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The Walled Kitchen Garden Network

A Weekend with The Walled Kitchen Garden Network

This weekend our friends from the Walled Kitchen Garden Network are holding their annual Forum at Clandeboye Estate in Northern Ireland. The Forum is a weekend event, boasting specialist guest speakers, exclusive tours of Clandeboye Estate and Mount...More >
Tags: The Walled Kitchen Garden Network, Historic Greenhouses, greenhouse
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How To Create A Sustainable Garden

How To Create A Sustainable Garden

Sustainability, and how we go about achieving it, is becoming increasingly important. It can be beneficial to us and to the environment if we all choose to improve sustainability within our homes and gardens. Here are a few top tips on how to be a...More >
Tags: Sustainable, Sustainable Gardening, gardening, greenhouses
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Peaches and Nectarines

Peaches and Nectarines

The first time I lay in the shade of a peach tree I'd planted, a glorious early August day it was too, I was dozing in a cloud of peach perfume - the ripening fruit telling anyone who'd listen that they were on their way. A single fruit left the...More >
Tags: Peaches, Nectarines, Growing Peaches, Growing Nectarines, homegrown, Mark Diacano
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The Temperate Glasshouse at Kew Gardens

The largest greenhouse in the world reopens

The iconic Temperate House at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew has officially reopened as the largest greenhouse in the world. The opening, hosted by special guest Sir David Attenborough, was a spectacular event celebrating the biggest renovation project...More >
Tags: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Temperate House, glasshouse, World's Largest Glasshouse
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Julie King Peonies and Posies greenhouse blog

April in the greenhouse | Peonies & Posies

Prompted by an article she wrote for The Simple Things magazine, Peonies & Posies blogger, Julie has started up her monthly review of what's growing in her greenhouse. "Standing inside my greenhouse on a very wet Saturday afternoon I raised my...More >
Tags: Peonies and Posies, greenhouse review, April in the greenhouse, greenhouse blog, spring greenhouse growing
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Five ways to improve your soil

Five ways to improve your soil

Maintaining your garden is a year round job, as any gardener knows. With the changing of the seasons come new responsibilities. Spring is a time of year that "green fingers" love most, where they can finally start planning for the months in which...More >
Tags: Improving soil, testing soil, chalky soil, sandy soil, clay soil, problem soil, soil solutions, langlea garden design
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Tulips by The Land Gardeners

Tulips

No other flower has seduced man to such an extent than the exotic enchantment of the tulip. Its journey has been a romantic one. From the inhospitable mountains of central Asia this tiny bulb was carried along the trade routes into Turkey to become...More >
Tags: tulips, The Land Gardeners, Planting, garden, November, Winter
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The Pig Hotel in the Forest, greenhouse

Five things to grow in the greenhouse this winter by The Pig's Head Gardener, Ryan Mills

As many of you know we have worked with THE PIG on numerous occasions, building greenhouses for their kitchen gardens and collaborating during events. We always keep in touch with the team at THE PIG as they share their innovative growing ideas, new...More >
Tags: greenhouse, garden, the pig, Winter Growing, Five things to grow in the greenhouse
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