20 August 2014
Sales of slug control have broken records, due to conditions created by this year’s unusual summer of intense heat and extreme rainfall spells. These conditions are responsible for a nationwide rise in larger-than-average sized slugs invading gardens.
25 July 2014
The hunt is on to find the nation’s best amateur photographer
- Bumper harvest for Dorset blueberries
- Cambridgeshire primary school gets growing
- An Essence of Australia at Hampton Court Flower Show
- How to eat from a garden – cooking with Tom Aikens
- Walking in a wetland wonderland
- The Garden Festival a great success
- New 'rain gardens' installed to help the environment
- Does your neighbourhood have community spirit?
- The Fringe hits Vauxhall
- Scientists find best way to rid a garden of snails
CLOSING DATE: Monday, 22nd September 2014
Harrogate Autumn Flower Show has teamed up with sponsor Kitchen Garden to offer lucky readers the chance to win one of 20 ticket gift packs, worth £45 each, which include two tickets for any day of the show, a show catalogue and a preferential car parking pass.
CLOSING DATE: Friday, 5th September 2014
We have to give away... 1x Eglu Go UP worth £449 15x pairs of tickets to Dream homes on show 2x FilterPros worth £159 5x Moulton Mill digging spade and fork sets 12x £25 Harrod Horticultural vouchers 1x 6 Greenfingers Guides
3 July 2014
If you are lucky enough to have an apricot tree in your garden, try this delicious and refreshing summer sorbet. It is sugar free and is sweetened by the help of honey and agave syrup. Adding a dash of vodka to your sorbet gives it a smoother more luxurious texture.
Other Feature Articles
10 March 2014
Fed up with digging or simply finding it hard work? No-dig expert and regular contributor to Kitchen garden, Charles Dowding has the answers. Watch as he turns an uncultivated plot of land into an abundant garden using the no-dig approach – and all within a few months!
12 February 2014The timing of this blog was inspired by a very special little girl. This delightful little thing was sitting in her high chair with a small tomato in each hand biting into them alternately and really savouring the flavour. Interestingly, neither of her parents likes tomatoes so it is nice to see them letting her try things for herself. I’m guessing her mum might be growing some cherry tomatoes this year!
15 November 2013It’s a great time for planting fruit trees, if the ground’s not frozen or too wet, so that is what I intend to do.
9 June 2014
Churches Together in Epsom and Ewell have come together to organise an event as a gift to the community. Entertainment for all ages including stalls, crafts, children's activities, bouncy castle, refreshments and music on the lawns at Bourne Hall right in the heart of Ewell village. It is a free event, including participating in all the stalls, activities and the tea and cake. Everyone is welcome. Live music will be provided by professional artists who have offered their services for free.
Current Issue: Sep 2014
♦ Free seeds with this issue
♦ 3 free raspberry plants worth £5.99
♦ Prizes worth £2796 up for grabs
♦ KG Masterclass: grow your best peas ever
♦ 10 reasons why Anne Swithinbank is plum crazy
♦ A taste of the exotic with James Wong
♦ S-t-r-e-t-c-h your tomato season
♦ Grow onions from sets
♦ Seed saving explained
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