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Julia Parker and Basil

Splitting Supermarket Basil

I love growing Basil, it is my all time favourite annual herb, I use masses of it through the summer. It grows happily in the greenhouse in pots or in a raised bed but equally it will grow happily outside once the frosts have passed through to...More >
Tags: Parkers Patch, Splitting Basil, Basil Pesto Recipe
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Water for Garden Birds

Water for Garden Birds

Your bird feeders are topped up, your nest boxes are cleaned and open for the season, a little patch of your garden is growing wild, there’s not much else you can do for the wildlife in your garden, is there? Our garden birds need water for both...More >
Tags: Bird Baths, wildlife, Sustainable Gardening
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Greener Gardening Jobs

Greener Gardening Jobs for June

We’ve got a few jobs you can be doing that are going to keep your fingers busy whilst also being little greener for the environment. ‘No Mow’ In May Plantlife set everyone the challenge of ‘No Mow May’, a project to encourage wildflowers to bloom in...More >
Tags: Green Gardening, June Gardening Jobs
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Celebrating Gin

Celebrating Gin

To celebrate this popular and refreshing alcoholic tipple, we’ve chosen our favourite gin infusions and cocktails that you can try making at home. Perhaps you’ll even be able to use a few botanicals from the garden to liven up your glass. Seville...More >
Tags: gin, cocktails, Cocktail Making, Garden Ingredients
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Growing in your Fruit House

Growing in a Fruit House

Whether you have dedicated your greenhouse to growing fruit trees and plants, or just want to introduce some citrus fruit amongst your current collection, we have gathered some top tips to help you ensure you have a healthy harvest of delicious...More >
Tags: greenhouse growing, Fruit House, greenhouses, Peach House, Citrus House, Fig House
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THE PIG at Harlyn Bay

What's Growing On at The PIG

Known for their deliciously fresh and home-grown seasonal produce, The PIG hotels have been putting their hard work and growing efforts into supporting local initiatives for the vulnerable and members of society locally to them in need of a little...More >
Tags: the pig, greenhouse growing, growing under glass
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Caring for your Roses

Caring for your Roses

I think its fair to say that there's a rose out there for everyone, from the classic perfectly formed buds to the fragrant and blousy petals. With so many different varieties and colours, rose care can be daunting for some, but in reality it is much...More >
Tags: Growing Roses, Roses, greenhouse
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How Things Have Changed For Us

HOW LIFE HAS CHANGED FOR US AT ALITEX

We’re sure like us, you’ve had a few disruptions to your day-to-day activities and plans have been put on hold; whilst this is an uncertain time for us all we wanted to let you know that we are working hard at Alitex to ensure we can still deliver...More >
Tags: greenhouse, Stay Safe, Site Visit, alitex greenhouses
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