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Sunday 14 August 2011
Buddleia is almost always accidental. The so-called "butterfly bush" is one of those plants that successfully seeds itself all along every London railway line, so you can't fail to spot its purple spikes this time of year if you travel overground in the capital.
Saturday 16 July 2011
Tuesday 12 July 2011
Saturday 28 May 2011
As the world's most famous horticultural event draws to a damp and blustery close today it seems that all has been far from rosy in the show garden over the past five days.
Tuesday 24 May 2011
The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) throws open the gates of the Chelsea Flower Show today with a message for Britain's gardeners: the humble urban backyard can help save the planet.
Monday 23 May 2011
There will be quiet smiles of satisfaction among more traditional members of the gardening fraternity at the Chelsea Flower Show after two of the more spectacular gardens fell foul to the stormy weather yesterday.
Sunday 22 May 2011
Chelsea time again. Not buns, Clintons or Premiership football, but roses and irises in profusion. Some people every year put a brave new twist on Chelsea. You'll hear that this is the year of green flowers. Or wild flowers. Or no flowers. But the truth is that Chelsea is and always will be a flower show of roses and irises, buds and blowsy blooms, the lot of them.
Saturday 21 May 2011
Friday 20 May 2011
Friday 13 May 2011
Friday 11 March 2011
Friday 25 February 2011
Ben Elton has bombed in Australia: cue mocking laughter and smug chortles. Australians, chippy at the best of times about Pom entertainers trying to make it in their country, will feel vindicated that the sketch show Ben Elton: Live From Planet Earth has been pulled after three episodes. Over here, there will be joy among the various groups of people who are happy to see Elton fail – those who feel he betrayed his lefty, alternative roots, those who found it unforgiveable that he worked with Andrew Lloyd-Webber, those simply irritated by his cheery grin and mockney accent.
Saturday 12 February 2011
Saturday 22 January 2011
Tuesday 28 December 2010
At the Royal Horticultural Society headquarters, thoughts have already turned to spring and the 2011 Chelsea Flower Show.
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