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The Good Effect of Gardening on Children

A Telegraph article has been celebrating the effect of gardening on children, encouraging them to eat healthier and develop a nurturing mentality. “Astonishing things have been happening in and around our fridge in recent weeks. Crumpled plastic sandwich bags crammed … Continue reading

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The National Gardening Show

It may have been a wet summer so far, but there is much for budding gardeners to look forward to at the National Gardening Show. Cheddar Garden Centres are delighted to confirm our involvement as the main sponsor of the … Continue reading

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James’ Greenhouse Diary – Strange Fruit and Vegetables

To kick-start I have finally had some success growing onions out of the eight onion sets that I planted. All eight have produced a good sized onion, once the outer layer had started to dry. I was advised to take the green growth … Continue reading

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Name That Chicken!

Cheddar Garden Centre needs your help to name their three new pet Pekin Bantams, one boy a cuckoo-coloured cockerel and two girls, black frizzle hens. The cockerel is quite a little character and can be seen entertaining the crowds with … Continue reading

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Potatoes fresh from the Garden this Christmas!

Had a good crop of potatoes this summer?  Why not surprise Friends and Family this Christmas by having the freshest potatoes, picked that morning and on the table in time for lunch.  It doesn’t get better than that!  Second cropping … Continue reading

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James’ Greenhouse Diary – July Update

I thought this week i would start off talking about the chilli plants as I haven’t mentioned them in a while, unfortunately most of the seed grown chillis – Bhut Jolokia, Naga Morich and Habeneros have not really developed much, where as the … Continue reading

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James’ Greenhouse Diary – June/July Summary

With the month of June having been quiet I decided to leave my blog for the month, with the weather being so up and down constantly my fruit and veg has come along in leaps and bounds. I have been … Continue reading

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