Bracknell Gardeners Pushing For Britain In Bloom

deciduous treeCouncillors are urging everyone in Bracknell to make an extra special effort with their gardens to try and scoop this year’s top spot in the Britain in Bloom contest.

The Town Council will kick of their campaign ahead of the competition by launching Bracknell in Bloom later this month and hope that this will help them to bring the gold back home.

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Filed under: Garden Services - posted by Lauren Corbishley on February 21, 2014

Garden Centre Improves Area’s Green Space

Garden CentreA Taunton based garden centre celebrates its 30th birthday by donating more saplings to their local community. The company continues its green initiative after donating and planting more than 2,000 saplings for 31 different projects over the past two years.

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Filed under: Garden Services - posted by Simon on April 10, 2012

Hose Pipe Ban Needs Full Backing Of Responsible Gardeners

garden hoseA survey conducted by DIY superstore B&Q  revealed that 20% of homeowners are still planning to water their lawns and other non-perishable plants, despite the hose pipe ban taking effect on 5th April this year.

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Filed under: Garden Services - posted by Brittany on March 31, 2012

New Garden Service Opens in Uttlesford

Green BinThousands of Households in Uttlesford have signed up to a new garden waste collection service run by the district council.

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Filed under: Garden Services - posted by Simon on March 16, 2012

Controversial Project Plans Still Not Submitted By Council

GardensA referendum on a controversial replacement for Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens begins even though the city council has yet to submit the case for the project.

 

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Filed under: Garden Services - posted by Brittany on February 14, 2012

Recession Sees Allotments Becoming Consumer Choice

allotmentAllotments used to be a thing that was associated with old age pensioners, who enjoyed growing things to pass the time or just found their shed was a quiet place to sit back and relax with a paper and a brew. However the face of allotments is changing since the recession hit.

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Filed under: Garden Services - posted by on January 14, 2012

Queen Re-advertises For Green Fingered Addition To Her Team

buckingham palaceGardeners everywhere could get the chance to have the royal treatment after a recent advertisement on the Royal Household website seeking a ‘Senior Gardener’. The applicant must have ‘a love of organic practices and conservation’ and be able to maintain the royal lawns ‘to the highest possible’ standard.

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Filed under: Garden Services - posted by Brittany on January 2, 2012

Historic Kew Gardens Presents An Introduction To Botany

kew gardensOpened in 1759, Kew Royal Botanic Gardens, Surrey, is known by all as a place of natural beauty and intrigue, so plant enthusiasts will be delighted to get an insider’s guide to flowering plants with Kew’s ‘Introduction to Botany’.

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Filed under: Garden Services - posted by Brittany on December 31, 2011

Gardening Scotland 2012 Introduces New Awards For Outstanding Exhibitors

garden showThe hugely successful outdoor living show is back for a new year with a few new features; Gardening Scotland 2012 is working to acknowledge outstanding exhibitor displays and new plants from the UK’s best growers.

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Filed under: Garden Services - posted by Brittany on December 28, 2011

London Flower Show Open to Applicants

Applications to enter the RHS London Flower Show are now being accepted. The Plant & Design Show, ran by the Royal Horticultural Society, will run from 14-15th February and is said to be offering ‘dazzling displays, expert advice & superb design ideas’ in its 2012 show.

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Filed under: Garden Services - posted by Sarah on December 26, 2011
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