Garden Blog

Garden Blog

Welcome to our Garden Blog, where we let you know what we’re up to in the garden and anything we think might be of interest in the big wide world of gardening. With regular updates from Jo and Stephanie, from sowing to harvesting and even great recipes, we hope you enjoy following our gardening exploits! 

   

Latest Blog Entries:

Greenhouse Staging

Posted in Category Greenhouse Equipment by Jo on 27 August 2014

We used one of our two-tier, 173cm greenhouse staging units and loaded it up with bags of compost. Two bags per module became three, then the lower tier came into play until finally...we ran out of compost! But thats not before we calculated that each module was supporting a heavyweight 77kg of compost, far in excess of any normal greenhouse load.

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Greenhouse Heaters

Posted in Category Greenhouse Equipment by Jo on 19 August 2014

The greenhouse is a valuable kitchen garden asset but to use it to its full potential you'll need to keep it frost free in winter, if not warm!

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Greenhouse Insulation

Posted in Category Greenhouse Equipment by Jo on 19 August 2014

It's during the winter and early spring that the greenhouse becomes the most valuable asset on your plot - and lining the greenhouse with insulating bubble wrap can save you money (50% on heating costs) and keep tender plants alive.

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Garden Pergolas

Posted in Category Garden Tools and Equipment by Jo on 19 August 2014

Designed with our RHS endorsed garden arch range in mind, Harrod garden pergolas are offered in a range of width and length options and as we've designed and manufactured the pergola range ourselves here in our Lowestoft base we can be sure the quality will exceed your expectations.

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Weekly Kitchen Garden Blog - Amazing Romanesco Cauliflower

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 18 August 2014

Here at Stephanie's Kitchen Garden this week we will be planting out our Spring Cabbages. These have been growing away in our cold frame waiting for a space to become available in our vegetable cage.

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