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NEW! Barrie Hedges - Community Leader Profile

Semi-retirement transformed the gardening habits of Shoot community leader Barrie Hedges. Where once he struggled to find time for a "never very productive" allotment and a few flowers and shrubs at home, now he has been able to immerse himself in his long-time hobby.

A plant lover's career

By garden designer Faith Ramsay. I am surprised that I have become a garden designer, as I came from a family without a green thumb between them. I always loved plants and flowers as a child, but I didn't have a clue what to do with or how to grow them.

Rob from Kent loves his Husqvarna auto mower

Rob tells us about his Kent garden and using the Husqvarna auto mower. Sponsored article May 2017.

Maggie is an enthusiastic plant collector

Maggie Jameson has developed from a novice gardener trying to identify flowering plants and weeds into a very enthusiastic and successful gardener all thanks to Shoot. She has now given up her RHS membership in favour of Shoot as she gets so much more out of it.

Passing on a Cambridge garden

Tim Ewbank recently sold his Cambridgeshire home and garden. He decided at the same time to pass along his Shoot account to the new home owner so they could benefit from the information about their new garden - like a 'manual' for their new garden. We asked Tim some questions about what he liked most about Shoot and the benefits of the garden transfer to the new home owner.


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