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How to grow blueberries and cranberries

Blueberries are high in antioxidants so widely regarded as a ‘Superfruit’ (whatever that is) but taking their health benefits apart they are also exceptionally tasty so well worth growing yourself. Also, given the price of shop bought blueberries I figure … Continue reading

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Quickcrop Vegetable Garden Plan

Raised bed vegetable garden plan. I include my 2016 vegetable garden plan below if anyone is interested in what I’ll be growing next year. My garden is now split up into long raised beds with gravel paths in between primarily … Continue reading

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Making Crop Protection Tunnels for Raised Beds

If you are thinking about building some raised vegetable beds to make you kitchen garden a whole lot easier to manage you might want to consider our revolutionary new raised bed joining brackets.

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A little on soil pH

I decided to bite the bullet at the weekend and tackle my old Landrover which has been sitting in the shed since the gearbox packed up a couple of weeks ago. I wasn’t looking forward to getting oily so was … Continue reading

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Vegetable Harvesting Tips

Harvesting homegrown vegetables can be just as important as growing them as some crops can quickly go past their best and loose precious flavour and texture. Harvesting at just the right time is important to get the best taste from … Continue reading

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Top 5 Good Things To Do With Autumn Leaves

        There’s something quite pleasant about raking up Autumn leaves, it feels like such an ancient, seasonal practice that it connects you not only with the current yearly cycle but to the same dependable rotations reaching back to the beginning … Continue reading

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August in the Vegetable Garden

I fell in love all over again this year. I had that light, butterfly sensation, that feeling that something was about to happen. You know the one. I was smiling away to myself in the office and even the most … Continue reading

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Harvest Time Heroes

If your garden is anything like mine you’ve been reaping the rewards of the good weather with a fantastic crop of fresh vegetables. So much worked for me this year it was almost as if someone else took over to … Continue reading

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Where To Buy Vegetable Plants Online

Er, from us. We supply a good selection of garden ready vegetable plants. We deliver nationwide and we grow great herb and vegetable plants (though I say so myself). If you don’t have the time to read why our plants … Continue reading

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Germination Facts and Temperature Grid

There are several requirements to achieve good germination number one is ensuring your seeds have been fertilised and contain a living embryo. As long as your seeds are in a cool dry place they will store for up to 2-4 … Continue reading

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