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10 Tips on Autumn Tidying this Weekend

Friday, September 30, 2016 @ 09:09 AM
posted by Elizabeth

Summer is truly over now and our thoughts turn to clearing and tidying in the garden – but what and how much? Alison has the following useful tips – which will you be tackling this weekend? When summer veg are over, dig up and compost the plants if free from disease and […]

GIANT veg – cook it or show it?

Monday, September 26, 2016 @ 09:09 AM
posted by Elizabeth

Did anyone see the rather hilarious story about the Chef at Ston Easton Park in Somerset who accidentally took a slice from a potentially prize winning giant cabbage? The gardener was said to be *most* upset. Woops! Now that’s just the sort of Woolly thing that I’d do…! That wasn’t […]

10 Tips on Organic Gardening This Weekend

Friday, September 23, 2016 @ 07:09 AM
posted by Elizabeth

Organic certification for professional growers has strict rules. We look at how you can be more organic at home, without the worry of certificates!  Recycle garden and raw veg kitchen waste into rich compost to add nutrients and improve water retention in soil. If you want to learn more about […]

Ten Tips on Planting this Weekend

Saturday, September 17, 2016 @ 06:09 PM
posted by Philly

It’s not just digging a hole!! In the autumn planting season we look at getting the best start for your plants: it’s not just digging a hole. In autumn soil is warm with a good moisture content so that roots start to grow out into the surrounding soil. Choose the […]

Hedgerow Harvest

Monday, September 12, 2016 @ 02:09 PM
posted by Elizabeth

How goes the foraging? I must confess, I’ve not made it out to find my usual hoard of blackberries yet this autumn – and, as we race towards the end of the month, I highly doubt I’ll beat the birds! However, there is more magic to be had in those […]