Cleaning the greenhouse

Easing back this winter

Today I’ve been in the greenhouse cleaning the work spaces and washing the windows. Most years I grow throughout the winter but this year I’ve decided not to grow any winter produce and take a step back for a little while. My mind is already working on an autumn schedule, …

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Sophie, Countess of Wessex filming with BBC Gardeners' World presenter Joe Swift

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2017

Visiting most of the major shows can take its toll after a few years and to be honest, I wasn’t looking forward to visiting the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show this year until I arrived and was greeted by the first garden. A bright display of blooms designed by …

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Listen to the Podcast on the Go!

Sean’s Kitchen Garden podcast gives practical down-to-earth gardening advice mainly about growing your own food, plus interviews with leading gardeners, celebrities and visiting gardens/events. Launched April 2017 on Android, iOS and Windows. To listen to the podcast first you will need to download the Acast app for your device, click …

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Winter Kitchen Garden

At the height of summer the thought of winter seems a very long way in the future, but if you’d like to continue harvesting crops throughout the cold period then June, July and August are the perfect time to start planning ahead. Many seeds are sown in July and will …

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No-Dig Gardening

No-dig gardening is a technique pioneered in the UK by Charles Dowding since 1983. In recent years Charles has been working out of his allotment garden in Somerset called Homeacres. The principle is based on adding a barrier of cardboard directly on the grass and covering with a few inches …

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