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Parsnips

Although it seems early in the year to be thinking about Winter veg, a lot of the staples for the Winter months need a lot of time to develop and parsnips are no exception. 330 more words

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Sowing Under Cloches

Having put up our cloches before the big freeze we are now ready to get the first sowings under way. The earliest of the baby veg to be sown outside are the radish and the turnip. 92 more words

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Bay Tree

A few years ago we took the decision to cut back the bay tree in the Kitchen Garden and it has responded so well that it is now time to do it again. 89 more words

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Cloches

With the feel of Spring in the air our thoughts are quickly turning to getting some vegetables under way in the Kitchen Garden. Whilst we have been busy sowing in the glass houses for several weeks now the time has come to start some direct sowings. 207 more words

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Baby Vegetable Beds

With the fine weather we have enjoyed this week we have been able to undertake what I consider to be the best job in the Kitchen Garden, the digging of the vegetable beds. 182 more words

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Blueberries

Here at Gravetye we have a fruit cage devoted entirely to blueberries.  This is not only as they are a superb crop, which the chefs really love, but also as they need special conditions in which to grow.  150 more words

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Muck Spreading

One of the greatest jobs at this time of the year is the moving of our own compost material into the garden. Not only is it satisfying to see the beautiful black goodness which we have managed to produce from our waste and kitchen scraps, but also the physical nature of the job makes it an ideal way to keep warm.  179 more words

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