This week in the garden, we will be planting out the brassicas, cabbages and kales that ...
This weekend we will finally be reopening to the public – from 11 to 4! In the greenhouse there are a lot of small seedlings to pot up, many of which are our bush tomatoes, which are growing well. We have a selection of early potatoes that we will be planting in carrier bags to […]
We will be planting our ‘early’ varieties of potatoes this week. The main crop potatoes will follow in mid April. Our ‘earlies’ are :- 1) Red Duke of York particularly good as an early salad variety 2) International Kidney with an excellent flavour and waxy texture 3) Casablanca said to have an excellent flavour and 4) Charlotte another […]
The final in our miniseries ‘Women on Nature and Wildlife’ but not the final BPCG At Home – we will be back with a new programme of events soon! Huge thanks to Jo Ferguson for a fascinating evening that really broadened our perspective on urban ecology and the creatures we share our environment with. Resources […]
This week in the garden, we will be pruning our mature gooseberry bushes. Fruit bushes are pruned when they are dormant, between October and early March and the absolute best time to prune them is just before the plants come out of dormancy which allows them to heal quickly with the vigorous new growth of Spring. […]
We are now under three weeks away from the spring equinox. The equinoxes come around twice a year, once in the spring and once in the autumn, (around March 21 and September 23) and they mark the time of year when the number of day light hours and night time hours are approximately equal – […]