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Prize Draw Winner 0

Posted on July 08, 2011 by Gardening Guru

Amchoi Giant Red

Well, at last, we have found our winner for June and they will be receiving a free packet of Amchoi Red Giant salad seeds.  The winner is E.Beveridge from Rishton in Lancashire.  Congratulations on winning and we hope you enjoy your salad.  You too can enter by simply adding FREE PRIZE DRAW to your order or, as a purchase is not necessary, simply complete the form on our website.


Killer Fruit! 1

Posted on December 29, 2010 by Gardening Guru

An ACE tomato killer

Now this may be old news to some of you but I recently read an article, by Richard Alleyne of The Telegraph, in which he wrote that botantists have discovered that the humble tomato plant is carnivorous. Read the rest of this entry →


Winter Salad – Get it sown 2

Posted on August 05, 2010 by Gardening Guru
Lettuce lollo-rossa from Original Touch

Lollo-rossa - just one of many of our varieties of lettuce which can be autumn sown

Lettuce is not just for the summer.  This may sound a little crazy to most people but there are many varieties that are ready to be sown now and will give lovely, fresh, green salad leaves during the darkest of months and when many vegetables, especially something with a hint of summer, have long gone and are just a distant memory.

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August on the Vegetable Garden 0

Posted on August 02, 2010 by Gardening Guru
Samantha finds time to keep an eye on her vegetables

There's always plenty to do with your vegetable plot - even in August!

Many people are inclined to ‘take their eye off the ball’ in August when it comes to vegetable gardening – The days are still long and it’s time for many of us to go off on holiday, but there’s still plenty we could be doing to maximise the potential of our vegetable plots, and there’s still time to be sowing a few vegetable seeds even in August. Read the rest of this entry →




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