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:

Rain at last in the Kitchen Garden

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 10 August 2018

For the first time in a long time my first priority wasn't more watering when I went out to the kitchen garden this morning. Yesterday we had an inch of rain which has left the garden feeling refreshed and the plants have lifted their drooping heads and you can almost hear them growing.

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The Cordon Tree and Harrod Step Over Support

Posted in Category Garden Structures by Harrod Horticultural on 8 August 2018

The cordon tree is something like the gardener's victory over the tree. Here, the domesticated tree no longer pushes itself self-determined toward the light, but the gardener dictates where it grows with this step over support.

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Tasty Preserves

Posted in Category Harvesting and Storage by Harrod Horticultural on 6 August 2018

Setting up a store cupboard full of your own home-produced preserves is such a marvellous way to capture the full flavour of what you have grown that it far surpasses anything you can ever buy in a supermarket.

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Rain has finally arrived

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 31 July 2018

Well the promised storms by the weather forecasters have finally arrived and we've had a few heavy showers to keep the garden ticking over. It had been been 8 weeks since we had any rain in the Kitchen Garden and the temperatures over the past week has been in the 30's every day so these showers are very welcome.

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Vacancy for Kitchen Gardener

Posted in Category News & Press Releases by Stephanie on 31 July 2018

Harrod Horticultural are looking for a part-time kitchen gardener (minimum 20 hours per week, flexible to support business needs), to work in their private garden in the Somerleyton area.

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