28 February 2014
Back by popular demand, industry charity Hospitality Action will once again be hosting a spring tour of the gardens at Highgrove on Wednesday, April 23, to raise much-needed funds for the charity.
28 February 2014
This year marks 100 years since the start of the First World War. A historical event to which we are all still connected, either through our own family history, the heritage of our local communities or because of its long-standing impact on society and the world we live in today.
- The best gardens to visit this spring
- New gardening event for the South West
- January blues? Gardening can cheer you up and keep you fit
- Nurture the nature in your garden
- Children go free at West Dean Gardens (and bring your dog too!)
- KG gets even better
- Cook Something Yummy with Honey
- KG scoops awards at the ‘Gardening Oscars’
- Garden sanctuary wins Gardening Against The Odds Awards
- Fancy a cuppa with style and design gurus?
CLOSING DATE: Friday, 4th April 2014
Harrogate Spring Flower Show has teamed up with show sponsor Kitchen Garden to offer seven lucky winners the chance to win.
CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, 8th April 2014
Here's your chance to win some fabulous planting pockets to start your own vertical veg garden. Burgon & Ball are giving 10 lucky readers the chance to win a pack of Verti-Plant.
24 February 2014
March sees the start of the growing year for many gardeners in the South. In the North the soil may still be a little too cold and wet for sowing, but by the end of the month in most areas it is worth trying some sowings outside since conditions will be improving fast.
24 February 2014
Although they’re a winter crop, leeks have a delicacy of flavour that suggests spring, especially when paired with purple sprouting – definitely a harbinger of a new season. Serve this for supper and you can almost believe that spring will happen.
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.
1 March 2014
ON: Wednesday, April 2, 2014, Doors open 5.30pm. Recording 6.30pm.
Tickets available by sending a stamped, self-addressed envelope, marked GQT, with cheque (£4.50 per ticket to include a cup of tea or coffee) made payable to Forde Abbey, Chard, Somerset TA20 4LU, no tickets available by phoning the office.)
Current Issue: Apr 2014
Incorporating Grow it! magazine
♦ Prizes worth £1983 to give away
♦ Make your own plant labels
♦ Sow, sow, sow!
♦ Toby's squash growing secrets revealed
♦ Tough spuds for great crops
♦ Free! 2 packets of seeds + 50 salad plants
♦ Vertical veg for small spaces
• Next issue on sale: April 3, 2014