Restoration of unique ‘Capability’ Brown garden given lifeline after grant from Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Restoration of unique ‘Capability’ Brown garden given lifeline

The National Trust’s Berrington Hall in Herefordshire has been awarded £269,000 from the £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage Money will help restore the only surviving ‘Capability’ Brown curved walled garden Specialist conservation work starts this week and will continue until March 2021 A grant from the Government’s £1.57bn Culture […]

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Children swap pebbles for veggies at Squires Garden Centre

children swap pebbles for veggies

Children across the South East have been taking part in Squire’s Garden Centres ‘Paint A Pebble’ activity. They were invited to collect a free pebble from Squire’s, paint it to look like a vegetable, then bring their masterpiece back into the garden centre and swap it for a free pack […]

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Sheena Horner chilli farmer and freelance consultant who founded #Run1000

The nation is taking on the pandemic – one mile at a time

Five nations have teamed up to inspire rural communities to take to the countryside to help improve their mental health. Launching today (12 October) to coincide with #AgMentalHealthWeek, the challenge, #Run1000, is calling on people to sign up to be part of one of five teams – England, Ireland, Scotland, […]

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Lucie Oldale with the Jackfruit

World’s biggest fruit trees flourish in Eden rainforest

A superabundance of stunning fruits and flowers is flourishing as never before in the Rainforest Biome at the Eden Project in Cornwall Among the botanical wonders turning visitors’ heads is a giant jackfruit the size of a rugby ball and soon ready for eating. The high walls of the Biome […]

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The winning lawn by Andrew Wain of Euridge Manor

Fourth-time lucky Allett Creative Lawn Stripes winner

The quintessentially British striped lawn is idealised across the world and in celebration of this Allett Mowers opened up their annual Allett Creative Lawn Stripes competition internationally. This year’s stiff competition attracted a truly global set of entries in what has been a tough year for everyone going through the […]

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