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The Casual Gardener: Fruit to suit small spaces

John Manley
THE value of eating plenty of fruit is well known and what could be better than gathering some fresh from your own garden? Good for body and soul, fresh fruit packed with vitamins will feed your sense of well-being and reinforce your connection with nature in a way that shop-bought never could.

Gardening: Plant of the week – Rudbeckia

THESE bright and cheery yellow daisy-flowered showstoppers with chocolate centres come into their own in late summer through to October, complementing fiery displays matched by red hot pokers or crocosmias, or in containers with purple cordyline.

Rare plants saved in The Glens of Antrim

Valerie Robinson
THE Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust is pioneering a scheme along with local communities and agencies to save two locally endangered plants.

John Manley: Flowers and flavour can coexist

John Manley
IT'S said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Therefore who is to say what a beautiful garden looks like and whether beds and borders brimming with perennials are more attractive than an expanse of lawn or even a vegetable patch?

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