The Temperate Glasshouse at Kew Gardens

The largest greenhouse in the world reopens

The iconic Temperate House at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has officially reopened as the largest greenhouse in the world. The opening, hosted by special guest Sir David Attenborough, was a spectacular event celebrating the biggest renovation project...More >
Tags: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Temperate House, glasshouse, World's Largest Glasshouse
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Mark Diacono's Garden Cocktails

Garden Cocktails

I like Jane Fonda. I like Jane Fonda for a lot of reasons, but chief among them this week, is that she has reminded me of the pleasures of ginger ale. Men (mostly in beards that they will one day see as the facial equivalent of leg warmers) have...More >
Tags: Garden cocktails, cocktails, bellini, gimlet, rum, prosecco, mojito, Mark Diacono, Otter Farm, kitchen garden, herbs, cocktail recipes
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Five Herbs from the new Kitchen Garden

I have a sunburnt ear. I also have a new garden. Six weeks ago, there was a sea of mud; today, a young but beautiful kitchen garden. It's not often you get to start again from scratch, to windscreen wipe the mistakes and follow new ideas without the...More >
Tags: Mark Diacono, Otter Farm, Guest blog, kitchen garden, herbs
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