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Princess Anne looks ‘flattering’ in £395 Shibumi Lyra coat at Garden Party in Scotland

Princess Anne has joined other members of the Royal Family in Scotland for Holyrood Week. The Princess Royal, 71, attended a garden party at the Palace of Holyroodhouse on Wednesday afternoon. For the occasion, Anne chose to wear a ‘Lyra Coat in Moon’ from Shibumi for a whopping £395. The description on the website says: […]

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Life Style

Country diary: Why I let nature take its course in my ever-changing garden

Our house is disappearing, as it does every year. After the flourish of spring flowers, there’s a pause, then a surge, when drifts of green heap on green, like chlorophyllous snow. We start to duck and weave on the path to the front door; the postman has to shimmy around plants that are engulfing the […]

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Life Style

Balmy Britain: why you should visit Ventnor Botanic Garden

I feel like I’ve been to a lot of places in Britain that have boasted of a microclimate. And, as any self-respecting pedant will tell you, they are probably correct: “There is a distinctive microclimate for every type of environment on the Earth’s surface,” says the Met Office. But while we all love a windy […]

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Pets

KeyCorp Weighs in on Central Garden & Pet’s Q3 2022 Earnings (NASDAQ:CENT)

Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ:CENT – Get Rating) – Research analysts at KeyCorp lowered their Q3 2022 earnings estimates for shares of Central Garden & Pet in a report released on Wednesday, June 22nd. KeyCorp analyst B. Thomas now anticipates that the company will post earnings per share of $1.28 for the quarter, down from […]

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Celebrities

Martine McCutcheon ‘very excited’ as she moves house and shows fans garden

Martine McCutcheon has revealed that she is ‘very excited’, as she announced to her 526k Instagram followers that she had moved house – and she gave them a glimpse of her garden too. The 46 year old actress, who’s best known for playing Tiffany Mitchell in EastEnders and Natalie in Love Actually, looked sensational as […]

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Business

George Harrison Had Some Opinions About Elvis Presley’s 1972 Madison Square Garden Show

George Harrison enjoyed meeting his idol, Elvis Presley, with the rest of The Beatles in the 1960s. However, George wasn’t as impressed with The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll the next time they met. George wished Elvis’ performance at his famous 1972 Madison Square Garden show went slightly different. (L-R) George Harrison and Elvis Presley […]

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Canada

A St. John’s garden is being designed to honour survivors of residential schools | CBC News

WARNING: This story contains distressing details. Residential school survivor Emma Reelis is standing in a St. John’s garden that is overgrown with weeds as she recounts the pain of what happened at schools in Newfoundland and Labrador. There was physical, sexual and psychological abuse. Children lost their languages and cultures. “I can only speak for myself. I know there […]

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UK

Man steals neighbour’s garden gnome because it scared his son

The man explained in a Reddit post that his neighbour, Cindy, has a large front garden and uses part of it for a “gnome village” where she has several garden gnomes on display. However, after she recently added a new gnome to her collection, the man’s son “developed a fear” of the garden statues – and now refuses […]

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UK

Woman fuming as builders erect 8ft-high metal fence right in middle of her garden

Gillian Arnold accused workmen of “bully-boy tactics” after they erected a fence through the middle of her garden on Wednesday morning. She said there was “no quibbling” with the men who were working on the site of a new housing estate off Abbey Road in Shepley, Huddersfield. Lawyers from Leeds-based developer Camstead Homes argue the […]

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Science

Give Your Houseplants and Garden a Glow Up With These 7 Handy Gardening Shears

These ambidextrous garden shears are recommended by master gardener, Kim B., founder of the website Black Homesteader. “They are great for people who are left handed—like me—and easy to clean,” she says. Aimee Sue Dunlap, a master gardener in St. Louis, MO, is another fan of Fiskars’ affordable tools. “For shears and loppers, I generally […]