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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
Greenhouse Maintenance

Bubble Wrapping a Greenhouse: Why, How and What For?

Written by Eli Appleby Donald

Bubble wrapping is the most common method used by gardeners to insulate their greenhouse over the winter. Eli gives some advice on the how and the why.

read more 25/11/20
Gardening Tips

November at Norfolk School of Gardening - Christmas Wreaths & Practical Revision

Written by Ruth Darrah

The Certificate in Practical Horticulture students are having their mettle tested. And festive activities are about to get underway.

read more 21/11/20