S.U.N.D.A.Y Gardening

With a lot of our gardeners being volunteers we know that a lot of the gardening is done at the weekend. So, this is how you can garden efficiently over a short space of time to make the most of your garden. Slow it down – Take your time, it may seem like you need…

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Plant Up a Rainbow

Last year the rainbow became a symbol of hope and gratitude for all the hard-working members of the NHS. They were displayed in windows and gardens up and down the country. As the days are looking brighter and the country is opening up again, it’s a great time to pay tribute and plant your very…

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Sow Your Own – Aubergines

Sow Your Own Aubergines Aubergines are perfect to start sowing in the winter months in a heated greenhouse or polytunnel. Although aubergines are becoming a popular pick to grow at home, they are a trickier vegetable to grow. But once you’ve mastered it you should get a full crop. The hardest part is the first…

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Spice up your garden

This blog is not for the faint hearted, or for the cooler mouths. This is all about HEAT and how you can bring an extra spice to your table with these 4 flowers, fruits, and veggies you can grow in your garden. Rocket This peppery salad leaf is not only one of the fastest veg…

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Quirky Tips on Caring for Roses

In 19th century Britain, roses were shrubs or climbers with a limited colour range and flowering season. During Queen Victoria’s reign, however, they were bred with roses from the East, introducing bright yellows and oranges, greater hardiness and repeat flowering. Today there are over 1000 varieties on sale (20 years ago), and new varieties are…

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Sandown Castle Community | Their garden story

Since its launch in 2013, the Cultivation Street campaign has expanded to support hundreds of school and community gardening projects across the UK. It is now a thriving hub for gardeners to share stories, top tips and advice as well as access a plethora of free resources to enhance their gardening projects. For this week’s…

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Winter vegetables

by Kirsty Ward The nights are drawing in, the mornings have a chill and the bobble hat is securely on when I’m down on my allotment now. We are heading into winter but that doesn’t mean that the allotment needs to come to a stop, there are always lots of jobs to be doing and…

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Front Garden Guide- Choosing the right garden fence and gate

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Planning what to grow for your garden project…

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