonous Garden’ will educate gardeners about the gruesome side of deadly plants – …

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The Botanical Supper Club 2018

Thursday 26 July 7pm-9.30pm<p><b>Kitchen Garden Supper</b><p>Join us at The Botanical for our first Supper Club event. Enjoy a delicious three course meal and …

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Take a look inside the August issue of Gardens Illustrated

A sneak peek inside the latest issue of <i>Gardens Illustrated</i>. This month, find design ideas for small gardens, the best outdoor cooking kit and …

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July plant of the month

In sun and shade, the colour and scent of lilies is one of the pleasures of this time of year. From pure white to deep red and purple, with yellows, …

Gardening

Championing British croquet: Lawn care for a perfect lawn

A perfect lawn is a vital factor in a game of croquet, and a croquet lawn requires dedicated lawn care to achieve the perfect finish.Allett prides …

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At One at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018 / RHS Gardening

• At the show<br>• Visiting us<br>• Tickets<p>Top things to do<br>• Gardens<br>• Exhibitor directory<br>• Food & Drink<br>• News<br>• At the show<br>• Talks & events<p>Plan your visit<br>• Getting …

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Kangaroo paw | Temperate House | Kew Gardens

About the plant<p>This genus is endemic to Western Australia, growing in dry sandy soils. As the common name suggests, the flowers resemble the forepaw …

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Chris Packham's clever way to keep ants and wasps out of your home during summer

The naturalist says you should never kill the insects.<p><b>On one hand, hot weather brings lots of enjoyable outdoor time, glorious sunshine and alfresco dining. On the other hand, a heatwave can also bring an invasion of ants and wasps into your home.</b><p>But according to one wildlife expert, rather than …

Insects

Before & After: A Seaside English Garden by Farlam & Chandler

A garden in crisis greeted designers Harriet Farlam and Ben Chandler of Farlam & Chandler in 2016. Dingy concrete paving slabs and a completely …

Landscaping

A new scheme allows you to adopt a plant from the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show for free

Just head to the National Trust’s Morden Hall Park at the end of July.<p><b>Have you ever wondered what happens to the flowers after RHS flower shows?</b><p>Well now you’ve got the chance to adopt one of the beautiful plants that was on display at this summer’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show and give them …

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Charlotte Hawkins just wore the same sell-out red L.K.Bennett dress as Holly Willoughby

<b>Charlotte Hawkins</b> started off her Monday morning with a bang – wearing a stunning red dress by <b>the Duchess of Cambridge's favourite high street store</b> …

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The Most Fabulous Flower Festivals Around the World

If you adore flowers, then get ready to smile because these flower festivals are absolutely <i>blooming</i> with joy. The best part? Horticulture consultant …

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Prince Charles tells gardeners to quiz nurseries on where their plants come from to halt spread of killer pests

The Prince of Wales has urged amateur gardeners to interrogate their local nurseries about where their plants come from, in a bid to halt the spread of killer disease.<p>The Prince, a keen gardener, advised members of the public working on their own gardens to quiz their plant suppliers on whether …

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Fashion File: The best 2018 Cruise collection looks for summer

Finely embroidered details, flowing ruffled skirts, and thick leather accessories chanel the free spirted west for Dior’s Cruise collection. Price …

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RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018 / RHS Gardening

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How to plant potatoes for a Christmas harvest

Start growing potatoes in bags or large containers in summer and you can have the special taste of new potatoes for Christmas.The potatoes to plant …

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How to look after a lawn in a heatwave

With the current prolonged very dry conditions, parched lawns across the country are all looking a bit straw-like. But there’s no need to worry – …

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Garden designer Rosemary Verey: doyenne of the shires | Financial Times

In 1993, as I was leaving college and my father was retiring from a 40-year career in horticulture, he gave me the bulk of his gardening library. …

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Before gardens had capabilities: book explores English landscaping in the 17th and early 18th centuries

After celebrating “Capability” Brown’s tercentenary so thoroughly in 2016, it seems appropriate to look at gardens made before his time, places that …

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Frieze Sculpture brings a wonderland of contemporary art to Regent's Park

Frieze Sculpture arrived in Regent's Park for the first time last summer, bringing an array of contemporary sculpture to the park's visitors. This …

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A Slice of Yorkshire Wilderness in the Middle of London

When you look at this wild slice of the Yorkshire Dales, it’s hard to believe that it’s actually a show garden built in a few short weeks on a …

Landscaping

British Flower Bus makes a stop at RHS flower shows / RHS Gardening

Floral designer <b>Jonathan Moseley</b> will be pulling out all the stops when he brings his <b>British Flower Bus</b> to RHS Flower Shows over the summer. <br>Jonathan …

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Days and events in Surrey

Special Event<p>Back to results<p>RHS Garden Wisley, GU23 6QB<p>Address<p>Wisley Lane<br>WOKING<br>Surrey<br>GU23 6QB<p>Venue<p>RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, …

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These botanical-themed hotel suites have been designed for the ultimate gin lover

It's available to book now across five locations.<p><b>If gin is your favourite tipple then listen up because Slingsby Gin and Hotel Du Vin have collaborated to create a series of botanical-themed suites, inspired by Slingsby's award-winning gin and the 24 botanicals used to create it.</b><p>Available in five …

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Why aren’t my pumpkin plants producing fruit?

Sowing and growing your own pumpkins is a great joy, but there are many challenges to be faced along the way. If your pumpkin plants have grown to a …

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How to harvest and store garlic

Spells of warm, sunny weather make it a good year for garlic and in July it starts to become ready to harvest. Follow these simple steps to get the …

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A timeless English garden on the banks of the River Test

It is hard to imagine a more picturesque setting than that of Bere Mill, near Whitchurch in Hampshire. The eighteenth-century weatherboarded …

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Mary Berry shares top 3 gardening tips she learnt at the Chelsea Flower Show 2018

The baker is also a keen gardener and picked up try-at-home tips while hosting the Chelsea Flower Show this year.<p><b>While it's well known that Mary Berry is a renowned baker and celebrated food expert, it's easy to forget she also knows her way around a garden too.</b><p>Mary has been an ambassador for the …

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