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Gardening: 5 of the best containers

We look 5 of the best garden containers

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GARDENING: Wonderful to work in the sunshine at Haddon Hall

After a gruelling winter and slow spring, it’s been wonderful to work in the sunshine this month.

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Yorkshire Dales-themed garden wins gold at Chelsea Flower Show

A garden inspired by the Yorkshire Dales has won a prestigious gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
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Vote for 94-year-old Doncaster grandad to win garden makeover

Grandad Charlie Shaw, 94, who has lived in Mexborough all his life, is the running to win a magical garden makeover, after daughter Judy entered him into MyBuilder’s nationwide competition. Now he needs your votes to win the prize.

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There are a wealth of attractive gardens to visit around Yorkshire

From secret hideaways to lavender mazes: 10 of Yorkshire’s most impressive gardens you need to visit

Here in Yorkshire, you’re never hard pushed to find a scenic spot or two.

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Feature: Getting to the root of green renaissance

Feature: Getting to the root of green renaissance

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Wildlife Column: Goldfinches finally make appearance

Wildlife Column: Goldfinches finally make appearance

I am not sure why, but the goldfinches finally made their reappearance in my Norton garden; and this was before the heavy snowfall. I looked up and out of the back window, and there they were on the niger-seed feeder– at last!

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Haddon Hall, Christmas 2017

Haddon Hall in January

Here we come to the January diary of Haddon Hall.

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A beautiful misty morning at Haddon Hall

Gardening: Plans for autumn season

As the main visitor season comes to a close at Haddon Hall and the gardens become quiet, the whole atmosphere changes.

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Have you been breaking the law?

Seven laws you might be breaking in your own garden without realising it

Thousands of British gardeners are at risk of becoming unwitting criminals due to a lack of knowledge of basic gardening laws, experts have claimed.

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COLUMNIST: Gardens, plants and green landscapes are good for you

COLUMNIST: Gardens, plants and green landscapes are good for you

Gardens, plants and green landscapes are good for you.

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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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You'll find the best credit card deals when you shop around

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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