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Gardening Television Presenter & Writer Dies

Sad to report that gardening television presenter and writer Peter Seabrook, has died aged 86. He suffered a heart attack while at home in Chelmsford (Essex) on Friday 14 January. Peter was a renowned television, radio, podcaster and writer. He wrote a weekly column in The Sun newspaper since 1977. …

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New Garden Pest found in the UK

A new garden bug has been discovered in the UK which is a threat to our fruit and vegetable crops. Called the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug it was first discovered in the wildlife garden of the Natural History Museum in London. Native to Japan, Korea and China this new bug …

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New Allotment Site Opens in Colchester

New allotments have officially opened in Colchester, giving green thumbs the chance to grow their own food straight from the vegetable patch. The latest allotment to open is on Kirby Drive, after Colchester Council’s cabinet member for communities Beverley Oxford, performed the official opening. A total of 38 plots have …

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