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London Honey Show 2014 at Lancaster London

London Honey Show 2014 at Lancaster London

Lancaster London is buzzing with excitement, as the date for the London Honey Show has just been announced as Monday, 6 October 2014, from 6-9pm.

Cost of green-fingered theft rises to £2.6m

Cost of green-fingered theft rises to £2.6m

Garden tools and equipment are some of the top items targeted by thieves, according to the UK’s leading rural insurer.

Protect your garden from thieves and vandals this summer

Nearly a quarter (23%) of those with garden sheds admit to leaving it unlocked, with more than one in ten saying they never secure it, despite the contents of a typical shed being valued at £597, according to research by M&S Bank.

Essence of Australia garden at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

Australia will take centre stage for visitors at this year’s prestigious RHS Hampton Court Flower Show in London. An inspirational Essence of Australia show garden will be presented for the first time by the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne in partnership with Tourism Victoria, Tourism Northern Territory, Qantas and leading UK tour operator, Trailfinders.

How cool is your pool?

How cool is your pool?

More than 2.9 million people go swimming at least once a week in the UK, according to Sport England’s 2013/2014 data. The figure positions swimming as the top sport in the UK by a significant margin, though in recent years the number of people getting involved in sport has also risen substantially.

How to eat from a garden - cooking with Tom Aikens

How to eat from a garden - cooking with Tom Aikens

At a recent event in London, Michelin star winning chef Tom Aikens helped out a selection of avid gardeners who use the image website Pinterest.

Grow your own this season

Grow your own this season

Summer is just around the corner and to help you start growing your own, Seed Pantry has launched a delightful new Mini Summer Allotment Starter pack containing everything you need to set up your own mini allotment.

How does your garden grow? Helpful advice promises a bumper crop

How does your garden grow? Helpful advice promises a bumper crop

Leading housebuilder Taylor Wimpey South East is urging homeowners to flex their green fingers and get growing!

Pro footballer prefers artificial pitch from LazyLawn

Pro footballer prefers artificial pitch from LazyLawn

Nottingham Forest striker Marcus Tudgay says his new artificial lawn from LazyLawn is the best purchase he ever made, and enjoys playing football on it with his seven-year-old son.

Scotts exhibit new RHS Cosy Nook at Chelsea

A brand new RHS Garden Building will be unveiled at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show (20 – 24 May 2014) by Scotts of Thrapston, manufacturer of high quality summerhouses (Stand WA12).

The rise of the eco-gardener

Unless you have been hiding in a cave - or perhaps a dirty greenhouse - you will not have failed to pick up on the worldwide concern about damage to our environment.

LazyLawn comes to the rescue of DIY SOS

LazyLawn comes to the rescue of DIY SOS

The UK’s biggest artificial grass firm has helped transform the garden of a family from Manchester as part of a DIY SOS make-over for the hit BBC TV show.

How to create a perfect garden room

How to create a perfect garden room

An extra room looking on to the garden is a traditional choice for many UK homes, and whether it is a garden room, sunroom or conservatory, the variety available is vast. It’s certainly a great way to add value to your property; the one danger is it can end up looking like something bolted onto the side of the house, rather than an integrated part of the existing structure.

For no mess, no mud it’s got to be LazyLawn

For no mess, no mud it’s got to be LazyLawn

Home owners across London are discovering the secret to a mud and mess-free garden lies with turfing out their natural grass in favour of joining the LazyLawn revolution.

Seasonal stocking fillers from Seed Pantry

Seasonal stocking fillers from Seed Pantry

Just in time for Christmas, Seed Pantry has launched three delightful new wild flower seed growing kits, perfect for budding growers and green-fingered friends.