Gardening with Alan Gray and Will Giles

The garden of Jim and Sarah Swinley, Reydon Grove House, Reydon

Gallery: Southwold garden is product of 30 years of love, commitment and beauty

We’ll have to hurry if we want to enjoy the Swinleys’ garden near Southwold, for when the end of the season approaches – and it will probably be our very, very last chance. Steven Russell finds out why.

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Anglia in Bloom Judges arrive in Halesworth to judge the Towns entry.  Anntte Dunning and Tamsyn Imison with Anglia in Bloom Judges Brian Thornton and Bill Boardman.

Halesworth: Town hoping for gold from Bloom judges

The sun was shining and the rain stayed away as Anglia in Bloom judges visited Halesworth.

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Scenes from Clive and Virginia's garden in Elmswell.

Gallery: Elmswell open gardens takes place tomorrow - which will you visit?

Seventeen gardens of various types and sizes open in Elmswell tomorrow. Steven Russell enjoyed a sneak preview of one – and heard how it once hosted Christmas celebrations in summer, complete with carols, crackers and even snow

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Anglia in Bloom judges in Bury St Edmunds. Left to right, Jeff Addison (Greene King), Sue Hacon (judge), Anna Cartwight (St Edmundsbury School), Bob Ollier (judge).

Bury St Edmunds: Flower power put under the microscope by judges

The organiser of Bury in Bloom has said she was proud of everyone involved as the town was judged for a regional award.

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Anglia in Bloom judge Margaret Spencer was joined by pupils at Frinton Primary School, Frinton Mayor Iris Johnson, judge Bob Hardwick and David Foster, chairman of Frinton in Bloom, on a tour of the primary school's garden on Friday, 11 July.

Frinton: Town’s In Bloom team are ‘quietly confident’ of success

The chairman of Frinton in Bloom says he is “quietly confident” following a visit by regional judges.

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Busy Green Fingers. Left to right Hayley Pearce, from Tassel Road Day Nursery, Dot Clarke, Bury Green Fingers co-ordinator, Becky Easdown, Bury Green Fingers co-ordinator, and Kirsty Preston, from Tassel Road Day Nursery. They are with some of the children.

Bury St Edmunds: New gardening initiative launches for the under-fives

A new gardening scheme for pre-schools and nurseries in Bury St Edmunds already has 17 on board.

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TV presenter Bill Oddie measures out his Hampstead garden in support of the Great Garden Give. Photo by Simon Jacobs

Halesworth: Ambassador Bill backs charity’s new Great Garden Give campaign

A charity helping to save some of the world’s most threatened habitats and species is urging people to ‘measure up’ for a new fundraising campaign.

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Kerry Payne, marketing co-ordinator at the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA)

Norfolk Showground diary ahead of this year’s event

In the third Royal Norfolk Show diary entry, Kerry Payne, pictured, marketing co-ordinator at the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association (RNAA) – shares her enjoyment of promoting the region’s most hotly anticipated event.

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Bob and Gloria Lawrence's garden in Norwich Road, Ipswich

Ipswich: Step inside ex-policeman Bob’s dream garden

Do you have a retirement dream? Ex-police officer Bob Lawrence harboured ambitions to create a garden from scratch. And pulled it off – in style. Steven Russell enjoys a tour in the rain

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Andy Gage makes the final of the product of the year at the Chelsea Flower Show

Haverhill: Farmer reaches finals of Chelsea Flower Show with fiery creation

An artistic west Suffolk farmer’s fiery creations have earned him a spot in the finals of the Chelsea Flower Show.

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