Lost the plot... tales from the potting shed

Now’s the Time to Grow Your Own Potatoes

Plant a few potatoes now and it won’t be long before you’ll be enjoying your own crop of new potatoes – and of course it’s no surprise that, like tomatoes, those grown in your garden…

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National Garden Scheme Open Day

Visit The Garden House this Sunday 13 April, we’d love to see you!  In Victorian times this large garden, tucked away in the heart of Brighton, was…

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Staking Your Tall and Unruly Plants

Getting going with your plant supports is such an important activity at this time of year, as suddenly all the perennials are coming to life…

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Antique Hunting for your Garden!

Now is the perfect time for giving your garden not just a planting makeover, but also a decorative one.

 

Be inspired by some of the items…

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Spring Greens at Denmans Garden

A slightly unscheduled visit to Denmans Garden on a grey mid-February day still gave us plenty to look at. Denmans, in West Sussex, is a…

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Evening Talk, Friday 21 March: Planting in the Parks & Gardens of Brighton

If you’ve been applauding the naturalistic and very beautiful development of our local parks and gardens, this talk is for you!

Sarah Carlisle has been in…

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Today I must....liquid feed my greenhouse tomatoes…

If you are growing tomatoes in a cool greenhouse give them a liquid feed as soon as the first truss of fruit has set.  When potting plants on or preparing them for growbags at this time of year, warm up the compost first by leaving it in the sun.

Diary...upcoming events

Book now... All you need to know about Ponds!

Saturday 3 May 2014

Find out all you need to know about pond life from local expert Pete…

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Starts Monday 28 April 2014

Gardening for Beginners: 6-session course

Designed to improve your knowledge and gardening skills and to enable you to tackle…

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Saturday 3 May 2014

All you need to know about Ponds!

Find out all you need to know about pond life from local expert Pete…

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Friday 9 May 2014

Evening Talk: All About Auriculas

Rachael Castle of specialist nursery Swallowfields in Kent will join us to talk about…

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Saturday 10 May 2014

Bread-making with Real Pâtisserie

One of our most popular workshops – join The Garden House and Brighton’s own…

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