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  • Unpicking the past: an ancient silk farm gets a smooth new look

  • Houseplant of the week: flaming katy

    This low-maintenance charmer blooms in shades of red, pink, orange and yellow for weeks at a time
  • Houseplant of the week: false shamrock

    Its deep purple, triangular foliage is an eye-catching contrast to the greens of your other plants
  • You be the judge: should my flatmate leave his prized bicycle outside?

  • Milanese does it: an eastern-inspired oasis in the Italian design capital

  • Houseplant of the week: the umbrella plant

  • Pluck of the Irish: style languages combine in a Dublin home

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  • Peter Thoday obituary

    Horticulturist who presented the BBC TV series The Victorian Kitchen Garden and helped set up the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project in Cornwall
  • Warmer soils and longer days give the plants the push they need

  • The crops you can sow over and over to eat well all summer

    • Stop the spadework! How no-dig gardening helps the planet – and your back

    • Healing comes in many colours

    • Garden water butts get a long overdue design makeover

    • ‘Be as diverse as possible!’: a gardening pioneer’s guide to growing on a warming planet

    • If you want to go bold and blousy, peonies are for you. But do you have the space?

    • Country diary: We live in hope of rain – a normal amount of rain

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Pictures & video

  • RHS Chelsea flower show 2023 and its visitors – in pictures

    Photographer Sarah Lee captured the gardens and the crowds as she visited the horticultural event of the year
  • Cork homeware – in pictures

  • From a 30sqm house to a slice of urban parkland: Australia’s most sustainable homes of 2023 – in pictures

  • Sunshine shades: 12 ways to brighten up your home - in pictures

  • International garden photographer of the year – in pictures

  • Best 10 blankets for the big British chill – in pictures

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