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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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It's certainly no secret that stored water levels across the UK are at their lowest for decades and a domestic ban on using hosepipes has recently been implemented - but what is less clear cut is what the beleaguered gardener can do about it!
Keeping plants in both the kitchen and ornamental garden well watered during the summer can be a real challenge, so drought-afflicted gardeners across the country will be delighted to learn that we've got plenty of ideas
The Consumer Council for Water has produced a checklist of water saving ideas following predictions of another long, hot - and dry - summer.
Organic gardening - in the Harrod Horticultural Kitchen Garden at least - doesn't just mean that chemical-based pest sprays, weedkillers and fertilisers are banned from the potting shed. It's about protecting the environment in general, and that's why you'll find water butts scattered around the garden.