Lost the plot... tales from the potting shed

Chicken Loving News

As I’m sure our regular readers will know, here at The Garden House we are totally passionate about chickens!

And we’ve recently noted a new book published by Ivy Press (ISBN 978-1-78240-200-8) – Chicken &

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Spring arrives in the Garden House!

Yesterday spring arrived in The Garden House – walking around the garden there were so many signs of emerging blooms, and seedlings underway outside and…

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Marianne North: plant hunter and botanical artist

Following on from Pat Bowen’s fascinating article about ‘plant hunter’ Wendy Campbell-Purdie, Marianne North is another intrepid plant hunter and painter who we thought…

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Wendy Campbell-Purdie: plant hunter

At our highly enjoyable Reading Evening back on 27 February local author Pat Bowen talked in particular about two women ‘plant hunters’, Wendy Campbell-Purdie and…

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Test yourself: Identify these Trees

While we can pride ourselves on recognizing a wide variety of shrubs, perennials and annuals, I wonder whether we can as easily identify the trees…

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Garden House Book Week: Part 5

Leading up to our special ‘book and stories’ day, Friday 27 February, we’ve asked members of the Garden House’s regular Friday gardening group to tell…

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Today I must....plant my onion sets…

Plant onion sets 2.5cm (1″) deep in rows, taking care to cover them completely so that foraging blackbirds do not pull them out.

Diary...upcoming events

Book now... Hen Keeping in a Small Garden

Friday 24 April 2015

Discover the many the benefits of hen keeping with expert Charlotte Popescu – how…

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Saturday 18 April 2015

Propagation from Cuttings Workshop

Join our hands-on workshop and learn how to carry out propagation throughout the year from…

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Wednesday 22 April 2015

Gardening for Beginners: 6-session course

Have fun and get inspired as you learn the basics about gardening. Our Wednesday…

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Friday 24 April 2015

Hen Keeping in a Small Garden

Discover the many the benefits of hen keeping with expert Charlotte Popescu – how…

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Sunday 26 April 2015

National Garden Scheme Open Day

The Garden House is tucked away in the heart of the city and really…

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