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Garden Blog

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Greenhouse Maintenance

Preparing the Greenhouse for High Winds & Storms

Written by Georgie Matthews

Extreme weather conditions can wreak havoc in your garden, so take precautions to protect your greenhouse from storm damage.

read more 11/09/20
Video Diary

September Allotment Blog

Written by Ellen Mary

Sometimes leaving nature to do it's thing is best - both for the wildlife and Ellen's brassicas!

read more 08/09/20
Gardening Tips

September at Norfolk School of Gardening - Back To School

Written by Ruth Darrah

Like so many other schools around the country, it was Back To School time, with a few socially distanced tweaks to the proceeedings.

read more 05/09/20
Flowers

Flower Farmer's Blog: Late Summer & Autumn Flower Sowing

Written by Fran Phillips

The greenhouse is really Fran's haven this week, as next year's sowings begin for this flower farmer.

read more 04/09/20
Gardening Tips

August at Norfolk School of Gardening - Storm Ellen

Written by Ruth Darrah

Wind and rain has batted around the walled garden, and there are lots of courses about to start!

read more 29/08/20
Gardening Tips

August at Norfolk School of Gardening - Veggies Aplenty

Written by Ruth Darrah

Peas and cucumbers still coming along nicely. Dealing with blossom end rot and blight.

read more 22/08/20
Cooking

Mediterranean Lamb Couscous with Kale and Pomegranate

Written by Georgie Matthews

Using what you've grown and being imaginative with your cooking.

read more 20/08/20
The Gardening Year

August Allotment Blog

Written by Ellen Mary

Everything grows so fast at this time of year! And Ellen's allotment has doubled in size too!

read more 19/08/20
Gardening Tips

August at Norfolk School of Gardening - Sun & Students

Written by Ruth Darrah

It's baking in the Walled Garden but the students at Norfolk School of Gardening are made of sterner stuff. Do you want to learn more about gardening?

read more 15/08/20
Flowers

Flower Farmer's Blog: Meadow & Hedgerow Arrangements

Written by Fran Phillips

What's going on in Fran's flower farm this month? Using meadow flowers and worrying over dahlias.

read more 14/08/20
Cooking

Hawkwell Herbology: Try International Herbs

Written by Sara of Hawkwell Herbs

Midsummer heat means different herbs are taking centre stage, and they're not from round here! Do you cook with them? Papalo, Quillquina, Pipiche...

read more 13/08/20
Gardening Tips

August at Norfolk School of Gardening - Veg Patch & Cutting Garden

Written by Ruth Darrah

With the sun well and truly arrived, there's all sorts to be done. Students on the vegetable patch and cutting garden courses.

read more 08/08/20