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Cooler at Last

This week in the garden, we will be experiencing cooler temperatures and some rain so this should mean we need to spend a little less time watering! Due to the high temperatures of the past month many plants particularly in our perennial meadow have grown fast, flowered and gone to seed.  The meadow now needs […]

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The Berry Month of August

This week in the garden, gardeners are likely to have enjoyed the weekend’s rain and so has our dedicated team of waterers because it will have given them a bit of a break from watering!  If like us you have been noticing drought stricken trees across London, trees that have been dropping leaves, looking scorched […]

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Prizes and Shortlists

We are delighted to announce that we won prizes for all our 5 submissions at the Lambeth Horticultural Society Flower and Produce show held at the Lambeth Country Show! 5 Onions – first and “Best in Show”  (Instagram photo of Dafydd with the Mayor Christopher Wellbelove here) 10 French Beans – first 12 Berries (Red Gooseberries) – […]

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Summer in the Greenhouses

This week in the garden, temperatures are predicted to be up around 28 degrees, so it is safe to say that summer is really here! This means we will be kept busy watering the garden. Areas to keep a particular eye on are those where plants find it hard to tolerate dry conditions, in particular the fern bank […]

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Feeding the plants, the ladybirds and ourselves!

This week in the garden….is busy!  We have many fruits and vegetables to look after, feed, weed and water, and some are nearly ready for harvesting. So come along, we’d love to see you! We are growing a number of different varieties of tomatoes with two distinct growth habits. There are cordon tomatoes and bush […]

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