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Seasonal Articles

Frost Protection in the Garden

As Winter approaches it is important to consider safeguarding your plants from cold weather and the damage that can be caused by inadequate frost protection. All weather conditions play a part in maintaining the health of a plant, regulating water … Continue reading

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The Quickcrop Vegetable Garden in August 2016

Well, it’s August again in the Quickcrop garden (and elsewhere I suspect) so I thought we’d take our customary stroll around to see what’s growing and hopefully offer some advice on some of my fruit and vegetable crops. It is … Continue reading

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The Quickcrop Vegetable Garden in July

I spent a good bit of time in the vegetable garden this weekend as the skies were blue for a change which made working outdoors a pleasure. I was also able to have a good snoop about without getting drenched … Continue reading

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The Vegetable Garden In March

This March I am starting a new monthly update project which is centered more around what I’m doing in my garden. This is because it’s easier for me to write but also I hope you find it more engaging to … Continue reading

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Tips for the Vegetable Garden in February

I quite like February, it’s a bit of a renegade. Not only does it have a different number of days than any other month but it also reserves the right to change that date on a leap year. It is … Continue reading

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The Vegetable Garden in January

Sowing and planting too early in the year We can all get a little over excited when the new year comes around especially if, like now, we’ve had relatively warm Winter so far. We can all be guilty of a … Continue reading

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How to Grow Gooseberries

‘How to grow gooseberries’ is intended as a solid introduction to growing this relatively easy to grow fruit bush. For more detailed information on gooseberries please feel free to contact us, we are always delighted to help. Gooseberries can be … Continue reading

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How to Grow Blackcurrants & Redcurrants

Currants are an excellent fruit for the home gardener as they a relatively trouble free and produce large crops of highly nutritious fruit. Currants are divided into black, red and white types with many varieties to choose from. In general … Continue reading

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Collecting Autumn Leaves

Autumn leaves are a valuable resource for the vegetable gardener as they when rotted they make an excellent mulch, soil improver or compost mix. Making leaf mould is easy and needs only 3 ingredients – leaves, moisture and time so … Continue reading

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Sowing and planting in an August Vegetable Garden

I must admit I’m finding it a little difficult to write my usual [overly] enthusiastic post today as my garden isn’t quite the paradise it normally is at this time of year. I don’t know where you are but here … Continue reading

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