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Gardening Tips

Tips for Planting Snowdrops

Written by Ellen Mary

Snowdrops are the heralds of springtime, and if you want to grow your own, March is the time to do so. Ellen Mary gives her tips.

read more 22/02/21
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Our Essential Guide: How to Grow Potatoes

Written by Georgie Matthews

The mainstay of British cooking, we've put together a guide for all the aspiring potato growers out there.

read more 16/02/21

Quick Guide to Pruning Roses

Written by Fran Phillips

Late winter is the ideal time for pruning your rose bushes. Whether they're established plants or newly planted, our flower farmer has her tried and tested methods to share.

read more 12/02/21
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February at Norfolk School of Gardening - Springtime Approaches & Online Courses

Written by Ruth Darrah

Online courses coming soon! Spring flowers are rearing their heads as they prepare for hedge and rose planting in the walled garden.

read more 06/02/21
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When To Pinch Out and When To Stop

Written by Georgie Matthews

A guide for novices to the pinching out technique and tips on the most common uses - Tomatoes, Dahlias, Basil.

read more 01/02/21
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January at Norfolk School of Gardening - Garden Maintenance

Written by Ruth Darrah

It's the season of maintenance, and the Walled Garden at Ketteringham Hall has plenty in need of maintaining.

read more 30/01/21
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January at Norfolk School of Gardening - Maintaining Flowerbeds

Written by Ruth Darrah

Dealing with flowers - pruning established plants and ordering seeds for the coming season.

read more 23/01/21
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Glut No More! Plan for Less Wastage and Optimise Your Harvest

Tips and ideas to get more variety while reducing waste in your garden. Hundreds of courgettes? Seedlings resigned to the compost heap? No more!

read more 19/01/21
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January at Norfolk School of Gardening - John Innes Compost

Written by Ruth Darrah

The school is closed for now, so while we wait for the classroom to re-open, Ruth shares some knowledge about the John Innes Centre, now based local to us in Norwich, and their compost formulations.

read more 16/01/21
Greenhouse Growing

Our Essential Guide: How To Grow Chillies In A Greenhouse

It's never too soon to start planning your growing, and with a greenhouse at your disposal, you can start sowing your chillies as early as February.

read more 11/01/21
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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
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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