Stephanie's Kitchen Garden Diary

Stephanie's Kitchen Garden Diary

Designed by RHS Chelsea Flower Show gold medal winner Tom Hoblyn for Harrod Horticultural MD Stephanie Harrod back in 2005. Stephanie’s Kitchen Garden was set up primarily to trial various methods of growing fruit and vegetables and to share the knowledge gained with our customers. It has also given us the opportunity to develop and manufacture products to enable us to successfully grow flavour packed fruit and vegetables.

   

Latest Diary Entries

August another hot hot month

Posted on 31 August 2018

Well what a month August has been, hot, even hotter and dry. So, this month has been about watering and more watering and harvesting was has survived being baked.

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Mother Nature is stretching our gardening skills!

Posted on 25 July 2018

There has only been one topic of conversation amongst gardens during July 2018 and it is the weather. When we finally arrived in Spring this year, after such an awful winter, we sighed with relief and looked forward to a summer of growing. But Mother Nature was obviously not through with trying to stretch our gardening skills and now we are battling with the Mediterranean Melt!

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June is certainly living up to its flaming reputation!

Posted on 29 June 2018

Flaming June is living up to its reputation this year with wall-to-wall sunshine for most of the month. As I write we have had no rainfall for four weeks and the scorching sun and drying winds of a heatwave are causing challenges all around the garden. 2018 has certainly been a year of extreme weather so far!

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May has been busy, busy, busy.

Posted on 30 May 2018

May is always one of the busiest months of the year in Stephanie's Kitchen Garden and this year has been no exception.

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Spring has arrived!

Posted on 30 April 2018

April has seen spring arrive in Stephanie's Kitchen Garden at last, although the last few days of the month winter has returned with cold north winds and gales, just a week after the hottest April days on record!

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