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Gardening Tips

January at Norfolk School of Gardening - Courses Cancelled, Winter Maintenance

Written by Ruth Darrah

The school gates are closed yet again, but at least there is time to do some winter maintenance in the walled garden and Rhino greenhouse.

read more 09/01/21
Gardening Tips

January at Norfolk School of Gardening - Planting Fruit Trees

Written by Ruth Darrah

Now is the time for planting bare root fruit trees, and Norfolk School of Gardening is developing quite the apple orchard with their new addition.

read more 02/01/21
Gardening Tips

December at Norfolk School of Gardening - Christmas Garden Jobs

Written by Ruth Darrah

A few ideas for garden jobs in the lead up to Christmas, just to keep your garden ticking over.

read more 26/12/20
Rhino News

Christmas Newsletter 2020

Written by Georgie Matthews

A Merry Christmas message from Rhino and a round-up of recent goings on.

read more 24/12/20
The Gardening Year

Hawkwell Herbology: December at Home Farm House

Written by Sara of Hawkwell Herbs

Home Farm is filled with enough creatures to make a full nativity scene! Bees and hens need tending to, and there is gardening to be done too (of course).

read more 22/12/20
Gardening Tips

December at Norfolk School of Gardening - Winter Garden Jobs

Written by Ruth Darrah

Even with less growing in the garden in December, there are still plenty of jobs to be getting on with. Mulching, pricking seedlings, cutting away dead foliage.

read more 19/12/20
Grow Your Own

Kale for Christmas

Written by Ellen Mary

Kale is a fantastic leafy veg to grow at home. It's easy to care for, highly nutritious and hardy as heck!

read more 16/12/20
Gardening Tips

December at Norfolk School of Gardening - Holly Harvesting and Care

Written by Ruth Darrah

Clearing away dead annuals and gathering foliage for winter wreaths revealed a tree in need of attention.

read more 12/12/20
Gardening Tips

December at Norfolk School of Gardening - Congratulations, Graduates!

Written by Ruth Darrah

More graduates from the school's extremely popular horticulture courses and pricking out seedlings in the greenhouse.

read more 05/12/20
Flowers

Winter Bulbs in 5 Weeks & Autumn Sowing Update

Written by Fran Phillips

Sweet peas, anemones and ranunculus are growing merrily for springtime. But if you want some fresh blooms to welcome in the new year, you may want to try forcing some bulbs like narcissus, amyrillis and hyacinth.

read more 01/12/20
Rhino News

Rhino Herder: Sue Simpson

Written by Georgie Matthews

Sue loves all 3 of her Rhinos almost as much as she loves her hundreds of alpines and pelargoniums!

read more 30/11/20
Gardening Tips

November at Norfolk School of Gardening - Winter Colour Coming and Going

Written by Ruth Darrah

As the dahlias finally breathed their last, the planting begins to take on the shapes and colours intended to create interest during winter.

read more 28/11/20