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:

Composting Do's & Don'ts

Posted in Category Composting by Harrod Horticultural on 23 August 2016

There are a number of Do's & Don'ts when it comes to composting - so to make it easier we have created a simple check list along with some common problems.

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Hot Composting or Traditional Composting

Posted in Category Composting by Jo on 22 August 2016

For years, the art of making compost has been shrouded in mystery. Gardeners would regularly creep down to their heap in a neglected and forgotten corner of the garden, armed with old plant material, newspapers and other seemingly useless and unwanted items before the big day, months later, when they would emerge with a steaming wheelbarrow full of wonderful compost.

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Harvesting and Watering in full swing

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 22 August 2016

Despite the harvest and growing season being still in full swing, it is time to turn our thoughts to next year's crops so this week in the Kitchen Garden we will be ordering our seed garlic and autumn planting onion sets.

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Great harvest from one of our team!

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Harrod Horticultural on 19 August 2016

One of our team has really taken their work home with them this year. Some great pictures of their latest harvest and lots of other plants doing really well

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Main Crop Potatoes and Fruit Picking

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 16 August 2016

This week in the Kitchen Garden, we will be digging up our main crop potatoes. We would not normally expect to be doing this for at least another month, but our crop has been struck by blight following the wet summer. It certainly wasn't a surprise that our plants were attacked by blight. With the amount of rainfall we have had, it was something that we were fully expecting.

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