About this site:
- Welcome to our eco gardening
resource library - from landscape designers to organic vegetables
........browse for plants and shrubs or find everything from
recycled plant pots to timber decking online.
- First founded online in March
2003, theGardenPlanner has had more than four hundred thousand
visitors viewing nearly a million pages.
- We aim to support resources
dedicated to environmentally friendly and ethical causes -be
they organic gardening, water conservation, recycling or encouraging
- There is a wealth of useful
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Site of the month:
- March 2013: The
Welly Shop -as winter continues to wear on with snow in many
parts of the country, we think this is a must see resource, with
wellington boots of every shape size and colour, and with gift
ideas from £15
- Past featured sites of the month -every month we will select
and feature a website of particular value -it might be simply
a very well designed website, or it maybe one that has particular
emphasis on the environment and sustainability.
Do you grow your own fruit, veg and flowers?
- Do you know wha to do with them?
- Are you the complete kitchen gardener?
- We are looking for pairs who
have the skills and the dedication to compete to be the nation's
best kitchen gardener. Someone who can cultivate the perfect
carrot, make their green tomatoes into award winning chutney
and turn their dahlias and sweet peas into floral arrangements
fit for a Queen.
- If you have the skills to compete
and are interested in featuring in our series, please contact
or call 0207 907 3433 for an application form.
- The deadline for applications
is 9am on the 8th of March 2013.
- Calls to this number will be
charged at your local rate, mobiles may vary. Silver River Productions
will use any information provided by you only for the purposes
of selecting participants for the programme and will only share
information with the broadcaster and any independent contractors
involved in the programme. Unfortunately, we won't be able to
answer all applicants individually.
Review: The Allotment Source
Author: Caroline Foley
Published by: New Holland, 2010
- Price £20.00 | ISBN
9781847736642 | Hardback
The Allotment Source Book
by Caroline Foley is available from New
This is a beautifully presented
and written book, full of useful information for anybody trying
to start an allotment. The photographs are excellent and they
give the book a "texture" that becomes almost a motivation
to go out and start digging immediately.
It is not a book that you can
read in one go. It should be treated as an encyclopaedia, although
there are chapters that I found truly inspiring and could not
stop reading... .read more.
- 8-9th June 2013 -various locations
Garden Squares Weekend
-go and be nosey! Over 200 private garden squares and community
gardens open their gates to the public this weekend. You might
even see the garden of No 10 Downing Street if you are successful
in their ballot.
- See our page on courses
for other training events.
- Gardening -general
gardening information and organisations.
and planters -not
just the ordinary, but also planters that will transform your
tools -online retailers
for everthing from wheelbarrows to electric hedgetrimmers
pots, barbeques, decorative features and accessories.
features ponds, fountains
aquatic plants plants and fishkeeping.
chairs, tables, benches, loungers, hammocks, parasols, and swings.
- Barbecues -along with chimeneas, firepits,
& patios -products
and guidance on building patios and terraces in brick, block,
stone and other hard paving materials.
slides, trampolines and climbing frames.
to find a designer for your garden or get inspiration from the
centres -where to
buy plants, seeds, and gardening accessories online.
- Site of the Month -our selection of soe of the best garden sites
- Books -visit our library of recommended gardening
- Magazines -read eco gardening magazines on paper
- Photography -beautiful photographs and prints of
gardens and plants.
gardens to visit and enjoy a day out.
- Events -what's happening and when -garden shows
- Courses -where to study practical aspects of
gardening and garden design.
- Forums -get involved in online discussions.
- Advertise -suppliers and manufacturers opportunities
to promote your products.
- Contact -contact details and privacy
and Trees -grasses,
plants, shrubs and trees.
- Conservatories -everything to do with conservatories,
greenhouses, glasshouses and orangeries and planting under glass.
- Sheds -small sheds, arbours, gazebos and garden
- Decking -wooden structures -decks, pergolas,
trellis, and timber treatment.
- Playhouses -childrens garden structures -wendy
houses, forts, tents, treehouses.
Friendly -environmental and ethical resources.
- Organic -natural gardening without pesticides.
- Organisations -where to find environmental organisations
- Composting -recycling your kitchen and garden waste
for your garden.
Control -how to
- Permaculture -information on the movement that seeks
to work with nature rather than against it.
that most precious of commodities in the garden.
- Hydroponics -growing plants in nutrient rich solurions
gardening -how to
encourage wild animals and plants in your garden.
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