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Indoor gardening

2. May 2010

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Indoor gardening

I have to admit I am a bit of a fair weather gardener – I hate gardening in the rain! Which means that my plans to get outside digging the soil today had to change  in view of the miserable weather. Time to get in a spot of  indoor gardening. My chillis, peppers and tomato […]

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Canadian winter mildest on record

2. April 2010

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Canadian winter mildest on record

Whilst the UK and much of the USA shivered in freezing temperatures this winter, the usually snowy white scenes in Canada were absent and the current opinion is that winter in Canada was cancelled. Environment Canada scientists report that winter 2009/10 was 4 C above normal, making it the warmest since nationwide records were first […]

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Climate change despair from Lovelock

1. April 2010

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James Lovelock, now 90, is a British scientist who has inspired the green movement for many years. He developed the Gaia theory that Earth is a huge, self regulating organism and his musings on how we are ruining our planet are highly respected all over the world. He recently expressed his belief that man is not clever enough […]

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World Environment Day highlights Climate Change

5. June 2009

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World Environment Day highlights Climate Change

The theme for WED 2009 is ‘Your Planet Needs You-UNite to Combat Climate Change’. It reflects the urgency for nations to agree on a new deal at the crucial climate convention meeting in Copenhagen some 180 days later in the year, and the links with overcoming poverty and improved management of forests. Visit http://twitter.com/unepandyou to […]

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Global Chelsea

23. May 2008

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The Chelsea Flower Show may take place in London but it receives visitors and media coverage from all around the world. It is an international event that sows seeds of inspiration for the global horticultural scene. Climate change in the garden is certainly one of the key issues that concerns gardeners wherever they may live. […]

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