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Ferment your Christmas, Clean your bird boxes!

This week in the garden, on Thursday 22nd November, 11am to 2pm, Jelena Belgrave has very kindly offered to run a volunteer workshop on Fermenting. Learn how to make Kimchi, Sauerkraut and Kefir!  If you would like to join this workshop, please let Kate know on director@brockwellgreenhouses.org.uk. The workshop will run from 11 to 2. Please bring […]

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Physalis & Christmassy stuff

This week in the gardens, It’s time to set up our Christmas gift table in the Upper Greenhouse!  We have foodie treats, plants and Christmas decorations to display.  If you would like to help with set up or with selling things, please let Kate know on director@brockwellgreenhouses.org.uk  Kate is going to set the table up on […]

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Let’s Make a Kitchen Garden Step 2

Our winter salad seeds have all germinated in their gutters. Since you were here Tony and I have also planted a couple of trays of pea shoots. All these can go into your kitchen garden now. But first we need to build some shelter. We need protection primarily from bird damage. Pigeons especially are partial […]

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The week’s tasks with a little Christmas sparkle

This week in the garden, all around the site, we need to rake up our leaves and sweep the paths. The lower garden decking needs a thorough clear off of mulberry leaves. We will add these leaves to our leaf mould pile. In 2 years we should have great broken down leaf mould for mulching […]

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OK to pull your Oca

This week in the garden, As the colder weather arrives and we experience the first frosts it is time to harvest our Oca (Oxalis tuberosa ). This is a vegetable that originated in the Andes, South America. The plant was traditionally cultivated for its tubers, which are used as a root vegetable. The tubers are […]

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