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Plants take centre stage
We visit Hampshire to see one of the most important plant collections in the world
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Great show in the New Forest
There was plenty to see at this years New Forest Show
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RHS Hampton Court 2015
2015 sees another world class show taking place within the magnificent ground of historic Hampton Court Palace with plenty for visitors to see and do.
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Learn in London
Since 1673 a London garden has provided an important education resource that continues to this day.
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Colours @ Chelsea
The Chelsea Flower Show is always provides a splash of colour, this year was no exception
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The Results are In
Seven Gold medals are awarded to the show gardens at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
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Hillcrest Growers
Working closely with plants has many benefits whatever the scale of project
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Easton Walled Gardens
We all know that gardens evolve over a period of time, this may be measured in centuries, decades or within a single generation of the owners.
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Easter savings at the Himalayan Garden
If you are in the Yorkshire area this Easter, stop in at the Himlayan Garden to take advantage of cheaper entry fees and discounts in the nursery!
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Gardening celebrities get behind Re-Leaf Day quiz
Children’s hospices are set to benefit from a special quiz being recorded by horticultural celebrities from the world of TV and radio.
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Between the showers in Rutland
During my recent visit to Barnsdale Gardens in Rutland I was impressed once again by the natural beauty of plants.
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2015 Events at Knoll Gardens
The internationally acclaimed Knoll Gardens in East Dorset launches their 2015 programme of inspiring events.
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National Tree Week 2014
The importance of trees will be in the spot light during 2014 National Tree Week from November 29th to December 7th
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Oxford Botanic Garden
The University of Oxford Botanic Garden is set amid some of the most famous seats of learning in the world
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The English Garden Future Fund
The English Garden Magazine has launched its new ‘Future Fund’ and is in search of Horti Heroes!
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Dorset Show 2014
The weather was perfect for being out in the Dorset countryside, especially if it was enjoying the sights and sounds at the 2014 Dorset County Show.
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Sandringham Flower Show
The sun shone, the bands played and a prince arrived in a horse drawn carriage.
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Armscote Manor Lecture Series
The world famous Wichford Pottery is hosting three talks by eminent horticulturists.
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Leicester Botanic Garden
Leicester’s Botanic Garden is a green oasis open to all.
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Crowds at the Castle
What happens when you put a castle, a television presenter and lots of quality trade stands into a beautiful location?
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Barnsdale Gardens
For those of us off a certain age Barnsdale Gardens will be forever linked to Friday night viewing on BBC Gardeners World with Geoff Hamilton as the key presenter.
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1st Dubai International Garden Competition 2014
A world class event takes off in Dubai.
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Brecon Plant Fair
The fourth Brecon Plant Fair is to be held on Saturday 17th May.
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Battersea Flower Station
A London plant centre reveals the pleasure of buying plants in the city.
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Plants with a Purpose - Otter Nurseries
In this new series the editor invites plants people from around the country to choose six plants to share with readers.
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Malvern Show 2013
The Malvern Show attracted the crowds to the Three Counties Show ground recently where they were treated to not only spectacular displays of horticulture but also the many aspects of countryside life.
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Dorset County Show 2013
The crowds turned out this year to enjoy the 2013 Dorset County Show.
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Quarr Abbey
The Isle of White has many interesting and beautiful buildings and on a recent visit to the island I called in on one such place to meet the Head gardener.
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Three Tatton Designers
The Gardening Times has been following three designers shortlisted in the RHS National Young Designers of the Year 2013.
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Ventnor Botanic Garden
During my recent visit to Ventnor Botanic Garden on the Isle of Wight I became aware of a new way to not only grow plants but equally importantly, how to display them to the public.
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Tatton Park Flower Show 2013
Visitors to the 2013 RHS Tatton Park Flower Show had plenty to see during their time at the Cheshire venue.
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The Ryton Discussion
A group of gardeners from around the UK met recently at the Garden Organic head quarters at Ryton in Warwickshire to discuss some big questions as to the future of gardens and gardening.
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Cheshire Traders Bloom
We recently took a trip to Knutsford where we found some extraordinary floral displays.
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Hampton Court 2013 Part 2
We continue our stroll around the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2013 and look in detail at a couple of gardens with a message.
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Hampton Court 2013
Join us for a tour of some of the highlights from our journey around the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2013.
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Newent Plant Centre
We take a trip to Newent Plant Centre and visit a nursery with a difference.
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Batsford Arboretum
We visit Batsford Arboretum and find out a little more about the history and plans for the future at this award winning collection of trees and shrubs in the Cotswolds.
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Bath Botanical Gardens
Bath is known around the world for its famous architectural heritage, but fewer people are aware of its fine horticultural heritage.
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Report from Netherbury 2013
We look at how the Netherbury Open Gardens weekend got on after our earlier preview.
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The First Touch Garden at Chelsea
At Chelsea 2013 we visited a small 'Fresh' garden with a big message.
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The Plants at Chelsea 2013
The plants were still the star attractions at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013.
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Chelsea Fringe Festival 2013
The Flower Show may be over, but the Chelsea Fringe continues apace!
