Harrogate Spring Flower Show 2013

Wind, hail and rain did not keep the visitors away from this year's Harrogate Spring Flower Show which took place from 25th - 28th April. Over 17 show gardens provided inspiration and in some cases proved that practicality needs to be a strong design feature  in our northern climate. The … [Read more...]



As Time Goes By Holker show garden

As Time Goes By, designed by M A Brooks Ltd & Peacock Design, deservedly won a gold award at the 2011 Holker Garden Festival. This is certainly a garden designed to cope with today's economic climate.  A garden which can evolve effortlessly but still keep it's original structure, shape and … [Read more...]



Keeping Honey Bees

A garden cannot thrive without bees and bees increasingly need gardens in order to survive. Beekeeping has seen a sudden surge in popularity, probably due to press exposure over the last year or two about the plight of Britain's honey bees. The British Bee Keeping Association has seen a 25% … [Read more...]



Mini Orchards

Autumn is the time of year when we should thinking about ordering and planting new fruit trees for next year. Advances in grafting techniques mean that an ever increasing range of varieties are now available as smaller trees. Here is a list of things you need to consider when planning fruit … [Read more...]



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