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:

Tool Talk

Posted in Category News & Press Releases by Harrod Horticultural on 28 October 2015

The right tool for the job is a phrase you've probably heard hundreds of times and never does it ring truer than with garden tools. There is really no excuse for not matching the right garden tool with the job and our extensive range of premium quality garden tools has every job covered. It's also true that a good quality garden tool will serve you for years and it's often more cost effective in the long run spending out on a superior spade or fork for daily use.

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Garden Border Conifer Conundrum

Posted in Category News & Press Releases by Harrod Horticultural on 27 October 2015

When my neighbour removed the 25 year old conifers bordering my garden I felt the need of some sort of picture frame for my garden, to give me some privacy and to hold it all together. Mrs John, Shropshire

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Harvesting Sweet Potatoes

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 26 October 2015

This week In Stephanie's Kitchen Garden we are harvesting the sweet potatoes. This is one of our favourite crops as it always looks so good. We like to grow them in a raised bed and train them up an obelisk to provide a real focal point.

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Kitchen Garden Blog - pruning fruit bushes

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 13 October 2015

This week In Stephanie's Kitchen Garden we will be pruning our blackcurrant bushes. The plants are now beginning to shed their leaves and have begun dormancy so it is an ideal time to give them their annual haircut.

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Kitchen Garden Blog - planting winter crops

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 9 October 2015

This week In Stephanie's Kitchen Garden we have been sowing Mizuna, Mustard Greens, Winter salads and spinach in the greenhouse. We already have these growing in our mangers and raised beds, however we want to make the most of our heater and grow some in the greenhouse border where the tomato plants will soon be removed.

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