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Gardening Tips

May at Norfolk School of Gardening - Checking for Pests and PlantGrow

Written by Ruth Darrah

Keep an eye on your flowers - lily beetles have been spotted and aphid watch begins. And Norfolk grown vegan fertiliser is delivered by PlantGrow.

read more 02/05/20
Gardening Tips

April at Norfolk School of Gardening - Seed Sowing & Potato Planting

Written by Ruth Darrah

The last of the tomatoes and what to do when you get blight. Container gardening and other useful courses.

read more 25/04/20
Flowers

Our Essential Guide: How to Plant & Pot Up Dahlias

Written by Fran Phillips

Once the overnight frosts come to an end where you are, it'll be time to start thinking about potting up and planting out your Dahlias!

read more 24/04/20
Grow Your Own

Our Essential Guide: How To Grow Courgettes & Squash

Written by Ruth Darrah

The good news is that these are really easy to grow. The temptation is to grow too many plants, and ...

read more 21/04/20

April in North Carolina

Written by Ellen Mary

With Ellen staying put in the US for a while longer than expected, this month she's been doing some research into what plants she can expect to see and grow herself whilst in Charlotte.

read more 20/04/20
Gardening Tips

April at Norfolk School of Gardening - Wildflower Meadows & Rhino Raised Beds

Written by Ruth Darrah

Tips for creating a wildflower meadow and talk of new raised beds...

read more 18/04/20
Flowers

Flower Farmer's Week - April Jobs

Written by Fran Phillips

For flower farmers, April means spring bulbs and lots of seed sowing.

read more 17/04/20

How Gardening Helps With Your Mental Health & Wellbeing

We think everyone should get into gardening - it's great for your physical and mental health, don't just take our word for it.

read more 15/04/20
Rhino News

Ideas for Family Activities during Lockdown – in the garden and during your daily exercise

Written by Georgie Matthews

Even if you don't have an outdoor space of your own, there are still so many ways you and the family can enjoy nature and the outdoors.

read more 11/04/20
Flowers

Encouraging Pollinators & Growing Cut Flowers for Future Seasons

Written by Fran Phillips

The bees are starting to come out and they will love the flowers you put out for them. Fran is also hardening off her autumn flowers for cutting next year.

read more 10/04/20
Gardening Tips

Intro to Urban & Balcony Gardens - Container Gardening

Written by Ellen Mary

Anyone can grow ANYWHERE, but consider what containers are best. Ellen Mary gives her tips for beginners.

read more 06/04/20
Rhino News

Support Local Gardening Suppliers

Written by Georgie Matthews

There are still so many companies supplying plants and goods for gardening - and they need your support!

read more 03/04/20