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A new French-style sunflower has launched in the UK and it blooms over and over again

Last updated: 05/23/2018

If you ever get fed up of British weather with its seemingly consistent grey clouds and gloom, then why not bring some sunshine into your home yourself? Sunflower growers,...

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May/June 2018 Issue

Last updated: 05/23/2018

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Before and After: A Backyard Makeover That Solves the Small-Space Problem

Last updated: 05/23/2018

Our biggest challenge was the narrowness of the space -- without any separation it seemed much smaller than it actually was. Fortunately the plot was quite long and already had...

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Covent Garden in Bloom Events and Experiences

Last updated: 05/22/2018

From flower arranging workshops at Petersham Nurseries to floral-crown-making at Jo Malone London, Covent Garden is blooming with floral-themed in-store events and experiences...

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How to Get Rid of English Ivy in the Landscape

Last updated: 05/22/2018

English ivy, or Hedera helix, is a quick-spreading vine that can invade large areas, often smothering trees and other groundcovers, consuming all the nutrients and blocking...

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The Spirit of Cornwall Garden

Last updated: 05/22/2018

By garden designer Stuart Charles Towner. Spirit of Cornwall - a garden inspired by the work of sculptor Barbara Hepworth with music by composer Leo Geyer commissioned by the...

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The Morgan Stanley Garden for the NSPCC

Last updated: 05/22/2018

By garden designer Chris Beardshaw. This garden reflects the Morgan Stanley’s longstanding commitment to the wellbeing of children and aims to raise awareness of the NSPCC, the...

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Great British Wild Flower Hunt

Last updated: 05/22/2018

For centuries, children have made daisy chains, held buttercups under their chin and told the time with dandelion clocks but for many, these simple pleasures are no longer part...

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Ask Alys: which fragrant plants best suit a narrow garden?

Last updated: 05/22/2018

What could we plant in the clay soil of our narrow London garden that will grow fairly quickly, provide year-round privacy and colour and scent in season? Japanese loquat...

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Finding a work-life balance

Last updated: 05/21/2018

In April, Lawn & Landscape talked to several spouses in the landscaping industry on how to achieve work-life balance. Rich Arlington, CEO of Arlington Lawn Care, and his wife of...

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