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  • Growing a garden for wellbeing 

    Community gardening expert Jill Hogan often uses horticulture as a key tool to support people.

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  • RHS Science news: what's a gardener to do?

    From pioneering research into what climate change means for gardeners, to getting a grip on pla

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  • Organic slug control proves itself

    Early results from an RHS study find ‘organic’ slug pellets perform as well as synt

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  • Simple things you can do to help our bees

    Let your garden grow freely, cut grass less often and do not disturb insect nests and hibernati

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  • New Year's Honour for RHS Director General

    RHS Director General, Sue Biggs, who was appointed a CBE in the New Year Honours, has received

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  • Top 10 pests and diseases for 2016

    Mild weather in a hot, moist year causes the rise of humid-loving pests and diseases  

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  • A day of special celebration

    The RHS presents its highest accolades in a prestigious ceremony

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  • Call for science award nominations

    Cash prizes to be awarded to PhD students for future career development

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  • Professional development day - Soil issues for professionals

    Join us at RHS Garden Wisley on 11 January 2017

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  • Rocket Science results bring Mars mission closer

    Tim Peake and over half a million school children hear the results of our innovative schools sc

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  • Lancashire prison scoops gardening award

    Coveted RHS Windlesham Trophy goes to Wymott Prison for second time

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  • The future of plants from overseas

    A Horticultural Sector Working Group, formed by the RHS, has issued a statement regarding the N

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  • Young finalists set to create Tatton gardens

    Young Landscape Contractor and Planting Design finalists selected for new competition

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  • Hyde Hall grows world’s most expensive pumpkin seed

    £1,250 pumpkin seed is now growing at Hyde Hall

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  • Gardening for health and happiness

    An update on our campaign to Green Grey Britain - plus ideas on how you can bring health and ha

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  • Special message for Rocket Science pupils

    Astronaut Tim Peake sends a new message to schools from the International Space Station 

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  • Get fit in the garden

    We share the survey findings for 2016 National Gardening Week, and encourage you to use gard

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  • Call for science award nominations

    Cash prizes to be awarded to PhD students for future career development

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  • Top 10 pests and diseases for 2015

    Record temperatures and rainfall prolonged the season of pests and diseases but which were the

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  • RHS Malvern Spring Festival

    Undiscovered talent gets the chance to sparkle in the Festival Gardens category 

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  • Return of the seeds

    Our Rocket Science seeds have landed safely back on earth with US astronaut Scott Kelly

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  • Top RHS Awards announced

    The RHS presents its highest accolades in a prestigious ceremony

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  • Viking Cruises sponsors RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

    Viking Cruises creates Scandinavian-inspired garden as the new sponsor of the world's large

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  • Viking Cruises sponsors RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

    River cruise line creates Scandinavian-inspired garden as the new sponsor of the world's la

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  • Awarding flood-hit communities

    RHS Britain in Bloom judges will recognise communities that have overcome flooding

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  • Tim Peake calls on schools to sign up for space science mission

    RHS project to inspire the next generation of space biologists

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  • New garden design competition

    The RHS and BBC have launched a new design competition for aspiring garden designers 

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  • New RHS Ambassadors revealed

    The RHS has announced two new Ambassadors to join them in making the UK a greener place

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  • The search is on for the nation’s most passionate school gardeners

    RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2016 competition is now open for entries
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  • The search is on for the nation’s most passionate school gardeners

    RHS School Gardeners of the Year 2016 competition is now open for entries
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  • Top designer appointed

    One of the world’s best landscape architects appointed to key horticultural project

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  • RHS appoints designers to take forward RHS Vision

    Two of the world’s best landscape architects appointed to key horticultural projects

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  • New RHS garden announced

    RHS to create new Fifth Garden in Salford by bringing back to life lost historic grounds at Wor

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  • Tickets for 2016 RHS Shows are now available

    Booking for all RHS Shows is now open so make sure you don't miss out on a year of beautifu

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  • The seedy side of the RHS

    As the Society's seed scheme opens for orders again, we take a look back at a year in Seed

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  • Science Strategy unveiled

    The five-year plan focuses on ensuring the UK’s 27 million gardeners have the tools they

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  • Book your show tickets now for 2016

    Priority tickets for RHS members are now available and it won't be long before tickets go o

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  • Secret Garden Sundays come back to London this weekend

    It’s all hands on deck in the Shows Department to make sure the next Secret Garden

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  • Destructive new pest removed from RHS Garden Wisley

    Oak processionary moth discovered at the flagship RHS garden; control measures have been taken

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  • Gourmet cuisine comes to the greatest flower show on earth

    Raymond Blanc partners with Sodexo Prestige to deliver RHS Chelsea Flower Show hospitality

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  • Apply today for our new, funded, Travelling Fellowships

    Horticulturists encouraged to 'travel to learn – return to inspire' with new RHS

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  • Apply today for our new, funded, Travelling Fellowships

    Horticulturists encouraged to 'travel to learn – return to inspire' with new RHS

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  • RHS crowns its Young School Gardener of the Year 2015

    RHS Campaign for School Gardening awards ceremony at RHS Garden Wisley celebrates budding

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  • Chatsworth named as venue for new RHS Flower Show

    Exciting new annual event will be set against the glorious backdrop of Chatsworth, in the rolli

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  • Call to attend RHS Nagoya Protocol meeting at Wisley

    New legislation is about to fundamentally change the way wild-collected plants make their way i

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  • Learning to design the wild at RHS Garden Wisley

    Join us for a professional development day: 'Wildflowers and naturalistic planting; uses in

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  • Lord Heseltine backs bid to secure the future of the horticulture industry

    12-point action plan is unveiled at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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  • Chris Beardshaw joins the ranks of RHS Ambassadors

    Plantsman and broadcaster joins Alan Titchmarsh, Mary Berry, Adam Frost, James Wong and Nick Kn

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  • Greening Grey Britain

    Greening Grey Britain was launched at Easter 2015 and has a three-year target to transfor

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  • Top garden pests of 2014

    Slugs and snails head the latest RHS poll while new insects wait in the wings

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  • RHS and gardening industry develop a plan for growth

    A 12-point action plan to be launched at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

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  • A Little Chaos - official film of National Gardening Week 2015

    Grand garden-themed film 'A Little Chaos' is announced as the official film of National

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  • RHS staff to judge Essex front garden competition

    Staff from RHS Garden Hyde Hall will be casting an expert eye over Chelmsford's sustainable

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  • Outstanding horticulture

    The RHS has announced the recipients of its esteemed annual awards for horticulture

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  • Search begins for School Gardener

    Children, teachers and clubs can all enter the 2015 competition in a bid to win fantastic

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  • Join us for a Professional Development Day at Wisley

    What’s new: pests, diseases and weeds, and their control. Wednesday 18 February 10am &nda

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  • Should gardening be available on the NHS?

    A recent Royal Horticultural Society John MacLeod Lecture revealed the health benefits of garde

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  • Winners of the Give a Bug a Home competition

    The Wild About Gardens Week competition winners are announced

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  • RHS welcomes launch of the National Pollinator Strategy

    A statement from the RHS on the latest government initiative to focus on bees and other pollina

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  • Plant regulation comes into force

    Legislation aims to ensure that countries whose plant material is used to advance knowledge or

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  • Prestigious international award for RHS Executive Vice President

    Jim Gardiner has been named International Gardens and Tourism Person of the Year 2014

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  • Gardens and War

    An exhibition exploring these two seemingly incompatible subjects opened on 24 September at the

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  • Blooming behind bars

    A Kent prison wins prestigious garden competition

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