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Nursery profile: Halecat herbaceous perennials Andy: I first met Tom Attwood on twitter. Tom often cheers up my Sunday morning with a tweet about one of his favourite plants, something in his garden which looks particularly good and has caught his eye. We both like to go out and share...

Halecat Nursery is run buy Abi and Tom Attwood. here Andy McIndoe Interview Tom to find out what drive his to set up and run his own horticultural business.

The best plants to use for windbreaks Whenever I think of a windbreak I think about a line of poplars stretching out across a flat European landscape. Lombardy poplars in elegant lines across the fields of France. Windswept trees around the bulb fields of Holland. When I worked in Germany...

This Man Wants to Genetically Engineer Trees to Save the World

How to photograph Bonfire Night | MyPhotoSchool Blog

Looking to photograph bonfire night? Here are some top tips on how to photography fireworks and get some stunning images in the process.

My New Adventure In Gardening When you work for a company for 37 years it becomes a way of life. I think that’s especially true in family businesses, and even more so in the horticultural world. You take root, you thrive and grow, and then maybe things slow you down...

MyGardenSchool's Andy McIndoe announces he is hanging up his Hillier nurseries hat after 37 years, but is excited about new prospects and opportunities.

An Interview with Natural Beekeeper Phil Chandler Andy: Phil Chandler is MyGardenSchool’s bee keeping tutor. His course, Natural Beekeeping for Gardeners, focuses on keeping bees for their own sake and fosters a greater understanding of these remarkable creatures upon whom man is so dependent. Phil shares just a little of...

In this article natural beekeeper Phil chandler shares just a little of his passion for bees and stresses their importance.

The Origin Of The Allotment For those with small gardens, or no garden at all, an allotment or community garden offers the opportunity to grow and harvest vegetables and flowers for domestic use. At one time allotments were occupied by serious, experienced, competitive gardeners but now people of all ages,...

For those with small gardens, or no garden at all, an allotment or community garden offers the opportunity to grow and harvest vegetables and flowers for domestic use

New wildlife book is full of inspiring ideas All Images © Laurent Baheux Anyone interested in wildlife photography should definitely check out a great new book called The Family Album of Wild Africa, published by TeNeues and YellowKorner. It’s a collection of some of the best images by Laurent Baheux, a French wildlife photographer who is famous for taking the principles of classic black and white portraiture and applying them to animals. Baheux is a master of black and white...

New Wildlife book The Family Album of Wild Africa by Laurent Baheux a French wildlife photographer who is famous for taking black and white portraits of animals

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If you go to one exhibition this year… Photography exhibitions are ten a penny in many towns or cities these days, and it takes a lot to get us really excited. I’m really looking forward to seeing the new Julia Margaret Cameron exhibition at the Science Museum in London, however, which runs until the 28th of March. The exhibition, called Influence and Intimacy, marks the 200th anniversary of Cameron’s birth, and is drawn entirely from the world-class National Photography Collection....

28 November 2015 - 21 February To mark the bicentenary of the birth of Julia Margaret Cameron - one of the most important and experimental photographers of the century, the V&A presented over 100 of her photographs from the Museum’s collection.