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Brits are clueless about gardening – three quarters can’t pick out a geranium from a pansy

Brits are clueless about gardening – because it’s too much of a chore and they’d rather let their parents do it, it new research has shown. Over half the 2,000 garden-owning Brits studied had no idea on the difference between a shrub and a weed, while three quarters couldn’t pick out a geranium from a pansy. [...]


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Green with envy – 40% of gardens are ‘inspired’ by the neighbours

Experts have unveiled the secret inspiration behind Britain’s gardens – a peep over next door’s fence. A study of 2,000 homeowners found a large percentage of us admit jealousy over a neighbour’s well-manicured lawns and flowerbeds. Results also show the envy regularly spills over and ends up with a trip to the garden centre to [...]


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Green-fingered Brits managed 154 hours working on their gardens this Summer

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The nation’s gardens now look better than ever – thanks to the typical green-fingered Brit spending the equivalent of 19 working days toiling away during this year’s scorching summer, it has emerged. A study found the sunny days were put to good use – with the typical gardener working for a staggering 154 hours. The [...]


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Green fingered-family – we’re clueless about gardening, so rely on mum and dad

Millions of Brits admit they are clueless about gardening – so rely on mum and dad for help, a study has revealed. Research showed that six out of ten of us now regularly stand at the kitchen window on a weekend and watch mum or dad toiling away at lawns or flowerbeds. A third also [...]


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