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The History of RHS Garden Wisley / RHS Gardening

Last updated: 05/01/2018

The Royal Horticultural Society was given Wisley in 1903, although at that time only a small part of the 24ha (60 acres) estate was actually cultivated as a garden, the...

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Chelsea Flower Show Best Tradestand Award - The English Garden

Last updated: 04/30/2018

Award-winning displays that caught our eye included James Doran Webb’s – the sculptor’s stand must have caught the judges’ eye too because his impressively lifelike driftwood...

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Harrogate Spring Flower Show 2018: review, results, rain!

Last updated: 04/30/2018

Hiding from a downpour in Ryedale's tent! Freezing, wet and windy but show gardens warmed cold hands I’ve been to many Harrogate Spring Flower Shows and the weather is always a...

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Gardens line-up announced for RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2018 (18 – 22 July)

Last updated: 04/30/2018

• Future Spaces, Show Gardens and Back to Back designs revealed for 20th anniversary Show • Gardens to cope with climate change, promote better health and improve our overall...

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Container Rose Gardening Made Easy; Learn to grow roses in pots

Last updated: 04/30/2018

by Niki Jabbour • Comments (0) Container rose gardening is a stylish way to brighten up outdoor spaces. Use a potted rose to create a focal point in a garden or add bold color...

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Sports Field Management

Last updated: 04/30/2018

Overseeding is the periodic application of seed to an existing turfgrass stand to improve turf density. A widely accepted concept is that 25 events on a native soil football...

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Surprises, conservatism, and what one can learn from soil testing: part 2

Last updated: 04/29/2018

I wrote about three things one can learn from soil testing in this post. Here, in part 2, I discuss four more things related to this subject. 4. Grass can grow well and produce...

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Soil is more valuable than gold

Last updated: 04/29/2018

In terms of civilization, it is more valuable than gold. The soil is the foundation for food and stability required for organized, structured society. Without good, productive...

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USDA, Private Sector to Help Producers in Four States Protect and Restore Soils

Last updated: 04/29/2018

New pilot project to increase services vital to ag production and soil quality April 26, 2018, WASHINGTON – A new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) pilot project will add...

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Join the Innovative Farmers network for free

Last updated: 04/29/2018

It seems like a question with an obvious answer. Farmers are the ones looking after their land and animals, starting the day at 4am with milking wake-up calls, and putting in...

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