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Get Your Lovely Garlic Here!

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 @ 03:10 PM
posted by Philly

Now’s the perfect time to plant out garlic although it won’t be ready until next summer. Why now? Well garlic needs a decent period of cold (unlike me!) if its going to grow into a nice juicy bulb split into cloves. Which varieties are best? I’ve grown garlic for a [...]

Happy New Hyacinths

Monday, October 27, 2014 @ 01:10 PM
posted by Hannah

New Year is a bit drab around my flat once all the Christmas decs are down. The place seems a bit empty, so I’m thinking ahead with a plan to fill the place with colour and wonderful spring scent. If I start now, I can plant up the basis of [...]

Wonderful Wildflowers

Monday, October 20, 2014 @ 12:10 PM
posted by Lizzy

With half term either coming up, or here already, here’s a nice little project to do on a sunny afternoon with the kids. You can either sow a wildflower meadow onto open ground or establish one on grassland or a lawn. Step 1: Order your chosen seeds. The easiest thing [...]

Feeling blue

Thursday, October 16, 2014 @ 03:10 PM
posted by Elizabeth

Hot on the heels of the fruity chat during last week’s #WoolliesAskAlison on twitter and on the back of disgusting and depressing weather we thought we’d take a look at Blueberries! They’re a superfood and *super* over priced in shops. So, grow your own! Here’s all you need to know… [...]

Plant Me – Anytime

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 @ 11:10 AM
posted by Lizzy

The summer baskets and tubs are still going, but now the winter nights are getting considerably cooler, they’re looking a bit past their prime.  When I finally got down to the garden centre last Sunday (nearly always the last customer in there!) there wasn’t too much left to choose from, [...]