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Green groups have lashed out after an influential organic gardener demanded the right to use peat. Writing in AG, Bob Flowerdew, the BBC Radio 4 Gardeners’ Question Time panellist, made…

Smartphone user Toby Buckland is putting QR codes on his Planting Powder

A technology revolution will change the way gardeners shop for plants and products. Hi-tech barcodes, called ‘QR’ codes (quick response), are appearing on items from plant pots to fertiliser and…

National Gardening Week will get the nation growing

A new National Gardening Week aims to get Brits sowing, hoeing and mowing in 2012. Set to take place on 16 to 22 April, nurseries, garden centres, garden clubs, charities,…

GQT panellists will tour the UK this autumn

Britain’s longest-running gardening show on the wireless, BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time, is set to take to the road. So far, 28 dates have been set for GQT’s inaugural…