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Welcome to our Garden Blog, the area of our site where we let you know what we're up to and anything we think might be of interest in the big wide world of gardening. We're lucky to have our own horticulturists on hand to keep you informed and we hope you find the gardening blog entries of interest.
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Growing in raised beds is a real boom area in gardening right now and it's little wonder when you realise just how easy it can be and how many delicious vegetables you can cram into a small space. Let's take a look at how one of our attractive Manger Raised Bed Planters - all 8ft of it - can transform a barren patio into a vegetable oasis, starting with watering.
The RHS Chelsea Flower Show announced Thursday the 21th of March that the Sneeboer entry, the 'Royal Dutch Hoe' with 3 innovations for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Garden Product of the Year 2013 was been successful.
"We all know the saying 'a bad workman always blames his tools', but I guess it's easy to forget the other side of the coin, just how helpful the right tool, for the right job, can be. I speak with some authority on this matter, being the kind of bloke who will often slip off a shoe to knock in a picture hook rather than rummage around in my tool kit to find the hammer that I just know is lurking somewhere in the bottom.
If you live in Scotland, the north east of England or East Anglia and you've got a flat roof fruit cage in your garden, this might be a 'horse/bolted' alert - but get the roof netting off your cage asap!
Two bags per module (the 173cm long unit consists of three modules) became three, then the lower tier came into play until finally...we ran out of compost! But that's not before we calculated that each module of staging was supporting a heavyweight 77kg of compost, far in excess of any normal greenhouse load.