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British Flowers Week

This week is British Flowers Week, an annual national celebration of British flowers, plants, and foliage founded by New Covent Garden Market in 2013.

June In The Garden

There’s so much to enjoy (and do!!) In the garden this month. The spring flowering bulbs have been tidied up to make room for the full-bodied summer p...

Summer Reads: The Drinks Menu

As the gentle summer evenings encourage us to linger a little longer at the table... have you mastered the art of making a decent cocktail yet?

In Praise Of Honeybees (And Beekeepers)

Bees are vital to our planet, and yet their population is in steady decline...

Spot The Difference: Pattern Guide

Discover some of our classic Emma Bridgewater patterns...

Father's Day Gift Guide

Present Ideas for the Best Dad in the World Whether he's a wise-words-dispenser, free-taxi-driver, tenner-lender or bad-joke-teller, he's also on...

NHS Charities Together

This Nurses Day we are celebrating the vital work of NHS Charities Together, who provide extra support and services to care for NHS staff, patients and the community.

Hooray for No Mow May

Sit back and watch the flowers grow...

April Reads: Gardens & Beyond

Celebrate World Earth Day with our compilation of the best books about, or inspired by, gardens and gardening.

Commemorative Pottery & Souvenir Gift Ideas

Discover the perfect commemorative keepsakes

Coronation Decoration and Table Setting Ideas

Bring out the bunting and close the roads - it's time to prepare for the Coronation.

Planting, Growing, Harvesting & Eating Chillies

Chilli relish, jam or jelly? There's nothing more satisfying than growing and eating your own.