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Time-saving tips for the busy balcony gardener

Time-saving tips for the busy balcony gardener

Stay ahead of the trend in fashion and beyond with our free weekly Lifestyle Edit newsletter Stay ahead of the trend in fashion and beyond with our free weekly Lifestyle Edit newsletter If you lead a busy life, have a balcony which you want to transform with veggies and fruits but don’t know where to start, Instagram and TikTok influencer Patrick Vernuccio, aka @TheFrenchieGardener, may be able to help. Half French, half Italian and then living in Berlin, he began his gardening journey five years ago as a complete novice, with just one pot. He bought a few packets of seeds and tried to grow vegetables on his fifth- floor balcony, sharing his results on social media, which has led to a new career inspiring urban dwellers on how to make use of their outdoor space. “A lot of people mention to me that they would love to grow their own food and that they have a balcony full of plants but don’t have the time and that is a barrier for sure, but it …

Black-ish star Jenifer Lewis recalls falling off 10-foot balcony into ‘dry ravine’

Black-ish star Jenifer Lewis recalls falling off 10-foot balcony into ‘dry ravine’

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails For the first time, Black-ish’s Jenifer Lewis is opening up about her near-death experience after falling off a 10-foot balcony while on holiday almost two years ago. Lewis, 67, recently sat down with ABC’s Good Morning America host Robin Roberts to speak about the harrowing accident and her road to recovery. In a teaser of the full interview, which airs tonight (12 March) on ABC News at 8.30pm ET, the Sister Act star explained that she went on a trip to Africa to celebrate the conclusion of the hit eight-season sitcom, which ran from 2014 to 2022. “I was going to retire and move back home. I had conquered a dream. I had travelled around the world, and life was wonderful,” Lewis told Roberts. In November 2022, after having visited Cape Town and Rwanda, Lewis made her way to the Serengeti. “When the sun sets in the Serengeti, …

Vladimir Putin’s critics that have mysteriously died from plane crash to balcony fall | World | News

Vladimir Putin’s critics that have mysteriously died from plane crash to balcony fall | World | News

A number of Putin’s critics have died in mysterious circumstances (Image: Getty) In a series of mysterious deaths that have raised suspicions and drawn international attention, several prominent critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin have met untimely ends in various circumstances, ranging from plane crashes to falling off balconies. The string of deaths has left many questioning the circumstances surrounding these incidents. The resurgence of interest in Putin’s critics come as imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny dead while serving a 19 year sentence in a penal colony in Russia. Navalny is said to have become ill after going for a walk on Friday, before collapsing and dying shortly afterwards. Express.co.uk has taken a look at some of the prominent critics of Vladimir Putin who have met untimely ends. Alexei Navalny Alexei Navalny is the latest Putin critic to die in Russia (Image: Getty) The latest victim in this disturbing pattern is Alexei Navalny, a fierce critic of Putin known for his campaigns against corruption and anti-Kremlin protests. Navalny, serving a 19-year sentence on charges of …

Picture released of King in room beside Buckingham Palace balcony ahead of Christmas message | UK News

Picture released of King in room beside Buckingham Palace balcony ahead of Christmas message | UK News

The King will deliver his Christmas message from the room behind the Buckingham Palace balcony, which has been decorated with a living Christmas tree. Environmentally friendly natural ornaments are hanging from the tree, which will be replanted at a later date. A photo of the King has been released ahead of the broadcast which will take place on Christmas Day. The message was recorded in early December inside the Centre Room at Buckingham Palace, which overlooks The Mall. The King is pictured standing in front of the large doors that lead onto the iconic balcony, where he waved to the crowds after the coronation. This will be his second festive address and is usually a reflective, personal message to the country and Commonwealth. It has been a busy year for the King with his coronation in May, as well as his first state visits to Germany, France and Kenya. The King more recently launched his Coronation Food Project, which aims to tackle food waste and hunger. The contents of the annual address are kept secret …