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:

Pest Control - Nematodes

Posted in Category Pest Control by Jo on 13 April 2015

Experts predict that this will be the worst ever year on record for the slimy garden pests due to a particularly warm winter, with above average temperatures recorded for December and January.

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Weekly Kitchen Garden Blog - first Harvest of Rhubarb

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 13 April 2015

Here at Stephanie's Kitchen Garden this week we will be sowing our sweetcorn, courgettes, squash, runner beans and French beans in the greenhouse. We will also be sowing more salads and peas to ensure a succession of crops.

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Plant Supports

Posted in Category Crop Protection by Harrod on 13 April 2015

Our New thicker (up to 6mm thick) wire Harrod link-stakes plant supports are available in either a Dark Olive Green Powder Coated Galvanised Steel finish which merges seemlessly into the background or a Mild Steel Natural Rust finish Link Stake that evokes a sense of history and blend effortlessly into both traditional or contemporary gardens.

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Weekly Kitchen Garden Blog - planting out potatoes

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 30 March 2015

Here at Stephanie's Kitchen Garden this week we will be planting our potatoes. These have been chitting in trays for several weeks and have healthy shoots forming. The ground has already been prepared by digging in well rotted manure and some home made compost.

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Weekly Kitchen Garden Blog - setting up irrigation system

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 23 March 2015

Here at Stephanie?s Kitchen Garden this week we will be setting up our irrigation ready for the coming season. We are currently experiencing a dry spell in East Anglia and haven?t had significant rainfall for a couple of weeks. Pots and beds are looking dry and we have already had to water our onion and garlic crops to try and prevent rust setting in later on.

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