27. April 2017

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Gardening in a changing world

A new report about climate change gardening has just been launched. Since the 2002 publication of the RHS report looking at the impact of climate change on gardening, Gardening in a Global Greenhouse, the global climate has undergone dramatic change, with 2016 proving to be the warmest year on record. Today, confidence in global climate […]

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21. April 2017

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Climate Change [email protected]

For the past ten years this blog has successfully used gardens & plants to communicate key climate change messages. Without doubt THE biggest challenge for communicating climate change effectively is how to engage people with this pressing local & global issue without using complicated scientific data or images of polar bears, melting ice caps and remote islands […]

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Gardening in a changing climate

20. April 2017

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Gardening in a changing climate

The original inspiration for my websites about climate change gardening came from an impressive document produced in 2002 by the Royal Horticultural Society,the National Trust, English Heritage, the UK Climate Impacts programme and other environmental /horticultural organisations. Entitled ” Gardening in the Global Greenhouse, the impact of climate change on our gardens”, it clearly sets […]

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18. April 2017

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Climate change affecting seasons

A report published by the University of Southampton confirms that on average the end of Autumn is taking place later and Spring is starting earlier in the northern hemisphere. This has huge implications for UK , European and USA gardeners. The project was led by University of Southampton Professor of Geography Peter Atkinson, who worked […]

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19. April 2017

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A room with a blog view

A room with a blog view

Here are some of the garden views that greet me every morning and provide the inspiration to write this blog  – depending on the seasons and the weather of course.         My garden is just one of the places I observe our increasingly unpredictable weather and find inspiration to write about climate […]

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10. April 2017

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Weather to garden?

Weather has to be the most crucial factor when it comes to growing plants in any garden wherever you live in the world. Most visitors to this blog come from America and the UK where gardeners are finding that well-defined growing seasons are becoming confused. Our gardens are totally reliant on the weather and what […]

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11. March 2017

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Buy Plants

Buy Plants

Visit these web-sites to find plants that can thrive in our increasingly unpredictable climate. Here is a list of  specialist nurseries offering quality plants who can also provide helpful planting advice to make sure that you choose the right plant for your soil and changing local climate. CORNWALL http://www.eastofedenplants.co.uk http://www.hardyexotics.co.uk http://www.trebrown.com EAST SUSSEX http://www.athelasplants.co.uk/ LONDON […]

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7. March 2017

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Climate Change Gardening 2017 and beyond?

Climate Gardens is creating interest in adapting to climate change through gardeners experiencing the effects of increasingly weird weather in their gardens, right outside their back door. Using the natural elements of sun, wind and water is crucial to gardeners and using these to power our energy for a low carbon future is the focus […]

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