Parks & Gardens (page 1)

Tree planting must double

Government advisers call for radical changes, including turning farmland into forests.

in Parks & Gardens - on 2/12/18

British parks need cash

Thousands of parks across Britain are in urgent need of investment to stop them falling into decline, a poll has found.

in Parks & Gardens - on 20/11/18

Bassett’s allsorts!

The multitasking that’s name of the game at Wakehurst, Kew’s southern stronghold, still allows the grounds management team to enjoy their favourite...

in Parks & Gardens - on 13/10/18

Creeping privatisation!

Proliferation of music festivals and other events across capital’s green spaces means disruption and restrictions to access for residents

in Parks & Gardens - on 4/9/18

The garden of delights...

A Mecca for garden lovers has been reborn as an international visitor destination set in a dazzling landscape of seasonal colour. Greg Rhodes meets the...

in Parks & Gardens - on 27/8/18

Deep aeration video

The concept of one metre deep aeration, to relieve compaction and improve drainage, really needs to be seen in action to appreciate the long-term...

in Parks & Gardens - on 1/8/18

Ransomes at the Palace

Blenheim Palace, located in Oxfordshire, and the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill, has taken delivery of a Ransomes MP495 cylinder mower to maintain...

in Parks & Gardens - on 18/7/18

Tranquility at Bodnant

John Rippin, head gardener at the stunning Bodnant Estate in North Wales, believes that his battery powered Airion hand blower from Pellenc is the perfect...

in Parks & Gardens - on 6/7/18

Parks generate £34bn

Parks and green spaces across the United Kingdom provide people with over £34 billion of wellbeing benefits, a new report from the charity Fields in Trust...

in Parks & Gardens - on 12/5/18

Biosecurity and Brexit

UK imports of live plants have increased by 71% since 1999. There are now more than 1,000 pests and diseases on the UK plant health risk register

in Parks & Gardens - on 8/5/18

Pride, but no prejudice

Thousands of romantics make the pilgrimage for the opportunity to worship at a National Trust ‘shrine’ renowned the world over. Greg Rhodes meets Gary...

in Parks & Gardens - on 26/2/18

Scotland’s Greenspace

The State of Scotland’s Greenspace report published by greenspace scotland today shows that Scotland can rightly claim to be a nation of green towns...

in Parks & Gardens - on 4/2/18

Stoke Park renovations

Work is underway on the third loop of nine holes at the prestigious and multi-award-winning Stoke Park Country Club & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, to complete...

in Parks & Gardens - on 9/1/18

Horticultural excellence

Many have sung the praises of Britain’s most ancient herbaceous border. Greg Rhodes meets the team charged with keeping it, and the surrounding lavish...

in Parks & Gardens - on 11/12/17

Fields for allotments

A bitter row has erupted in a Lancashire village over plans to use a community field for allotments. Some residents in Heskin, near Chorley, are furious...

in Parks & Gardens - on 6/12/17

Stanley Park triumphs

Blackpool’s Stanley Park, has been voted by the public as the UK’s Best Park at the annual Fields in Trust Awards 2017.

in Parks & Gardens - on 5/12/17

Newcastle’s parks future

On Monday evening the City Council’s Cabinet approved a proposal for innovative plans to set up an independent charitable trust to run the city’s parks...

in Parks & Gardens - on 30/11/17

London’s parks value

The research, undertaken by economists at Vivid Economics, and commissioned by the Mayor of London, HLF and National Trust determines the monetary value...

in Parks & Gardens - on 28/11/17