Archive for May, 2019

In late February 2019, an historic climate event occurred. A flow of very warm southerly air (in conjunction with an area of high pressure) resulted in the first recorded occurrence of temperatures in excess of 20 °C during a UK winter season, reaching 21.2 °C at Kew Gardens. This week delegates of the PlantNetwork charity’s […]

via Changing climate = a changing view of the British & Irish garden — Official blog of the Met Office news team


As part of a sustainable drainage system strategy, it is essential that we find and implement alternative solutions to preventing localised flooding. In built up areas 95% of the ground surface is sealed. Though we’ve all seen examples of front gardens being concreted over for parking purposes, it is worth noting that roofs represent nearly…

via Can Green Roofs Reduce Storm Water Run-off? — Specifier Review

Back in 2015 I wrote about my two perfect watering cans and one that I deemed “flawed,” according to the caption (above). I declared cans to be perfect thanks to two features I always look for – balance, so that you can carry them without spilling (which the flawed one couldn’t do), and a large…

via A Near-Miss in my Search for the Perfect Watering Can — GardenRant

There’s nothing comparable to the ricocheting crescendos of laughing kids engrossed in play. In urban environments and natural settings, kids just want to have fun. Is there anything more hopeful than a gaggle of kids playing together, leading their own adventures? Our kids live to play. In the morning they are thinking of what they […]

via Short Meditation on Play — PlayGroundology

For many apartment dwellers, growing flowers and veggies inside containers is the only way to have a home garden. And having a home garden is awesome! Plus, container gardens can be as small or as big as you want. You can start with one pot and gradually add more as you become more confident (and […]

via 6 Essential Tips for Container Gardening — PushUP24

By Wednesday Batchelor, Collections Management Trainee As the Teaching Museum trainee in collections management, this is my first of many posts to come! My name is Wednesday Batchelor and I am based with the collections management team between Shirehall, Strangers’ Hall and Gressenhall for the next year; the role has already been diverse and exciting […]

via Winging It! — Shine A Light

Water hygiene within large buildings is of paramount importance. Bob Blincowe, strategic account manager UK healthcare at Trend Control Systems, explains how a Building Energy Management System (BEMS) can prevent the outbreak of water borne diseases by monitoring and controlling supply, storage, and distribution systems.Legionella pneumophila bacteria are common in natural water sources such as…

via Testing the water — Specifier Review

Divine Devon…

This seems like a good time for a post devoted to miscellaneous development in the garden.

via Spring Miscellany: Tulips, Orioles, Lenten Roses, and Daffodils — gardeninacity

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