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World Vision garden at Chelsea Flower Show wins Silver Gilt medal

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John Warland, the award-winning designer of World Vision's garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea, has been awarded the Silver Gilt m…

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World Vision garden at Chelsea Flower Show wins Silver Gilt medal

Tuesday 19, May, 2015

John Warland, the award-winning designer of World Vision's garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea, has been awarded the Silver Gilt medal.

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Keeping hope alive

Thursday 28, May, 2015

Can children trapped in a cycle of conflict and uncertainty, many of whom have seen and experienced so much pain, see a glimmer of hope? The conflict in Syria has caused huge instability in neighbouring Iraq, with around 2.5 million people having to leave their homes due to fighting. In a recent visit to the region, we spoke to some of the children who were hoping their lives would someday get back on track.

Shaking school safety

Saturday 23, May, 2015

With ambitions to one day become a doctor, 12-year-old Muskan was looking forward to returning to school after a short break. But sadly she and her friends will have to wait. The earthquake that shook Nepal over the last few weeks had a devastating effect on her school building; with classrooms destroyed and much of the building deemed too unsafe to enter. Muskan describes how it feels to live with the uncertainty that the earthquake has brought.

A plant for all time

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If you had to pick a plant of the century or millennia, what would yours be? What’s the hero plant to which mankind owes an eternal debt of gratitude? John Warland reveals the inspiration behind his award-winning garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.

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