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Time to Start Sowing Leeks

You can sow Leek seed indoors during January and February then outside in March and April. The plants will then be planted in the kitchen garden in May once the threat of frost has past. GROWING GUIDE: How to Grow Leeks

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RHS Cancels Free Entry for Members

The Royal Horticultural Society has changed its policy regarding free entry to London shows for members. Members were previously allowed free entry to the London shows held at Vincent Square in Victoria but that’s due to change in 2017. There will be fewer shows …

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Dig a trench for climbing beans

Whether you are planning to grow Runner (Pole) Beans or French Climbing Beans, they all love a good base of moisture to help them grow. Over Christmas is a perfect time to start planning for this crop. Traditionally they are grown in rows, using …

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What is Sulphate of Iron?

What is sulphate of iron and how to use it. This video is presented for information purposes only and does not necessarily mean an endorsement for use.

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Planting Spring Bulbs


As the evening light fades earlier and earlier, nothing warms the heart more than thinking of spring and the first splash of colour. Now is the time to be planting spring bulbs such as daffodils, tulips, hyacinths, grape hyacinths and crocus. Even if you’ve …

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Redevelopment. 9 – Behind the Scenes

Behind the scenes video of building the new-look Sean’s Allotment Garden. Check out the Woodblocx video at http://thehortchannel.com/2016/10/14/new-raised-kitchen-garden-ep80-year-4/ Sign up to their newsletter at https://www.woodblocx.co.uk/e-newsletter

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