Plant garlic

The autumn is a good time to plant garlic. Ideally buy from seed companies or from garden centres rather than use garlic from a supermarket. Garlic sold for planting will be varieties suited to our climate. You can start off in cell trays if you have very heavy clay soil […]

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Sow some late rocket

In autumn you can still sow some rocket as it is quick growing and relatively hardy. That said as the weather is likely to be cooler try growing it in troughs or pots filled with multi purpose compost and place on a warm patio or near a wall to give […]

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This Onion Hoe from Spear and Jackson is designed for hoeing between crops such as onions, leeks and garlic. It has a mirror-polished stainless-steel head, a weatherproofed hardwood handle, tanged for knuckle clearance, and a leather strap for having up when not in use. It also comes with a 10-year […]

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From left Jane Davidson, Prof Tom Lang (President), Pam Whittle

Garden Organic welcomes two new Vice Presidents  

Sustainable gardening charity Garden Organic is delighted to welcome two new Vice Presidents to its board; pictured above is Jane Davidson (left) and Pam Whittle CBE (right), together with Prof Tom Lang (President).  Jane Davidson is the Chair of Wales Net Zero 2035 and the author of #futuregen: Lessons from […]

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Harvest onions

It is mid to late summer when onion crops are harvested. It is usually easy to see that the bulbs have reached their full size and often the foliage starts to yellow and bend over. This is the point when the bulbs are unlikely to put on any more growth […]

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