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Irrigation in the Vegetable Garden

Regular watering and sensible irrigation is essential to the development of any plant, it is crucial for healthy growth and successful fruiting. Water is drawn from the root of the plant and transported through its capillary system, transferring valuable nutrients … Continue reading

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An introduction to school vegetable gardening

To go straight to the schools garden shop please click here. Remember Quickcrop give all schools 10% discount on all orders, please call us to receive your unique school code. Contact Andrew at 01788 298 795. An Introduction to School … Continue reading

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Soil and compost for a school vegetable garden

The soil or compost you use in your school vegetable garden is the single most important part of the project. Vegetables are demanding as plants go, after all we we expect quick growth and lots of crops from a relatively … Continue reading

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How to build a school vegetable garden

Using school raised garden beds We would strongly recommend using timber raised vegetable beds for your school vegetable garden for a number of reasons, the biggest from the teachers point of view is they cut down on maintenance. Raised beds … Continue reading

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Where to site a school garden project

Site Vegetables are expected to give a lot. We want them to grow quickly and provide good quantities of nutritious food. To do this we need to pamper them a bit and this means giving the best site we can … Continue reading

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What to grow in a school vegetable garden

Be Realistic! I’d give the same advice to any new gardener – to start small with easy to grow crops. A school vegetable garden also has the holidays to take into account so unless you have interested parties who are … Continue reading

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