A Sheffield allotment holder says he feels like ‘walking away’ from his beloved pastime of over 30 years – after arsonists burned his shed to the ground. Nothing remains of heartbroken 70-year-old Jeff Walker’s plot but a blackened expanse of
Two middle age-looking women stole a front garden lawn in Skelmersdale in West Lancashire. Stolen at 5am the whole incident was recorded on CCTV by neighbour Bobby Stacey. “I couldn’t stop laughing, I was annoyed at the same time though.
A gardener has died after being impaled on spiked railings while pruning a tree. Peter Davies, 67, of Merthyr Tydfil, fell 20ft (6m) onto the silver decorative spikes while chopping branches off a fir tree in his garden. A neighbour
Titli Nihaan has announced that her gardening series on YouTube, Titli’s Busy Garden, will cease broadcasting from this week. Speaking in her recent episode entitled Blackberries and Blueberries, Titli said: “I’ve got some projects that I really need to work
The pencil lines snaking across Chris Cyprus’ sketchbook, and the oils flowing onto his canvas, are not just inspired by a beautiful view. He credits cancer for making him the renowned artist he is today. For years, Chris was a
Allotment holders have won a legal battle against plans to almost double rental charges. Leeds City Council announced plans last year to raise the rent from £38.50 a year, to £58 in 2014 and £72 in 2016. However, Leeds and
Written by the National Society of Allotment & Leisure Gardeners. Whilst the allotment community holds its breath, awaiting the decision of the judge at the Judicial Review called by Farm Terrace Allotments to preserve their site in Watford, allotment sites
Sara Jane Trebar and her children are keen to make the most of the sunshine that’s been beating down on their broad beans. That’s because they know that their days at Farm Terrace allotments in Watford could soon be numbered.
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The production company behind BBC 2′s Great British Garden Revival are making an new gardening series for Sky 1 and are looking for contributors.