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Lytham in Lancashire was crowned RHS Britain in Bloom Champion of Champions 2013

Lytham is RHS Britain in Bloom champion 2013

Gardeners in the north west are celebrating after winning the top award in community horticulture. Lytham in Lancashire was crowned Champion of Champions in the 2013 RHS Britain in Bloom contest.…

Gardeners will get expert tuition on wildlife (picture credit: Wikimedia)

Become a wildlife expert over the internet

An online ‘gardening for wildlife’ course, claimed to be the first of its kind, will help gardeners make plots more friendly to bugs and beasts. The Virtual Gardening School, MyGardenSchool…

TV and radio gardener Pippa Greenwood

RHS gardens to host Taste of Autumn events

Foodies can tease their taste buds at Royal Horticultural Society gardens this autumn. ‘A Taste of Autumn’ events, aimed at food-lovers, families, and grow-your-own enthusiasts, will be held at all…

RHS Britain in Bloom benefits communities (image copyright: RHS)

RHS Britain in Bloom ‘saves UK £23 million’

The Royal Horticultural Society has calculated that its annual Britain in Bloom competition “saved the UK more than £23million last year”. In 2012, community gardeners carried out nearly £8million worth…

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Gardeners braced for slug invasion during 2013

It’s going to be a terrible year for slug damage.  “The signs of trouble are already out there and gardeners are leaping into action,” said chief advisor at the Royal…