Potting Shed Blog

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8 August 2018

Herb harvesting time!

Harvest herbs regularly at this time of year to enjoy them at their very best, taking care to pick at the right time of day to make sure they’re packed full of fragrance and flavour.

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2 August 2018

Prime Potato Planting Time!

We have a selection of potatoes in store which are perfect for planting right now in time for a Christmas crop! (Who knows, they might even end up featuring on your Christmas dinner!)

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26 July 2018

What to do with onions, garlic and shallots?

Lift and dry onions, shallots and garlic as soon as the leaves start to yellow and droop. There’s nothing wrong with them: it’s just a sign they’ve finished swelling those big fat bulbs and are ready to harvest. (cont...)

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24 July 2018

Plants in your luggage?

A survey has revealed that nearly one in ten people – about 2.5 million holidaymakers – who are planning to travel abroad in the next 12 months would consider bringing a plant back with them - but what could this mean for our gardens back home?