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Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Rhubarb growing in an urban park.

Market garden dream

A group of villagers is hoping to launch a market garden to provide people with fresh, locally grown organic fruit and vegetables. Incredible Edible Alvechurch,...
Withybed Moorings surrounded by wildflowers.

FARMING WITH NATURE

Hannah Genders visits a village farmer whose philosophy is to ‘give something back’ and to enhance the land. During lockdown earlier this year, many of...
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Garden jobs for March

Hannah Genders offers some tips for getting your garden spring-ready. This is the month where gardeners start to come alive again. There is a lot...
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No-dig gardening

Hannah Genders peers into the future of gardening. I know, I know, it sounds too good to be true! But bear with me because I think...
snowy garden

Keep the Christmas spirit

Dave Morgan suggests extending the season of goodwill by supporting local gardens open for charity next year. The Birmingham-based glam rock band, Wizzard, famously sang:...
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Wildflowers of Bulgaria

Hannah Genders takes a trip to the mountains. This article starts with a love story: our great friend Sue, who lives in Alvechurch, recently met...
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A modern kitchen garden

Hannah Genders creates an al fresco cooking area. Steve and Maggie Busfield contacted me about their garden in Hanbury – they had done all the...
drying flowers

Healing from the hedgerow

Hannah Genders meets an expert on healing plants. I’ve known Rowan McOnegal for about 11 years now – we met when I first did an article...
wildflowers

In-between gardening

Hannah Genders advises on garden jobs to tackle in August.  August is a strange month in the garden – it’s a “between” time where most...
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Future of growing

Hannah Genders visits two Chelsea show gardens with an educational message. It was another wonderful show at Chelsea this year, with many strong messages behind...