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Open Garden scheme offering a bumper weekend around Cambridgeshire

Open Garden scheme offering a bumper weekend around Cambridgeshire

Open Garden scheme offering a bumper weekend around Cambridgeshire

20 May 2022

May 28-29 is set to be one of the busiest weekends of the year for open gardens under the National Garden Scheme.


No Mow May: County council joins in biodiversity initiative by pledging not to cut roadside verges this month

No Mow May: County council joins in biodiversity initiative by pledging not to cut roadside verges this month

No Mow May: County council joins in biodiversity initiative by pledging not to cut roadside verges this month

02 May 2022

Gardeners are encouraged to put the mower away and let their garden grow.

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Tread Lightly: How to create a successful garden pond

Tread Lightly: How to create a successful garden pond

Tread Lightly: How to create a successful garden pond

05 April 2022

Allie Birley discusses how to create a happy, hoppy place.


Cambridgeshire’s ‘King of Snowdrops’ explains mysterious world of Galanthomania after single bulb sells on eBay for £1,850

Cambridgeshire’s ‘King of Snowdrops’ explains mysterious world of Galanthomania after single bulb sells on eBay for £1,850

Cambridgeshire’s ‘King of Snowdrops’ explains mysterious world of Galanthomania after single bulb sells on eBay for £1,850

14 March 2022

Joe Sharman, of Monksilver Nursery in Cottenham, divulges how he develops highly sought-after bulbs.


Snowdrop bulb from Cottenham’s ‘King of snowdrops’ fetches £1,850 in eBay auction

Snowdrop bulb from Cottenham’s ‘King of snowdrops’ fetches £1,850 in eBay auction

Snowdrop bulb from Cottenham’s ‘King of snowdrops’ fetches £1,850 in eBay auction

23 February 2022

Joe Sharman, of Monksilver Nursery, has been breeding snowdrops for 35 years.


Plants are flowering a month earlier due to climate change and that could spell ecological disaster, warn researchers

Plants are flowering a month earlier due to climate change and that could spell ecological disaster, warn researchers

Plants are flowering a month earlier due to climate change and that could spell ecological disaster, warn researchers

09 February 2022

Spring could in future begin in February, University of Cambridge academics say.

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Attenborough films squirting cucumbers at Cambridge University Botanic Garden for BBC One’s The Green Planet

Attenborough films squirting cucumbers at Cambridge University Botanic Garden for BBC One’s The Green Planet

Attenborough films squirting cucumbers at Cambridge University Botanic Garden for BBC One’s The Green Planet

21 January 2022

The Seasonal World episode of the popular series is due to air.


All the Cambridge University Botanic Garden courses and workshops for 2022

All the Cambridge University Botanic Garden courses and workshops for 2022

All the Cambridge University Botanic Garden courses and workshops for 2022

17 December 2021

Sponsored feature | A host of online and in-person courses with a range of themes, from art to science, are on offer.


Hedgehogs injured by garden strimmers and toxic chemicals treated at Shepreth

Hedgehogs injured by garden strimmers and toxic chemicals treated at Shepreth

Hedgehogs injured by garden strimmers and toxic chemicals treated at Shepreth

04 August 2021

Hedgehog hospital issues warning to gardners


Petition demands Cambridge is made pesticide-free

Petition demands Cambridge is made pesticide-free

Petition demands Cambridge is made pesticide-free

25 June 2021

Labour councillors on the city council have been urged to live up to their manifesto promise.


Enjoy stunning open gardens in Cambridgeshire under National Garden Scheme

Enjoy stunning open gardens in Cambridgeshire under National Garden Scheme

Enjoy stunning open gardens in Cambridgeshire under National Garden Scheme

28 May 2021

They will open over the bank holiday weekend and into June.


The majesty of trees at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

The majesty of trees at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

The majesty of trees at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

23 February 2021

Martin Walters inspects some of the amazing species.


Joy at flowering of Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s rare moonflower

Joy at flowering of Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s rare moonflower

Joy at flowering of Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s rare moonflower

20 February 2021

“It's been worth the wait’ say followers as the CUBG’s moonflower - Selenicereus wittii - finally blooms.


Moonflower set to flower for first time in UK at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Moonflower set to flower for first time in UK at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Moonflower set to flower for first time in UK at Cambridge University Botanic Garden

12 February 2021

Watch the livestream here of the flowering of a rare Amazonian flowering cactus.

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Controversial chemical glyphosate still being sprayed by councils in Cambridgeshire

Controversial chemical glyphosate still being sprayed by councils in Cambridgeshire

Controversial chemical glyphosate still being sprayed by councils in Cambridgeshire

08 December 2020

A special investigation into the use of a chemical linked with cancer and damaging biodiversity by some scientific studies.

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Cambridge firm’s low-waste revolution in sustainable home and work spaces

Cambridge firm’s low-waste revolution in sustainable home and work spaces

Cambridge firm’s low-waste revolution in sustainable home and work spaces

25 November 2020

Newly-launched timber building and garden room company, OmniCube Ltd, has designs to suit any space


The Flower Project opens on Mill Road

The Flower Project opens on Mill Road

The Flower Project opens on Mill Road

19 November 2020

Founder Clare Cook forges on with click-and-collect and cycle delivery service


The small invertebrates with the big job of maintaining the ecological balance

The small invertebrates with the big job of maintaining the ecological balance

The small invertebrates with the big job of maintaining the ecological balance

16 September 2020

Nature notes: Martin Walters looks at some of the smaller creatures that are often overlooked in our gardens.


Tim’s garden disaster could win him £1,000 in tools

Tim’s garden disaster could win him £1,000 in tools

Tim’s garden disaster could win him £1,000 in tools

30 July 2020

Ryobi has shortlisted it in the top 10 after more than 1,000 entries to its Garden Disasters competition


Author Tiffani Angus on time travels in a secret garden

Author Tiffani Angus on time travels in a secret garden

Author Tiffani Angus on time travels in a secret garden

25 July 2020

Growing up in the Nevada desert where no building was more than a few decades old, local writer Tiffani Angus developed a hankering for the historic.


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