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:

Weekly Kitchen Garden Blog - Pruning our trained fruit trees

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 21 July 2014

Here at Stephanie's Kitchen Garden this week we will be pruning our trained fruit trees. Our espalier apple trees have put on lots of growth and this is the perfect time of year to restore their shape.

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Holiday Watering Solutions

Posted in Category Watering by Jo on 16 July 2014

At last, the Holiday Season is here! For many of us, we've been looking forward to going away for quite some time, and now it's here, it's important that your hard work doesn't go to waste while you're away. To help you out with this, our range of products below will ensure your plants are well looked after while you enjoy your holiday!

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Retro Steel Raised Bed

Posted in Category Raised Beds by Jo on 16 July 2014

Exclusively available through Harrod Horticultural, this stylish and modern, modular Retro Steel Raised Bed can be conveniently arranged in four different configurations and is very simple to put together, whichever configuration you choose.

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Weekly Kitchen Garden Blog - Harvest is in full swing

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 14 July 2014

Here at Stephanie's Kitchen Garden this week we will be harvesting our blackcurrants. The branches of our blackcurrant bushes are laden with plump juicy berries. Armed with a trug and a kneeler we'll choose a sunny day and head into the fruit cage to pick and string the berries. Then it will be off to the kitchen to make delicious jam.

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Making Cider with a Fruit Press

Posted in Category Harvesting and Storage by Jo on 8 July 2014

Making cider is really easy and a good way to use up a glut of fruit. Some experts say use only cider apples, others mainly dessert and others mainly cooking but in reality most home cider makers use whatever apples that they have at hand.

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