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thetimes.co.uk 4 days ago
In the bleak midwinter, a plant in full bloom

In the bleak midwinter, a plant in full bloom

A winter scramble among the woody gorges of the Derwent Valley between Matlock and Cromford usually turns up a handful of early flowering plants. There is a go

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express.co.uk 6 days ago
Houseplants: Use ‘diluted coffee’ in winter to water - plant will be ‘much healthier’

Houseplants: Use ‘diluted coffee’ in winter to water - plant will be ‘much healthier’

WINTER temperatures and short days can cause plants to suffer due to a lack of sunlight. However there are many ways in which gardeners can allow their indoor [...]

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independent.co.uk 17 days ago
Food banks may have to turn away families amid soaring demand in ‘bleak winter’

Food banks may have to turn away families amid soaring demand in ‘bleak winter’

Exclusive: Charities say they may have to reduce packages – or even turn hungry families away – if demand continues to soar

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theguardian.com 28 days ago
The Breakdown | Bleak Covid winter threatens to create huge disruption for European rugby

The Breakdown | Bleak Covid winter threatens to create huge disruption for European rugby

A radical alternative plan may be required to provide a breathless yet workable resolution to the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup competitions due to Covid dis [...]

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express.co.uk 31 days ago
Winter gardening: How to protect outdoor plants from harsh weather - ‘insulate the plant’

Winter gardening: How to protect outdoor plants from harsh weather - ‘insulate the plant’

PLANTS can suffer during the winter months, especially when the weather is cold and frosty. There are several steps gardeners can take to help protect outdoor [...]

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express.co.uk 36 days ago
Christmas cactus: Where to put ‘easy to maintain’ plant in winter - ‘will live happily’

Christmas cactus: Where to put ‘easy to maintain’ plant in winter - ‘will live happily’

THE CHRISTMAS cactus is a popular plant purchased during the festive period. One expert has shared top tips on looking after the brightly-coloured houseplant.

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express.co.uk 51 days ago
Universal Credit UK: Full list of winter support as temperatures plummet - what to expect

Universal Credit UK: Full list of winter support as temperatures plummet - what to expect

UNIVERSAL Credit provides support for many living costs and this includes energy bills. This support may need to be utilised over the coming weeks as numerous [...]

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express.co.uk 52 days ago
Snake plants: Take ‘extra precautions’ in winter - how to look after hardy indoor plant

Snake plants: Take ‘extra precautions’ in winter - how to look after hardy indoor plant

SNAKE PLANTS are known for their tall dark leaves with horizontal stripes. But how do you look after the common houseplant during the winter months?

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express.co.uk 52 days ago
Christmas cactus: ‘Easy to maintain’ in winter - how to look after ‘amazing’ plant

Christmas cactus: ‘Easy to maintain’ in winter - how to look after ‘amazing’ plant

CHRISTMAS CACTUS, also known as Schlumbergera, are bright in colour and make gorgeous houseplants in the winter months. How do you look after them?

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express.co.uk 66 days ago
Gardening: Avoid overwatering your plant in winter with one easy tip - ‘use the test!’

Gardening: Avoid overwatering your plant in winter with one easy tip - ‘use the test!’

WATERING your plants is essential for their growth and wellbeing, but overwatering houseplants can sometimes cause more harm than good. A plant expert has shar [...]

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express.co.uk 80 days ago
What to sow in November? Full list of plants to kickstart your winter garden

What to sow in November? Full list of plants to kickstart your winter garden

NOVEMBER is just two days away and with the new month, comes a new list of seasonal crops to get going in your garden - but what should you be sowing?

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express.co.uk 92 days ago
What fruit and vegetables can be planted in October? Best winter greens to plant right now

What fruit and vegetables can be planted in October? Best winter greens to plant right now

OCTOBER is a great month to begin planting fruit and vegetables which can be harvested later in the season - but what should you be growing to reap the benefit [...]

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express.co.uk 105 days ago
When to plant winter pansies - the SECRET to growing perfect pansies all year round

When to plant winter pansies - the SECRET to growing perfect pansies all year round

PANSIES are a classic British annual that will add character and flair to any garden. While early planting means more spring blooms, how can you secure a stead [...]

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express.co.uk 110 days ago
When to plant your winter bulbs: How the UK weather could affect planting time - KEY tips

When to plant your winter bulbs: How the UK weather could affect planting time - KEY tips

PLANTING bulbs ahead of the winter is the top task for many garden-loving Brits right now - but how should you be adjusting your timings to suit the strange Br [...]

