How your garden can help beat climate change

26. May 2022

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How your garden can help beat climate change

You may have noticed that our seasons are becoming confused and increasingly unpredictable. If you have a garden you will regularly observe the effects of unseasonal and extreme weather on plants and wildlife. The good news is that your garden can help to combat these changes – particularly if they are in the city as […]

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25. May 2022

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Why are gardens important for climate change?

Here are just a few reasons why gardens are important to help you reflect on the wonder of your green space. Our gardens have the potential to: Remove carbon dioxide emissions from the atmosphere Maintain biodiversity and create the potential conditions for at risk native plants to thrive Provide wildlife habitats in cities under threat […]

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20. May 2022

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What can I do about climate change in my garden?

  When it comes down to what people choose to plant, buy, and consume, it’s about small actions leading to big results. RHS scientific research shows that if every one of the UK’s 30 million gardeners planted a medium sized tree and nurtured it to maturity, they would store the carbon equivalent of driving 11 […]

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Gardeners key to observing climate change

10. May 2022

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Gardeners key to observing climate change

Did you know that almost 50% of UK adults are engaged in gardening? Or that domestic gardens account for nearly 25% of urban space? Or that garden soils store almost 25% more carbon per unit area than arable soils?  All of this means that gardeners are well placed to notice and understand the effects of climate […]

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25. May 2022

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Climate change gardening

Climate change gardening

  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 […]

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12. May 2022

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Gardening in a changing climate

                          Climate Gardens is creating interest in adapting to climate change through gardeners personally experiencing the effects of increasingly weird weather in their gardens, right outside their back door. With record breaking heatwaves happening every summer in the UK, gardeners are being challenged […]

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6. May 2022

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Climate Change causing UK plants to bloom month early

A leading scientist at Cambridge University has warned if global temperatures continue to rise at their current rate, spring could eventually start in February in the UK. Climate change causing UK plants to bloom month early, ‘alarming’ study shows | ITV News January 2022 has already been recorded as the sunniest January on record in England […]

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3. February 2022

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Plant trees in your garden for climate change

          Climate change is happening now in your back garden and trees are the best weapon we have to fight the increase in carbon dioxide linked to a changing climate. #EveryTreeCounts in a changing climate. Plus long-lived trees that you plant now will have to deal with a different climate when […]

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