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What to grow in the vegetable garden in September

What to sow or plant in September – it’s not too late! I have included below some good things to sow or plant out as vegetable seedlings in September. Most of the varieties mentioned are available as seed or as … Continue reading

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New Quickcrop Tulip Selection

This week sees a whole new departure for the Quickcrop team as we stick our pretty little toes into the wonderful world of flowering plants. It is not that we have fallen out of love with our vegetable garden and, … Continue reading

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Planting Garden Bulbs

Flowering bulbs are ideal for container gardening or as part of a vibrant garden border. They are one of the easiest plants to grow and with a little careful planning can provide a beautiful show of colour throughout the year.

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August Vegetable Garden Update

As you know my top priority is keeping you happy so when I noticed a sunny spell outside the office window I sped over to the Quickcrop garden to take some photos. I was concerned, you see, that you might … Continue reading

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Maintaining a Garden Pond

Maintaining a garden pond ensures your garden stays healthy and provides the suitable environment for fish and plants to survive. It is important to practice regular maintenance routines which can involve inspecting and repairing the structure of the pond or … Continue reading

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July in the Quickcrop Garden.

July in the garden is a bit of a double edged sword, Mother nature shows her muscles both in the vigourous growth from your vegetable crops but also in the vigourous growth from your weeds. While you marvel at the … Continue reading

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How to Grow Climbing Peas and Beans

Climbing peas and beans are some of my favourite crops in the vegetable garden, they are the ones that epitomise Summer with their attractive flowers and lush growth. There is something ‘active’ about them with their reaching, coiling and climbing … Continue reading

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Organic Pest Control in the Quickcrop Garden

Organic gardening has many advantages over a chemical based approach; the crops produced are tastier and more healthy but the other thing I like about it is it makes us understand nature better. Organic growing is more about avoiding pests … Continue reading

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How to Create a Raised Bed Herb Garden

A raised bed can provide the perfect environment for creating a herb garden. It can be positioned anywhere that suits you and can be maintained easily. A selection of plants can be mixed for a diverse range of foliage and … Continue reading

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The Vegetable Garden in Mid May

What can I sow or plant in my garden now? Everything! Well, pretty much everything. You will be too late to sow most warm climate crops which need a long growing season like tomatoes, peppers and aubergines but nearly all … Continue reading

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