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:

Harrod Garden Arches

Posted in Category News by Harrod on 27 July 2015

Just in case you haven't seen them , we now have our stylish Harrod Roman Arches available in two exciting new colours - Silk Grey and Lichen Green. In addition we have extended our range to include a Vintage Wire Arch (in a choice of two finishes). All of our arches are made from quality materials and carry a 10 YEAR GUARANTEE, with our Steel Arches all being endorsed by the RHS.

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Plant Supports

Posted in Category Crop Protection by Harrod on 24 July 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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Kitchen Garden Blog - sowing spring cabbage, autumn carrots and winter salads

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 24 July 2015

This week In Stephanie's Kitchen Garden we will be sowing crops such as spring cabbage, turnips, pak choi, autumn carrots and winter salads.

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Kitchen Garden Blog - pruning espalier fruit trees

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 20 July 2015

This week In Stephanie's Kitchen Garden we will be pruning our espalier apple trees. Summer is the ideal time to carry out this annual job and our apple trees have put on an enormous amount of growth this year. They are definitely ready for a haircut!

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Kitchen Garden Blog - planting out winter broccoli

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 13 July 2015

This week In Stephanie's Kitchen Garden we will be planting out some winter broccoli in to new vegetable cages. We have two identical cages put up side by side. One is covered with white insect mesh and the other in covered with new black insect mesh. We are running a trial to see if the plants grow differently according to the colour of the mesh.

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