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Gardening: 5 of the best garden stepladders

We look at 5 of the best 5 stepladders
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Hardy Society

Gardens: Sneak a garden peek....

Three Sheffield gardens will open to the public this Sunday, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Hardy Plant Society.

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GARDENING: It’s time to start cutting back

GARDENING: It’s time to start cutting back

Although it seems like summer has just started, it’s already time to cut back some early flowering perennials such as geraniums, centaurea and oriental poppies to ensure there is plenty of room for other later flowers to do their thing.  

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The team working on the Weston Park Museum Garden

Gardens: Sprucing up city garden

Giving a Sheffield garden a new lease of life is the aim of a special gardening group working at Weston Park Museum.

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A double paeony, open

Gardening: Dispelling Flower Myths

The days are at their longest and the weather is supposed to be at its warmest now, and irrespective of what the weather is actually like there has been the most phenomenal growth spurt in our gardens. At this time of year privet hedges you cut one day are already ‘woolly’ the day after, lawns need mowing at least once a week if you like a ‘bowling green’ or ‘ornamental lawn’ appearance but more interestingly - and pleasingly - gorgeous blooms are opening almost by the hour on a vast array of plants.

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5 reasons why you should be comparing credit cards online

When it comes to searching for a credit card the consumer has never had more power in their hands.

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GARDENS: Frost, wind and drought...and maybe some summer sometime

GARDENS: Frost, wind and drought...and maybe some summer sometime

In March I wrote of the dangers of late frosts and the damage they cause.

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GARDENING: The prickly subject of cacti

Busy lives means one of nature’s toughest plants is now back in vogue.

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RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2017

85,000 tipped to see RHS Flower Show at Chatsworth House

Planning for the Royal Horticultural Society’s 2017 Flower Show at Chatsworth has taken an incredible 19 months.

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Cream tulips

Gardens: Beautiful spring blooms

With May a day or two away we’re entering the most colourful few weeks of the gardening year for most people, says Dave Darwent, of Ansell Road, Ecclesall.

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Daffodils at Haddon

Gardening: Beautiful blooms display

The gardens at Haddon Hall have opened to the public and it’s been nonstop weeding.

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Christine Walkden. Picture: HOWARD WALKER � IPC MEDIA

Get your green fingers ready for the Garden Lovers Fayre in South Yorkshire

Rotherham town centre will host an inspirational and informative gardening experience this spring.

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Dominic Beck

Competition to inspire South Yorkshire tenants and leaseholders to show off their gardens

Rotherham Council has launched its annual gardening competition in the run up to National Gardening Week, inviting council tenants and leaseholders to enter the popular contest.

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The Brewin Dolphin Garden, by Jo Thompson, combining modern industrial materials with naturalistic planting

Gardens: Capturing imaginations at RHS Chatsworth

There are less than four months to go until the start of the first-ever RHS Chatsworth Flower Show - and the line-up of garden displays and horticultural attractions is now firmly taking shape.

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Jason Seymour at Stubbin Allotments

Allotments in Sheffield flourishing again after being hit by arsonists and vandals

Allotments in Sheffield which had fallen prey to arsonists and vandals are flourishing again thanks to a £20,000 refurbishment.
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Jason Seymour at Stubbin Allotments

Allotments in Sheffield flourishing again after being hit by arsonists and vandals

Allotments in Sheffield which had fallen prey to arsonists and vandals are flourishing again thanks to a £20,000 refurbishment.

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Pictured are Christine & Keith Littlewood in their garden at Meadowhead Ave,Sheffield

An all year round garden at Meadowhead Avenue in Sheffield

Myself This house stands in one third of an acre and built in 1927. We came here 29 years ago and the garden was very overgrown, the previous owners being in their 90s.

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Wildside: Nature is full of surprises

Wildside: Nature is full of surprises

Driving home about 10 pm the other eventing I saw what I first assumed was a fox crossing our lane from the gardens, across into the wood.

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Golden Spindles fungus

Wildlife with Ian Rotherham: Trust comes up trumps

We were out searching for rare ‘waxcap’ fungi as ‘indicators’ of special grasslands – old and biodiverse pastures and, excitingly, ancient ‘wood pastures’; so we found ourselves at Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire.

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Shiregreen gardening competition winners revealed

Shiregreen residents have celebrated their green success in Sanctuary Housing’s Gardening Competition.

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