TV and radio gardener Pippa Greenwood

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)

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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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…

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Gardeners face forking out a fortune to replace plants that have rotted during the wet winter. Experts warned that trees, shrubs and herbaceous plants may fail to spring into life,…

Her Majesty was presented with the Queen's Jubilee Rose in 2012

Influential gardeners have paid their respects to world-famous rose breeder Peter Beales, who died on 26 January aged 76, following a long illness. Peter, chairman of Peter Beales Roses of…

BBC One Show gardener Christine Walkden

Do you have what it takes to design a garden for the Royal Horticultural Society and the BBC at a premier flower show? BBC1’s The One Show has teamed up…

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The Potato Council has accused amateur gardeners of spreading potato blight – leading to poor harvests and price rises. Commercial growers say amateur gardeners often fail to identify blight outbreaks…

bloom-winners

Gardeners in Broughshane, Northern Ireland, have scooped gardening’s most prestigious award. The Ulster community was crowned Champion of Champion at the RHS Britain in Bloom awards ceremony, which took place…