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:

Kitchen Garden Blog - Retreat to the Potting Shed

Posted in Category Garden Tools and Equipment by Jo on 30 November 2015

With the wet and windy conditions recently we have had to make a hasty retreat to the potting shed, but this gives us a chance to catch up on some other important jobs...

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Hundred Years of Heritage and History

Posted in Category Garden Tools and Equipment by Harrod Horticultural on 24 November 2015

There is something deeply evocative surrounding the traditional hand forging of tools. The heat of the forge, the smell of the coal furnace and the sound of molten steel being hammered into shape all take us back to a time long past, when tools were hand-made and lasted for decades. But are these wonderful noises and smells resigned to history? In most places yes, but in a small corner of Holland they are very much alive.

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Kitchen Garden Blog - the dreaded box blight

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 20 November 2015

This week in Stephanie?s Kitchen Garden we will be carrying out some essential surgery on our beautiful box hedges. Over the past few weeks we have watched in horror as our hedges have succumbed to the dreaded box blight.

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Kitchen Garden Blog - bubble wrap insulation in the greenhouse

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 16 November 2015

Last week in Stephanie's Kitchen Garden we put up the bubble wrap up in our greenhouse. Up until now we had been very lucky with the recent mild temperatures allowing us the time to thoroughly clean the inside of the glass and supports before adding the greenhouse bubble insulation

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Kitchen Garden Blog - Pruning Asparagus Plants

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 6 November 2015

This week in Stephanie?s Kitchen Garden we have been pruning our asparagus plants down to the ground. The fronds have begun turning yellow and dying off so it is the perfect time to tidy up.

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