Cheer up with cyclamens; improve soil with mulch

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Gardening writer Ciscoe Morris says hardy cyclamen are a great choice to brighten up the fall and winter garden, and explains why fall is a great time to mulch.

Best Plants for the Holidays

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Arrival of holiday plants at garden centers seemed to start early this year. Early shoppers are sure to be concerned about the longevity of their plants. But no matter when the...

GARDENING: Jobs for this weekend

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CUT back and remove dying foliage from pond edges, and net the water if you haven’t already done so.

Environment minister Liz Truss urges Britain to stop mowing lawns as it's bad for bees

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Environment Secretary Liz Truss will today sanction a nation of messier lawns in a speech saying bees benefit from the wildflowers allowed to grow free.

Liz Truss: leave lawnmower in the shed to protect UKs bees

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Environment secretary argues bees and other pollinating insects should be treated like top footballers, with excellent accommodation and the best diet The gentle hum of a...

Edgartown Town Column: Nov. 21

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1:06 pm, November 19, 2014 Kathie Case We have had almost all the different weather patterns that New England could have. Wind, rain, sun, warm, cool and cold, and yes even snow....

Gardening: How to encourage the bee population in your own garden

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For some time, environmentalists and horticulturists have been urging gardeners to let their grass grow a bit longer, leave at least one area of their garden ‘wild’ and create...

Follow these hints and tips to help meet the bees’ needs

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For some time, environmentalists and horticulturists have been urging gardeners to let their grass grow a bit longer, leave at least one area of their garden ‘wild’ and create...

Biltmore decks the halls for Christmas

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Related: Christmas at BiltmoreASHEVILLE, N.C. — Touring Biltmore's interior — festooned with miles of garlands, around 30,000 lights, 150 candles, and hundreds of live poinsettias...

Let your lawns grow wild to save Britain's bees, gardeners told

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People can do more to encourage a 'flower-rich habitat'