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Christmas Stars – coming soon from a grower near you…

Every year, approximately 3M poinsettia plants are produced in the UK and Ireland. Growers from Edinburgh in the north to New Milton in the south and from Clacton in the east to Co Cork in the west of Ireland are busy with the tricky job of bringing a beautiful flowering poinsettia to the homes of

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Home Grown Poinsettia Retailer of the Year

We congratulate Sainbury’s, winner of the first Home Grown Poinsettia Retailer of the Year which was presented by Meurig Raymond, President of the NFU to Simon Hinks of Sainsburys. Meurig commented that he was pleased to see the cooperation between British growers and supermarkets in promoting the best in Home Grown produce. Accepting the award,

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Jamie, 2014 BPOA/ Peter Seabrook bursary student, plans his study travels in Holland

  The lucky, first recipient of the BPOA- Peter Seabrook Bursary is Jamie Satterthwaite, a 20 year old, second year BSc Horticulture student from Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire, 7½ miles west of Paisley. Jamie studies in Edinburgh at the SRUC (formerly SAC), Scotland’s Rural College and lives in Broughton Road, close to the Edinburgh Botanic

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Gardening with a hosepipe ban

How to garden during a drought with a hosepipe ban. When the sun shines and spring is in the air, many of us are tempted into the garden once more. Lovely warm weather makes everyone want to be outdoors. You want to enjoy the colours and beautiful forms of the plants you have chosen for

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