For many plant-lovers, August bank holiday means Walsham le Willows and its open gardens. Steven Russell enjoys an early visit to Willow Cottage… and finds out why the willow is no longer
He’s just recorded his first hole-in-one on the golf course and his ‘small but busy’ garden is looking a picture. No wonder Tony Allen’s pretty chipper. Steven Russell meets the retired Suffolk detective.
An allotment isn’t just for National Allotments Week (August 4 to 10), it’s for life. Slash your grocery bills, your food miles and your stress levels by joining the green-fingered allotment holders on their plots. STACIA BRIGGS speaks to three keen gardeners about why they love their allotments.
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.
The sun was shining and the rain stayed away as Anglia in Bloom judges visited Halesworth.
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
The organiser of Bury in Bloom has said she was proud of everyone involved as the town was judged for a regional award.
The chairman of Frinton in Bloom says he is “quietly confident” following a visit by regional judges.
A new gardening scheme for pre-schools and nurseries in Bury St Edmunds already has 17 on board.
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.