Tag: gardens

The urban garden 1

Along with lockdowns and working from home, the last eighteen months has seen a flourishing of inner city horticulture. TV gardening shows such as the iconic Gardening Australia have begun to focus more on the courtyard, balcony and indoors as well as featuring public gardens and large suburban or country plots. City living affords the

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Bricks and blooms: London gardens in spring

In the week of the Chelsea Flower Show here’s a look at the humble suburban front garden. There’s something of the irresistible force of nature in a London spring. Whereas in winter it’s all brick and bluster, spring’s fecundity of growth and blooms seem to overrun the dreary, built-up up infinity, and the buildings rather

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