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Hawkwell Herbology: Animal Friends & New Beginnings

Written by Sara of Hawkwell Herbs

Bees, dogs and ducks. Sara is saying goodbye to some animal friends. But spring means new life, and new friends.

read more 05/03/20
Gardening Tips

February at Norfolk School of Gardening - Tree Planting Course

Written by Ruth Darrah

Tree planting courses continue, despite the challenging weather conditions!

read more 29/02/20

Flower Farmer's Reading List

Written by Fran Phillips

Books to inspire you on your own flower farming journey. No matter the scale.

read more 28/02/20

Hawkwell Herbology: Winter Savory & Vegetable Soup

Written by Sara of Hawkwell Herbs

Did you know the herb Winter Savory was once used widely as a salt replacement? Why not try it out in a delicious soup?

read more 27/02/20
Gardening Tips

This week from Norfolk School of Gardening - Seed Swapping & Spring Bulb De-Clumping

Written by Ruth Darrah

Getting all the seed stores in order back in autumn is now going to be your friend.

read more 22/02/20

Flower Sowing - Colour Schemes

Written by Fran Phillips

Ideas for sowing for hot and cold coloured blooms to create cohesive floral displays.

read more 21/02/20
Arts & Culture

Books for February

Written by Georgie Matthews

Bookish inspiration for Rhino Folk - an overview of the literary delights that have captured us recently. Gardening, mindfulness, travel, fiction, biography.

read more 19/02/20
The Gardening Year

February Allotment Blog

Written by Ellen Mary

February out on the allotments - are you ready to start sowing?

read more 18/02/20
Gardening Tips

February at Norfolk School of Gardening - Stormy Weather & Spring Prep

Written by Ruth Darrah

Rain, wind and hail doesn't stop these grafters - get out there and prune those fruit trees! Preparing for the spring season.

read more 15/02/20

A Flower Farmer's February

Written by Fran Phillips

Tips on creating your own joyful bouquets while we wait for spring to arrive as well as tips on when to sow hard annuals.

read more 14/02/20
The Gardening Year

February at Norfolk School of Gardening - Premature Spring Flowers & Being Peat-Free

Written by Ruth Darrah

Flowers are starting to appear all over - but are they coming out too soon? And environmental promises from NSG.

read more 08/02/20

Sweet Pea Training (or Valentine's Day for Growers)

Written by Fran Phillips

Who said it had to be roses anyway? Sweet Peas are the Valentine's flower of choice for Fran.

read more 07/02/20