Lost the plot... tales from the potting shed

Have a go at Hard Landscaping!

Well it’s almost finished, and what a big undertaking it has been!  I’m talking about our beautiful new pathway, created from a patchwork of recycled paving, old Victorian terracotta tiles, pebbles – and a lot…

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At Easter we enjoy flowers and cake!

Easter in the Garden House is all about spring flowers, about potting on seedlings and preparing the ground for planting – it’s also about Simnel…

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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…

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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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Today I must....feed my blackberries and blackcurrants…

Blackcurrants and blackberries need a good feed to help them put on extra growth for the year.  Follow the instructions and don’t over fed – too much soft growth can make them more vulnerable to disease.

Diary...upcoming events

Book now... Gardening for Beginners: 6-session course

Starts Monday 28 April 2014

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

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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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Wednesday afternoons 2014

The Gardening Year – how to care for your garden

This purely practical course looks at how to care for a garden throughout the…

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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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