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Tag archive: vegetable

Space for Growing is Overrated

It used to be fact that to grow fruit and vegetables in a ‘grow your own’ manner required a reasonable amount of space. This used to take away the opportunity for many with small gardens, especially those in cities, where space is vastly limited when compared to those in rural areas. But no longer! We…

Homegrown Truly is Better

Leading on from yesterday’s blog about growing chillies in hanging baskets, we’ve got another gardening blog for you today! It’s getting to that time of year where avid gardeners and growers will start to get very busy, as the season changes to benefit us with warmer climes. As such, we will be mirroring the trend…

Encouraging Pollination

What can you do for your garden? In this blog post, we will be exploring the idea of encouraging pollination of plants, to enable fertilisation, and therefore reproduction in plants, i.e. making more of them! Whether it be for vegetables for human consumption, or flowers for aesthetic purposes, encouraging pollination is highly recommended. In certain…

2015 Garden Designs: The Next Designs to Have

2015 Garden Designs: The Next Designs to Have

From crazy paving to decking. From vegetable gardens to ‘nightscaping’. The landscape (pardon the pun!) of garden trends are forever changing. The listed fads above are all unique in their own right, from the kooky, to the financially sound. But what’s the next step for your garden? Like anything creative, fashions and trends change with…

Tips on Planning and Planting a Cold-Season Vegetable Garden

Tips on Planning and Planting a Cold-Season Vegetable Garden

Fruit and vegetable gardens are in full production during summer. Filled with ripe tomatoes, strawberries,  and other fruits and vegetables, these gardens can take over both the yard and the kitchen. It’s no wonder that come autumn, most people are looking forward to relaxing indoors with seed catalogues in hand. Rather than continuing to nurture…

Spring is here, Get your new vegetable garden started!

Hi everyone, Its time to get the vegetable garden started, you will be rewarded with great tasting food for the home, lower supermarket bills and its also great fun. Heres a few tips for you to get started. If you don’t want the hard work, our Horticultural team will do that for you. Good luck,…

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