Be sure of safe soil

“Just because a garden appears to be doing well doesn’t make it safe – or mean that it can’t be more productive,” says Robert Galster, co-founder of Safe Soil UK. The presence of heavy metals or other contaminants can pose significant risks to human and animal health – and it’s […]

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GOOD NEWS FOR BIRD CHARITIES

Are you involved with a bird sanctuary or charity? Then you need to know that leading supplier of animal and wire fencing, gabions and tree guards Wire Fence will be giving away 100% of their profits made on Sunday 31st January for Big Garden Birdwatch Weekend (29-31 January) to such […]

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GROWING ESSENTIALS

The own-brand range from Two Wests & Elliott offers an extensive selection of key products for your greenhouse and garden. As well as staging and shelving in a wide range of sizes, there are potting benches, propagators, cold frames, cloches, fruit cages, planters and watering equipment, all made from high-quality, […]

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Galanthus elwesii 'Yvonne Hay'

VISIT The Garden House Virtual Snowdrop Festival

Friday 15th January – Sunday 28th February 2021  The Garden House in Devon is to offer snowdrop lovers across the UK a chance to enjoy one of nature’s most spectacular displays of snowdrops at their first ever Virtual Snowdrop Festival – providing daily treat and a welcome relief from lockdown. […]

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Seed Week 2021

Celebrate seed week – january 18-22

From 18th to 22nd of January, seed savers and gardeners from across the country will celebrateSeed Week, an annual online event highlighting the essential work of organic and agro-ecologicalseed producers and sellers selecting and growing the finest seed across the UK and Ireland. Lockdown seed boomEmpty supermarket shelves during lockdown […]

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Big Garden Birdwatch 2021

What will you see in the Big Garden Birdwatch?

World’s largest garden wildlife survey returns, 29-31 January 2021 Over its four decades, Big Garden Birdwatch has highlighted the winners and losers in the garden bird world. In 2020, nearly half a million people took part, counting almost eight million birds over a three-day period. For many people, garden birds […]

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