Grow your own edible snails

Perhaps the last thing a gardener needs is more snails, but these culinary delights are setting the latest trend for the British smallholder. Demand for edible home grown molluscs is no longer moving at a ‘snail’s pace’. Popularity for Escargot has gathered speed as more people try their … [Read more...]



Holker Garden Festival 2011

The annual Holker Garden Festival in Cumbria took place on 3rd - 5th June 2011 and as usual wowed visitors with award winning garden designs, grower's displays and floral arrangements. All the regular features of the show, such as the horticultural marquee, show gardens and trade stands were joined … [Read more...]



Gardening for the Soul

If you enjoy gardening but either don't have your own or would like to contribute your skills to a good cause, then consider your local church yard. The churchyard plays an important role in conservation. They are often home to wild animals such as squirrels, bats, foxes, hedgehogs and … [Read more...]



Booths Schools Competition

Booths has launched a Grow Your Own competition for local schools that will give pupils the chance to sell their home grown produce in one of its stores. For the first time, the winner of the regional retailer’s annual school gardening contest will become an official supplier to its local Booths … [Read more...]



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