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:

Filling our new Raised Bed in the sunshine!

Posted in Category Raised Beds by Stephanie on 22 April 2016

The weather was on our side this week as the Customer Services Team managed to spend a productive morning in the Harrod Horticultural HQ garden in glorious sunshine, the autovents on the greenhouse had even opened!!

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Feeding Tomato Plants

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 22 April 2016

Our tomato plants have now begun flowering in the greenhouse, so next week we will give them a foliar feed wth epsom salts and also begin feeding them with liquid tomato feed. The tomato feed will continue each week throughout the growing season.

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How to attach netting to a Fruit Cage

Posted in Category Garden Structures by Harrod Horticultural on 20 April 2016

Attaching the netting to a fruit cage is a simple task when using Harrod quick release net ties and net clips.

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Keeping an eye on the weather forecast

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 18 April 2016

Despite the beautiful spring weather we have been enjoying recently, the forecast is still for cold nights ahead. We always keeping a close eye on the weather forecast ready to apply fleece or cloches to vulnerable crops, such as salads.

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Potting on tomatoes, peppers and aubergines

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Stephanie on 11 April 2016

This week we will be potting on our tomatoes, peppers and aubergines into their final pots. They are a really good size now and getting hungrier by the day so will need a good sized growing space to spread their roots into. Some of our tomatoes have already started producing flower stalks.

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