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Keeping the Roses Sweet for Five Prime Ministers
3 years ago

Keeping the Roses Sweet for Five Prime Ministers

By  •  News, Extras

The Royal Parks’ gardener who has kept the grass green and roses smelling sweet for five British Prime Ministers has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM).

This year is …
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Bounty Hunters hit Wakehurst for a Botanical Adventure!
3 years ago

Bounty Hunters hit Wakehurst for a Botanical Adventure!

Wakehurst Place, home to the largest seed bank in the world, have announced the line-up of their exciting NEW ‘Bountiful Botanics’ Festival in September. Plant hunter Tom Hart Dyke, Garden …
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Minecraft Made Reality: Kids Re-enact Gaming Concepts in Real Life
3 years ago

Minecraft Made Reality: Kids Re-enact Gaming Concepts in Real Life

Swedish property company AMF Fastigheter has partnered with Microsoft to launch the construction for its 130,000sqm Urban Escape Stockholm regeneration, through a unique gaming collaboration with Minecraft and a group …
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Young Gardeners Throw in the Trowel
3 years ago

Young Gardeners Throw in the Trowel

Young people are losing their green fingers as nine in ten struggle to identify common garden plants, new research reveals.

A study of 2,000 Brits aged 25-35 found that time …
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Top Tips for Attracting Wildlife into you Garden this Summer
3 years ago

Top Tips for Attracting Wildlife into you Garden this Summer

The sun is shining, which means it’s finally time to enjoy the great outdoors. A garden isn’t quite the same without a buzz of wildlife though, and luckily it’s never …
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Boom in Homegrown Vegetables Due to Poor Quality Supermarket Produce
3 years ago

Boom in Homegrown Vegetables Due to Poor Quality Supermarket Produce

A poll commissioned by the City of London shows that nearly one third of British adults grow their own veggies, believing it is better for them than supermarket bought vegetables.

Many …
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Summer Fun Outdoors – Aldi Special Buys
3 years ago

Summer Fun Outdoors – Aldi Special Buys

We’ve been keeping a close eye on Aldi Special Buys and bringing you the best garden-friendly products. You’ll hear of new launches here first!

On 26 July, Aldi will be …
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Gardening Helps Improve Young Offenders’ Health and Wellbeing
3 years ago

Gardening Helps Improve Young Offenders’ Health and Wellbeing

Female young offenders at Styal Prison have created a Show Garden at the 2015 Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Flower Show Tatton Park (22 – 26 July). As a result of gardening, …
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Nic Hamilton Selects Winner of CAR of the Future Competition
3 years ago

Nic Hamilton Selects Winner of CAR of the Future Competition

By  •  Toys, Extras

Professional racing driver, Nicolas Hamilton, has crowned 10 year Jack Hillery as champion designer of the CAR of the future. To celebrate the arrival of Project CARS, Bandai Namco Entertainment …
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How to Create the Perfect Outdoor Space for your Cat
3 years ago

How to Create the Perfect Outdoor Space for your Cat

By  •  Extras

Cat-loving gardeners can pick up tips for creating the perfect outdoor space for their cat when Cats Protection visits the Southport Flower Show this summer.

The charity will be on …
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