Archives for November 2011

RHS National Gardening Week 2012

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)  has announced details of the first National Gardening Week, to take place in April 2012. It hopes the plans will help trigger ideas engage schools, communities, gardeners, organisations and the garden trade to support the week. The nationwide event … [Read more...]



Winners chosen for Gardening Against the Odds Award

The gardeners of the Southend Huntington’s Disease branch allotment have been chosen as the winners of this year’s Gardening Against The Odds Awards, a national programme organised by The Conservation Foundation and The Sunday Telegraph. A celebrity judging panel picked the Sherborne Gardens … [Read more...]



RHS Photographer of the Year 2011 – winners announced

[slidepress gallery='rhs-photographer-of-the-year-2011'] Stephen Webb, from Woking, has taken the prestigious title of RHS Photographer of the Year 2011 and a cheque for £1,000 after capturing an image of a carpet of crocuses in the early evening light. Chris Young, competition judge and … [Read more...]



Could you create a ‘Visionary Garden’ ?

The RHS is calling on garden designers, landscapers, artists and architects to create an exclusive Visionary Garden for RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 2012. This category offers the chance to break the mould and go beyond commercial garden design by pushing boundaries and using horticulture as a … [Read more...]



Prepare the garden ahead of winter frost

Gardeners throughout the country lost countless numbers of plants due to frost last winter, so take a moment this weekend to prepare ahead of the cold and ice. Advice from The Royal Horticultural Society is to prepare for the worst. They have just issued their advice for gardeners and nurserymen … [Read more...]



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