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Glass Barriers Come Down at Chelsea Flower Show

Glasshouse garden’ inspires beginners and experts alike Compact versions of the grand estate glasshouses to be found at Kew, Hampton Court Palace and various RHS gardens are being unveiled by Hartley Botanic at the 2011 Chelsea Flower Show (May 23-28) in a bid to appeal to amateur gardeners of differing skill levels. Their courtyard ‘glasshouse […]

Matt’s diary – May 2011

I regularly count myself as fortunate ‘freelancer’, in the gardening world. I was recently a guest lecturer on a Fred. Olsen Cruise down to the Cape Verde Islands, an archipelago off the coast of Senegal, (No I didn’t know  where they were, either!) once a Portuguese colony and tipped as the next ‘big’ holiday destination. […]