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Poppy Goes Blackberrying

It’s that time of year again! The hedgerows groan under the weight of the trailing, blackberry laden brambles while higher in the branches you will find both elderberry and sloe. 424 more words

The Kitchen Garden

The Kitchen Garden - The Thursday group @ M16 Artspace

28 July – 14 August 2016

This exhibition is of work done by a group of around 20 artists led by Jenny Manning’ This set focus on food largely in its natural forms. 64 more words



We have been busy with our peaches this week.

The ones in the kitchen garden have been pruned.

And those in the peach house are nearly ripe!



Our first potatoes have been harvested, this variety is Swift and is the first ready after 9 weeks in the poly tunnel.

Our strawberry fruit have started to swell,  so we have laid straw down to keep them off of the soil and hopefully away from slugs and snails! 91 more words


This week in the peach house, each peach fruit was thinned to about 9 inches apart. This should improve the quality and the size of the fruit. 7 more words


Our peas in the kitchen garden are under attack, being eaten by either mice or birds.  This gorse barrier should do the trick, the prickles forming a protective barrier will hopefully stop any further munching…



April Newsletter: In the garden

Spring is one of the most exciting times at Gravetye as the garden erupts into life and in the walled kitchen garden we are busy making sowings to harvest through the summer.  453 more words