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Gardening

6 places to de-stress with a winter walk this Christmas

Take a break from Christmas shopping, list-making and party planning by enjoying the best of winter gardens nationwide.

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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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Chelsea Flower Show heads to Doncaster

A little bit of the world famous Chelsea Flower Show has headed to Balby in Doncaster.

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New website launched for gardening enthusiasts

A new website has recently been launched which is a must for those of you with green fingers.

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Weeding out green-fingered thieves

Weed out green-fingered thieves this summer

Householders are being warned about the possibility of thefts of garden equipment now that summer seems to finally be on its way.

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Wortley Hall Walled Garden - volunteers at work

FEATURE: 200-year-old ‘kitchen garden’ is thriving once again

Very little is known about the history of Wortley Hall’s Walled Garden.

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Whags and bags

Take a nosey in the garden

Seven Bessacarr gardeners will open up their gates this weekend, to raise cash for two Doncaster charities.

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Helping you save money inside and out

Helping you save money inside and out

With the warmer weather upon us, Yorkshire Water is giving you a helping hand getting to grips with all of those little jobs you’ve been putting off around the home and garden.

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It all adds up: There are numerous ways of cutting down on water use in the garden (and the home) which can add up to substantial savings on water and energy bills.

Water worth saving

With summer now upon us, Yorkshire Water is offering a helping hand with all those jobs you’ve been putting off around the home and garden by offering customers the chance to win £1,000 of DIY vouchers, with £30 vouchers for 50 runners-up.

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Green-fingered Sheffield woman raising awareness of the National Gardens Scheme

A garden owner has been raising awareness and promoting the good work of the National Gardens Scheme (NGS) at her place of work, the Department of Works and Pensions in King’s Court, Sheffield.

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Chelsea Flower Show

I say stupid Chelsea

Do I not like flower shows. Being an allotment holder for a number of years I really hate these over-priced, over-publicised flower shows, Chelsea Flower Show being the prime example.

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Anne Parrot has Rhododendron flowering six months early in her garden in Carcroft, Doncaster

Blooming warm for this time of year

It’s been a blooming marvellous winter – reckon some of Doncaster’s gardeners.

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Sheffield allotment grower puts vegetables to the test

He fought off the competition in TV series The Big Allotment Challenge – and now Sheffield gardener Rob Smith is sowing the seeds of further success.

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High Sheriff John Holt opens the Community Dementia Garden, based in The Walled Garden at St Catherine's House, Woodfield Park, Balby, surrounded by representatives from the charities and organisations who came together for the project.

Dementia friendly garden is in full bloom

A multi-sensory garden built for people with dementia and their carers has been opened.

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Green-fingered grandmother from Mosborough wins city allotment prize

A grandmother from Mosborough has been named the winner of this year’s Bolton Cup – Sheffield’s top prize for the city’s best-kept allotment.

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Marian Simpson in her garden at Dover Road, Ecclesall

Small Sheffield garden is a big inspiration ahead of opening

Marian Simpson has been given a boost ahead of opening her garden to the public once again this weekend - after hers was chosen as one of the UK’s top ‘inspirational small gardens’.

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The Garden Up event at the Botanical Gardens in Sheffield

Sheffield gardening show needs more time before blooming again

A flower show which pulled in thousands of visitors to the Botanical Gardens is returning in 2016 rather than this summer, say organisers – who are taking a year out to realise the ambition of making the event ‘bigger and better’.

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The time is right to explore your local wildflower meadows

The time is right to explore your local wildflower meadows

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is advising people to get outdoors and explore as part of their ‘30 Days Wild’ campaign to get us all reacquainted with nature.

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TV presenter Melinda Messenger is fronting a campaign to find the best landscaping job in Doncaster.

Melinda Messenger is on a mission in Doncaster

TV presenter Melinda Messenger is on the hunt for Doncaster’s best landscaping job.

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