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  Following its success at RHS Chelsea Flower Show in May, Thompson & Morgan’s in-house-bred sunflower, SunBelievable™ ‘Brown Eyed Girl’ has won even more awards and accolades. Proving hugely popular in the US, the new sunflower was awarded the Retailers’ Choice Award at the FARWEST Show in Portland, Oregon, as well as the 2018 American[…]

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Begonias have been voted a plant favourite in the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) annual People’s Choice Awards. Visitors to RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey were asked to vote for their favourite from 84 new varieties trialled over the summer, with the basket and bedding classic securing the top two spots. The pink-frilled petals and lemony[…]

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  Many of the new season’s seed ranges are available online now or in the coming weeks.  If you are anything like me you will derive great pleasure from trawling through the new seed selections and, with baited breath, you will be eager to discover the latest breeding in flowers for your summer displays and[…]

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  The RHS has made more than £100,000 available to gardening professionals and keen amateurs who want to combine worldwide travel and horticultural learning this year. The funding, which comprises a series of bursaries and will see around 100 applicants receive amounts ranging between £200 to £3,000, is intended to grow the UK’s horticultural skills[…]

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• A range of plants, botanical products, terrariums plus more to transform green spaces of every size! • Garden of Darkness to create nocturnal wonderland for moths • Beautiful and mysterious underwater havens to grow at home City dwellers are invited to experience the cutting-edge techniques of urban gardening at the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS)[…]

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  North Devon is getting ready to welcome a floral extravaganza as the RHS Garden Rosemoor Flower Show returns for its second year from Friday 17 to Sunday 19 August, following the success of its inaugural show in 2017. This year’s Flower Show, sponsored by Atkins Ferrie Wealth Management, will be even bigger and better,[…]

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Enchanting garden displays themed around the fairy-tale of Snow White and the timeless classic Jungle Book will be on display at this year’s Southport Flower Show, courtesy of the show’s headline sponsor Everest Home Improvements. The Snow White and Jungle Book display gardens, which tie in with theshow’s ‘Once Upon a Time’ theme, are being[…]

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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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