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:

New additions to the Greenhouse

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 30 November 2018

This week I have started some seed sowing ready for next year. I have planted a couple of different varieties of sweet peas ready for a spring display and the greenhouse has had a couple of new additions.

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Caring for Birds in Winter

Posted in Category Caring for Nature by Harrod Horticultural on 28 November 2018

Active birds are a great friend of the gardener so don't wait until the depths of winter before putting food out for the local population - start now and help our feathered friends build up enough strength to get through the cold winter.

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Composting Kitchen and Garden Waste

Posted in Category Composting by Harrod Horticultural on 27 November 2018

Composting kitchen and garden waste is an environmentally friendly source of organic matter that helps to reduce landfill and won't cost you a penny.

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Be cautious of hibernating Hedgehogs

Posted in Category Caring for Nature by Stephanie on 26 November 2018

Well this week has seen me clearing paths and borders of leaves after yet another storm has passed through. Though this storm brought snow and hail with temperatures plummeting to what they should be. Whilst I am raking large piles of leaves, I am always cautious of hibernating hedgehogs, I once found a hedgehog sleeping in the leaves of crocosmia.

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Garlic shooting and planting strawberry plants

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 16 November 2018

The recent warm spell has seen one variety of garlic we planted in a raised planter which should still be dormant shown signs of early green shoots. If we do get a sudden cold snap, it may stop the garlic in its tracks.

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