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To see what’s grabbing our attention in the world of horticulture, gardening and greenhouses, take a look at our latest articles below.

You’ll find a wide range of topics here, with tips for growing flowers, vegetables and herbs, and seasonal to-do lists.

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Written in United Kingdom

Look ahead to spring – take two!

Although we should be looking forward to May, it’s impossible not to comment on April’s extraordinary weather where conditions were totally alien gardeners in warmer parts of the UK. First sowings were abandoned or delayed and the ground was too cold and dry for transplanting. I have never known anything like it! First of all, […]

Written in United Kingdom

HARTLEY BOTANIC RECOGNISED WITH A QUEEN’S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE

HARTLEY BOTANIC RECOGNISED WITH A QUEEN’S AWARD FOR ENTERPRISE AS THEIR ENGLISH, HANDMADE GLASSHOUSES BOOM OVERSEAS   THE HERITAGE BUSINESS IS A WINNER IN THE INTERNATIONAL TRADE CATEGORY, AFTER INCREASING ITS GLOBAL SALES BY 144 PERCENT IN THREE YEARS & THE US BECOMES ITS STRONGEST MARKET –   Heritage Glasshouse and Greenhouse manufacturer Hartley Botanic […]

Written in United States

Spring gardening in the West, my way.

Tomorrow I am meeting a new arrival to Colorado, an Englishwoman from the Home Counties who has bought a house to be near family. She’s keen for advice and gardening connections in this strange land—her English garden sounds like a veritable Eden. She may be surprised that the best advice I can give her for […]