Help map European Pear Rust

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is working with the Sylva Foundation conducting a survey in the TreeWatch initiative to map the incidences of European pear rust across the country. Over the last ten years the RHS Advisory Service has seen a steady increase in enquiries suggesting that … [Read more...]



New stunning evergreen Magnolia

Here at Gardening for Health we just adore Magnolias and the newcomer to the scene, Fairy Magnolia Blush looks set to be a real winner. Fairy Magnolia Blush is a startling free flowering evergreen shrub, laden with fragrant flowers from March to May. Reaching mature heights of three to … [Read more...]



Field research facility built at Wisley

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has started construction of a unique Field Research Facility at its garden in Wisley, Surrey. The building, which is due to be completed by spring 2012, will provide the charity with a state-of-the-art facility in which to carry out plant disease and pest … [Read more...]



Moon Planting Guide

For those who follow or are interested in the biodynamic planting method, check out the lunar planting and harvesting guide at the Gardener's Calendar.co.uk. Simple to follow with easy to understand explanations about how the biodynamic  planting system, following the phases of the moon, can help … [Read more...]



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