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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

We may be living in an era of designer labels and flourishing boutiques and upmarket stores, but the reinvention of old objects has never been so popular. From fabric and furniture to wood and wheels, there’s the potential for new life in many things. So before you’re tempted to throw out that ‘old junk’, take a look at how creative people in Hertfordshire are making reinvention chic. By Sandra Smith

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Mon, 13:05

Julie Wise’s garden at Rustling End has wonderful naturalistic planting that is simply inspirational, Philippa Pearson writes

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Gardening: Inspired by the wild

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The garden has many layers of planting

In the North Herts village of Breachwood Green, a pretty 17th-century cottage has a very unusual collection of plants, landscaping and containers inspired by wilder parts of the UK and our gardening heritage. Philippa Pearson visits

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The Gardening Coach: July

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Topiary - a national obsession

Judy Shardlow celebrates topiary

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Prairie-style planting

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Grasses and Bronze Fennel add height in the border

With wonderful views but an exposed site, an inspiring Old Knebworth garden has been created with colourful prairie-style planting. Philippa Pearson explores

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The Gardening Coach: May

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Peonies - the essence of an English traditional garden

Judy Shardlow is head over heels with an English garden beauty

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Property Market

Fri, 00:00

With an abundance of green space and beautiful views, these properties are ideal for country living

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Essex Property

This county is known for its selection of excellent state and private schools, making it a good choice for families. Living nearby not only cuts down on the school run, saving time and fuel, but is essential where catchment areas apply.

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