Words of Wisdom from the Gardening Guru

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Gardening Tips for March 0

Posted on February 27, 2012 by Gardening Guru


The Hellebore, sometimes known as the 'Lenten Rose' often puts in an appearance at this time of year

If you followed my February gardening advice  by covering your soil to encourage early weeds, they can be removed as they appear.  Ensure that you lift the roots of pernicious weeds, such as nettles, thistles, ground elder etc and do not compost them.  Nettle shoots can be rotted in water to make a concentrated plant feed. Read the rest of this entry →

Things to do in the vegetable garden 0

Posted on February 07, 2012 by Gardening Guru

Gardening Tips for February

February can be a wonderful month to experience the emergence of spring but it is also a busy time, clearing after the winter and preparing for the next season.  We will start to see early spring flowers and plants so protect new shoots if frost is expected.  Read the rest of this entry →

July Prize Winner 0

Posted on August 08, 2011 by Original Touch Seeds

Claire Weir from Dunfermline is the July winner of our Free Prize Draw.  Claire included the Free Prize Draw with her recent order (no order necessary) and was lucky enough to be a winner.  So some BISCIA ROSSA lettuce seeds are on their way to Dumfermline.  Well done Claire.

Gardening in February 1

Posted on February 07, 2011 by Gardening Guru

Herbst & Winter Radish

February is not a good gardening month.  There….I have said it.  Cold, dark, windy and the soil is still too wet to really get on to it.  However it is a good month to visit gardens looking for inspiration just as you are planning your plot for the spring.  Read the rest of this entry →

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