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November has crept around which means Guy Fawkes Night will soon be upon us. So, when planning your celebrations for 5th November, don’t just think about keeping indoor animals safe, bear in mind your garden wildlife when celebrating Bonfire Night. With the current restrictions in place due to COVID-19, many people are planning to use[…]

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Dobies have been supplying flower and vegetable seeds direct to gardeners since 1894, starting in the Chester area, and for over fifty years now, to customers throughout the UK.  Dobies are proud to have been awarded the coveted “Best Buy” Seed Supplier by Which? Gardening with “an impressive 91% of seed producing healthy seedlings”. Dobies[…]

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Broadcaster and Chartered Horticulturist David Domoney says, ‘Don’t stop gardening!’ now summer is over. With the recently announced increased restrictions in Britain, David Domoney says the garden is essential in helping us with our physical and mental wellbeing. Gardening helped many to live through the social isolation that impacted many people through lockdown, and David[…]

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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 bated breath, you will be eager to discover the latest breeding in flowers for your summer displays and fruit[…]

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  The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) announces some of the daily highlights planned for the first ever RHS Virtual Chelsea Flower Show, 18 – 23 May, supported by M&G. Throughout the week the RHS website will host a packed schedule of fresh and inspirational content from some of the nation’s favourite gardening experts. Each day[…]

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Prestigious competitions to be incorporated into virtual show (18-23 May) RHS Chelsea Garden Product of the Year finalists announced with sustainability and small-space growing among this year’s key themes People’s Choice vote to find RHS Chelsea’s Plant of the Decade The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), the UK’s leading gardening charity, has announced it will host[…]

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The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and BBC 1 The One Show are joining forces to launch My Chelsea Garden, a competition encouraging amateur gardeners across the nation to share images of their green spaces and growing efforts at home in search of the very best. The charity and broadcaster are asking people to enter pictures[…]

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The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has revealed what plants, designs and activities it expects to prove popular with the UK’s 27 million gardeners in 2020. Drawing on the expertise of horticultural experts from its gardens, retail centres, science and communities teams, the charity has shortlisted what it thinks the new year has in store for[…]

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The summer school holidays are coming up fast, which means the playgrounds will be packed and the streets and gardens will be chock-full of playful, rollicking children, burning off their energy and keeping their bodies active. Or perhaps not. With children’s ever-increasing screen time, it’s more likely that there’ll be a curious quietness around. If[…]

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  In 2018, 57% of Brits opted for a ‘staycation’ rather than travelling abroad.* This trend is set to continue into 2019 with people delaying holiday plans due to economic and political uncertainty created by the Brexit process and with last summer’s prolonged heatwave many holidaymakers will be thinking it’s best to stay put this[…]

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