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Ornamental grasses easy to grow

May 23, 2013

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I have been getting a few requests to repeat a column that ran a few years ago on grasses. It seems more and more gardeners are discovering the joys of maintenance-free gardening that grasses can offer.

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Chelsea flower show: austere elements and an Australian ray of light

May 23, 2013

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It’s a struggle to find a showstopping show garden this year, but a blue poppy and a reclaimed timber studio catch the eye

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Chelsea flower show 2013 – in pictures

May 23, 2013

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The final touches are made to the RHS Chelsea flower show which is open to the public from today until 25 May

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Chelsea flower show 2013: why the Australians won

May 23, 2013

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After nine years of trying, Fleming’s Nurseries has won best in show. Jane Perrone explains how they did it

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Gardening box easy to build and will add instant flair

May 20, 2013

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Attention, do-it- yourselfers: would you like to make an eye-catching project for your garden space? Vertical succulent gardens look fabulous on decks, patios and in the garden, and are not hard to create.

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Small Space DIY Idea: An Urban Garden in a Wine Box Life on the Balcony

May 20, 2013

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Living in a city often means dealing with a lack of space, particularly yard space. If you are lucky enough to have an outdoor space, but do not have access to land, this DIY wooden wine box planter might just provide the perfect solution.

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Balcony Gardening Q&A with Isabelle Palmer

May 20, 2013

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If you don’t know of Isabelle Palmer already, you will soon enough. Isabelle Palmer is the talented founder of the online shop The Balcony Gardener and author of The Balcony Gardener.

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