Gardening News


1.2 hectares of open space planned for mixed-use Sugar House Island

Some 1.2 hectares of parks, squares and yards, alongside a riverside walk will form part of a new riverside community in east London


RHS Chelsea new plants shortlist includes five from T&M - but B&Q misses out

Thompson & Morgan has five plants out of 20 in the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year shortlist but the plant that has sold more than one million since launch - the Impatiens Imara from Syngenta/B&Q - has not found favour with the judges, missing out on a place on the shortlist.


Garden centres' May success continues despite wedding interruption

The royal wedding and FA Cup final could have interrupted sales, but pent-up demand and fine weather outweighed the events to make it another strong sales weekend for garden centres, which are bouncing back after the cold early spring.


Action Oak campaign launches at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

The Action Oak campaign to protect oak trees has been officially launched at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 by Biosecurity Minister Lord Gardiner.


European Commission refers Italy to EU Court of Justice over Apulian Xylella spread failures

The European Commission has decided to refer Italy to the Court of Justice of the EU on the grounds that the Italian authorities are not taking the necessary measures to eradicate the harmful organism Xylella fastidiosa in Apulia and thus have failed to stop its spread.


ITV This Morning rose launched by Harkness at Chelsea Flower Show

Harkness Roses have named a rose to celebrate 30 years of ITV's daytime show 'This Morning' at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.