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The north wind doth blow …. 1

Posted on January 16, 2013 by Samantha Ford

The Winter GardenThe north wind doth blow … but don’t despair about the snow!
The recent autumn and winter climate has been relatively mild but, as expected, we are now experiencing freezing temperatures and snow.  There are still many tasks that you can get on with over winter to protect and prepare your garden for the spring.

Listen to weather forecasts and remember to protect delicate crops.  Outdoor containers should be brought inside or wrapped in bubble wrap and placed off the freezing ground, perhaps on a polystyrene tray similar to those you find in pizza packaging.  There are always things lying around the house that can be recycled.

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Seedy Winners 0

Posted on October 20, 2011 by Gardening Guru

The August winner of our FREE PRIZE DRAW is Mrs Gundel from Mansfield and the September winner Emma Cooper from Abingdon.  If you would like a chance to win some free seeds then why don’t you enter our free draw then you too could be enjoying some free vegetable seeds courtesy of us all at Original Touch.


Ugly Pumpkin Winner 0

Posted on October 19, 2011 by Original Touch Seeds

winners of the 2011 Ugly Pumpkin competitionWe are pleased to announce that the winning school in our 2011 Ugly Pumkin Challenge  is Grange Lane Infant School in Scunthorpe. Read the rest of this entry →


News from the Eden Project 0

Posted on August 23, 2011 by Original Touch Seeds

When you’re running a busy garden seed company, you don’t get much chance to get out and about, but this year we managed to take time out to visit the Eden Project in Cornwall, where they’ve been growing some of our unusual garden seeds again this year. Read the rest of this entry →




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