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RHS reinvigorates its front garden Campaign

Laburnum TreeThe latest edition of the RHS magazine ‘The Garden” carries an article entitled “Towards a new urban front garden”. It’s all a part of the ‘Greening grey Britain’ campaign. The RHS Greening Grey Britain campaign has a focus on front gardens and greening up grey spaces. To learn more, get involved in the campaign, or see more ideas for garden greening, visit the Greening Grey Britain home page at the RHS website ( and click on the links. These include:

•Why greening grey Britain is important, for background on the subject;

•Why we all need Greening Grey Britain, for a PDF of the 2015 RHS report setting out the benefits of greenery in urban areas;

• Choosing tough plants, and with advice
on creating beautiful, low-maintenance
designs ideal for front gardens.

Front Garden Survey
An on line survey on attitudes to front gardens, part of a study by RHS PhD candidate Lauriane Chalmin-Pui, runs until April. For more, and to take part, visit:

Read the article here rhs_frontgardens02017-02