Stephanie's Garden Blog

Stephanie's Garden Blog

Welcome to Stephanie's Garden Blog, where we keep you up to date with our gardening exploits and anything we think might be of interest in the big wide world of gardening. With regular updates from Stephanie and Jo, from sowing to harvesting, we hope you enjoy following our gardening journey! 

   

Latest Blog Entries:

Harvesting and Vegetable Storage

Posted in Category Harvesting and Storage by Harrod Horticultural on 27 July 2016

The main point behind growing your own vegetables is how much better they taste fresh from the garden. The only failsafe way to guarantee harvesting vegetables at the optimal time is to taste test. However, there are some guidelines for judging when vegetables are ripe and ready for harvest. Keep in mind that great flavour isn?t always a simple matter of size or colour.

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How to Protect Your Plants with Garden Netting

Posted in Category Crop Protection by Stephanie on 27 July 2016

Every gardener has been there, after spending countless hours tending, watering, feeding your plants a pest invades or some extreme weather damages your plants and wipes out all your hard work...

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Fruit Press and Fruit Pressing

Posted in Category Harvesting and Storage by Harrod Horticultural on 26 July 2016

A fruit press and fruit crusher are invaluable if you're faced with an orchard full of apples and pears that you want to turn into fresh fruit juice or make into cider

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Heatwave hits the Kitchen Garden!

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 22 July 2016

A mini heatwave hit the Kitchen Garden this week so the focus has been on trying to keep the plants happy - especially the leafy crops which can succumb to the heat!

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One of our team's garden - having a really successful year!

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Harrod Horticultural on 20 July 2016

One of our team is a keen gardener and we love seeing the updates from the garden - obviously a few Harrod Horticultural products dotted about the garden too!

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