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express.co.uk 112 days ago
Savers face a 'very bleak winter': Families will need an extra £107 for bills - what to do

Savers face a 'very bleak winter': Families will need an extra £107 for bills - what to do

UNIVERSAL CREDIT payments are set to be cut by £20 per week from October 6, with claimants on the verge of losing over £1,000 per year due to the temporary upl [...]

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independent.co.uk 116 days ago
Unlikely England will go into ‘full blown lockdown’ this winter, says Neil Ferguson

Unlikely England will go into ‘full blown lockdown’ this winter, says Neil Ferguson

Epidemiologist ‘moderately optimistic’ as country yet to see back-to-school surge in Covid-19 infections

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PICTURED: The rare Brazilian plant that's blossomed in Dorset this winter

PICTURED: The rare Brazilian plant that's blossomed in Dorset this winter

GARDENER Mike Clifford was amazed when a Brazilian plant blossomed for the first time outside in midwinter due to the unseasonably warm weather.

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express.co.uk 23 days ago
‘A very special place’: The best winter holiday destinations have been named – full list

‘A very special place’: The best winter holiday destinations have been named – full list

THE WINTER holidays are in full swing and many Britons may have stayed put due to the uncertainty surrounding travel restrictions. But it's not too late to thi [...]

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independent.co.uk 29 days ago
Thomas Tuchel must rediscover golden touch if Chelsea are to avoid bleak midwinter

Thomas Tuchel must rediscover golden touch if Chelsea are to avoid bleak midwinter

In the midst of a slump in form Chelsea need Tuchel, the original thinker, to plot a path back to the top

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express.co.uk 31 days ago
Banana plant: Houseplant expert on how to keep tropical tree alive in winter

Banana plant: Houseplant expert on how to keep tropical tree alive in winter

BANANA plants are extremely large beautiful plants that can turn a dull space into a tropical paradise. But what care do they need in winter?

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telegraph.co.uk 40 days ago
Cities brace for empty streets as working from home ushers in another bleak winter

Cities brace for empty streets as working from home ushers in another bleak winter

Government’s new coronavirus measures will push shops and hospitality back to the brink

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express.co.uk 49 days ago
Travellers scramble to switch winter holidays as Covid restrictions return

Travellers scramble to switch winter holidays as Covid restrictions return

BRITISH tourists were left in a winter holiday nightmare yesterday after a Covid crackdown by Switzerland hit skiing trips and Christmas breaks.

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express.co.uk 52 days ago
Poinsettias: ‘Golden rule’ for looking after festive plant this winter - ‘very important!’

Poinsettias: ‘Golden rule’ for looking after festive plant this winter - ‘very important!’

POINSETTIAS are one of the most popular festive houseplants on the market. Although generally easy to care for, one expert has shared top tips on how to keep t [...]

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scotsman.com 62 days ago
Even in the bleak midwinter, there is still magic to be found – Laura Waddell

Even in the bleak midwinter, there is still magic to be found – Laura Waddell

When the clock hits mid-afternoon at this time of year, it should come with a warning clang.

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express.co.uk 68 days ago
Can you plant a garden in winter? The 10 flowers, bulbs and seeds you can grow right now

Can you plant a garden in winter? The 10 flowers, bulbs and seeds you can grow right now

NOVEMBER is a slow time for gardening with the first frosts dusting our gardens and the short days leaving little time to get stuck into planting and sowing. W [...]

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express.co.uk 88 days ago
Houseplants: Three ‘rules’ to ensure your plant survives winter - ‘limit their food’

Houseplants: Three ‘rules’ to ensure your plant survives winter - ‘limit their food’

HOUSEPLANTS can often suffer in the cooler, winter months as frost sets in and our homes become more draughty. A houseplant expert has shared three simple tric [...]

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express.co.uk 99 days ago
HGV shortage: Councils scramble amid fears over lack of gritter drivers this winter

HGV shortage: Councils scramble amid fears over lack of gritter drivers this winter

BRITAIN'S roads could remain covered in ice this winter as councils scramble to fill a shortage of gritter drivers.

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thetimes.co.uk 107 days ago
Midwinter is bleak enough without the prophets of gloom

Midwinter is bleak enough without the prophets of gloom

God, it’s exhausting isn’t it? All this worry, for so long, and so much of it manufactured. I read a newspaper headline this week prophesying a “nightmare” Chr [...]

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express.co.uk 111 days ago
Gardening: When to plant winter bulbs - Mark Lane's genius tip to stop rotting in wet soil

Gardening: When to plant winter bulbs - Mark Lane's genius tip to stop rotting in wet soil

GARDENING is a year-round activity, even as the rain and darker evenings set in. In fact, there are bulbs to plant now and Mark Lane spoke with Express.co.uk a [...]

