Monthly Archives: May 2017

Gardening: How it can benefit us and the environment!

With the 2017 Chelsea Flower Show coming to a close, there’s a lot going on in the media to encourage us to get out in our gardens. This may leave many of us wondering what the benefits really are. The truth is that the benefits of gardening really are endless and can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Gardening comes in many forms; from working on your own garden, to growing vegetables at school, to tending flower beds in your community. So what are the benefits?

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‘Gardening in a Changing Climate’ – what it means to Oxfordshire gardens

A new report from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) highlights both the challenges and opportunities of gardening in a changing climate. The quintessentially British lush, green lawn that we have all grown up with, could become a thing of the past in the south of England if the findings of a new report from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) becomes reality. There may also be a longer growing season in the north with new plant pests and diseases country becoming commonplace.

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