Help pick UK’s favourite park in online vote

Help pick UK’s favourite park in online vote

22 September 2014

The annual People’s Choice Award is now open, giving the public the power to vote online for their favourite Green Flag Award sites to be named Park of the Year.

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Win £100 to spend on Muck Boots!

CLOSING DATE: Thursday, 13th November 2014

CompBorn in America in 1999, the Original Muck Boot Company began its journey with the sole purpose of supplying the most comfortable, high performance outdoor footwear in the market. Over the years, Muck Boot has expanded into work, farm and garden, outdoor sporting, equestrian, and casual footwear. Today, Muck Boot has built a reputation for providing the most reliable footwear that works anytime, anywhere, and in the harshest conditions. The exclusive technology and construction sets the standard for comfort and quality in outdoor footwear.

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Kitchen Garden October Giveaways

CLOSING DATE: Friday, 10th October 2014

6x pairs of Okatsune standard secateurs 2x places on the Advanced Vegetable Gardening and Self-Sufficiency course 12x Refreshing Exfoliation Treatments

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Feature Articles

2014 KG Feature Index

8 September 2014

Kitchen Garden index for issue 196 January 2014 to issue 207, December 2014.

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How to Grow Spring Cabbage: Sowing Seed

17 September 2014

Sow in July and August for harvesting the following March onwards.

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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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‘French Beans? No! Tomatoes!

‘French Beans? No! Tomatoes!

12 February 2014

The 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!

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Diary Dates

Calling all budding flower arrangers – Countryside Live needs you!

Calling all budding flower arrangers – Countryside Live needs you!

1 October 2014

Countryside Live, the rural showcase, which takes place in Harrogate this month, is hoping to encourage more people to take up flower arranging. Organisers will be equipping visitors with cut flowers and foliage to enable them to ‘have-a-go’ at what will be the 12th show.

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Current Issue: Oct 2014

Issue Oct 2014

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♦ Winning ways with winter herbs
♦ How to store pumpkins
♦ Grow your own patio orchard
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♦ Best fruit picking kit tested
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