UK gardens and green spaces are on the verge of a unique explosion of summer colour as the peak of two flowering seasons combine to create the most dramatic spectacle seen in years, says the UK’s gardening charity, but the best of it could be over in Read more


The Minor Injury Unit based at Tavistock Hospital will open seven days a week from Monday 29 June 2020. The opening hours will be 08:30 until 17:30. The MIU is there to treat you if you have an injury which isn’t life-threatening, but still requires Read more


July and August were traditionally high summer, the hottest and driest months of the year.  Recent years, however, have seen a shift in weather patterns and this year has been no exception. By the start of June, records stated the year so far has bee Read more


The Garden House, in Buckland Monachorum, Devon, has re-opened at weekends for members and non members for the first time since the global pandemic forced its closure. Read more



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Making compost and creating a wildlife haven As gardeners at a busy garden, we are asked many questions, some of which come up more often than most. One subject we are questioned about routinely is composting. It is the most environmentally friendly Read more