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The Inspiration rose

New rose to mark 100 years of the Women’s Institute

Called ‘Inspiration’ it is a hybrid tea with large blooms of bright salmon-orange and pale-yellow on the reverse of the petals. Cheshire breeder Gareth Fryer said: “It was offered exclusively…

Should compost bags carry health warnings?

The growing media industry says Legionnaire’s Disease warnings on bags of compost are still not necessary – despite a tragedy making headlines. Margaret Murphy’s husband Andrew died in 2014 from…

Monty Don

Monty Don says the loss of UK allotments is a tragedy

Monty, who hosts the BBC2 flagship gardening series from his Herefordshire garden called Longmeadow, said a generation was missing out on the joys of gardening. Monty said: “My generation grew…