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Nutley's Blog

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Nutley’s Kitchen Gardens has been encouraging gardeners and cooks to grow their own food since 2008. Our blog features are written by gardeners who want to pass on their tips and experiences on to you.
If you have a problem you would like us to investigate or a tip you would like to pass on – please get in touch with Emma@nutleyskitchengardens.co.uk.

RECENT BLOG POSTS

The Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show is a highlight of the gardening calendar. The inspiring and extraordinary displays, that draw in thousands of both expert and amateur gardeners, always challenge what is deemed possible with a garden. As part of the celebrations this year, BBC Radio 2 are present with their BBC Radio 2 Feel Good Gardens Category which display how plants "enrich and indulge" the five senses. One of the stand out gardens from this is Chris Evans's "Taste Garden", which had 50 types of vegetable grown ready to be chosen for the garden.

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BloemBagz Fabric planters are the essential items needed in your garden. The double walled grow bags, that are available in a variety of colours and capacities, promote air pruning for a superior root structure and bigger yield.

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How to decide which garden netting you need. Choosing the right netting for your garden can be surprisingly complex to new and experienced gardener.

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Behind every Jam there is a story - and this is my Golden Raspberry Jam story.

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plum jam - nutleys kitchen gardens

Plum jam is one of the easiest Jams to make it sets easily and, depending on the plums you use, is a lovely rich red coiour. The flavour is a little sharper than some of the soft fruit jams and there is a real intensity to the flavour that makes it perfect to eat on slightly sweeter breads or croissant.

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There's nothing quite like traditional materials. They're so much nicer than plastics, and so much more environmentally friendly. If natural garden products are what you're looking for, here are some cool featured items to make your gardening life a pleasure.

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pigeons on the patch - nutleys kitchen gardens

Down at the posh plot, Lorraine's brassicas have been seriously roughed up by pigeons.

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Kate of Clacton-on-Sea has asked why some of her courgette leaves are covered in white 'fluffy' spots.

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Louise of Middlesex has asked why do my cucumbers, courgettes and squashes grow fruit which then shrivel and die? She sent us these rather sorry pictures, and we showed them to Rik.

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What's the best way to keep your plants hydrated, but not drowned?

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