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:

Gardening in Raised Beds

Posted in Category Raised Beds by Harrod on 21 October 2014

My first experience with raised beds was also my first time growing veg, some twenty years ago. At the time I lived in Hertfordshire and the soil in my garden comprised a charming mixture of clay, lumps of sandstone, iron ore and more clay. In short, it was rubbish.

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Weekly Kitchen Garden Blog - planting garlic

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 17 October 2014

Here at Stephanie's Kitchen Garden this week we will be planting garlic. This is one of our favourite crops and this year we are growing Picardy Wight and Carcassone Wight.

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Raised Vegetable Beds

Posted in Category Raised Beds by Jo on 15 October 2014

To help you price up and make the most of your raised beds - and most importantly enjoy growing in them - we've compiled a list of factors to consider when choosing, siting and filling your beds.

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Going for Gold

Posted in Category News by Stephanie on 13 October 2014

We have come along way in the past 60 years, constantly striving to improve our Company and our culture. It was even more fitting that we should achieve this the IIP Gold award in our 60th year?

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Weekly Kitchen Garden Blog - Greenhouse crops coming to an end

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 10 October 2014

Our greenhouse crops are coming to the end of their lives. The tomatoes have all been harvested and we will be clearing the old plants and consigning them to the compost heap. The pots, tomato towers, plant halos and slot and lock frame and will be brushed clean and set aside for scrubbing and cleaning during the winter months.

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