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Mobile App Launched

The Gardeners' Calendar Mobile App is for sale at last....more

21/05/2012


RSPB Garden Birdwatch

RSPB Garden Birdwatch once again produces some great pictures.....more

09/02/2012


Gardeners Calendar Shop Launched

It's taken some time but finally we have launched our Garden Shop where you can buy seeds, tools and other garden equipment....more

28/08/2011


Monty Don returns to Gardeners' World

In a change of format, Monty Don is to return as the figure head to the popular TV programme....more

28/01/2011


Conceptual Gardens at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2010

The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show will once again champion artistic inspiration and horticultural innovation in this year’s Conceptual Gardens category...more

22/06/2010


Legionnaires' disease in Compost

Now before you all go off and throw your compost bags away there seems to be a few inconsistances with the way this story has been reported in the press....more

04/03/2010


More snow on the way

For some of us this week will see a return to wintery conditions....more

08/02/2010


High chance of a White Christmas for the UK

Snow is on the way and Mid-December could see some significant snow falls....more

02/12/2009


Brazilian Mint for pain relief

A cup of Brazilian mint tea has pain relieving qualities to match those of commercially available analgesics, a study suggests....more

25/11/2009


Mossbank allotments group secure funding for site at old Firth Camp

The chance to get green fingered and become self sufficient in Mossbank will soon become possible with the news that funding for the area’s proposed allotments has been successful....more

01/09/2009


Oxford allotment rent rises are welcomed

THE cost of renting an allotment in Oxford will increase as part of a wholesale review of plot charges....more

01/09/2009


Foggins allotment holder told to remove cockerels

ALLOTMENT holders are in a flap after being told to remove their cockerels - because they cock-a-doodle-doo too loud...more

31/08/2009


Allotment plots in Lancaster Extended

New allotment plots are available for 50 families to grow their own fruit and vegetables in Lancaster....more

31/08/2009


Derelict allotments revamped by volunteers

A TASTE of the good life will be coming to part of the North East, thanks to the work of volunteers....more

26/08/2009


Setback for Widdrington allotment holders

FED-UP allotment holders are facing a further setback to reclaim their land after being told they need planning permission for raised beds....more

26/08/2009


Bees still buzzing near Chase Farm

As the UK honeybee is declining alarmingly, an allotment near Chase Farm Hospital in Enfield is buzzing with activity....more

25/08/2009


PAC on target re honey bee health research

The BBKA welcomes the Public Accounts Committee’s concern for the health of honey bees in the light of their contribution to the agricultural economy and Defra’s failure to provide the funding needed for research and provision of solutions to the pro...more

14/07/2009


RHS set to unearth the nations gardening knowledge with its first ever Dig Together Day (1,5 & 6 September)

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is coordinating its first ever Dig Together Day, this coming September; bringing together thousands of gardening clubs across the UK, to celebrate the knowledge they hold and to inspire new generations to keep th...more

10/07/2009


Mayor of London’s Capital Growth feature at the world’s largest annual gardening event

Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, sponsored by Rachel’s Organic, 7-12 July 2009, will showcase an Edible Spaces with Capital Growth feature to encourage urbanites to grow your own...more

26/06/2009


Long Lost Rhododendron found at Rosemoor

A long lost variety of Rhododendron – Rhododendron ‘Thomasine’ - has been found by one of the gardeners at RHS Garden Rosemoor, in Great Torrington, Devon, while he was tidying through an area of the original part of the garden....more

12/06/2009