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:

Time to plant out Broad Beans

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 14 November 2017

It's time to plant out our broad bean plants in the Kitchen Garden this week. We sowed the beans a few weeks ago in rootrainers in the greenhouse, as sowing direct into the soil tends to result in well fed mice and very few plants! Once the beans plants were a good size, they were moved to the cold frame to harden off and are now ready for life outside.

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Christmas Gardening Gift Ideas

Posted in Category Garden Tools and Equipment by Harrod Horticultural on 14 November 2017

From new innovations to tried and tested favourites, enjoy this quick trip through our festive range and get some inspiration for the gardener in your life!

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A Concise Guide to the Planting Season

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Harrod Horticultural on 9 November 2017

This concise guide to the Planting Season is full of useful information on when to plant and why, some great ideas on planting throughout the year.

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the first air frost has chilled the garden

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 30 October 2017

The clocks have been turned back leaving us with less working daylight hours and the first air frost has chilled the garden. Our newly planted winter crops are snuggled under fleece and cloches and our tender plants have already been moved into the greenhouse where the heater is keeping them safe from the cold nights.

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Planting Garlic and Onions

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 16 October 2017

It's time to plant out our onions and garlic in the Kitchen Garden. Back at the end of September we sowed the sets into trays and set them onto the greenhouse shelves to start them off. We prefer to sow them to modules initially as the local bird population like to pull them out of the ground when sowed direct into the soil.

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