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Thursday, January 4, 2018

New Year diet and fitness fads come and go, but gardening is a recipe for healthy living, says Monty Don.

BBC
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Are we killing garden birds with kindness? Three things not to do for our feathered friends in winter

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

New Sunflower variety keeps blooming until late November, says Ipswich horticultural firm.

Ipswich
Thursday, December 14, 2017

Cactus expert Gynelle Leon shares some sharp insights for making the most of these ultra-cool plants.

Instagram
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Gardening advice; how to grow your own garlic

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

HOW TO PIMP YOUR PORCH AT CHRISTMAS

Sunday, November 5, 2017

A driving force behind Colchester’s beautiful public spaces has been named a community champion.

United Kingdom
Sunday, October 29, 2017

Two Essex community gardening groups have achieved excellence in one of Europe’s largest horticultural campaigns.

United Kingdom
Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Four British records were smashed at a national pumpkin festival sponsored by Ipswich seed firm Thompson & Morgan.

United Kingdom
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

A champion Suffolk grower has celebrated his proudest moment in decades of competitive horticulture after completing a set of 10 winning medals.

United Kingdom
Saturday, September 2, 2017

TV presenter and self-confessed plant geek Michael Perry shares how the seeds of his successful career were sown in East Anglian.

ITV
Saturday, September 2, 2017

When asked the secret behind growing freakishly large vegetables, capable of overshadowing rivals at the local village show, Maria Brenchley jokes: “I feed them cheese sandwiches.”

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A chance to visit stunning ‘hidden gardens’ in Bury St Edmunds will be held this Sunday, raising money for St Nicholas Hospice Care.

Bury
Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A nature reserve near Sudbury is hosting two open days to showcase their unique displays of roses.

United Kingdom
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Nearly 20 gardens in a Suffolk village are expected to open to the public this weekend for a special charity fundraiser.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

A Suffolk primary school has congratulated its team of green fingered gardeners after winning silver at the Suffolk Show.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

A Suffolk garden centre is encouraging people to scour their gardens for a rare lilac.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

A Suffolk garden centre firm is inviting people to let their imagination bloom by naming a new rose variety.

Friday, March 31, 2017

A ‘Dig for Victory’ display to motivate Suffolk Show goers to grow their own fruit and vegetables and a beer garden to relax with a craft beer and live music will be among the attractions at one of the event’s most popular attractions.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

We’re on British Summer Time... which means it’s definitely time to enjoy the great outdoors

US Federal Reserve
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Have you grown a curvy carrot, a really odd onion or a potato that looks like Wayne Rooney?

United Kingdom
Sunday, February 12, 2017

The forefather of a celebrated Suffolk business, which now employs 1,300 people at 18 garden centres throughout the country, has been honoured with a permanent memorial.

National Trust
Friday, February 3, 2017

The work of a small charity with a ‘Big Dream’ to transform unkempt woodland in Ipswich into a haven of tranquillity for people with life-limiting conditions is to feature on BBC television tonight.

University of Suffolk
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A new award has been created in honour of celebrated horticulturalist Charles Notcutt.

London
Sunday, January 8, 2017

Are you a novice gardener in need of a guiding hand? Catherine McMillan can ease the pressure

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

An allotments site in east Suffolk is said to have descended into “anarchy” with a rat infestation that is feared to be affecting nearby homes.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Alan Titchmarsh called it “like Belize come to Beccles”. Just two more chances to visit in 2016. Grab them!

ITV
Friday, September 16, 2016

They call him the veteran gardener – and when he grows, he grows to win.

United Kingdom
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Passion fruits, chillis and strawberry guava plants were just some of the exotic crops on display at an Ipswich resident’s open garden this weekend.

Monday, July 4, 2016

The RHS Hampton Court Flower Show is a glorious tribute to the garden, featuring a number of Suffolk and north Essex designers, growers and suppliers, as Lynne Mortimer and photographer Sarah Lucy Brown discovered today.

BBC
Saturday, June 4, 2016

‘My daughters call us The Hobbits...’ Hazel Buchanan’s one of the folk opening their gates to the public for Boxford’s big day

St Mary's Church
Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Growers and garden designers from across the region were among yesterday’s medal winners at the prestigious RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Monday, April 11, 2016

Adding plants to your home interior can help lift not only the décor, but also your mood, writes Amy Gallivan

Thursday, April 7, 2016

The recent glimmer of sunshine with its hint of warmth has sent us into the garden where things are beginning to show signs of new life.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

When Heather Seymour moved from the Essex home she had lived in for years, she left behind not just a deeply-loved familiar place, or even somewhere with decades of happy memories. She also left behind the large garden that she had laboured over and loved for countless seasons. It was an enormous wrench to say goodbye and cross the county border into Suffolk, especially as 
her new home, less remote and 
close to her son and daughter-in-law in Needham Market, had only a 
small plot.

Heritage Lottery Fund
Wednesday, March 30, 2016

A calming corner of our county will be nestled among the gardens vying for gold at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

Sudbury
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

It is something many young football fans could only dream about, but walking out on to the hallowed turf at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium has become a daily occurrence for one Suffolk teenager.

Ipswich Town
Sunday, March 6, 2016

Colchester-born Colin on when Stansted was tiny, Marconi, and his love of gardening

Met Office
Monday, January 11, 2016

She welcomed a princess to her ‘council house garden’, starred in a film despite never having taken an acting class, and gave talks on the QE II.

United Kingdom
Friday, December 4, 2015

Next Spring’s Chelsea Flower Show will feature a slice of Suffolk, after a Saxmundham garden designer was selected to exhibit.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

If you’re trawling garden centres and nurseries looking for a real Christmas tree, there are certain things you have to bear in mind.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Green fingered Sudbury residents are being urged to dig out their trowels and help beautify their town in time for an Anglia in Bloom comeback next summer.

St Edmundsbury Borough Council
Saturday, November 14, 2015

Fancy trying to take glorious photographs like the ones currently on show near Colchester? Steven Russell asks an expert how to get started and impress

Poland
Friday, November 13, 2015

School pupils are set to become space biologists by growing seeds that have been into orbit.

Meet the Editor

David Vincent

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EADT writer David Vincent has more than 40 years experience in Suffolk. He has explored the highways and byeways of East Anglia, meeting homeowners, developers and estate agents from Bury St Edmunds to Aldeburgh and Colchester to Diss.

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