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  • January 26, 2023
Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has launched the 2023 edition of the Pocket Garden Design Competition.
Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has launched the 2023 edition of the Pocket Garden Design Competition.

SCHOOL pupils across the Highlands are being encouraged to take part in a nationwide garden designing competition.

Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has launched the 2023 edition of the Pocket Garden Design Competition in partnership with Garden for Life Forum, calling on budding garden designers from schools across Scotland.

Following the great success of the competition in 2022, this year the charity is inviting secondary, primary and nursery pupils to design a colourful and sustainable garden.

The designers of the best entries will

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  • July 2, 2022
Robochop makes garden trimming a snip

The TrimBot2020. Credit: © TrimBot2020 Consortium, 2020

Automation and computer-aided designs are seeding the future of home gardens. With the onset of designer gardens as a service and rose-pruning robots, weekends spent toileting in the garden will be more productive and personalized.

Gardening is proven to be healthy and joyful, but as more of us discover the joys of working in the garden for the first time, some basic knowledge about plants, landscaping and soil is required to get started. What, where and when should you plant, for instance?

These were some of the core questions co-founder Florent De Salaberry,

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  • July 2, 2022

Whether it’s roses tumbling over an arbor, a planter filled with heavenly scented lavender, rustic rattan chairs, or a quirky little bird house for our feathered friends, cottage garden ideas are one of the most popular design choices for outdoor spaces at the moment.



Various cottage garden ideas shown on a real-life yard including a white picket fence, colorful planting and rose arbours


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Various cottage garden ideas shown on a real-life yard including a white picket fence, colorful planting and rose arbours

A fixture in the top garden trends for the last few years, the popularity of cottage gardens is yet to wane as the relaxed aesthetic, intriguing layouts and colorful planting choices intrinsic to

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