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  There are not many plants which are ideally planted in July or August, but Colchicums are one of them. Sometimes called Autumn Crocus or Naked Lady, they provide an attractive display in autumn in borders, rough grass or containers, and continue to bloom between September and November for many years to come.  They are[…]

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• Popular 25m streetscape returns for second year, featuring Bus Stops created by designers and communities across Greater Manchester • Designs championing hope, vital green spaces and the Manchester Bee • Greened up Bus Stops aim to inspire visitors to get growing and celebrate different cultures and communities The Bus Stop Boulevard, a customised street[…]

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  Some plants emit their fragrance at night. These fragrances are generally intense, even memorable, in the darkness adding both simplicity and mystery to the experience. In practical terms the main night-pollinators in the UK are moths. These insects are attracted by scent at the ‘sweet’ end of the fragrance spectrum. The ‘night-time plants’ therefore[…]

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  • World’s largest flower show teams up with one of Britain’s most renowned chefs Raymond Blanc to highlight home grown produce • Simple, fun growing methods and recipe ideas showcased across the show (2-8 July) • New Community Garden aims to inspire all ages to get involved in gardening together • Tempting new Dig[…]

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  BBC Gardeners’ World Live has announced all the winners of its prestigious annual awards, honouring a garden based on the history of the host city, Birmingham, with its highest accolade, a Platinum Award plus Best Show Garden. Designed by Paul Stone, the ‘Made in Birmingham Garden’ features a fully-functional steam locomotive set along a[…]

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Rolawn, home of ‘Britain’s Finest Turf’, Medallion® and industry leading blended loam topsoils, landscaping bark and soil improver is proud to be one of the key supporters and suppliers to this year’s BBC Gardeners’ World Live show at the NEC, Birmingham. Rolawn will be providing 300m2 of Medallion® for use on and alongside the show[…]

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