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9:30am Monday 20th May 2013
You would have thought that when he moved to a new house in Wicklow, known as the Garden of Ireland, Diarmuid Gavin, the enfant terrible of the gardening fraternity, would have wasted no time hauling in the diggers, landscaping materials, amazing plants and architectural altars.
9:05am Monday 13th May 2013
9:20am Monday 29th April 2013
Swedish design goes much further than Ikea, thanks to Swedish garden designers including award-winning Ulf Nordfjell, who is currently preparing for his forthcoming show garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
8:58am Monday 22nd April 2013
Gardeners who didn’t want to venture out in the freezing weather at the beginning of the month may now be looking at a moss-ridden, lumpy lawn with scatterings of bald patches, a world away from the velvet carpet of grass they desire.
9:35am Tuesday 16th April 2013
His commitment to show gardens for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show the past two years has meant that garden designer Cleve West’s beloved allotment has suffered as weeds have sprung up and slugs and snails have built their own thriving community among his prized vegetables.
9:30am Monday 8th April 2013
Wondering what to put in your patio containers this summer? My pansies and violas are looking so forlorn I’m already thinking I’ll ditch them in favour of some higher achievers in this unpredictable British weather.
10:12am Monday 25th March 2013
9:24am Monday 18th March 2013
8:53am Monday 11th March 2013
9:18am Monday 18th February 2013
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