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21 Apr

Got a gardening query? Ask our Director of Horticulture Peter Clark!

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Peter has been involved in the growing industry from a very young age, beginning with helping his father during weekends and school holidays before attending Writtle Agricultural College. He will be pleased to offer any help or advice that you may need regarding the growing of your plants and will include as many of the most [...]

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Published Date: 21 Apr 2013
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02 Jan

January Garden – Sowing & Planting!

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Welcome to the New Year and the start of the next gardening season! Hopefully, many of you will be thinking up some gardening resolutions, if you are – let the first be maintenance!  Much like December, maintenance is the most important thing this month. Your garden is at its most dormant so there’s plenty of [...]

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Published Date: 02 Jan 2013
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02 Jan

January Garden – Tidy, Protect & Maintain!

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We hope you have had a fantastic new year and are keen to get back in the garden ready for spring. Spring is one of our busiest times and definitely our favourite gardening season. As everything starts to wake up from the dormancy of winter there’s finally lots to do in the garden again! Maintenance [...]

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Published Date: 02 Jan 2013
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28 Dec

How to Create Mulch!

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Mulch is something found in most gardens. It isn’t complicated and costly to create and will work wonders for your plants if used appropriately. Mulch is a layer of material laid on the soil surface to discourage weeds and prevent moisture loss, it also sometimes provides your plants with extra nutrients. Types of mulch vary; [...]

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Published Date: 28 Dec 2012
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23 Nov

Its Time to Consider Changing Our Gardening Ways!

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It may be time to start changing our gardening ways. This year the weather has been a constant reminder of climate change and the problems we face in the future. The US National Snow and Ice Data Centre have shown this summer that the polar ice cap is melting at a greater rate than ever [...]

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Published Date: 23 Nov 2012
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09 Nov

Winter Proof Your Herbs!

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The temperature has started to drop and its time to ensure your herbs make it through a cold winter. There are many simple steps you can take to protect your herbs, take a look at our easy guide below… Protect container herbs… Container herbs including sage, rosemary and thyme should be moved into a more [...]

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Published Date: 09 Nov 2012
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21 Oct

How to Cope With a Sloped Garden!

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You could consider your sloping garden to be a frustrating problem, but many gardeners believe the benefits of a sloping garden well out-weigh the disadvantages. A sloping garden often ges a great deal of ligt because its so open, as well as being great for draining excess water from your garden. To make the most [...]

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Published Date: 21 Oct 2012
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20 Oct

Start Protecting Your Plants Against Frost…

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Ensue your plants survive the winter by protecting them from frost and wet weather. The combination of low temperatures and wet willcause your plants to die off. If you are growing anything other than the hardiest of varieties its best to put in place basic techniques that will guarantee your plant’s survival. Once October begins measures should be put [...]

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Published Date: 20 Oct 2012
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15 Sep

Store The Taste of Summer!

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Don’t let your summer produce go to waste this year. If you have far too much to eat now, use these methods to store the taste of summer! Creating something new out of your produce is extremely satisfying and you’ll save money by storing produce through winter. It’s best to chill any perishable crops (such [...]

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Published Date: 15 Sep 2012
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10 Aug

Not Sure How to Plant Out Your Autumn Garden Readies? Take a look at our YouTube Video!

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Autumn Garden Ready Plants are the perfect way to add colour to your winter garden. Garden Ready Plants are slightly bigger than our Plug Plants but still brilliant value. On arrival Garden Ready Plants will measure approximately 6-10cm from root to tip and can be planted out straight away. We offer all your winter favourites [...]

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Published Date: 10 Aug 2012
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