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Behind-the-Scenes at Chelsea

The Chelsea Flower Show is famous throughout the world as the premiere horticultural show. Set amongst the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London, the show originally took place in Kensington in 1862 and was known as the RHS Great Spring Show. The move to its current location occurred …

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Woman 80, found murdered in allotment

Detectives have launched a murder inquiry after the body of a 80-year-old woman was found on an allotment site she helped to run in north London. The body of “fragile” pensioner Lea Adri-Soejoko was found by police officers in a garden lock-up on the Colindale allotments after she had been …

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Visiting The Roof Gardens, Kensington (London)

Whilst attending an event staged by the Royal Horticultural Society at The Roof Gardens in Kensington & Chelsea, London, I take you on a quick tour of the gardens which has a surprising creating in the pond – 6 floors in the air! Gardens website http://www.virginlimitededition.com/en/the-roof-gardens

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Amateur Gardener: April #4

Kris is busy in the greenhouse with tomatoes and hanging baskets while Jonathan looks around the Spring allotment site for something to eat. Claire pots on her pumpkin and Sean meets Richard Reynolds, a Guerilla Gardener from London. Also includes an interview with Dr Ian Bedford about bumblebees.

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Amateur Gardener: April #3

Sean and Claire continue work on the allotment. We visit Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses and launch the NGS Yellow Book. Allotmenteer Geoff give us a tour around his compost toilet. Includes James Wong, James Alexander-Sinclair and Joe Swift. Sean plants summer bulbs.

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