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Paul Miles has visited over 30 countries, photographing gardens as diverse as ancient ones in China to the futuristic creations of the South American designer, Roberto Burle Marx. On 28 September, at the Museum of Garden History, Lambeth Palace Road, London, he will be giving a lecture "Garden Styles Around the World". For more information phone the museum on 0171-261 1891.

The Great Autumn Flower Show continues today (9.30am-6pm,admission pounds 6.50) and tomorrow (10am-5.30pm, admission pounds 5) at the Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate. Expect dahlias as big as punchballs and a battle between champions to find the heaviest onion.

As part of the celebrations to mark their 50th anniversary, the Northern Horticultural Society is staging an exhibition of garden paintings at the Kentmere House Gallery, 53 Scarcroft Hill, York. It opens next Tuesday and runs until the end of October. The gallery is open Tuesday-Saturday (11am-5pm).

Greenacres Horticultural Supplies is offering gardeners a chance to try Liquid Sod. Enough Liquid Sod to cover 100 square feet costs pounds 14.99. The price includes postage and packing. For supplies contact Greenacres at PO Box 1228, Iver, Bucks SL0 (01895 835235).

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