Articles about horticulture


Soil cultivation. Good soil for good plants - Local Gardener NEWSPAPER

Last updated: 06/02/2018

Time spent getting soil ready could be a very important investment that may reap rewards for several seasons to come. Soil cultivation is the straightforward principle...

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Are your products child and pet safe ? - Local Gardener NEWSPAPER

Last updated: 06/02/2018

Many people are concerned regarding the protection of their youngsters or pets after they use garden care products like pesticides, fertilizer or cleaners. However, the...

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Events for Sun 27 May – Sun 27 May – Chelsea Fringe

Last updated: 05/30/2018

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Sun 27 May, 2018 online – Greenwich Park Greenwich London, SE10 8Xj United Kingdom + Google Map Celebrating the first...

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Gardens: self-seeders

Last updated: 05/30/2018

Self-seeders are a cheap and easy way to fill up gaps and inject change and interest Self-seeders have developed an unfortunate reputation in some parts of the gardening world....

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Do You Know Who Invented the Wheelbarrow & When? - Horticulture

Last updated: 05/29/2018

As you use your wheelbarrow to haul dirt, mulch, debris to the burn pile, or what seems like miles of hose to connect to the spigot, you probably haven’t thought about the...

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Rare Plant Fair Newsletter - June 2018

Last updated: 05/28/2018

Welcome to our June newsletter. The season really seems to be getting into its stride now and gardens (not to mention our nurseries' sales tables!) are bursting with colour. we...

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Graham Stuart Thomas and the Mottisfont old roses

Last updated: 05/28/2018

Graham Stuart Thomas was born on April 3, 1909 and all this year the National Trust has been celebrating the centenary of his birth with a series of events that pay tribute to...

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Top 10 Reasons to Buy a Fruit Cage-Garden Blog

Last updated: 05/27/2018

1. A fruit cage can protect fruit and vegetables in your kitchen garden from birds, butterflies, aphids, deer, badgers or foxes allowing you to harvest more of the crops you...

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Griffith Buck

Last updated: 05/26/2018

Griffith Buck (1915 – 28 March 1991) was a professor of horticulture at Iowa State University who created over 80 named cultivars of the rose, all of which are capable of...

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Covent Garden blooms for Chelsea Fringe

Last updated: 05/25/2018

A new floral installation created by Capco Covent Garden in Covent Garden’s East Piazza as part of Chelsea Fringe 2018 will raise awareness of Perennial, the only charity...

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