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The People at Chesea 2013
The plants were not the only stars at this year's Chelsea flower Show. Here are a few of the familiar faces that we spotted whilst walking around the show.
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Netherbury Open Gardens
Spend the weekend in a garden, or two! 2013 is the year when a Golden Jubilee is being celebrated in the heart of West Dorset.
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Images from Chelsea 2013
For 100 years the RHS Chelsea Flower Show has led the world- the 2013 centenary show was no exception.
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Tylney Hall
On a recent visit to a garden opened under the National Garden Scheme, I found a site of great horticultural importance and beauty.
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Young Designers at Tatton Park
Once again the RHS are encouraging young garden designers to show their skills at this year's Tatton Park Show.
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Rose Festival and Garden Fair
Cadhay is hosting a very special event in aid of Hospiscare in May 2013.
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Spring Blooms in London
Chris Allen visited the RHS London Plant & Design Show in February 2013 to see the spring displays and garden designs on show.
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Practical Events At Knoll Gardens
Knoll Gardens is putting on a series of events in 2013 for gardeners both new and experienced to sharpen their skills.
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Snowdrops At The Castle
The grounds at Hedingham Castle in Essex are open for special 'Snowdrop Sundays' this month where you can experience the beautiful carpets of snowdrops in a wonderful setting.
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The Olympic Park
As an incredible year for British sport comes to an end, it's not just the athletes who are winning awards.
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As Summer drew to a close this year we paid a visit to Cadhay, a remarkable Elizabethan manor in rural Devon complete with ancient and contemporary gardens.
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Global Gardeners Allotment
Following a recent visit to The Eden Project, a couple of Gardening Times readers share their thoughts on the Global Gardeners Allotment exhibit.
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The Grand Cascade at Alnwick
In the gardens of Alnwick Castle you will find the Grand Cascade, an incredible water feature which is said to be the largest of its kind in the UK. Some readers of The Gardening Times reported back.
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RHS Wisley Society Open Day
We meet some of the important organisations and societies from around the country which are sharing their passion and knowledge in many different areas of horticulture and gardening.
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Travelling in Tenerife
Take a trip to Tenerife with us as we learn about some of the flora that you will find on this volcanic Spanish island, and how it is maintained in such hot and dry conditions.
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The Botanic Nursery
We visit a traditional nursery in Wiltshire that has been consistently winning gold medals and plaudits for their hard work.
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Desert Plants Prosper in Lincolnshire
We talk with one of the country's longest standing growers of Cacti and Succulents to find out more about their history in the industry.
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Lullingstone Castle, World Garden
We take a trip 'Around The World' in a walled garden and meet a gardener with many stories to tell at the beautiful Lullingstone Castle in Kent.
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Knowledge at Knoll Gardens
Chris Allen visits Neil Lucas at a garden with a real mission to pass on good practice far beyond its own boundaries.
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Burnham Nurseries - Orchid Paradise
We go behind the scenes at Burnhamn Nurseries, the multi-award winning nursery specialising in Orchid research, breeding and propagation.
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Larch Cottage Nurseries
We visit a beautiful nursery in Cumbria that draws visitors from all over the country.
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The Tour of Britain at Dartmouth
Following up our Tour of Dartmouth, we were invited to see what the Dartmouth In Bloom team were up to in preparation for the arrival of the Tour of Britain.
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Horticulture Shines at Dorset Show
The weather was fine and the ground had dried out just in time for the plants, livestock, machinery, trade stands and all the fun of the fair to be enjoyed at this year’s show.
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Orchid MOT Events
Orchid enthusiasts are being invited to a selection of garden centres nationwide during October 2012 for free advice and plant MOTs.
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Discovering Dartmouth
We take a trip to the picturesque town of Dartmouth on the south coast of Devon and discover the beauty of their town gardens and floral displays.
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Out and About in Telford
Just beyond the hustle and bustle of Telford's shopping malls there is a tranquil oasis with an oriental theme.
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The New Forest Show 2012
Join us as we take a look at some of the highlights of the New Forest & Hampshire County Show 2012.
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The Swiss Alpine Garden
We take a look at the garden funded by the Swiss Tourist Board, on show at RHS Hampton Court 2012.
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People at the Palace
See some of the people behind the gardens at the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show, and some familiar faces too.
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Urban & Rural Plants
In late May, the Gardening team had the opportunity to visit a nursery on the outskirts of Exeter in Devon.
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Triscombe Nurseries
We discover the charm of Triscombe Nurseries in Somerset, set within a lovingly maintained Victorian walled garden.
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Braywick Heath Nurseries
Braywick Heath Nurseries in Maidenhead, England has had good reason to put out the flags.
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Blackwood Gardens
The team at The Gardening Times is developing a four acre garden set within the hills of Devon.
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How the world sees Chelsea
We take an alternative look around RHS Chelsea on Press Day.
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Thornhayes Nursery Arboretum
We pay a visit to Thornhayes Nursery & Arboretum, set amid the rolling hills and lush pastures of east Devon.
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