Come into our shed and pull up a chair, the kettle has just boiled. We are a team of gardeners based around the UK and we show you what is going on in our gardens and allotments.
Every week, even in winter, we give practical down-to-earth gardening advice for those wishing to grow vegetables, herbs, salad, fruit and flowers; plus visiting national and local gardening shows throughout Europe.
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http://www.thehortchannel.com: Another hot week as Vivi and Ky meet Sean to discuss the progress on their allotment gardens. Meantime, Geoff is off on holiday and won’t be back for a month. If you are NEW to allotments check out this
We are currently experiencing a summer heatwave in southern England here in the UK but there are still some jobs to get on with in the garden. If you are NEW to allotments check out this new series starting in
The weather is forecast to be very hot this week so I plan to make the most of the early cool mornings and evenings to do my gardening. This morning I arrived a little before 8am. Obviously the site was
It’s been a VERY HOT week however I do find time to harvest the garlic and make some blackberry jam.
It’s a hot day after a few days of rain and I take the opportunity to do a mini-harvest.
It’s time to pick some fruit! I also share my personal experiences on Ramadan.
Blossom End rot can be a problem and render the fruit inedible. This is the method I use to avoid the problem by a simple addition of Dolomite Lime to the water. Blossom End rot was always thought to be
Time to transplant the Leek plants into their final growing positions outside on the allotment.
The first potato harvest reveal of the year. These are the Rockets container grown in the polytunnel since planting in late February, having 90 days of growth.
Got loads of vegetables left over? You can’t beat the flavour of home made vegetable soup. Perfect as a vegetarian dish and for freezing, this vegetable soup recipe tastes great and is really easy to make. Ingredients (Serves 6 |
Soup makes for a great winter warmer and here is one of my favourite soup recipes made with Broccoli, Stilton and a few extras added in.
Vivi shows us how to bottle tomatoes.
Sara Jane Trebar and her children are keen to make the most of the sunshine that’s been beating down on their broad beans. That’s because they know that their days at Farm Terrace allotments in Watford could soon be numbered.
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The production company behind BBC 2′s Great British Garden Revival are making an new gardening series for Sky 1 and are looking for contributors.