Cutting Edge Alternative – The Chelsea Fringe Festival

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The Chelsea Fringe Festival didn’t skip us this year as well. And, of course, as the past editions of the fest – it was one of the greatest gardening events, not only in the UK but worldwide, with over 200 smaller events in its program. As its famous nature implies, being defined as “alternative”, it included everything that was ever related to gardening – music, food, art and whatnot. (more…)

Fantastic Gardeners’ To-Do List for June

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We strongly believe that planning and preparing are crucial for success in every area. Gardening is no exception, but sometimes it can be difficult to know what are you supposed to do this month—especially if you have a limited experience in the gardening area. Yes, you can search the good old Google, but finding relevant information in this pit-hole can be very challenging. So, we at Fantastic Gardeners, decided to…

We Answer the Eternal Question – What’s the Difference Between Violas and Pansies

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  By randy andy / Shutterstock Even green thumbs think it’s an uphill battle to say which one is a pansy and which one is a viola. That’s what happens when people emphasize classifications rather than plants. Everything gets all complicated and confusing. The mystery of the Violaceae family goes deep into even more enigmatic waters when you take into account the African violets – these…

5 Easy to Find and Harvest Edible Wild Plants

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  There are many great flavours which can be borrowed from the wild. The habit of using edible wild plants dates back thousands of years. Adding wild plants to your food can be a nice way to enhance it with new textures and colours—wild edibles are used in salads, as garnish for desserts or as decoration on starters, appetisers, cakes and many other dishes. Various edible wild flowers can be…