We’re Wasting £600million Per Year on Our Gardens

BLOOM OR BUST: OVER £600M WASTED EACH YEAR ON BRITISH GARDENS Brits’ green-fingered efforts wilt in national knowledge crisis wasting millions each year 16 May 2016 – Brits are wasting an estimated £672m per year on their gardens according to new research out today by gardening experts Gardena. The excessive cost is a result of […]

RocketGarden Wants to Help Schools Grow their Own

Rocket Gardens Launches Crowdfunding Campaign #schoolvegpledge drive aims to help 125,000 school pupils grow their own food                                                                                                      Cornwall based organic food business Rocket Gardens has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £50,000 for an innovative project that will see 125,000 school children growing their own organic veg in 2016. With the help of schools, businesses […]

Hedging that Helps Birds AND Hedgehogs

Help give birds a beautiful home with new RSPB garden bird and hedgehog hedging packs Want to help your local bird population to thrive by doing your bit for nature? Online hedge growers and suppliers Best4hedging have launched special, bird-friendly hedging packs that have been approved by the RSPB, for their ability to provide all […]

New Video Gardening Series for Young Homeowners

Origin, a British manufacturer of bi-fold doors, windows and blinds, has launched a series of ‘how to’ gardening videos with Chelsea Flower Show gold award winner and Director of the Young Horticultural Society, Jack Shilley. The series, named ‘The Great Gardening Gap’, is designed to give young homeowners the knowledge and confidence to get into […]

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 Doctor Steve Bradley and John Guest – otherwise known as ‘The English Apple Man’ are amongst a panel of eclectic and world-renowned guest speakers who […]

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 of schoolchildren. Challenging convention, it was the ten-year-olds who had the honour of marking the ground breaking ceremony, when they used virtual TNT to ‘flatten’ […]