Kitchen Garden: Great products, great prices!

Kitchen Garden: Great products, great prices!

Kitchen Garden is here with some fantastic products… Whatever the occasion, there’s never a bad time to treat yourself. Perhaps there’s a last-minute birthday present you need to get or even a stocking filler for a family member. Luckily, Kitchen Garden is here with a selection of fantastic products, perfect for Kitchen Garden enthusiasts… 1. Grab some super seeds from…
Brexit means... growing your own!

Brexit means… growing your own!

Suttons have come up with a deal that’s hard to vote down… a selection of ‘Brexit boxes’ to tempt the taste buds this summer Government reports have warned that fruit and veg are likely to be one of the most vulnerable areas post-Brexit, with 37% of the fruit we enjoy and 40% of our veg coming from across the Channel.…
Catch that buzz!

Catch that buzz!

Welcome to the September Subs Club, just for Kitchen Garden subscribers. Part one focuses on bugs, birds, brew days, boots… and Brexit! Urban Buzz Leicester reaches halfway mark In celebration of Urban Buzz Leicester, the local authority’s parks department has commissioned a mural for Abbey Park (top picture, courtesy of Buglife) Urban Buzz Leicester, which began in July 2017, has…
New study shows EU pesticide ban is failing to protect suburban bees

New study shows EU pesticide ban is failing to protect suburban bees

Bees living in suburban habitats are still being exposed to significant levels of neonicotinoid pesticides despite the EU ban say scientists Bees living in suburban habitats are still being exposed to significant levels of pesticides despite the EU ban on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides on flowering crops, new research from University of Sussex scientists shows. While the introduction of…
Rare finch causes hearts to flutter

Rare finch causes hearts to flutter

The hawfinch has landed! Find out more about this shy bird, and extra news just for subscribers, in our latest Subs Club for November Year of the hawfinch Above: A rare hawfinch. Picture: Andy Hay (rspb-images.com) Last year saw a ‘waxwing winter’; this year it’s the turn of the lesser-known hawfinch. The UK’s largest finch, it has a massive, parrot-like…