Beets, Roots, Comfrey, Pizzas and Gigs

This week in the garden we will be sowing a variety of parsnip called ‘Tender and True’ directly outdoors in the roots bed in the lower garden. This is the bed that already has nicely developing autumn planted shallots and garlic. We will sow the seed in drills one and a half cm deep and […]

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March Winds

This week it is very blustery and we’re hoping everything stays attached to the greenhouse – one pane has been flapping since Sunday and we hope to fix this on Thursday. It’s often windy leading up to the equinox as the old rhyme about March winds and April showers reminds us. Today, with gale force wind […]

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A corner of our Kitchen Garden

Let’s make a Kitchen Garden

Things are hotting up in the kitchen garden. Well, anyway, with the outside soil temperature now 6°C and with just 10 days to go before the equinox I feel emboldened to plant some seeds directly outside. We’re going to plant a row each of carrots, chives and radishes as well as some more beetroot. We’ll be […]

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Seeds (again) and hoses

This week in the garden Indoor seeds we will be sowing include a variety of leeks called Northern Lights. They have a reddish tinge to their leaves. We will start these off in pots. We will also sow a lovely purple coloured kohlrabi in seed trays. These will be planted out in our vegetable beds later on, […]

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Volunteeer at Brockwell Greenhouse. Image BPCG copyright free800


Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses have appointed architects Feilden Fowles to develop an extension to their greenhouse which will serve as a new multi-purpose learning and community space in Brockwell Park – The Barn @ Brockwell Greenhouses The new space will enable more children’s activities, adult workshops and community events to take place at this already […]

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