Archives for February 2012

National Gardening Week events with the RHS

The first ever National Gardening Week, 16–22 April 2012, is action packed to get the nation growing. The RHS hopes its plans will help trigger ideas and grow momentum to engage more schools, communities, gardeners, organisations and the garden trade to support the week. To help celebrate … [Read more...]



Thompson & Morgan say avoid Imaptiens walleriana

Thompson & Morgan pride themselves on offering the best plants that will give superb performance in all of our gardens. That is why they have issued advice to avoid Impatiens Walleriana this year in light of the downy mildew attack which has been decimating plants over the last couple of … [Read more...]



Competition: BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2012

Two competitions have been announced ahead of the 2012 BBC Gardeners’ World Live which will take place in Birmingham. BBC Gardeners’ World Live 2012 in association with the Royal Horticultural Society are searching for up and coming garden designers with a twist, in two brand new … [Read more...]



Jubilee and Olympic planting inspiration from the RHS

Gardeners wanting to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics can now find advice pages on The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) website for some red, white and blue planting schemes. The charity has brought together a selection of plants with red, white and blue flowers that … [Read more...]



Bees, Butterflies and Blooms on BBC2

A new three part Documentary on the importance of our pollinating insects started this week on BBC2. Presented by writer, broadcaster and gardener, Sarah Raven, this documentary series travels the length of the country visiting Birmingham, Harrogate, Leicester and Northamptonshire, looking at … [Read more...]



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