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The Vegetable Garden in October

The Vegetable Garden in October

Preparing the garden for winter I know I mentioned feeding your soil in some detail at the end of August but it really is the best thing you can do for your gard … Read more

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06.10.2021

The Vegetable Garden in April 2021

The Vegetable Garden in April 2021

Hi folks, I hope you all had a good Easter break. I don't know what the weather has been like for you but we have had a very pleasant few days with warm sunshine … Read more

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09.04.2021

September 2020 in the Quickcrop Garden

September 2020 in the Quickcrop Garden

  It is incredible just how fast the season slips by, I can't believe it's September already! The final part of the season got away from me a bit (broken c … Read more

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02.09.2020

March 2020 Vegetable Garden Update

March 2020 Vegetable Garden Update

Well, hello there folks. That's been a strange couple of weeks hasn't it? I apologise for the late mail but I have had the luminous vest on since last week as I' … Read more

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27.03.2020

Mulching is the key to a healthy garden

Mulching is the key to a healthy garden

I have two books which are my vegetable growing bibles. One is Joy Larkcom's 'Grow Your Own Vegetables' and the other is 'Organic Gardening - The Natural No-D … Read more

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24.05.2018

Tips on making perfect garden compost

Tips on making perfect garden compost

Some tips on composting We've had a few questions on composting recently so I thought I would add a few tips this week. Making compost is not difficult, it is c … Read more

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26.02.2018

What is Compost?

What is Compost?

What is compost? In gardening terms the word compost can be confusing, as it can refer to garden compost you make yourself or for bags of peat compost you wou … Read more

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27.04.2016

What Type of Soil do I have?

What Type of Soil do I have?

Garden soil comes in many forms depending on consistency and nutrient content. By identifying and understanding the type of soil you have you can create a wor … Read more

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03.03.2016

Ten Ways to Improve your Soil

Ten Ways to Improve your Soil

Soil is the foundation of any vegetable garden, if it is treated well it will reward you. Year by year soil needs to to accommodate the demands of cultivatio … Read more

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03.03.2016