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The Society of Garden Designers Awards 2022: the winners

The results are in for the Society of Garden Designers Awards 2022, among the most coveted annual awards in the gardening world, which celebrate the best of garden design innovation. The great and good of the gardening world attending a glittering awards ceremony in London last night, where the winners were revealed across categories including …

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Councillors and environmental groups demand net zero targets for ‘garden village’ reinstated urgently

Local councillors and a host of environmental campaigners are demanding net zero targets are urgently reinstated to plans for Salt Cross Garden Village. The 2,200-home development near Eynsham was originally intended to demonstrate best practice and showcase net zero development for West Oxfordshire District Council. However, the Planning Inspectorate recently reported they were “not satisfied” …

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Robbe’s Little Garden starts growing with solar power

For over twenty years, Robert Jordas’ garden in Finland has strived to develop greenhouse farming by focusing on energy efficiency and sustainable farming. Robbe’s previous projects include integrating biodegradable pots, energy-efficient building materials, light-emitting diode (LED) lighting, and vertical farming into Finnish greenhouses. The newest investment in the garden is a large, 317 kWp, solar …

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First Look Inside Qatar’s New Massive 10,000 Square Metre Indoor Tropical Garden… And It’s Inside The Airport

Qatar has got a brand new 10,000 square metre indoor tropical garden, and it’s inside Doha’s Hamad International Airport. The gardens form part of a massive expansion project that is set to increase the capacity of the airport by around 30 million passengers per year. The plans were first unveiled in early 2019, and despite …

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Keep cats and foxes away from the garden with easy ‘tea bag’ hack – ‘disguise them’

Britons can also use herbs as a natural deterrent for foxes, which causes no harm to the garden or to the animal. Jordan Foster from Fantastic Pest Control explained: “You can deter foxes from entering your garden by mixing garlic and chilli pepper in boiling water and spraying it around. “Foxes don’t like people, loud …

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Police investigating after boy, 12, injured by firework in garden

Police are investigating after a 12-year-old boy was injured by a firework in Knowsley. The child suffered injuries to his head and body after the firework was set alight in the garden of a property in Huyton on Sunday, Merseyside Police said. The boy was taken to hospital after ambulance and fire service staff attended …

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Pāhoa Community Garden Nourishes Families and Teaches Children about the Land

Courtesy of Timothy Rowan With soaring food prices, feeding five children can be tough. But 32-year-old Jasmine Tripp has been able to provide nourishing food for her kids and save hundreds of dollars a month by taking advantage of her local community garden in the Black Sands Beach subdivision in Puna. The Pāhoa resident said …

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