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scotsman.com 112 days ago
Food banks and homeless shelters preparing for 'bleak winter' with trepidation amid NHS warning

Food banks and homeless shelters preparing for 'bleak winter' with trepidation amid NHS warning

Food banks and homeless shelters are preparing for a “bleak situation” this winter, while the NHS will be preparing to take in vulnerable people who are freezi [...]

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express.co.uk 117 days ago
Vegetables and flowers to plant in September - ‘they’ll see you through the winter months’

Vegetables and flowers to plant in September - ‘they’ll see you through the winter months’

SEPTEMBER provides a lot of opportunities to plant vegetables and flowers in your garden. Gardener Mark Lane, Gardeners' World presenter, discussed the options [...]

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express.co.uk 12 days ago
What can I plant in my garden in January? Full list of crops and flowers to sow right now

What can I plant in my garden in January? Full list of crops and flowers to sow right now

JANUARY is a notoriously quiet time for the garden with few plants in bloom. While there is little growing in gardens across the UK, now is the perfect time to [...]

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heraldscotland.com 25 days ago
Rangers fixtures in full as winter break causes matchday reshuffle

Rangers fixtures in full as winter break causes matchday reshuffle

THE SPFL decision to bring forward the winter break has meant tweaks to Rangers' fixture list.

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express.co.uk 30 days ago
Christmas cacti: ‘Humid environment’ required during winter - where to place your plant

Christmas cacti: ‘Humid environment’ required during winter - where to place your plant

CHRISTMAS cacti are popular houseplants because they come in bright colours like pink. Flowering during the winter months, they can need a certain environment [...]

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express.co.uk 50 days ago
Houseplants: Best place to put your Swiss cheese plant in winter - let it ‘thrive’

Houseplants: Best place to put your Swiss cheese plant in winter - let it ‘thrive’

SWISS CHEESE PLANTS are one of the most common houseplants on the market, available to buy in various different sizes. Although low maintenance, they can be ha [...]

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express.co.uk 52 days ago
Europe facing bleak winter gas crisis as emergency supply could be used within months

Europe facing bleak winter gas crisis as emergency supply could be used within months

EUROPE could face a bleak winter if it is forced into tapping into emergency energy supplies as stock runs "very, very low."

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express.co.uk 52 days ago
Winter lawn care: Plant expert on why to 'avoid' walking on grass during frosty weather

Winter lawn care: Plant expert on why to 'avoid' walking on grass during frosty weather

A GARDENING expert has shared the reason why you should avoid walking on grass during frosty weather. Plus, plant top tips for planting out in the autumn and w [...]

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express.co.uk 66 days ago
Winter vegetables you should sow, plant and harvest right now - November guide

Winter vegetables you should sow, plant and harvest right now - November guide

NOVEMBER is the prime time to make the most of hearty winter greens and other vitamin-rich cold-season vegetables that are ready to harvest - but what should y [...]

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express.co.uk 70 days ago
When to plant sunflower seeds - surprising reason why you can sow in winter

When to plant sunflower seeds - surprising reason why you can sow in winter

SUNFLOWERS are easy to grow and offer a stunning display of rich yellow petals and long green stems in your summer garden - but how can you get a head start wh [...]

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Full breakdown of Downing Street's Plan B for winter months as Covid cases rise

Full breakdown of Downing Street's Plan B for winter months as Covid cases rise

The government is reportedly keeping a “close eye” on a descendant of the Covid Delta variant that is being seen in a growing number of cases.

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thetimes.co.uk 108 days ago
Bleak winter forecast as attractions miss out on ‘staycation boom’

Bleak winter forecast as attractions miss out on ‘staycation boom’

Visitor attractions did not experience a staycation boom amid the pandemic, with the majority currently in “survival mode”, a survey found.The research showed [...]

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thetimes.co.uk 112 days ago
Bleak winter for Covid cases could put vaccine passports back on agenda

Bleak winter for Covid cases could put vaccine passports back on agenda

Vaccine passports will be compulsory in nightclubs, music venues, festivals and sports grounds in England if there is a spike in Covid cases this winter.The na [...]

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express.co.uk 116 days ago
Winter lockdown: Prof Neil Ferguson lays bare chances of 'full-blown' restrictions

Winter lockdown: Prof Neil Ferguson lays bare chances of 'full-blown' restrictions

PROFESSOR Neil Ferguson has offered his views on the likelihood of a "full-blown" winter lockdown.

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express.co.uk 122 days ago
When to plant hellebores - A guide to winter flowers

When to plant hellebores - A guide to winter flowers

HELLEBORES can blossom into a stunning winter bloom, adding a touch of colour to gardens right across Britain during the bleak weather - but when is the best t [...]

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