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 - planting garlic cloves and onions sets

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 29 September 2015

This week in Stephanie's Kitchen Garden we have sown our autumn planting garlic gloves and onions sets into modules in the greenhouse. They can be planted straight into the ground if required, but our resident pigeon population would soon have them 'unplanted' again!

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Kitchen Garden Blog - the Autumn Harvest continues

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 18 September 2015

This week In Stephanie's Kitchen Garden we will be continuing the Autumn Harvest. The haulms on our maincrop potatoes have now all but died, so we will cut these off to the ground and leave the tubers for ten days before digging them up.

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Kitchen Garden Blog - successes and failures in the vegetable garden

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 15 September 2015

This week In Stephanie's Kitchen Garden we will be taking time out to sit and complete our seed and potato order for next year. We have had successes and failures this year, as always, and now is an ideal time to sit back and review this years crops whilst they are still in the ground.

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Kitchen Garden Blog - turning on the greenhouse heater

Posted in Category Organic Gardening by Jo on 8 September 2015

This week In Stephanie's Kitchen Garden we will be turning on the heater in the greenhouse. We have had some cold nights forecast and our pepper and aubergines are currently bearing lots of ripening fruits. A cold night could set them back and jeopardise the harvest. Our heater is on a thermostat that we will set at 15 degrees. This will keep our crops comfortable for the remainder of the growing season.

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