King Henry VIII Owned World's First Gardening Manual

PA | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK

He is known as one of history's most ruthless rulers but an item from his library poses the question of whether Henry VIII enjoyed a spot of gardening...

Ard na Sidhe, a County Kerry Fairy Tale

Rebecca Williams | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

Set in thirty two acres of grounds, there are plenty of secret nooks and crannies, areas to watch the native birds, and paths which eventually lead out to the lake and far, far away.

Garden Capitalism

Tom Johnson | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK
Tom Johnson

It seems that studying Plato, master of the philosophical analogy has rubbed off on me. In a system in which the interlinking of government and capitalism has created a politically endorsed economy, the original foundations have been oft neglected and I wanted to get back to how, at least in theory, our public and private sectors interlink.

Chelsea Flower Show 2014: Pictures Of The Glorious Gardens And Displays

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Yesterday saw the arrival of the bigwigs - the Queen and other celebrities such as Benedict Cumberbatch and Rowan Atkinson - today sees the Chelsea Fl...

Keeping an Eye on Our Feathered Friends

Mike Collins | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK
Mike Collins

I'm no expert but the very wet and mild winter that we're having must be very confusing for our feathered friends. Their biological clocks will have started to tick early as they will be thinking that we're heading towards the first day of spring rather than being stuck still in the middle of winter. That's the beauty of nature: you don't need to be Sir David Attenborough to understand how the weather is affecting the natural world...

Faking It

Ben Falk | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Falk

My garden faces east and that means that grass doesn't grow very well on it, particularly being in the middle of a terrace in a residential area.

Decadent Outdoor Living

Amanda Walters | Posted 17.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Walters

Britain... Not the sunniest of places and probably not the first place you think of when we say decadent outdoor living. However, you are able to create pure luxury outdoor living, by purchasing the most outstanding feature pieces of furniture that will make you garden the envy to all of your friends and family.

Killer Slugs Set To Invade Gardens

Simon Howarth | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Howarth

The 'killer slugs' are actually called Arion vulgaris, or the Spanish Slug, and have devastated crops in regions of Scandinavia. The Spanish Slug has earned the nickname of 'killer slug' as its eating habits include members of its ow

How to Throw Your Own Garden Party

William Hanson | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
William Hanson

The Diamond Jubilee weekend is here; people up and down the land will be celebrating and gathering with friends and family. You may be opting to take part in the 'Big Lunch' on the Sunday, or throw a tea party or picnic on the Bank Holiday Monday. But another option would be to throw your own garden party.

LOOK: Preview Of Singapore's Amazing New 'Vertical Garden'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK

The OCBC Skyway is the latest addition to Singapore's innovative project "Gardens by the bay," an aerial walkway that hopes to challenge the idea of u...

HA HA I'm the Favourite Now (or How I Beat My Siblings)

Lucy Karsten | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Comedy
Lucy Karsten

I'm one of three, but my Mother's partner has 4 daughters, so often it feels like I'm competing against six other offspring. This was most recently br...

Eight Top Gardening Problems and Eight Low Maintenance Solutions...

Caroline Tilston | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Caroline Tilston

The beautiful weather has tempted many of us out into the garden, and so I thought it would be a good time to look at some common garden problems - and some short and sweet solutions.

10 Reasons to Take a Gardening Course This Winter

MyGardenSchool | Posted 27.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Whether you want to design your own garden, grow your own, learn henkeeping or understand flower photography - here are 10 reasons why this winter is the perfect time to study gardening.