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:

Our apple and pear trees are smothered in fruits

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 15 June 2018

Our apple and pear trees are positively smothered in tiny fruits and, so far, there is no sign of the June drop, where nature thins out the excess fruits on the trees. In the next week or so we will emulate mother nature by picking off fruits to leave the largest two on any spur. As painful as this is, it is necessary if we are to get good sized fruits and to protect the branches from breaking under the weight.

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The Summer harvest is well on the way

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 8 June 2018

Summer is almost upon us and the garden is reveling in the warm temperatures and long daylight hours. Unfortunately, the weeds seem to be reveling in it too and are popping up all over the garden literally growing overnight. It is important to keep on top of them while they are small and before they have the chance to set seed.

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RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 - Show Highlights

Posted in Category News & Press Releases by Harrod Horticultural on 7 June 2018

It's all over for another year, but the 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show was another great success for Harrod Horticultural.

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Planting out our sweet potatoes

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 1 June 2018

The recent warmer temperatures have really helped our sweet potatoes which are now ready to be planted out in our metal raised bed.

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Bank Holiday Gardening!

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 25 May 2018

Another long Bank holiday weekend is upon us and the weather looks like it is going to be perfect for gardening!

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