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Here’s a short video of Marc explaining how to grow bedding plants from seed:

Kitchen Garden Calendar – May

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Winter crops can now be sown – Leeks, brussels sprouts, winter cabbage, marrow. Starting them off in pots is a good idea, you can then plant them out in ...

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Plant of the Month – May 2019

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Mr. D has again picked two plants for us... we should change the name of these posts to 'Plants of the Month'... Ceanothus 'Californian Lilac' California...

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May’s Gardening Calendar

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Summer's on it way! As bulbs fade and herbaceous borders grow in leaps and bounds, it is now clear that summer is approaching. Sowing and planting out bed...

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Kitchen Garden Calendar – April

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Prepare seedbeds – if you have beds that you are going to plant spring vegetables such as cauliflower, leeks, potatoes and carrots, raking the soil to a ...

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Plant of the Month – April 2019

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Pieris Japonica Pieris are a group of highly ornamental evergreen shrubs. They produce panicles of long white flowers in late winter. The new spring foila...

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April’s Gardening Calendar

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Spring is finally here as daffodils and flowering trees start to bloom. Expect the inevitable April showers this month but with sunny days too, when you ca...

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Kitchen Garden Calendar – March

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March is the month when things really start to move in the growing season. In fact the start of the year used to be Lady Day, The Feast of the Annunciation...

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Plant of the Month – March 2019

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Again Mr Dummett couldn't decide between the two, so we are giving you both options... Chaenomeles (Ornamental Quince) and Forsythia Chaenomeles is a har...

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March’s Gardening Calendar

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Spring usually arrives by mid-March and the frequent sunny days provide the opportunity for an increasing range of gardening tasks. It’s time to get busy...

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Kitchen Garden Calendar – February

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February, being the last of the winter months , often has a sting and ends up being the coldest month. So, more than any other month, this one you need to ...

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