We don’t all have the space for a vegetable patch or an
allotment, but many varieties of salad, vegetable and fruit will flourish in
containers and it doesn’t take up much space. There is plenty of free
information and expert advice (following the links below) if you want to grow crops in containers or raised
Wild About Gardens Week Monday 26th – Friday 30th
October, is an initiative designed to encourage people to support local
biodiversity in their gardens. This year's focus is on what you can do to
encourage hedgehogs into your garden!
Visit the Wild About Gardens website here to find out what you
can do to help and to download free information, ideas and advice.
There is no need to let your vegetable plot stand empty over
the winter months, there are plenty of vegetables that can be grown throughout the
colder months. Most winter vegetables are fully hardy and can be planted or
Thompson and Morgan have produced a list of their top ten vegetables which can be grown over the winter months. For more details please visit their website here.
A welcomed visit of students and support staff from George Hastwell and Sandside
The visit had been arranged to allow the students the opportunity to have a look around the garden and take some photographs, so they
can get some ideas about what they could
do with a planned garden area at college.
Now that colder weather is approaching there's plenty to be
doing in the garden, whether it's planting bulbs, harvesting
vegetables before the first frost, sowing hardy annuals, or pruning
and tidying, so Thompson and Morgan have put together their top gardening tasks
For free information and advice please visit the Thompson and Morgan website here.