Potato chitting advice

If you want to plant some potato tubers in March or April it is best to buy them in February and chit them first. To chit potatoes it means to encourage them to produce shoots which, when planted, will grow to form the leafy stems above ground. Ideally place the […]

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Herbs in a bag

You can’t beat a few fresh herbs sprinkled in your cooking pot and they are so easy to grow. Why not try a few select herbs in a growing bag by your back door   WHY GROW THEM? Because fresh, young herbs give a powerful punch to your cooking and […]

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Make a compost tamper

When sowing seeds in pots or trays it helps to tamp down the compost to create a smooth sowing surface. These are easy to make using waste pieces of wood. A log or waste piece of wood can be cut to size to make the tamper and a stout stick […]

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Raised Bed

This Rowlinson multi-purpose raised bed has a natural timber finish and comes flat packed ready to assemble. It has been pressure treated to protect against rot and is guaranteed for 15 years.  Dimensions: H: 1.2m (47in) WL 1.2m (47in) D: 0.3m (12in). It is really quick and easy to assemble, […]

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Telescopic Hedge Shears

These Double Handed Telescopic Hedge Shears have a 9in non-stick coated blade, adjustable blade tension, telescopic four-position aluminium handles with soft grips and with an overall length of 655mm, which extends to 855mm. If  you’re looking for a pair of high quality shears with sharp, durable blades and a slick […]

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Windowsill Propagator Kit

If you’re looking for an unheated propagator that gives you plenty of capacity and lots of options, how about this one from Marshall Seeds? The light reflecting base holds 4 interchangeable plug trays in any combination of 9, 24,and 48 cells. Each kit comes complete with a range of cell […]

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