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Are you up to the Churchill Cup challenge?

Are you up to the Churchill Cup challenge?

16 April 2015

Visitors to this year’s Blenheim Palace Flower Show are being invited to enter the ‘Churchill Cup’ hanging basket competition, when it returns to the Oxfordshire stately home this summer.

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 Students help to create Scotland's first 'Jurassic Park'

Students help to create Scotland's first 'Jurassic Park'

15 April 2015

Five horticulture students from SRUC’s Oatridge Campus, Broxburn, put their plant skills and knowledge to a rather unusual test as they helped RZSS Edinburgh Zoo’s dedicated Gardens Team recreate the natural habitat of dinosaurs.

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London schools' garden competition - Grow Your Own Picnic 2015

London schools' garden competition - Grow Your Own Picnic 2015

14 April 2015

The Food Growing Schools: London partnership, led by Garden Organic, launches Grow Your Own Picnic 2015 for the second year with a fantastic, new Grow Your Own School Garden Competition.

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Competitions

May's KG Giveaways!

CLOSING DATE: Friday, 8th May 2015

This month we have the following to win: We have six sets of a Tweetie Pad and a Tweetie Feeder, each worth a total of £79.98, to give away. We have four 1cu m bags of Rolawn Vegetable & Fruit Topsoil, each worth an average of £130.44, to give away. We have two Hozelock prize packages worth £173.95 to give away. We have three Mornflake prize packages, each worth a total of £90, to give away. We have 10 pairs of tickets, worth £30 per pair, to give away. We have 10 'Redlove Era' trees, each worth £30.40, to give away. We have 10 Neudorff prize packages worth £30.45 to give away. We have 10 sets of a one-litre bottle of each of the five new 'Magic' fertilisers, worth a total of £30.95, to give away.

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Win a Thomson & Morgan voucher worth £10 (25 available)

CLOSING DATE: Thursday, 4th June 2015

Thomson & Morgan have £10 vouchers to give away to 25 lucky winners. Vouchers must be spent by June 30th.

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Feature Articles

2015 KG Feature Index

6 February 2015

Issue no. 208 January 2015 to issue no. 219, December 2015

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Videos

How to Sow Tomatoes | MINI-GROWING GUIDES

19 January 2015

Sow seeds in a pot or tray of compost and cover with a light dusting of compost or vermiculite. Keep warm at 21*c. If you can’t provide heat don’t sow until the warmer weeks of late February and March on the windowsill.

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Blogs

'Tis the season to season

'Tis the season to season

10 December 2014

With Christmas and the holiday season upon us my thoughts are turned to seasoning for this festive season. What self-respecting bird would be complete without some well seasoned stuffing?

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It's show time!

It's show time!

26 September 2014

People's motives for growing plants vary. For some it's about economy, for others it's purely for enjoyment or knowing where your produce comes from and what goes into it. And then there are those who “Grow to Show”.

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Diary Dates

Toby Buckland's Garden Festival at Bowood

Toby Buckland's Garden Festival at Bowood

26 March 2015

Some of Britain’s most distinguished and celebrated garden experts are descending on Bowood House this June with a range of talks and ideas to inspire all garden enthusiasts.

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Current Issue: May 2015

Issue May 2015

WIN! Gardening goodies worth £2837
Claim your 12 strawberry plants!
Sow now for tasty cobs with our sweetcorn guide
Expert advice: Crops for kids; summer cabbage;
baby & unusual veg
Exclusive interview: Raymond Blanc - the importance of flavoursome food
Top tips to 'beat the blight'
Grow your own cutting garden
How to feed your crops
Cloches tried and tested
 

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