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10:33, 19 AUG 2015
Giant flower bursts through conservatory roof at Kew Gardens
Staff at the botanic gardens had to remove a pane from the roof to accommodate the spoon flower after it grew 18ins in just 24 hours!
Work-based allotment plots for airline employees
Sharing the fruit of their labour to celebrate National Allotment Week
Cultivate London benefits from £22,500 funding for youths
Keen young gardeners got their hands dirty at Turnham Green to launch new landscape gardening venture
School volunteer crowned national gardening champion
Peter Edwards, 82, gives up five days a week to help pass on his passion for horticulture to pupils
Free compost for west Londoners at upcoming events
Brent, Hounslow and Harrow gardeners can give their garden a new lease of life thanks to upcoming composting events
Good news for gardeners as great compost giveaway returns to Ealing
20 tonnes of compost is available free as part of Compost Awareness Week
Chiswick gardeners most green-fingered in west London
Indoor gardening sales on Amazon have seen a boom in the past year in the capital
City Gardener: The power of flowers to convey feelings
Did you know that sending a tulip is a declaration of love or oregano an expression of joy? City Gardener Sarah Heaton reveals the hidden meanings of flowers.
City Gardener: Six plant suggestions for the great indoors!
This month's City Gardener column Sarah Heaton shares her suggestions on six 'fat plants' that you can use to brighten your home in the winter months.
Blooming bargain: Chiswick House Camellia Show to be free for first time
Heritage varieties of the plants will be on sale at this year's festival, opening next month, alongside a limited edition print by Sir Peter Blake
Ealing London Borough Council
Cllr Gregory Stafford: 'Hypocritical' Labour leader should give up housing association home
Ealing's Labour leader Julian Bell is holding on to a social rented home despite a shortage of housing in the borough, says Tory leader Gregory Stafford.
Urban Fox: All's quiet on the allotment save for the wildlife
Elspeth Scott continues her allotment diary. Foxes and wildlife are the main visitors at this time of year but some shoots are beginning to show.
City Gardener: My top tips for garden gifts this Christmas
City gardener Sarah Heaton offers readers her tips for plant-based Christmas presents and how to look after them.
Urban Fox: Chatter in the trees and work to be done shoring up the beds
Elspeth Scott continues her diary from the allotment with an update on the winter work being done and celeriac and cabbage still providing a harvest.
'Kewside' development in Brentford sparks Twitter backlash
Notting Hill Housing insists the contentious name for the new luxury riverside apartments is 'purely for marketing purposes' and 'not reflective of its long term character'
City Gardener: Ideas to wow-up your window boxes this winter
City Gardener Sarah Heaton shows you how to make the most of your creativity and decorate your home with wow-factor window boxes.
Spate of burglaries in Ruislip area has the community taking to Facebook
'Crime awareness group for the Ruislip & Eastcote area’ – an invitation-only site – has been logging suspicious activity in the area, further burglaries and swapping home security tips.
On the beat: Harrow police chief Simon Ovens on a busy week
Each week Mr Ovens talks us through a week in policing Harrow
Urban Fox: Unusual to be harvesting cucumbers in Autumn
The recent Indian summer in West London has caused the allotment to do some late sprouting, writes Elspeth Scott .
Enchanted Woodland returns to Syon Park for ninth year in a row.
Take an illuminating walk round the grounds of the 600-year-old house.
Ealing London Borough Council
Ceremony marks the end of Ealing's Walpole Park works
It included the unveiling of a magnetic new sculpture called The Drop, able to collect the public's loose change for charity
On the Beat
On the beat: Harrow police chief Simon Ovens on a week in policing
Each week Mr Ovens talks us through a week in policing Harrow.
Allotment holder in Feltham grows two giant pumpkins
Adrian Chun will carve the pumpkins in time for Halloween
City Gardener: Autumn's bulbs offer the promise of spring
Garden and landscaping expert Sarah Heaton has been busy planting bulbs and the garden centre, and shares her tips with readers.