A nurserywoman has attacked RHS Britain in Bloom, accusing the initiative of encouraging gardeners to grow “brash, short-lived plants”. Writing on www.thinkingardens.co.uk (a site edited by critic Anne Wareham) grower…

Gardeners are being urged to check bonfires before lighting – to ensure hedgehogs are not burnt alive. While most awareness campaigns focus on Bonfire Night, hedgehogs are at risk throughout…

The fight is on to save the nation’s historic pears.  The National Heritage Pear Project is to be launched at RHS Garden Harlow Carr in Harrogate on 16 November 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.…

Records were smashed at the Malvern Autumn Gardening Show (28-29 September 2013) as giant veg growers weighed-in a bumper harvest. Three new records were set as Welsh wizard Ian Neale…

The peat content in composts available at garden centres fell between 2011 and 2012.  A study reveals peat made up 58 per cent of compost sold in 2011. In 2012…